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1. 'Crazy Rich Asians' Banks Another Crazy Rich Weekend
- Tuesday, September 4, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Crazy Rich Asians" isn't slowing down at the box office even in its third weekend in theaters, and is helping to send a strong summer moviegoing season off on a high note.
2. Bookkeeper: Paul Manafort 'Approved Every Penny' of Bills
- Friday, August 3, 2018
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's bookkeeper testified Thursday that the former Trump campaign chairman kept her in the dark about the foreign bank accounts he was using to buy millions in luxury items and personal expenses.
3. Trump to Tout Economic Policies at Foxconn Groundbreaking
- Friday, June 29, 2018
MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Donald Trump was highlighting his economic policies Thursday by taking part in the ceremonial groundbreaking for a $10 billion Foxconn factory complex that may bring thousands of jobs to a state he barely carried in the 2016 presidential election.
4. From boat makers to farmers, US-led tariff war inflicts pain
- Monday, June 25, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. An Ohio pork producer is losing access to a vital export market and fears the damage will last years. A motorcycle shop near Cologne, Germany, wonders if it even has a future.
5. Fall Creek Falls Project Leaves Destructive Trail
- Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Fall Creek Falls Inn and Conference Center will soon be in ruins like the livelihoods of the state employees who worked there.
Fewer than half the state employees who worked at the inn found new state jobs after it closed in early April. Some are working for nearly half the pay, and some had to move away from Van Buren County or drive long distances to keep a job with the state.
6. Last Word: Graceland Offensive, Mural Lawsuit, and a TNReady Encore
- Friday, April 27, 2018
It’s on in The Haven. Graceland’s managing partner, Joel Weinshanker, is looking to turn out Whitehaven residents in support of Graceland’s plans for a 5,000 to 6,000 seat arena and in the process a showdown over just what the city and county noncompete for FedExForum means. During a townhall meeting at Guest House Thursday evening, Weinshanker made his case to about 150 Whitehaven residents and around eight or nine candidates in this election year. And he said the chief problem is Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland won’t talk to him about projects he says will open up Whitehaven for future economic development and prosperity.
7. AP-NORC Poll: Trump's Approval Rating Up From Historic Lows
- Wednesday, March 28, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – The good news for President Donald Trump? His approval rating is up 7 points since last month, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
8. Tariffs Lift Hopes for Jobs in American Mill Towns
- Thursday, March 15, 2018
In the heart of America's diminished steel country, support for President Donald Trump's tariffs on imports is broad and bipartisan. It is tempered, though, by a strong streak of realism.
Trump's tariffs are expected to raise U.S. prices for steel and aluminum. That would help domestic producers and create several hundred new steelworker jobs.
- Monday, February 26, 2018
The Voices of the South Writing Cabaret will meet Monday, Feb. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at TheatreSouth, 1000 S. Cooper St. (in the First Congregational Church basement). At the start of the evening, participants receive a writing prompt and write for an hour, then everyone is given the opportunity to share what they have written. Cost is free; one drink minimum. Visit voicesofthesouth.org.
- Saturday, February 24, 2018
Hattiloo Theatre will perform “Selma: A Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” Friday, Feb. 23, through March 18 at Hattiloo, 37 S. Cooper St. The dramatic musical captures prominent moments such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Visit hattiloo.org for showtimes and tickets.
11. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
12. AP Sources: House, Senate Leaders Reach Deal on Tax Package
- Thursday, December 14, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses, give many Americans modest cuts and deliver the first major legislative accomplishment to President Donald Trump.
13. Trump Declares Opioids a Public Health Emergency
- Friday, October 27, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — In ringing and personal terms, President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to "overcome addiction in America," declaring the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency and announcing new steps to combat what he described as the worst drug crisis in U.S. history.
14. House Backs $4T Budget, Faces Challenges on Trump Tax Plan
- Friday, October 27, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans powered a $4 trillion budget through the House on Thursday by a razor-thin margin, a close vote underscoring the difficulties that lie ahead in delivering President Donald Trump's promise to cut taxes.
