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1. The Week Ahead: Aug. 20-26 -

Good morning, Memphis! Fall is just around the corner and the weather later this week may give a you a more convincing notion of that. Here is a list of events and meetings that may be of interest as you get the week started.

2. In a Comeback Season For Hollywood, a Summer Without Bombs -

NEW YORK (AP) — Have you noticed something oddly tranquil about this summer movie season? For the first time in recent memory, there hasn't been one major bomb.

Usually by now, there would be blockbuster-sized craters left on the charred summer-movie battlefield, the inevitable toll of Hollywood's most high-stakes season. But this year, summer-movie bomb-watching, long one of the most dependable spectator sports of the season, has gone entirely without the sight of a "Lone Ranger"-sized mushroom cloud.

3. Miss America: Leadership Bullied, Manipulated, Silenced Me -

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson.

4. Trump Nixes $92M Military Parade, Blames D.C. For High Cost -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the price first suggested by the White House.

5. Develey Mustard Opens Dyersburg Plant -

A Germany company has opened its first plant in North America in Dyersburg.

Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development commissioner Bob Rolfe attended the grand opening of Develey Mustard & Condiments’ new facility last week. The new West Tennessee plant will employ 150.

6. Memphis-Born Aretha Franklin Dies; Queen of Soul was 76 -

Aretha Franklin, who cast the first sounds from her wonderful voice in a South Memphis house, died Thursday, Aug. 16, at her home in Detroit, her publicist confirmed. She was 76. Her longtime publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, said the legendary singer died from advanced pancreatic cancer. Earlier this week, word emerged that Ms. Franklin was in hospice care. 

7. USL Memphis Coach Tim Mulqueen Embraces Expansion Challenge -

Let’s get the hard part out of the way first, the thing that might make you resistant to welcoming your first USL Memphis head coach. Tim Mulqueen is a rabid New York Knicks fan. Yes, the same team that now employs former Grizzlies coach David Fizdale.

8. Taylor on Watch List For Earl Campbell Award -

University of Memphis running back Patrick Taylor Jr. has been named to the watch list for the sixth annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.

9. Jim Barksdale to End Long Association With FedEx in September -

James L. “Jim” Barksdale, Mississippi-born entrepreneur who oversaw FedEx’s early package tracking systems and 1990s web browsing pioneer Netscape, is aging off the FedEx board in September after 19 years.

10. Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump -

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for aligning herself with a president who has hurled one insult after another at black people.

11. Kansas Governor Concedes, Says He Will Endorse GOP Nominee -

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount.

12. Develey Mustard Opens Dyersburg Plant -

A Germany company has opened its first plant in North America in Dyersburg.

Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development commissioner Bob Rolfe attended the grand opening of Develey Mustard & Condiments’ new facility last week. The new West Tennessee plant will employ 150.

13. Newsmakers: Aug. 15, 2018 -

Joseph W. Smith, associate attorney at Rice, Amundsen & Caperton PLLC, has been selected as an associate member in the Leo S. Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court. Smith was nominated and voted by the Masters of the Inn. He began his legal career at Rice, Amundsen & Caperton as a runner during his undergraduate studies at the University of Memphis and continued as a law clerk while attending the U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He joined the firm as an attorney in May 2016 and focuses his practice on all aspects of domestic relations, including divorce, custody, support and adoption.

14. Trump Lashes Out at 'Wacky Omarosa' Over Book, Tapes -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman on Monday, saying his former White House adviser — who is promoting a tell-all book and airing secret audio recordings —"got fired for the last time."

15. University of Memphis Commercial Aviation Degree Takes Flight This Fall -

After a three-year process, the University of Memphis is partnering with a local flight school to offer a Bachelor of Science in Commercial Aviation this fall. When U of M Provost Karen Weddle West went before the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for approval in July, she highlighted a “strong letter of support” from Fred Smith.

16. Around Memphis: August 13, 2018 -

The Daily News offers a weekly roundup of Memphis-related headlines from around the web, adding context and new perspectives to the original content we produce on a daily basis. Here are some recent stories worth checking out…

17. Methodist Makes List Of Best Employers for Women -

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare was recently named to Forbes’ list of the 300 Best Employers for Women and is among only 25 hospitals and health systems included on list.

For this first-ever ranking of America’s best employers for women, Forbes partnered with research firm Statista, which surveyed more than 40,000 employees, including 25,000 women, at companies with at least 1,000 employees throughout the United States.

