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1. Last Word: One for Graceland, Randy Boyd in Millington and Green Eyeshades
- Tuesday, June 5, 2018
From the distance of 50 years – half a century – it’s hard to relate what it was like to grow up in the 1960s – in particular the year 1968 in a city that figured prominently in the year’s turbulent trajectory.
2. Trump to DOJ: Investigate Whether FBI Infiltrated Campaign
- Tuesday, May 22, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September.
3. Bill Cosby Convicted of Drugging and Molesting a Woman
- Friday, April 27, 2018
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad.
4. Holder, Branch to Keynote April Observances of King Anniversary
- Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and author and historian Taylor Branch will be the featured speakers at two days of panel discussions and keynote speeches in April as the National Civil Rights Museum marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 sanitation workers strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
5. Steele Joins Southern Growth Studio’s Anthropology Team
- Wednesday, October 11, 2017
April Steele has joined Southern Growth Studio as a business anthropologist, responsible for collecting and analyzing data to evaluate existing and potential products and services. Steele’s hire comes as the Memphis-based innovation consulting firm grows its applied anthropology practice. Using qualitative social research methods like ethnography, the anthropology team steers the innovation process, conducting primary research to distill and communicate key insights to clients.
6. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
7. New Coach, Fans Will Keep Eye on Rocky Top League
- Saturday, June 13, 2015
KNOXVILLE – Hoops fans, rejoice. Your summer basketball fix is almost here.
The Pilot Rocky Top League returns for its eighth year starting June 15 and should feature 11 players who will be on the University of Tennessee’s roster in 2015-16.
8. Pleasant View Apartment Complex Sells for $3 Million
- Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The 259-unit Pleasant View apartment complex at 3085 Steele St. and 3158 Steele St. in Frayser has sold for slightly less than $3 million.
9. ASD Welcomes Students, Parents With Block Party
- Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The organizers of the Achievement School District chose the middle ground on a hot Saturday afternoon in Frayser.
The parking lot between Frayser High School and Frayser Elementary School, the school the state-run district will oversee starting next month, had inflatable slides, a climbing wall, video dance games, mobile dental and eye care clinics, and plenty of ice and water.
10. SBA Honors Graduates of e200 Program
- Monday, January 2, 2012
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently honored new graduates of its Emerging 200 Initiative, or e200, at a ceremony at Southwest Tennessee Community College.
SBA identified 14 inner-city businesses from Memphis that demonstrated a high potential for growth. The agency then provided the small businesses with a free, six-month course of in-depth business education focused on organization management, growth strategies and management, market development and strategic planning.
11. Eason Joins Obsidian As Account Executive
- Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Kelli Eason has joined Obsidian Public Relations as an account executive.
Hometown: Lake Charles, La.
12. Investors Buy Stalled Lamar Crossing Apartments
- Tuesday, May 24, 2011
2881 Lamar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114
Sale Amount: $1.5 Million
Sale Date: May 11, 2011
13. Shelby GOP Names Joy New Chair
- Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Attorney Justin Joy is the new chairman of the Shelby County Republican Party.
Joy, an associate at the law firm Thomason Hendrix Harvey Johnson & Mitchell PLLC, ran unopposed for the chairmanship at Sunday’s county party convention.
14. Steele Draws Challenger for GOP Chairman
- Monday, November 15, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Michigan Republican is running against party chairman Michael Steele.
15. Analysis: Jobs Report is Bleak News for Democrats
- Monday, October 11, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The die is cast, and it's grim news for the Democrats. There's nothing now that Congress or President Barack Obama can do to before the November midterm elections to jolt the nation's stagnant economy.
16. Recession Pain Still Real, Despite End, Obama Says
- Tuesday, September 21, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama said Monday he doesn't care that the Great Recession has been declared over by a group of economists. For the millions of people who are out of work or otherwise struggling, he said, "it's still very real for them."
17. It's Either Haley's Comet to 2012 or GOP Kingmaker
- Monday, July 12, 2010
BOSTON (AP) — Hurricane Katrina curtailed Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour's presidential aspirations last time around. His response to the devastation from the Gulf oil spill and his work to elect Republican governors this year are stirring talk of a White House bid in 2012.
18. Republicans Pick Tampa for 2012 Convention
- Thursday, May 13, 2010
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Republicans choose Tampa as the site of their 2012 presidential convention, hoping the swing state of Florida will help them defeat President Barack Obama.
A Republican National Committee panel recommended the Gulf Coast city during a closed-door meeting, rejecting Salt Lake City and Phoenix. The decision came amid calls from Hispanic groups and others to boycott Arizona after it adopted a law to crack down on illegal immigrants.
