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1. Unfinished Business Fuels Boyd’s Gubernatorial Bid
- Monday, April 24, 2017
By any measuring stick, Randy Boyd is a renaissance man. The founder of Radio Systems Corp. served as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development for two years before he stepped down earlier this year.
2. Son’s Diagnosis Fuels Multifaceted Approach to Treating Diabetes
- Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Dr. Kashif Latif dedicated his life to the research and treatment of diabetes after his son, who is now 20 years old, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes when he was just 11 months old.
Now two decades later, Latif operates the AM Diabetes and Endocrinology Center in Bartlett, a comprehensive care facility for patients with diabetes and North America’s only specialized Insulin Pump Center.
3. TV Series Filming Fuels Growth, Changes at Midtown Eatery
- Thursday, March 24, 2016
“Million Dollar Quartet” means major dollars for some Memphis businesses. Erik Proveaux, owner of local restaurant Fuel Café, has been tapped to do on-site catering for the TV series about the birth of rock’n’roll. To meet the increased demand, he’s making some changes to streamline his home base at 1761 Madison Ave.
4. Report: Racial History Fuels Some Backlash Against ASD
- Monday, February 29, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Some of the backlash against the state's Achievement School District is rooted in the historical experience of Memphis and the River City's history of highly charged racial dynamics that date back to the 19th century, a new report says.
5. Hotel Density Fuels Memphis Convention Center Ambitions
- Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The best indicator that the national recession was lifting in Memphis was the emergence this year of numerous plans for new hotels and motels.
But aside from Whitehaven’s 450-room, $90 million Guest House at Graceland, most of the planned projects are small. And the smaller hotels do little to resolve the long-standing chicken-and-egg question about which should come first – more hotel rooms or more and better convention space.
6. Why Airlines Keep Pushing Biofuels: They Have No Choice
- Wednesday, July 22, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel.
7. Passion for Architecture Fuels Looney Ricks Kiss' Norcross
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
Rob Norcross, a principal at Memphis architecture, planning and design firm Looney Ricks Kiss, has increasingly enmeshed himself into public service, holding positions on several key boards or committees.
8. Love of Small Business Fuels Patrick Accounting
- Saturday, February 7, 2015
Matthew Patrick is a CPA and managing member of Patrick Accounting and Tax Services PLLC, the firm he founded in 2003, but to get a better sense of what he does from day to day, he reaches for analogy to describe his work.
9. Haslam’s Medicaid Option Fuels Debate
- Friday, March 29, 2013
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam called it a “third option” as he turned down an expansion of Medicaid funding at least for now with the federal government paying 100 percent of the cost in the first three years.
10. Court Says EPA Overestimates Biofuels Production
- Monday, January 28, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency is overestimating the amount of fuel that can be produced from grasses, wood and other nonfood plants in an effort to promote the fledgling industry.
11. In a First, Gas and Other Fuels are Top US Export
- Monday, January 2, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – For the first time, the top export of the United States, the world's biggest gas guzzler, is – wait for it – fuel.
Measured in dollars, the nation is on pace this year to ship more gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel than any other single export, according to U.S. Census data going back to 1990. It will also be the first year in more than 60 that America has been a net exporter of these fuels.
12. Memphis Biofuels Facility Foreclosed
- Wednesday, June 16, 2010
The property that houses the Memphis Biofuels LLC biodiesel production facility has been foreclosed and will be sold on the courthouse steps, according to a notice that appears on Page 24 of Wednesday’s print edition of The Daily News and also at The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
13. No Sign of 'Major' Commercial Biofuels Investment
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen's timetable for what he has billed as a "major" commercial investment related to Tennessee's biofuels program is about to run out.
The Democratic governor has said he wanted to announce the private investment near the state's biofuels pilot plant in East Tennessee by the end of the year.
14. Tenn. Lawmakers Approve Funding for Biofuels Plant
- Thursday, November 19, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A legislative panel that drew the ire of Gov. Phil Bredesen for delaying approval of a contract to operate a biofuels plant in East Tennessee agreed Wednesday on funding for the project.
15. Bredesen: Biofuels Investment Back in 'Good Shape'
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen said Tuesday that a private investment deal is back on track following discussions between the company and the head of a legislative panel that questioned a state-backed biofuels initiative in East Tennessee.
16. Lawmakers Criticize $70M Tenn. Biofuels Project
- Friday, November 6, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Some state lawmakers say they were misled in approving $70 million for an initiative to turn switchgrass into ethanol and have delayed approval on part of the project.
