VOL. 125 | NO. 149 | Tuesday, August 3, 2010
MEMPHIS (AP) — Pinnacle Airlines Corp., which operates regional flights for larger airlines, said Tuesday that its second-quarter net income dipped, in part, due to a dispute over insurance premiums.
Project Sketchbook, Rozelle Artists Guild provide avenue for aspiring artists
Rozelle Artists Guild was built around the idea of creating a community of artists. Now, a project in its second year for RAG aims to showcase artists from the greater community.
More than three years after developers broke ground on Lamar Crossing, the end is finally in sight for the beleaguered apartment complex.
Two Midtown women are on a mission to encourage Memphians to eat local, even if that means assessing city-dwellers’ backyards to advise them on how to grow their own vegetables.
Since the late 1970s, the Ford family, as a political organization, has had an interest in either the Memphis or Shelby County mayor’s office. In 1978, John Ford declared he was running for county mayor but then withdrew from the race. Five years later, he ran for city mayor.
Metro Charter Commissioners are tightening up provisions in the proposed consolidation charter that is just about completed.
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is delaying the transfer of patients into its new $340 million facility from September to December.
Wright Medical Group Inc. had sales of $131.2 million during the first quarter of 2010, a 9 percent increase over the same period a year ago.
The faces change in September, but the goals remain constant for The Leadership Academy, as one class of fellows wraps up its community service projects and another group prepares to take its place.
Most campaigns on the Aug. 5 ballot began a 72-hour campaign cycle Monday, as in 72 hours to Election Day Thursday. The cycle signals a shift in focus to voters who are either undecided or need more prompting to go to the polls or who simply believe in voting on Election Day.
786 N. Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38018, Sale Amount: $2.2 Million -
CVS has closed on the 1.8-acre parcel of land on Germantown Parkway in Cordova where it will build its next area pharmacy, paying $2.2 million for the property.
How are you marketing to the generation that represents nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population and a whopping 80 percent of personal financial assets?
MEMPHIS (AP) – Major work on the Hernando DeSoto Bridge over the Mississippi River is expected to cause traffic delays for much of the rest of 2010.
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Safety opened a new driver service center for reinstatement assistance in Shelby County on Monday.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Bill Haslam and Zach Wamp are drawing on the help of some prominent friends as they hit the trail for the last days of the Republican gubernatorial campaign in Tennessee.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee prison system is turning to man's best friend for some help sniffing out mobile phones that have been smuggled in to inmates.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Construction spending edged up in June but all the strength came from the government. Private sector activity in both housing and nonresidential projects fell.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. manufacturing grew for a 12th straight month in July, providing a boost to the slowing economic recovery. And many manufacturers said they are willing to hire, a sign that the industry could help ease the nation’s high unemployment rate in the months ahead.
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) – Freddie Mac on Monday named a company insider, Jerry Weiss, to its newly created position of chief administrative officer.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Nucor Corp. spent $680,000 in the second quarter to lobby Congress on legislation related to fair trade, energy and steel for military use, according to a recent disclosure report.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the Obama administration will move quickly to implement new financial regulations while eliminating those that are outdated.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Businesses have hired 5.6 million workers under a new program that provides tax breaks for hiring unemployed workers, the Treasury Department said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation faces a long road to get back to good economic health, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The new health overhaul law is starting to produce savings for Medicare and will eventually add more than a decade of solvency to the program's trust fund, the Obama administration said in an upbeat report released Monday.
AMSTERDAM (AP) – The United States assured international negotiators Monday it remains committed to reducing carbon emissions over the next 10 years, despite the collapse of efforts to legislate a climate bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) – No fewer than 65 House seats across the country – an overwhelming majority held by Democrats – are at risk of changing political hands this fall, enough to bolster Republican hopes of regaining power and stoke fears in President Barack Obama's party of losing it.