15. Memphis Hosts 15th Musculoskeletal Industry Conference
- Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The annual Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference returns to Memphis this week for the 15th time, bringing together venture capitalists and industry leaders from around the country to give them a “target-rich environment” in which to network and potentially make deals.
16. Last Word: 'Seismic Shift,' Mason Village and Running A Store From A Cloud
- Thursday, October 12, 2017
It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to drive through the old town part of Cordova near its one-time train station and see the potential. Now word of a new restaurant opening later this month in what is known as Farley House. The old town is an interesting mix of new development and old development including an iconic country Baptist church that not too long ago turned 100 years old. And then there is the trail head for the Shelby Farms Greenline that runs near the train station.
17. Last Word: St. Jude School, More Gannett Moves and Maida Pearson Smith
- Thursday, August 3, 2017
For most, the school year starts next week. But classes are already underway at St. Jude’s new Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, an idea 15 years in the making, according to the physician who had that idea. The school is a big step in higher education in Memphis and its road to research center status.
18. View From the Hill: Forrest Kerfuffle Might Be Sign of Bigger Problem
- Thursday, May 4, 2017
Legislation that slipped through the House of Representatives honoring an unknown author who penned a Nathan Bedford Forrest apologist biography was enabled by the climate within the Republican-controlled body, a Memphis legislator says.
19. Jan. 20-26, 2017: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, January 21, 2017
1967: Sam The Sham and the Pharaohs headline the year’s first rock ‘n’ roll show at the Mid-South Coliseum atop a bill that includes Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Rich, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Gentrys, The Yo-Yos, and Flash and the Casuals.
All except Hank Williams Jr. are Memphis entertainers.
It would be a year of 15 such package tours coming through Memphis. Flash and the Casuals played 32 dates opening for Paul Revere & The Raiders on a national tour as the Raiders were at the peak of their popularity, then returned to the road with them for a second tour later in the year.
Source: “Memphis Rocks” by Ron Hall
20. Growing Pains
- Saturday, December 24, 2016
First came the ho-hum start that left open the possibility the Grizzlies’ harshest critics might be right: This season could be the fast-forwarded beginning of an end, a sad narrative that could leave the Grizzlies on the outside of the postseason after a thrilling six-year run.
21. Birmingham Offers More Than Bowl Game
- Tuesday, December 22, 2015
University of Memphis football fans will head to Birmingham, Ala., next week to celebrate a bowl game appearance that could see the team finish with 10 wins for a second straight season.
It’s been a historical run, and the Birmingham Bowl appearance will give the Tigers a rare chance to play against Auburn University. The game’s 11 a.m. kickoff makes it a plausible day trip, but then Birmingham has plenty to offer anyone thinking of spending a night or two.
22. Timberlake Sings a Little, Dances a Little at Memphis Event
- Monday, October 19, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Timberlake sang and strutted his way through his induction into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame on Saturday, doing vocal impersonations of soul singers Al Green and Otis Redding, performing on stage with Sam Moore of Sam & Dave, and joking with buddy Jimmy Fallon.
23. Rieger Begins Work at Memphis Chamber
- Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Tom Rieger recently joined the Greater Memphis Chamber as senior vice president of member development, a role in which he will oversee major fundraising activities, conduct membership drive campaigns and implement revenue enhancement opportunities.
24. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 7, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
25. Lew Says Congress Should Turn Efforts Toward Business Taxes
- Friday, January 23, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is pushing Congress to simplify federal business taxes after Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Democrats and Republicans are too far apart to agree on sweeping changes to taxes paid by individuals and families.
26. Rail Houses in Art, Elsewhere
- Thursday, August 14, 2014
Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series.
The quest continues for a definition of rail house, a term found in business names across several countries. Most Rail Houses are eateries, or drinkeries, but there’s a rec center, an event venue, a B&B, a brewery or two, office buildings, and more. A typical Rail House is near the tracks, has a train station motif, and may be located in a remodeled railway building.