18. Workshop an Invaluable Service -

Memphis will have done an invaluable service by the arrival of the Stuttering Association for the Young in November for their workshop.

Your article "Camp Aims to Build Confidence in Those Who Stutter" was definitely upbeat. I wish that I had been able to have such an opportunity during my youth.

19. My American Story. Again -

JUST CALL ME LEIF. I wrote this a year ago. Recently, the column won an award for humor, but we’ve done so much in this last year to distort the meaning of being American it’s not even funny.

20. Pence Outlines Plan for New Space Force by 2020 -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020.

21. Melania Trump's Parents Sworn In As U.S. Citizens -

NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as U.S. citizens Thursday.

Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a special, private ceremony in New York City. The Slovenian immigrants, a former car dealer and textile factory worker, had been living in the U.S. as permanent residents.

22. Memphis-based TruGreen Lands National Culture Award -

The National Association of Landscape Professionals has awarded Memphis-based TruGreen a Community Partnership Award.

TruGreen received the “Community Partnership for Outstanding Company Culture Award” for its national TruNeighbor program, which grants communities up to $15,000 – in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful – for projects that remedy blight and increase access to green space.

23. Kansas Democrats Pick Gay, Native American Nominee for Congress -

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sharice Davids shattered the mold for a congressional primary winner from ruby red Kansas on Wednesday, becoming the state's first Native American and gay nominee for Congress.

24. Last Word: Colonial's New Plan, the Overton Square Hotel and American Way -

And we are at that point of the post-county election period where those who leave office next month are announcing what’s next. This will soon start to blend with transition announcements for the incoming office holders. Shelby County commissioner Terry Roland is the new director of the Millington Chamber of Commerce. The announcement made at a luncheon in Millington Tuesday. Roland is among the eight Shelby County commissioners who leave office as of Sept. 1. Roland also vows he will be back in four years when the county elections just decided will be on the ballot once more. Roland ran in the May Republican primary for county mayor won by David Lenoir.

25. Methodist Makes Forbes’ List Of Best Employers for Women -

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare was recently named to Forbes’ list of the 300 Best Employers for Women and is among only 25 hospitals and health systems included on list.

For this first-ever ranking of America’s best employers for women, Forbes partnered with research firm Statista, which surveyed more than 40,000 employees, including 25,000 women, at companies with at least 1,000 employees throughout the United States.

26. American Way Middle Makes Debut as an I-Zone School -

It may have been inevitable that American Way Middle School would be on the schedule of Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson to visit on the first day of the school year.

Earlier this year, state education officials wanted the grade 6-8 Parkway Village school turned over to the state-run Achievement School District or SCS to approve a charter to turn around the low-performing school.

27. Tony Pollard a Known Commodity Entering 2018 -

Took Tony Pollard all of 10 seconds in a 2016 win at Temple to establish himself as a generational talent for the University of Memphis football team. Did it by becoming the first Tiger in a generation to turn a kickoff return into a touchdown.

28. Iran Weighs Response as U.S. Sanctions Bite -

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the question on everyone's mind remained: What happens now?

29. Saint Francis-Bartlett Extends Teen Program -

Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett is expanding its summer “Volunteen” program, which provides opportunities for rising juniors and seniors to gain exposure to the field of health care while also giving back through volunteerism at the hospital.

30. Insurance Companies Approach Trump Health Plans Cautiously -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says insurers are "going wild" about his new health care options and "millions and millions" of people will be signing up.

But insurance companies say it will take time to design new plans and get approval from state regulators, and two major industry groups have actually expressed concern about potential downsides for consumers.

31. Insurance Companies Approach Trump Health Plans Cautiously -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says insurers are "going wild" about his new health care options and "millions and millions" of people will be signing up.

But insurance companies say it will take time to design new plans and get approval from state regulators, and two major industry groups have actually expressed concern about potential downsides for consumers.

32. Woman, Minority, Trailblazer: Indra Nooyi is Leaving Pepsico -

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will step down as the top executive at the world's second-largest food and beverage company.

33. 'Hazardous' Smoky Air Shuts Yosemite in Peak Tourist Season -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yosemite National Park's iconic cliffs are shrouded in so much smoke from nearby wildfires that the air quality is worse than anywhere in America and is rivaling Beijing.

34. Trump Rips LeBron James' Smarts Hours Before Rally in Ohio -

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent African-American men.

35. American Home Shield Moves Toward Q3 Spinoff -

Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. continues to staff up the front office of its American Home Shield spinoff.