19. Carlisle Corp. Files Building Permit For Downtown Corporate Headquarters
- Tuesday, April 27, 2010
263 Wagner Place
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $1.5 Million
Project Cost: $2.7 million
Permit Date: Applied April 2010
Owner: Carlisle Corp.
Tenant: Carlisle Corp.
20. Obama Slams Wall Street Ways While Asking Support
- Friday, April 23, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama rebuked Wall Street for risky practices Thursday even as he sought its leaders' help for "updated, commonsense" banking regulations to head off any new financial crisis.
21. Tenn. Tea Party Activists Split on GOP Relations
- Tuesday, April 6, 2010
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The tea party movement in Tennessee is a mosaic, and some pieces of the picture aren't fitting together comfortably.
Some seek close ties to Republicans, others want to foster independence. Some are skeptical of moneymaking ventures tied to the movement, while others endorse the capitalism.
22. RNC Chair Sounds Off About Year in Politics
- Monday, March 22, 2010
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele is predicting a GOP “renaissance” this election year as he travels the country speaking at Lincoln and Reagan Day dinners.
23. Steele Says GOP Has 'No Need to Play Boogeyman'
- Tuesday, March 9, 2010
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said Saturday that he has been the target of the same "kind of stupidity" featured in a recent fundraising pitch to top GOP fundraisers in Florida.
24. House Calls
- Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Bill Haslam has door-to-door campaigning down to a science of about 60 seconds.
His television ads featuring him walking door to door in his campaign to become governor are the biggest reminder many Tennessee voters have that the statewide election is coming.
25. Bayh Cites Strident Partisanship in Leaving Senate
- Wednesday, February 17, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two-term Sen. Evan Bayh says ever-shriller partisanship and the frustrations of gridlock made it time for him to leave Congress. Republicans aren't buying it, saying he and fellow Democrats sense that voters will be after their heads this fall.
26. Where is "Tea Party" Heading? Leaves Are Unclear
- Monday, February 8, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The "tea party" activists all agree: Government is too big. Spending is out of control. Individual freedom is at risk. And President Barack Obama's policies are making it all worse.
27. Gut-Check for Obama and Dems on Health Care
- Thursday, January 21, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Abandoning the health care overhaul is not an option, a senior White House official said Wednesday, after President Barack Obama's top domestic initiative took a devastating hit with the Democratic loss of the Massachusetts Senate seat.
28. Jobless Rate At 9.7 pct.; 216K Jobs Lost in Aug.
- Tuesday, September 8, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The national unemployment rate jumped almost half a point to 9.7 percent in August, the highest since 1983, reflecting a poor job market that will make the economy’s recovery more difficult.
29. Obama Challenges GOP Critics on Health Care
- Tuesday, July 21, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama pushed back hard against Republican critics of his health care overhaul plan Monday, vowing to fight "the politics of the moment" but gave ground on his tight timetable for passage of legislation.
30. Democrats Try to Regain Health Care Momentum
- Monday, June 22, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Trying to regain momentum on a core issue of Barack Obama's presidency, House Democrats on Friday unveiled legislation they said would cover virtually all the nearly 50 million uninsured Americans.
31. GOP Candidate Backtracks on House Speaker Status
- Thursday, May 28, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A candidate seeking to lead the Tennessee Republican Party now says he was "not clear enough" when he suggested he was open to bringing House Speaker Kent Williams back into the GOP fold, and says he opposes the idea.
32. Tobacco Tax Increase Heads to Ark. Senate Panel
- Thursday, February 12, 2009
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - One of the two lawmakers whose vote could decide whether $87.8 million in proposed tobacco tax increases passes a Senate panel says his support may hinge on whether he can amend the measure.
33. Former Memphian: RNC Bid a ‘Return to Party Values’
- Thursday, December 11, 2008
He did it as he stood Monday morning in Nashville flanked by Tennessee Lieutenant Gov. Ron Ramsey and former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist. He let it show in a recent letter he sent to the members of the Republican National Committee.
34. Pastor, Others Seek Ways to Reduce Local Crime
- Thursday, March 29, 2007
Crime is a serious and sometimes overwhelming problem in Memphis.
No one could argue with that when looking at the number of criminal offenses that have been reported so far this year.
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 13, 1999
FDX Corp David J. Bronczek, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Federal Express Corp., has been tapped to succeed retiring president and chief executive officer Theodore L. Weise. Bronczek currently oversees the companys global o...