Editorial Results (free)
1. 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.
2. Hospital Association Says Tennesseans Could Lose Insurance
- Monday, March 13, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Hospital Association has come out against a new plan in Congress to repeal and replace the Obama health care law, saying the proposal poses "a dark forecast for the future of hospitals in Tennessee."
3. BCBS Bombshell Leaves Insurance Seekers in Bind
- Thursday, October 20, 2016
Nashville resident Jennifer Murray is caught in the snare of uncertainty looming over Tennessee health insurance coverage.
Self-employed as a health care consultant, the single 48-year-old bought individual coverage through BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee’s marketplace plans each year since the Affordable Care Act took effect in 2014. The company offered the widest range of physicians, and its insurance was accepted in most places.
4. Task Force’s New Health Plan Promising
- Thursday, July 7, 2016
A 3-Star Healthy Task Force appointed to propose a method for catching Tennesseans in a health care coverage gap is taking a politically safe road to reach the same goal as Insure Tennessee.
Yet the route, a TennCare expansion with “triggers” and “circuit breakers,” holds so much uncertainty it’s hard to figure out if the panel will find its destination.
5. Health Care Suffers As Rural Hospitals Continue Slow Fade
- Thursday, September 10, 2015
Fayette County is the latest victim of hospital closings in Tennessee as many rural health care facilities continue to struggle financially.
Methodist Healthcare-Fayette Hospital closed in late March, bringing to four the number of shuttered hospitals in West Tennessee after Gibson General, Humboldt General and Haywood Park Community called it quits in 2014.
6. Bishop Hears Stronger Call After ‘Fighting God’
- Saturday, June 20, 2015
The reason Richard Stika entered the seminary was to get thoughts of being a priest out of his system
It didn’t turn out that way.
On Dec. 14, the bishop of the Knoxville Catholic diocese will mark his 30th anniversary as a priest.
7. Stock-Buyback Programs Hit Record Pace
- Saturday, May 30, 2015
If this was a poker game, it could be said that American companies are doubling down – repurchasing their own stock at a record pace instead of betting on new, outside investments.
TrimTabs Investment Research calculated that companies had announced plans to buy back $133 billion of their own stock in April. That was a new monthly high.
8. Both Sides Dig In for Insure Tennessee Special Session
- Monday, February 2, 2015
Battle lines have been drawn for a Feb. 2 special session of the state Legislature to determine the fate of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Insure Tennessee proposal, which would use federal funds to catch some 280,000 working people falling through a health insurance coverage gap.
9. Both Sides Dig In For Insure Tennessee Special Session
- Saturday, January 31, 2015
Battle lines have been drawn for a Feb. 2 special session of the state Legislature to determine the fate of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Insure Tennessee proposal, which would use federal funds to catch some 200,000 working people falling through a health insurance coverage gap.
10. Haslam Reaches Agreement to Expand Medicaid in Tennessee
- Monday, December 15, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday that he has reached a deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee after more than a year of discussions with federal officials.
The Republican's administration touted the plan as an alternative deal with federal officials. The two-year pilot program, dubbed Insure Tennessee, would provide coverage for the state's uninsured without creating new taxes for Tennesseans.
11. Tennessee Has Lowest Number of Uninsured in Decade
- Wednesday, November 19, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A new University of Tennessee report says the number of uninsured people in Tennessee has hit a 10-year low.
Media cited the study in reporting that the number of people without health insurance shrunk about 25 percent in the first year of the health insurance marketplace, which was implemented under the federal Affordable Care Act. It was the biggest drop since the university began collecting data 20 years ago.
12. Unintended Consequences: ER Visits Increase
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
Hospital officials have been pushing for the state to expand Medicaid health care coverage for thousands of Tennessee’s poorest citizens, despite two significant and related concerns:
Expansion will lead to increased visits to the most expensive place in America for routine health care, the emergency room.
13. Coverage Gap Leaves Rural Tennessee Hospitals on Life Support
- Saturday, September 13, 2014
Four rural hospitals have closed and dozens are at risk of shuttering: That’s the fallout, some say, from Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision not to join the Affordable Care Act in 2013 and tap into millions in promised federal funds for Tennessee’s financially-strapped health care institutions.
14. Cleaner Gas Rule Would Mean Higher Price at Pump
- Monday, April 1, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration's newest anti-pollution plan would ping American drivers where they wince the most: at the gas pump. That makes arguments weighing the cost against the health benefits politically potent.
15. EPA Administrator Jackson Announces Resignation
- Friday, December 28, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, the Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, is stepping down after nearly four years marked by high-profile brawls over global warming pollution, the Keystone XL oil pipeline, new controls on coal-fired plants and several other hot-button issues that affect the nation's economy and people's health.
16. States May Ban Credit Checks on Job Applicants
- Tuesday, March 2, 2010
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - It's hard enough to find a job in this economy, and now some people are facing another hurdle: Potential employers are holding their credit histories against them.
Sixty percent of employers recently surveyed by the Society for Human Resources Management said they run credit checks on at least some job applicants, compared with 42 percent in a somewhat similar survey in 2006.
17. Brown's Independence Could Face Senate Test
- Monday, February 8, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scott Brown says he's a different kind of Republican, a centrist willing to work with Senate Democrats to fix health care and the ailing economy.
18. State Health Groups Assess Senate Bill
- Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Like a ship that survived a storm by tossing cargo overboard, a scaled-down health care reform bill emerged from the U.S. Senate early Monday with no new public option insurance or expanded Medicare provision.
- Monday, June 15, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a metro mixer Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Deadline for registration is today. To register, contact Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
20. Stimulus Credit Lures First-Time Buyers
- Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Like many people, Tyree Nesbit III became addicted to the 24-hour news networks during last year’s presidential campaign.
That habit of keeping up on current events carried over into the new year as Nesbit followed the new administration’s efforts to jumpstart the economy with programs like the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, aka the stimulus bill.
21. Credit Union Group Rejects Hill Mortgage Plan
- Thursday, April 23, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Negotiations between the banking industry and Senate Democrats on a mortgage relief plan hit a snag Wednesday after a trade association representing credit unions said it could not endorse the proposal.
22. Duncan Named Senior VP For Homewood Suites by Hilton
- Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Bill Duncan has been appointed senior vice president of brand management for Homewood Suites by Hilton and the newly launched Home2 Suites by Hilton.
23. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 21, 2003
James Pascover was appointed Better Business of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications
James Pascover was appointed Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South director of marketing and communications. Pascover brings more than 20 yea...
24. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, May 17, 2002
The Dixon Gallery & Gardens will host Symphony in the Gardens, 6 p The Dixon Gallery & Gardens will host Symphony in the Gardens at 6 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy the beauty of the gardens and the symphony combined for this special presentation. Adv...
25. Archived Article: Benchmark Chg
- Thursday, January 2, 1997
Career Consultants Inc Career Consultants Inc. dba Bernard Haldane Associates vs. Wallace Ralston. An Oklahoma company doing business in Memphis as Bernard Haldane Associates is suing a Memphis man in Circuit Court for breach of contract. According ...