27. Kirby Joins Literacy Mid-South to Lead Community Engagement
- Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Carley Cianciolo Kirby has joined Literacy Mid-South as community engagement coordinator. In her new role, Kirby will be responsible for the Mid-South Book Festival, which this year is scheduled for Sept. 25-28, as well as the citywide reading campaigns and Literacy Mid-South’s new school fundraising initiative.
28. Council Begins Decisions on City Financial Changes
- Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Memphis City Council members took the first steps Tuesday, June 3, toward major changes in pension benefits for city employees and began delving into the details of even broader changes in health insurance coverage for city employees and retirees.
29. Obama 2015 Budget Focuses on Boosting Economy
- Wednesday, March 5, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs, handing Democrats a playbook for their election-year themes of creating jobs and narrowing the income gap between rich and poor.
- Saturday, September 21, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Line Dancing for BLUES, in recognition of Infant Mortality Awareness Month, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the student alumni center, 800 Madison Ave. The event will include a line dance-a-thon, and information on infant mortality and the BLUES Project. Suggested donation is $5. Visit uthsc.edu/blues for details.
31. LaVere Stays Busy in Preparation of New Album
- Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Memphis-based musician Amy LaVere’s third solo album, “Runaway’s Diary,” won’t be released until early next year, but the songwriter, bassist and vocalist has a few summer projects that should keep anxious fans satisfied.
32. Apple's Cook Faces Senate Questions on Taxes
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate dragged massively profitable Apple Inc. into the debate over the U.S. tax code Tuesday, grilling CEO Tim Cook over allegations that its Irish subsidiaries help the company avoid billions in U.S. taxes.
33. Meadows Named Director of Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab
- Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Bobby Meadows has joined Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab as executive director. Meadows, a licensed nursing home administrator, has 13 years of nursing home experience, including 11 as an executive director. Most recently, he served for six years at Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Memphis.
34. South Main’s New Life
- Saturday, March 2, 2013
The history of the South Main Historic Arts District is as colorful as its present-day users, an alternating rhythm of sorts in Memphis’ songbook.
The area has oscillated from its ritzy suburban roots of the 1800s to the industrial era ghost town of the 20th century and now to its current status as Downtown’s flourishing arts and boutique district and the subject of some $100 million in investment. And it’s all due to stakeholders who braved the status quo in distinguishing the southern end of the Central Business District as that funky place with an indescribable vibe.
- Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Anything Goes” Tuesday, Feb. 26, through March 3 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
Make-A-Wish Mid-South will host Wine for Wishes Thursday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Cadre, 149 Monroe Ave. The fundraiser will include food and wine pairings, a silent auction and live music by The Will Tucker Band. Visit midsouth.wish.org.
37. US Economy Could Handle Short Fall Over 'Cliff'
- Thursday, December 27, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The economic threat that's kept many Americans on edge for months is nearing reality – unless the White House and Republicans cut a budget deal by New Year's Day.
38. US Economy Could Withstand Brief Fall Off ‘Cliff'
- Thursday, December 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – It's the scenario that's been spooking employers and investors and slowing the U.S. economy:
Congress and the White House fail to strike a budget deal by New Year's Day. Their stalemate triggers sharp tax increases and spending cuts. Those measures shrink consumer spending, stifle job growth, topple stock prices and push the economy off a "fiscal cliff" and into recession.
39. Roots of Faith
- Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The man who correctly predicted the stock market convulsion of 1987, a veteran hedge fund manager who today is one of the richest men in America, held up a notebook at a celebration in his honor late last week.
40. Jones Has Memphis Homecoming At GPAC
- Thursday, April 26, 2012
Rising star Caroline Jones’ performance Saturday, April 28, at Germantown Performing Arts Centre’s 2012 Gala will be a homecoming of sorts for the New York-based singer-songwriter.
41. Obama-Romney Showdown Starts Off With a Harsh Tone
- Thursday, April 12, 2012
MENDENHALL, Pa. (AP) — The 2012 presidential general election has begun. It won't be pretty.
Tuesday marked Day One, in essence, of the contest between the two virtually certain nominees, Republican Mitt Romney and Democratic President Barack Obama. Rick Santorum's departure removed the last meaningful bump from Romney's path to the GOP nomination. Romney and Obama wasted no time in portraying the voters' choice in dire, sometimes starkly personal terms.