17. Worsening Job Picture Fuels Slide in Confidence
- Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Consumers’ confidence about the U.S. economy fell unexpectedly in October as job prospects remained bleak, a private research group reported Tuesday, fueling speculation that an already gloomy holiday shopping forecast could worsen.
18. Vaccine Research Fuels Growth at Meridian
- Thursday, July 23, 2009
The Memphis operation of Meridian Life Science Inc., which produces research vaccines, played a key role for a 14 percent quarterly increase in company sales and is poised for future growth.
19. Cargill Sues Memphis Biofuels
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Cargill Inc., a privately held conglomerate that had sales of $120 billion during its 2008 fiscal year, is suing Memphis Biofuels LLC for breach of contract to collect on a debt.
20. Memphis Biofuels Disputes Contract Claim
- Thursday, March 27, 2008
The road to alternative fuels is proving to be a rocky one for Memphis Biofuels LLC.
For the second time in less than a year, the company at 2227 Deadrick Ave. in Orange Mound is taking a would-be partner to court.
21. Tennessee Gov. ProclaimsToday as Biofuels Day
- Thursday, June 28, 2007
Gov. Phil Bredesen has proclaimed today as the first Biofuels Day in Tennessee. In recognition of it being Biofuels Day, biofuel stations across the state have been encouraged to offer reduced prices for the day.
22. Memphis Biofuels Files Federal Suit Against U.S. Alternative Fuels
- Friday, June 15, 2007
Memphis Biofuels LLC has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee against U.S. Alternative Fuels LLC, according to The Daily News Online, www.memphisdailynews.com.
23. Canadian National UnveilsAlternative Fuels Strategy
- Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Canadian National Railway Co. (CN) has unveiled an alternative fuels strategy that is focused on generating new business from the transportation of ethanol and ethanol feedstock, wood pellets and biodiesel fuel.
24. Governor's Conference on BiofuelsTo Explore State's Role in Field
- Friday, April 27, 2007
The Governor's Conference on Biofuels will be held at Montgomery Bell State Park May 30 through June 1. The conference, which is the first of its kind, will explore opportunities to make Tennessee a leader in the bio-ene
25. Memphis Biofuels Opens Its Doors
- Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Memphis Biofuels LLC will host the grand opening of its new facility at 2227 Deadrick Ave. Thursday at 11 a.m.
The opening of Memphis Biofuels marks the second biofuel producer to open
26. Feeding Human Needs Fuels Sanford's Work at Food Bank
- Friday, September 22, 2006
An out-of-court settlement often means a big payday for a plaintiff.
For Susan Sanford of the Memphis Food Bank, settling with a canned-pasta giant in 1997 when the company used the Food Bank's slogan, "Feed the Need," meant two truckloads - or 90,160 pounds - of macaroni and beef.
27. Memphis Biofuels Converts Chemical Plant for Fuel Production
- Tuesday, July 11, 2006
2227 Deadrick Ave.
Memphis, TN 38114
Sale Amount: $1.5 million
Sale Date: June 30, 2006
Buyer: Memphis Biofuels LLC
28. Memphis Biofuels BuysDeadrick Avenue Property
- Thursday, July 6, 2006
Memphis Biofuels Inc. has purchased property at 2227 Deadrick Ave. from The Cochran Corp. for $1.5 million. The 16.98-acre property contains two buildings. The first is a 3,056-square-foot, one-story office building built in 1
29. Fossil Fuels Move Over - Biodiesel Wants to Steal the Show
- Friday, April 28, 2006
On Tuesday afternoon, the cheapest gas to be found in Downtown Memphis' 38103 ZIP Code was $2.71 a gallon at a Mapco on North Bellevue Boulevard. The BP station at 695 Union Ave. had the highest price Downtown, at $2.89 a gallon.
30. Residential Growth Fuels Retail in Tipton
- Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Where people go, businesses will follow. That's a truth that's readily apparent when looking at the commercial growth taking place in south Tipton County.
About 580 new home construction projects were started in Atoka and Munford during 2005, according to the South Tipton County Chamber of Commerce. Following the residential growth are some major commercial projects, and area leaders don't expect activity to decline anytime soon.
31. Area Industrial Market Fuels Optimism
- Wednesday, November 16, 2005
The debate is heating up over a possible shake-up in the way tax breaks are handed out locally. But the idea doesn't appear to have roiled the industrial real estate market or sent developers and landowners scurrying over the county line just yet.