VOL. 131 | NO. 180 | Thursday, September 8, 2016
Two years ago the Southern Heritage Classic celebrated its 25th anniversary. It was a good time to take stock of the event and so a market assessment study was prepared through the Bureau of Sports and Leisure at the University of Memphis.
Three years after Memphis’ craft brewing scene exploded, the city is poised for immense growth.
Joe Carr says he couldn’t believe the deficit when U.S. Rep. Diane Black trounced him in the August election to recapture Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District seat.
Political strategist Steven Reid calls Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s campaign “the perfect example” of using polling to win an election.
When a Nashville newspaper poll showed Megan Barry in a dead heat with David Fox shortly before the 2015 mayoral runoff vote, the Barry campaign refused to panic.
Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Paul Firemen, CEO of Reebok International. All three of these men have achieved success in life few could fathom, and all are regular players of the card game bridge.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
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The four-story office building on Ridge Lake Boulevard that Enoble Business Capital spent $10 million to renovate has sold in foreclosure after its owner, Troika LLC, defaulted on a $9.8 million loan through First Tennessee Bank.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Dear Editor: As students begin their school years and we approach the fall in our community, it is important for us to remember the impact of education in our homes, schools and communities. For decades, research has shown that when students participate in the arts as a part of their education, they go on succeed in school, work and life. I was fortunate enough to grow up with the arts (dance and theater) being a major part of my life.
Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, Albert Einstein, Mark Twain and Jenny Giltner all have something in common … dyslexia, and success. No doubt you heard of the first four, so let me tell you about Jenny Giltner.
State lawmakers hit the snooze button in July when prospects were high for a special session to oust Rep. Jeremy Durham over a career of carousing.
This column will be a listicle of sorts: Stuff that has somehow just been floating through my mind of late.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – State regulators in Arkansas have approved plans for a $900 million crude-oil pipeline to cross five waterways in the state.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A lawsuit filed Tuesday with the Arkansas Supreme Court asks the justices to block an effort to legalize casinos in three counties, the latest in a growing list of attempts to disqualify measures from the November ballot.
The for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute is shutting down all 130 of its U.S. campuses, saying Tuesday it can't survive recent sanctions by the U.S. Department of Education.
WASHINGTON (AP) – American employers advertised a record number of open jobs in July, a sign hiring may stay healthy despite a slowdown last month.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – LG is unveiling the first phone to ship with Google's new Android Nougat software, in hopes of appealing to people who like to take and share photos and video.
WASHINGTON (AP) – It was time to purge the hacker from the U.S. government's computers.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation's progress in getting more people covered by health insurance slowed significantly this year, the government confirmed Wednesday in a report that tempers a historic achievement of the Obama administration.