42. House GOP Unveils Budget Blueprint
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Conservative House Republicans on Tuesday set up what appears to be a potential re-run of last year's turbulent domestic policy fight with President Barack Obama, putting forward an election-year budget manifesto that would blend steep social program cuts with reduced tax rates.
43. Economists: Obama's Policies 'Fair' or 'Poor'
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama gets mediocre marks for his handling of the U.S. economy, and Mitt Romney easily outpolls his Republican rivals in an Associated Press survey of economists.
44. Wealth of Experience
- Thursday, November 3, 2011
Paul Tudor Jones loves the feel of newsprint in his hands.
Get a newspaper business veteran talking – especially one from the pre-digital business, when the typing on newsroom keyboards sounded more like a clacking – and they can still hear the sounds, smell the ink and see the bustle. And they’ll tell you so.
45. TDN Preps For 125th Anniversary Celebration
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
The city’s oldest locally owned media outlet will celebrate 125 years of Memphis news coverage with an anniversary celebration at Memphis Botanic Gardens’ Hardin Hall on Nov. 1.
The evening event will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music, and guests will be invited to explore the newspaper’s rich legacy through a timeline that began in 1886, including front pages dating back to the 1920s.
46. Analysis: Democrats Hit Reset on Health Care
- Wednesday, September 28, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Weary of getting pounded over the new health care law, Democrats are hitting the reset button for next year's elections.
They're changing the subject to Medicare.
47. In the US, Two Housing Markets and Two Directions
- Thursday, September 22, 2011
In America, it's starting to feel as if there are two housing markets. One for the rich and one for everyone else.
Consider foreclosure-ravaged Detroit. In the historic Green Acres district, a haven for hipsters, a pristine, three-bedroom brick Tudor recently sold for $6,000 – about what a buyer would have paid during the Great Depression.
48. Wealth Gap Widens Between Whites, Minorities
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest levels in a quarter-century. The recession and uneven recovery have erased decades of minority gains, leaving whites on average with 20 times the net worth of blacks and 18 times that of Hispanics, according to an analysis of new Census data.
49. Obama Pivots, Eyes Medicare Changes, Tax Increases
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Forcefully rejecting Republican budget-cutting plans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed lowering the nation's future deficits by $4 trillion over a dozen years and vowed he would not allow benefit cuts for the poor and the elderly to pay for tax breaks for the rich.
50. GOP Plan to Cut Top Tax Rate Short on Details
- Thursday, April 7, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – With an ambitious plan that's short on details, House Republicans are calling for big cuts in corporate and individual income tax rates, financed by eliminating scores of credits, deductions and exemptions, many enjoyed by millions of taxpayers.
51. Elena Kagan Chosen by Obama for Supreme Court
- Tuesday, May 11, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday, declaring the former Harvard Law School dean "one of the nation's foremost legal minds." She would be the court's youngest justice and give it three female members for the first time.
52. Wamp Announces Musical Headliners for Fundraisers
- Thursday, February 11, 2010
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Zach Wamp is lining up a series of upcoming fundraisers hosted by country and Christian music stars.
The congressman from Chattanooga announced Wednesday that six events in March and April will feature Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns, John Rich, T. G. Sheppard, Paul Overstreet, Larry Gatlin and the Oak Ridge Boys.
53. Justin's Empire: Timberlake drives business interests where it all began
- Monday, August 10, 2009
Justin Timberlake might be best known for hit records, dance moves and sold-out concerts, but the 28-year-old entertainer extraordinaire is much more than a singer/dancer/performer. The award-winning, chart-topping Timberlake – or, simply, JT – has become an institution, a brand name that transcends his showbiz persona and carries as much cachet as any living celebrity.
54. Fentress Joins Harris Shelton
- Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Susan Fentress has joined the Downtown offices of Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC. Fentress concentrates her practice in the areas of intellectual property and biosciences.
