VOL. 131 | NO. 178 | Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Brian Booker’s gateway to being able to travel to more than 30 countries around the world came through education.
The Poplar/Union viaduct passes over a collection of half-moon shaped Quonset huts that look unlike any other building type in Memphis.
Approached at the first media luncheon before the start of the University of Memphis football season, athletic director Tom Bowen made a preemptive strike:
It may be one of numerous items on the Memphis City Council’s consent agenda Tuesday, Sept. 6, voted on all at one time.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT
A traveling beer-mobile with a variety of taps on the side for easy pouring might sound like a dream straight from Homer Simpson’s head, but partners McCauley Williams, J.R. Kingsley and Justin Brooks of The TapBox have turned that dream into a reality, creating several multi-tap refrigerated devices that are popping up at more events across Memphis.
Editor’s note: Part two of a two-part interview with Kim Moss. The board of directors plays a critical role in the life of a nonprofit. While each board is unique, best practices can increase a board’s effectiveness.
Editor’s note: Part three in a three-part series. Your marketers either need to create a fire or be fired. If you have uninspired and uninspiring marketing professionals on your team, be warned. Give him or her one chance to kick into high gear. Then act decisively. Fire them if they cannot change tempo.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A health insurer will expand its offerings on the federally-subsidized exchange across all of Mississippi's 82 counties, bringing a second carrier to 16 counties.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas' highest court will hear arguments next month in one of two complaints against a proposed ballot measure to limit damages awarded in medical lawsuits.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Orders to U.S. factories increased in July by the largest amount in nine months, propelled by a big jump in demand for commercial aircraft. The key category that tracks business investment plans posted the best increase since January.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit fell in July as imports declined slightly and exports rose to the highest level in 10 months, a possible sign that global demand for American products is starting to rebound.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government Friday banned more than a dozen chemicals long-used in antibacterial soaps, saying manufacturers failed to show they are safe and kill germs.