VOL. 125 | NO. 175 | Thursday, September 9, 2010
The St. Jude Classic could have a new title sponsor soon, said Richard C. Shadyac Jr., the chief executive officer of ALSAC.
Les Passees Stock Exchange benefits organization’s educational programs
When the women of Les Passees sit down to discuss the Stock Exchange – the nonprofit group’s largest annual fundraiser, which kicks off with a preview party Thursday at 7 p.m. – they don’t talk much about the sale itself.
Two new eateries will soon be added to Downtown’s restaurant mix: an upscale Irish pub planned for 152 Madison Ave. serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and a new restaurant and bakery at 314 S. Main St. that will offer treats like cupcakes, wine and coffee.
With a crowd of several hundred watching, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Wednesday evening flipped the switch on the lights for the new Tiger Lane project at The Fairgrounds.
Law professionals will celebrate the 100th birthday of the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County later this month with events that include a 5K run, a continuing legal education seminar and a documentary about the court’s storied past.
All politics is local goes the saying when political strategists talk about congressional races or those for state legislatures.
Almost 25 years after a surgical team at Baptist Memorial Hospital performed the city’s first heart transplant, more people than ever are getting a second chance at life in its operating room.
You would think a guy who goes on to become a multimillionaire, speak all over the world and write best-selling books would have been voted “most likely to succeed” in school.
A seven-year veteran of the U.S. legal system, Carrie Ann Rohrscheib had never been to the nation’s capital to see where all the magic happens.
Ray’s Take: When I look at the economic challenges we face today, I can’t help but think we brought much of it on ourselves. As labor costs rose in the ‘80s and ‘90s, American manufacturers shipped our factories and jobs to other countries so they could continue to make goods and keep prices low. As consumers, we allowed it to happen because we could greedily indulge our consumer lusts with relatively little inflation.
An 11-story, 298-room luxury hotel is in the works for a vacant lot across from FedExForum.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Senate Education Committee will meet later this month to discuss the composition of the Tennessee Board of Regents and its hiring of the new chancellor.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumer borrowing fell again in July as households cut back on their credit card use for a 23rd consecutive month, adding more drag on an economy struggling to mount a sustained rebound.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Applications for home loans dipped last week as mortgage rates ticked up slightly from the lowest level in decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Job openings rose in July after two months of declines, a positive sign that companies could step up hiring in the coming months.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republican Leader John Boehner on Wednesday proposed a two-year freeze on all tax rates and a cut in government spending to the levels of 2008, before a deep recession took hold of the economy.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republicans were cautioned not to overreach on redistricting plans should they gain more solid control of the state Legislature in this year’s elections.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – President Barack Obama doesn’t go there anymore.