55. Squeezing More Miles Out of that Hybrid
- Friday, January 2, 2009
At the Detroit auto show next month, one of the most highly anticipated new vehicles will be Toyota Motor Corp.'s third-generation Prius hybrid. It features a roomier interior and better gas mileage than the current model, the best-selling hybrid in the world.
56. Peeples Promoted to Administrator At Methodist Alliance Health Services
- Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Trip Peeples has been promoted to administrator for Methodist Alliance Health Services' Home Medical Equipment and Infusion division.
Peeples has been with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare for seven years, most recently serving as corporate director of finance and reimbursement and interim chief financial officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital.
57. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
58. Memphis Promoter Files Suit Against WWE
- Friday, January 11, 2008
It's the back story that counts in professional wrestling. The matches and interviews advance story lines and rivalries that lead to more matches with more hype and thus more fans in the seats and watching on pay-per-view television.
59. Real-Estate Brokers Take a Real Bruising
- Thursday, August 23, 2007
Brokerage firms have prospered along with commercial-real-estate markets in the past few years, reaping record profits.
But over five weeks, shares of the biggest firm, CB Richard Ellis Group Inc., have plunged 30 percent as the credit mess leads investors to predict a severe slowdown in property sales and worry that an economic slowdown could hurt leasing. Yet, some analysts and investors believe that the selloff went too far.
- Friday, March 30, 2007
The Memphis Leadership Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary through Saturday. The Leaders for All Gala Banquet Dinner will be held today at 7 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. For tickets, call 729-2931.
61. 'Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning's End'
- Friday, December 29, 2006
Each time a modern historical figure dies - Pope John Paul II a couple of Aprils ago, for instance, or Princess Diana of Wales in August 1997 - I can't help thinking of a variety of snippets from popular culture, flickering strobe-light style across my mind's eye or my inner ear.
62. Archived Article: Law
- Thursday, December 2, 2004
Young Attorneys Find Rewards in Pro Bono
Pro Bono Offers Vital Experience, Rich Rewards
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Attorneys could probably spend twice the amount of time many employees spend at work in a week to serve their clients. To ...
63. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, October 3, 2003
Calvary Series Still Feeding the Soul
Calvary Series Still Feeding the Soul
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The Calvary and the Arts concert and luncheon series, an annual Downtown event hosted by Calvary Episcopal Church, celebrates Memphis...
64. Archived Article: History (lead)
- Friday, September 12, 2003
We will Monday through Friday, tell you who is buying, selling, borrowing, building, suing, marrying, getting unmarried and w
The Daily News Rich in History, Tradition
New format continues long record of progress
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65. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 27, 2002
Veronica F. Coleman-Davis was appointed to Bank of Bartletts board of directors. She is a former U.S. Attorney in Memphis. She is president and chief executive officer of the National Institute for Law and Equity. Molly Okeon was promo...
66. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, September 13, 2002
Saint Francis Hospital hosts two free seminars to discuss treatment options for menopause
Saint Francis Hospital hosts two free seminars to discuss treatment options for menopause. Nurse practitioner Pat Bader speaks at 10 a.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m....
67. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, February 8, 2002
By JENNIFER MURLEY Calvary Lenten series takes center stage beginning Wednesday "Since times ancient, the Church has set aside a period of deep reflection and personal growth known to Christians throughout the world as the season of Lent. Calva...
68. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, October 19, 2001
Concert for New York with a Memphis touch
Concert for New York has a Memphis touch
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
Memphis mercantile maestro Paul Tudor Jones is about to pull off one of his greatest feats.
Saturday, some of the greatest...
69. Archived Article: Starr (law Focus)
- Thursday, February 3, 2000
Starr highlight at Rhodes law institute event Starr highlight at Rhodes law institute event By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News When ethics in government was chosen as the topic for the Rhodes College Institute on the Profession of Law, a name came to m...
70. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
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71. Archived Article: Real Analys
- Tuesday, April 9, 1996
04-09 Real analys Home builders association launches sales and marketing council By Paul Ryan Special to The Daily News The Home Builders Association of Memphis has established a new Sales and Marketing Council dedicated to serving the needs of new ...