36. Memphis Baseball Receives ABCA Academic Honors -

The University of Memphis baseball team has been recognized by the American Baseball Coaches Association with the Team Academic Excellence Award, for posting a team grade point average of 3.188 during the 2017-18 academic year.

37. American Home Shield Moves Toward Q3 Spinoff -

Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. continues to staff up the front office of its American Home Shield spinoff.

38. U.S. Officials Raise Alarm About 2018, 2020 Election Security -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed a "vast, government-wide effort" to protect American elections after Russian attempts to interfere in 2016, the White House said Thursday.

39. Papa John's Founder: I Should Be Back as Chain's Public Face -

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of Papa John's says the pizza chain does well with him as its public face, and that it was a mistake for the company to scrub him from its marketing materials after he acknowledged using a racial slur last month.

40. Pope Seeks to Abolish Death Penalty, Changes Church Teaching -

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has decreed that the death penalty is "inadmissible" under all circumstances and that the Catholic Church must work to abolish it, changing official church teaching to reflect his view that all life is sacred and there is no justification for state-sponsored executions.

41. Team Name for USL Memphis, First Soccer Match a Month Away -

USL Memphis sporting director Andrew Bell is sworn to secrecy about the team’s logo, name and colors, but this much he will reveal: They’re not going to hurt merchandise sales.

42. Inflation, Gas Prices, Tariffs Squeeze Consumers -

The price of a can of Coca-Cola? Likely going up. A package of Pampers? That too. Plane tickets? They also may be more expensive. These items and more may cost more in the coming months as people start feeling the effects of higher fuel prices and raw-material costs as well as a range of tariffs.

43. Presumed American Remains from Korea War Head Home -

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed U.S. war dead were on their way Wednesday to Hawaii for analysis and identification. The U.S. military believes the bones are those of U.S. servicemen and potentially servicemen from other United Nations member countries who fought alongside the U.S. on behalf of South Korea during the war.

44. Last Word: Bayer Building Sold, Police Protest Files and American Snuff Factory -

For almost 60 years, Hollywood and Avery has been where public education in Shelby County was run from. One of the most symbolic moments of the historic change in public education five years ago was opening up the long-closed doors that connected the offices of the Memphis City Schools system with the offices of the Shelby County Schools system in the same building.

45. From Denmark to Arkansas: Hogs Offensive Lineman Hjalte Froholdt is Right at Home -

The Sollerod Gold Diggers have a proud history. The American football club won the Danish championship in 2009 and 2010, and was runner-up five other times, including in 2017 when the Gold Diggers defeated the mighty Triangle (not Arkansas) Razorbacks to advance out of the semifinals.

46. In Iran, economic worries grow as new U.S. sanctions loom -

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's currency plummeted to a record low Monday, a week before the United States restores sanctions lifted under the unraveling nuclear deal, giving rise to fears of prolonged economic suffering and further civil unrest.

47. Last Word: Early Voting's Strong Finish, School Moves and City Hall Crackdown -

Most of the major contenders for Tennessee Governor – Democratic and Republican – were in Shelby County over the weekend in which early voting ended and the campaigns now adjust their last minute efforts to the gap between early voting and election day on Thursday.

48. Around Memphis: July 30, 2018 -

The Daily News offers a weekly roundup of Memphis-related headlines from around the web, adding context and new perspectives to the original content we produce on a daily basis. Here are some recent stories worth checking out…

49. Tigers’ Pollard on Watch List For Paul Hornung Award -

Memphis junior All-American wide receiver/kick returner Tony Pollard has been named to his second preseason watch list for 2018. The latest is the Paul Hornung Award watch list. The Paul Hornung Award is presented annually by the Louisville Sports Commission to the most versatile player in major college football.

50. Trump Thanks Kim for Fulfilling Promise on Korea War Remains -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday for "fulfilling a promise" to return the remains of missing U.S. soldiers from the Korean War, as a U.S. military plane made a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve 55 cases of remains.

51. ServiceMaster Names American Home Shield CFO -

Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. has named Brian K. Turcotte as chief financial officer of American Home Shield ahead of the spinoff of AHS.

Turcotte comes to the post from being vice president of investor relations and treasurer for ServiceMaster. He has also served as business unit chief financial officer for American Home Shield and the Franchise Services Group.

52. American Snuff Gives To Agape’s Homeless Ministry -

The Memphis-based maker of Grizzly dipping tobacco is supporting nonprofit efforts to help families fleeing domestic violence.

