VOL. 123 | NO. 169 | Thursday, August 28, 2008
It looked like Memphis school board member Stephanie Gatewood was on her way to re-election without opposition on the Nov. 4 ballot.
When a woman learns she has breast cancer, the news alone can be devastating. Throw on top of that news the possibility of losing one or both of her breasts in order to save her life, and the devastation can be much greater.
Numbers don’t lie, as the old adage goes. So when Briscoe Ellett sees that 85 percent of the buyers he represented last month were purchasing a home for the first time, he understands how crucial that segment of the real estate market is for his livelihood.
Three attorneys with Glankler Brown PLLC have been named members of the Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court.
Kansas City, Kan.-based Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc., which is pursuing a major redevelopment of Overton Square, still needs more time to finish its plans and likely won’t be submitting a development application for the project yet.
Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners found a way Wednesday to vote without debate on two sets of charter amendments for the Nov. 4 ballot.
Alan G. Crone is a senior partner and managing member at Crone & Mason PLC, a labor and employment law firm. He practices in the area of executive employment law.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods turned in a second consecutive strong monthly performance in July, a far bigger-than-expected gain led by a huge jump in demand for commercial aircraft.
Three months ago, Eric Gray saw an opportunity to scoop up a vacant retail property in New York City's borough of Brooklyn. But he had a problem, one that has been plaguing many real-estate investors and owners: The nation's banks, burned by years of easy credit and the resulting devastating losses, are no longer eager to lend.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A federal jury awarded Mattel Inc. $100 million in damages Tuesday after a serious girl fight between the house of Barbie and the maker of her chief rival, the pouty-lipped Bratz dolls.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac climbed for a third straight day Wednesday, as investors appeared less certain that a government bailout of the two troubled companies will happen anytime soon.
WASHINGTON (AP) - What does a company do when there's anecdotal evidence that two of its drugs are equally effective in treating a leading cause of blindness in the elderly, one costing patients $60 per treatment and the other $2,000?
LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - A day after the largest single-workplace immigration raid in U.S. history, Elizabeth Alegria was too scared to send her son to school and worried about when she'd see her husband again.