VOL. 125 | NO. 151 | Thursday, August 5, 2010
Lorenzen Wright (1975-2010)
Friends and family of former Memphis Tigers and NBA basketball player Lorenzen Wright offer tribute at a memorial service at FedExForum Wednesday. Mourners at the public service included government dignitaries, former teammates and civic leaders.
U.S. Bancorp has accepted the bid from a local investment group to buy One Commerce Square at 40 S. Main St.
As many as 3,000 voters may have been affected by a problem Thursday morning at some polling places in Shelby County, according to Shelby County Election Commission chairman Bill Giannini.
Voters in Shelby County go to the polls Thursday for the second of three election rounds this year.
Memphis medical device companies are closely looking at new recommendations released late Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that affect the approval track for many of their products.
Help is on the way for the nursing shortage in Shelby County.
The 73rd largest law firm in the U.S. is among the country’s most diverse, according to a new ranking from MultiCultural Law magazine.
Scott B. Shanker expects a busy year ahead with big changes.
Refinancing is the new black. Every homeowner’s doing it or considering it. And why not? Refinance rates are at the lowest rates we may ever see.
A whole industry has grown up around culture and customer service. No wonder. Studies show that 80 percent of employees are not fully engaged in their jobs. Eighty percent.
NEW YORK (AP) – Worried about the stalling economic recovery, Americans remained reluctant to spend at stores in July, especially on pricier items like jewelry, though they let go of some money for travel, according to data released Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) – Growth in the U.S. service sector picked up in July, according to a trade group's survey, in a good sign for the overall economy and the job market.
NEW YORK (AP) – Applications for home loans edged up last week as mortgage rates continued to hover near the lowest level in decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in the Senate earned a long-sought win Wednesday as a $26 billion measure to help states and local school boards with their severe budget problems cleared a GOP filibuster.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Treasury Department said Wednesday that it has scaled back its annual borrowing capacity by $232 billion since April and plans further gradual cuts in coming months.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawmakers pressed government scientists Wednesday to explain what effects a chemical used to get rid of oil will have on the Gulf's ecosystem, even as a new report by the Obama administration characterized the effort as remarkably successful.