American Snuff Co., a Memphis-based manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products, recently donated $10,000 to local nonprofit Agape Child & Family Services’ Families in Transition (FIT) program, which serves homeless and imminently homeless families, particularly those fleeing domestic violence.

53. Glasgow Finds All the Answers in Her Second Home -

Born in Shanghai, China, Wang-Ying Glasgow always knew she wanted to come to the United States. Whether it was to advance her degrees, which she says is a must to be successful in China, or as an interpreter, it was only a matter of when.

54. Coke is Hoping to Turn Free Water Machine Into a Cash Stream -

NEW YORK (AP) – Can a machine that dispenses water for free also turn into a cash stream for Coca-Cola?

The world's largest soda maker is testing a fountain that lets people fill reusable water bottles with free, filtered water – but also offers the option of paying to add bubbles and fruity flavors. It's an example of how the maker of Fanta, Sprite and Powerade is searching for new ways to make money as Americans cut back on traditional sodas.

55. Facebook Faces a Day of Reckoning, at Least on Wall Street -

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a scratch in Facebook's Teflon coating.

The social network's user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter as the company grappled with privacy issues, sending its stock tumbling after hours.

56. ServiceMaster Names American Home Shield CFO -

Memphis-based ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. has named Brian K. Turcotte as chief financial officer of American Home Shield ahead of the spinoff of AHS.

57. American Snuff Gives to Agape’s Homeless Ministry -

The Memphis-based maker of Grizzly dipping tobacco is supporting nonprofit efforts to help families fleeing domestic violence.

American Snuff Co., a Memphis-based manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products, recently donated $10,000 to local nonprofit Agape Child & Family Services’ Families in Transition (FIT) program, which serves homeless and imminently homeless families, particularly those fleeing domestic violence.

58. Second Chance -

Four years ago Amber Pettis went to the doctor for what she believed was a stomach virus, one of those health-related speed bumps everyone hits from time to time before the smooth ride of their everyday life continues.

59. Caffeine Shot: Coke Bets ‘Coke Plus Coffee’ Boosts Soda -

ATLANTA (AP) – Coca-Cola thinks it may have found a new drink that will give soda sales a shot of caffeine: Coke Plus Coffee.

The company introduced the canned and bottled product in Australia last year, and has since rolled it out to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. It did not say where it would next introduce the drink, but CEO James Quincey said during a call with analysts Wednesday that "early results are promising."

60. US Announces Billions to Help Farmers Hurt by Trump Tariffs -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government announced a $12 billion plan Tuesday to assist farmers who have been hurt by President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China and other trading partners.

61. Hill Bellan Rejoins Shea, Moskovitz & McGhee -

Attorney Hillary Hill Bellan, who originally joined Shea, Moskovitz & McGhee in 2012, says she always enjoyed working at the law firm and missed it when she moved to Florida in 2014. Now she is back in Memphis and has rejoined the firm, focusing her practice exclusively on family law matters, including divorce, custody disputes, child support modifications, parental relocation and termination of parental rights.

62. Colleges Ask for a Share of Future Salary in Lieu of Loans -

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – As more students balk at the debt loads they face after graduation, some colleges are offering an alternative: We'll pay your tuition if you offer us a percentage of your future salary.

63. Stocks End Slightly Lower as Traders Shrug Off Trade Talk -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency.

64. William Faulkner Conference Focuses on Slavery as Theme -

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A conference at the University of Mississippi is focusing on what slavery meant in the life, imagination and writing of William Faulkner.

65. Pence Touts Conservative Credentials of Blackburn, Black -

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence touted Republican tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks Saturday, using a visit to Tennessee to also heap praise on the conservative credentials of two GOP congresswomen waging tough campaigns for statewide offices.

66. Germantown Retail Center Sells for $13M, Orion Files Permit for New HQ -

1245 N. Germantown Parkway,
Cordova, TN 38016

Sale Amount: $12.6 million

67. Every-Other-Week Yard Waste Pickup Leads City Overhaul of Sanitation -

After years of changes to the city’s basic system of sanitation services and lots of discussions and pauses between those efforts, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland has waded into the fray over the most basic of city services.

68. Around Memphis: July 23, 2018 -

The Daily News offers a weekly roundup of Memphis-related headlines from around the web, adding context and new perspectives to the original content we produce on a daily basis. Here are some recent stories worth checking out…

69. Trucking Firm Seeks PILOT to Relocate HQ to Vacated American Way Strip Center -

The vacated Circuit City on American Way could become the corporate headquarters of a Memphis-based trucking company that serves FedEx, Amazon, Walmart and other major retailers.

