VOL. 125 | NO. 186 | Friday, September 24, 2010
Some dreamers hope to save the world. Others just want to change one neighborhood for the better.
Affordability, nostalgia drive demand for sweet treat
The products have names like Prozac, Pucker Up and Pumpkin Dream Supreme.
Editor’s note: “Inked” is a new column by real estate reporter Sarah Baker on Memphis’ commercial leasing landscape. It will appear each Friday in The Daily News and also in our weekly publication, The Memphis News.
Lisa Waddell was a career employee at The Daily News, beginning her work here at the age of 19. Her life story is a model of success, embodying striving for excellence through perseverance, patience and wisdom.
Attorneys representing Memphis Heritage believe they have found wording in a 1912 deed for Union Avenue Methodist Church that might preserve the church.
Southwest Tennessee Community College plans to build a $6 million educational institution in Fayette County. The facility will be located about two miles from downtown Somerville on U.S. 64.
The recession-era culture has seen many consumers shunning big-box retailers and mass-produced goods in favor of independently-owned shops and more sustainable products.
Women are poised to take on bigger roles within bioscience, but they must be prepared for the challenges of a demanding industry.
The proposed consolidation charter on the Nov. 2 ballot would mean a name change for several courts and one less elected court clerk.
NEW YORK (AP) – Blockbuster Inc., once the dominant movie rental company in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, reeling from mounting losses, rising debt and competitors that have better catered to Americans' changed media habits.
When Bernal Smith was asked to be president and publisher of the Tri-State Defender, he was concerned that he did not have ink on his hands or the newspaper business in his blood. In other words, he had little to no relevant experience.
Pogo is alive, and not well, in Memphis.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Billionaire Warren Buffett says the economy remains in a recession, by his definition, because most people and businesses still aren't doing as well as they were before the financial crisis.
NEW YORK (AP) – Rates on 30-year mortgages this week were unchanged from the previous week, staying slightly above the lowest level in decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sales of previously occupied homes rose last month, but not enough to keep August from being the second-worst month for sales in more than a decade.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The tally of newly laid-off workers requesting unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time in five weeks as the job market remains sluggish.
STERLING, Va. (AP) – Pushing toward big gains on Nov. 2, House Republicans promised to end a slew of Democratic policies and restore Americans' trust in government as they rolled out a campaign manifesto designed to show they're listening to an angry public and are focused on creating jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A proposal that would let the public get details on the government's oversight of financial services firms has cleared the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A long-delayed bill to help struggling small businesses with easier credit and other incentives to expand and hire new workers is poised to clear its final hurdle.