VOL. 123 | NO. 190 | Monday, September 29, 2008
Karen Garner remembers the inaugural Vesta Home Show in 1984, when she worked in the concession stand as one of many volunteer homebuilders.
The class action cases pending in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee on behalf of investors who lost money in several Regions Morgan Keegan mutual funds slowly are taking shape.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The fear of lending that has gripped Wall Street is making it more expensive – or impossible – for state and local governments to borrow money needed for schools, road improvements and other projects.
NEW YORK (AP) – Washington Mutual Inc., one of the nation’s largest banks, has collapsed under the weight of its enormous bad bets on the mortgage market.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economy’s spring rebound turned out to be slightly less energetic than the government previously thought. And, the road ahead is likely to be rocky as the country gets pounded by the worst financial crisis in decades.
Gameday Baseball, called the best-kept secret in Cordova by its president, Leigh Fox, is doing great things. Since opening in 2005, the sports complex has been instrumental in drawing national attention to the area from people involved in youth sports.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration's efforts to combat food-borne illness are hampered by infrequent inspections, not enough staff and the failure to implement a program devoted to the safety of fresh produce, according to congressional investigators.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – KB Home, one of the nation's largest home builders, said Friday its third-quarter loss quadrupled from a year-ago period, missing Wall Street's expectations as revenue plunged by 56 percent amid falling sales and home prices.
The number of existing home sales nationally has dropped nearly 11 percent over the past year as the national sales price has declined almost 10 percent.