JNJ Logistics LLC is seeking a 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes incentive to move from the Getwell Road location it has outgrown and invest $20.5 million to redevelop a former electronics store and shopping center on American Way into its new corporate headquarters.

70. Strickland Announces Plan for Every Other Week Curbside Yard Waste Pick Up -

UPDATE: Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland announced Friday, July 20, that the city plans to make the solid waste section of the city public works division its own division. And he announced a transition to every other week curbisde pickup of yard waste by the city starting in October. 

71. US Political Spending Getting More Secretive With IRS Change -

Political spending in the U.S. is about to become even more secretive after the IRS this week dropped a requirement that many nonprofits have to provide lists of their major donors.

The federal government will stop collecting donor information from certain types of nonprofit groups, including business associations, labor unions and "social welfare" organizations, which have become major players in the nation's politics over the past decade.

72. State Sen. Tate Censured by Local Democratic Party -

Amid early voting, the Shelby County Democratic Party is censuring state Sen. Reginald Tate for comments he made about Democrats this summer and for calling himself a “black Republican.”

73. Last Word: Soccer Names, Early Voting and a Censure and Ole Miss's Bowl Ban -

We will know the name of the United Soccer League Memphis team Sept. 1 as well as get a look at its logo. Will we go with something like the Rogues or Americans or go for a World Cup-style name suitable for craft beer consumption? Along with the answer to that, we will get an exhibition at the ballpark on that Saturday before Labor Day between the Colorado Rapids of MLS and the Tulsa Roughnecks FC of the USL. So if this is any indication, World Cup and craft beer.

74. US Launches National Security Probe Into Uranium Imports -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Commerce Department has started an investigation into the impact of uranium imports on U.S. national security, a move that could limit future imports and add another front to the Trump administration's trade fight.

75. Highwoods Pulls Permit For Triad Centre Upgrades -

North Carolina-based Highwoods Properties has filed a $2 million building permit application for some interior changes at East Memphis’ Triad Centre II building. The application for alterations to the first and third floors lists Highwoods as the owner and Bank of America as the tenant.

76. JLL Circling Again Just When State Workers Felt Safe from Outsourcing -

Just when workers at the state’s college campuses thought it was safe to go back in the water, corporate sharks are once again circling.

Jones Lang LaSalle, the state’s contractor for facilities management and grounds, asked to make proposals at Tennessee’s 13 junior colleges to see if it can take over. Tennessee’s colleges of applied technology are believed to be in the mix, too.

77. Teach For America Corps Members Adjust to New Careers and Community -

A New Jersey native who came to Memphis to be a part of an educational movement, Derek Brody struggled with getting to all the material planned for his elementary school students.

He didn’t flounder for long. Sitting in the back of his first classroom, a coach had an answer.

78. Tennessee Zipper Company in Crosshairs of Buy-American Laws -

DUNLAP, Tenn. (AP) — Robert Kwasnik has a zipper problem — and it has come to the attention of the highest levels of the U.S. government.

Kwasnik is president of Dunlap Industries, a small manufacturing company in Appalachia that for more than 15 years made zippers for U.S. military uniforms — until last year, when a competitor complained that not all of the parts the company was using were from the U.S.

79. Tate Censured by Local Democratic Party -

Amid early voting, the Shelby County Democratic Party is censuring state Sen. Reginald Tate for derogatory comments he made about Democrats this summer and for calling himself a “black Republican.”

80. NAACP Lifts Travel Advisory Against American Airlines -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is making improvements that address worries about African-Americans being subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions while flying.

81. Last Word: Early Voting Goes Bigger, Worst Kept Secret and Christmas on Carr -

By 9:30 p.m. Monday, 599 people were still without power from weekend storms, according to MLGW with crews working into Tuesday. Meanwhile, 4,324 citizens had voted early through Monday at five sites with early voting expanded to all 27 sites Tuesday. There has to be some kind of connection there but at the moment it eludes me. Meanwhile, here is the grid of early voting sites and their hours from the Shelby County Election Commission… grid, get it?

82. Bank of America Q2 Profits Boosted by Tax Law, Higher Rates -

NEW YORK (AP) – Bank of America's second-quarter profits jumped 33 percent from a year earlier, the company said Monday, as like nearly all other big banks, it benefited greatly from the new tax law. The bank also benefited from the recent rise in interest rates, allowing it to charge more for customers to borrow.

83. Survey of Economists: US Sales and Employment Likely to Grow -

DETROIT (AP) – Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them.

But a majority of the economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment. The administration had promoted its tax cuts, which were heavily tilted toward corporations and wealthy individuals, as likely to raise worker pay and promote corporate investment and expansion over time.

84. Former Redbirds Manager Mike Shildt gets First Win as Cardinals' Interim Manager -

The St. Louis Cardinals’ firing of manager Mike Matheny late Saturday, July 14, cued an opportunity for former Memphis Redbirds manager Mike Shildt as he was promoted from his bench coach position to interim manager. He wasted no time getting his first victory as the Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Sunday before the start of the MLB All-Star Break.

85. US Expected to Become World's Top Oil Producer Next Year -

The U.S. has nosed ahead of Saudi Arabia and is on pace to surpass Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer for the first time in more than four decades.

The latest forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that U.S. output will grow next year to 11.8 million barrels a day.

86. Papa John's Starts Pulling Founder's Image From Marketing -

NEW YORK (AP) – Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter as a spokesman in logos and TV ads, has begun pulling his image from its marketing and pledged to assess its diversity practices in response to his use of a racial slur.

87. Detaining Immigrant Kids is Now a Billion-Dollar Industry -

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.

88. FBI Agent Defiantly Rejects Bias Charges at Chaotic Hearing -

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias said at a fiery and occasionally chaotic hearing in Congress on Thursday that his work has never been tainted by politics, angrily rejecting Republican allegations that he set out to stop Donald Trump from becoming president.

89. Image Issue: Papa John's Still Tied to Founder Under Fire -

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John's founder John Schnatter is no longer board chairman after using a racial slur, but his image is still part of the pizza chain's logo and he remains the company's largest shareholder.

90. US Soon to Leapfrog Saudis, Russia as Top Oil Producer -

The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia and reclaim the title of the world's biggest oil producer for the first time since the 1970s.

The latest forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that U.S. output will grow next year to 11.8 million barrels a day.

91. Trump Claims Germany 'Controlled' by Russia, Merkel Differs -

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump barreled into a NATO summit Wednesday with claims that a natural gas pipeline deal has left Germany "totally controlled" and "captive to Russia" as he lobbed fresh complaints about allies' "delinquent" defense spending during the opening of what was expected to be a fraught two-day meeting.

92. Government Falls Short of Deadline to Reunite Kids, Parents -

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in government custody away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border.

93. Pitcher Earns All-Star Start With Great First Half -

As a high school senior in Dunlap, Tennessee, Dakota Hudson showed enough promise as a pitcher for the Texas Rangers to select him in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. And although the Rangers didn’t take him until the 36th round, Hudson says he was tempted to go.

94. Bank of Bartlett Eyes An Expanded Footprint to Meet Consumer Demand -

Bank of Bartlett will soon consolidate its two Germantown branches into one enhanced location at Poplar and Kirby, and is eyeing Midtown and Arlington as areas for additional brick-and-mortar branches.

95. American Workers' Willingness to Quit Hits 17-Year High -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The proportion of American workers that quit their jobs in May reached the highest level in 17 years, a sign that more people are confident they can find a new job, likely at higher pay.

96. US Stock Indexes Are Mixed; Pepsi Rallies on Solid Results -

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed Tuesday afternoon as household goods companies rise but banks continue to struggle, as they have for most of this year. PepsiCo is gaining ground after reporting solid second-quarter results. Stocks started the day higher but have given up much of that gain.

97. Trump's Attacks on NATO Raise Questions About its Future -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's repeated tongue lashings of NATO allies and his friendly overtures to Russian President Vladimir Putin are stirring questions at home and abroad about Trump's commitment to an Atlantic alliance that has been a pillar of U.S. security policy for more than half a century.

98. Court Nominee Kavanaugh Begins Making His Case to Senators -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, mapped out strategy with Republican leaders Tuesday, launching a fierce confirmation battle that could remake the court for decades and roil the midterm elections in the meantime.

99. Memphis to Host Inaugural ‘TakeOff’ Conference -

Memphis has been selected as the host city for “TakeOff 2018,” a new air service networking conference that is focused on connecting airlines with smaller and non-hub airports.

The inaugural TakeOff event will take place Oct. 29-30 at The Peabody hotel and is expected to draw more than 200 professionals from airports, airlines and other travel and aviation organizations.

100. Fed Officials Discuss Rate Hikes That Could Slow Growth -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials last month said they expect to keep raising interest rates and suggested that by the next year, they could be high enough that they could start slowing growth, according to minutes of their discussion released Thursday.