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1. View From the Hill: Taxing Online Sales Not Such an Easy Fix
- Thursday, January 12, 2017
Cumberland Transit owner Allen Doty isn’t sure if a rule requiring major out-of-state retailers to collect Tennessee sales taxes will create more equity for his shop.
But Doty, who has been selling everything from bicycles to kayaks and camping gear for 34 years in Nashville, is definitely tired of people shopping in his store for hours, snapping a picture of shoes they like, then going home and buying them online “just to avoid sales tax.”
2. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 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.
3. Could This Be the Year the Crimson Tide Rolls Out With a Loss at Tennessee?
- Friday, October 14, 2016
Tennessee defensive end LaTroy Lewis was raised in Akron, Ohio, and recalls a special Saturday of football each fall when he was a youth: Ohio State vs. Michigan.
“That’s what I was taught my whole life,” Lewis says, “and then I got down here in the South, and it was kind of like: ‘Is there any other game beside Tennessee and Alabama?’”
4. Design Board Approves New Peabody Place Facade
- Friday, November 06, 2015
The Downtown Memphis Commission’s Design Review Board approved a multitude of Downtown projects Wednesday, Nov. 4, including new Peabody Place Tower signage and Central Station plans that include an outdoor Malco movie screen.
5. Consumers Fuel Steady US Economy as Rest of World Struggles
- Monday, February 02, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness.
Companies have been hiring at healthy rates for the past year. Layoffs hover near historic lows. Auto sales are strong. Gas prices have sunk. Congressional budget fights have faded. Americans are increasingly confident.
6. May We Remember
- Friday, October 31, 2014
MAY WE NOTE LEST WE FORGET. The day after Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee died last week, I told my audience that I was going to open my remarks with a question, and I knew I was going to be depressed by the answer.
- Monday, September 09, 2013
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will screen the U.S. premiere of BBC documentary “Otis Redding: Soul Ambassador” Monday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Cost is free. Visit staxmuseum.com.
- Saturday, September 07, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
9. Under the Microscope
- Saturday, May 18, 2013
A little-known federal program widely used in Memphis to provide hospitals and health centers that treat the nation’s most vulnerable patients with hefty discounts on outpatient drugs is under scrutiny from Congress, regulators and the pharmaceutical industry.
10. Ricin in Obama Letter, Odd Packages Scramble Hill
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Letters sent to President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks Wednesday, and authorities chased reports of other suspicious mail at a U.S. Capitol already on edge.
11. International Exposure
- Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Memphis hotel industry can thank at least 200,000 of its room nights last year to European visitors booked by tour operators.
European stays in Memphis averaged three nights, with each person spending more than $200 per day.
12. Tigers Weather Elements, Past to Give Fuente First Victory
- Friday, October 12, 2012
If the first victory of the Justin Fuente Era proves to be something of a turning point for the University of Memphis football program, it will be remembered differently in the days and years ahead.
13. DMC Hires Firm for South Main Branding
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Downtown Memphis Commission unanimously voted to hire Nashville-based North Star Destination Strategies to help in the organization’s South Main branding campaign at its monthly board meeting Friday, May 25.
14. Downtown Commission Reviews South Main Branding, Chisca
- Monday, May 28, 2012
The Downtown Memphis Commission unanimously approved to hire Nashville-based North Star Destination Strategies to help in the organization’s South Main branding campaign at its monthly board meeting Friday, May 25.
15. Memphis-Made Video Stars ‘Two Kings’
- Thursday, March 08, 2012
A new music video recently filmed in Memphis features the unlikely duo of veteran country artist Pam Tillis and Memphis native and rising rhythm and blues star Kris Thomas.
16. Job Market Improves Modestly as Unemployment Falls
- Monday, November 07, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The American job market improved modestly in October, and economists looking deeper into the numbers found real reasons for optimism – or at least what counts for optimism in this agonizingly slow economic recovery.
17. Obama Reaps Victory as Judges Uphold Health Law
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) – In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati handed the administration a victory Wednesday by agreeing that the government can require a minimum amount of insurance for Americans.
18. La. Companies Ask Judge to End Drilling Moratorium
- Tuesday, June 22, 2010
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Companies that ferry people and supplies to offshore oil rigs asked a federal judge Monday to lift a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling projects imposed in the aftermath of the massive Gulf spill.
19. 50 Years of Secrets
- Thursday, April 08, 2010
Catholic priests accused of child sexual abuse in Memphis moved to different parishes and cities without parishioners or authorities being alerted, according to recently opened Circuit Court records.
20. Charities Still Stung by Madoff Scandal Year Later
- Monday, December 14, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Nancy Falchuk will never forget the phone call. She was in Boston, it was raining and the news was bad. Hadassah, the century-old Jewish charity she had been elected to lead a year earlier, had just lost a big chunk of its endowment in a Ponzi scheme – maybe as much as $90 million (euro61 million).
21. Pelosi Supports New Help for Ailing US Automakers
- Thursday, November 13, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic congressional leaders want Congress to work in a lame duck session on a financial bailout for the troubled U.S. auto industry, which is suffering under the weight of poor sales, tight credit and a sputtering economy.
22. Weak Rules Cripple Appraiser Oversight
- Tuesday, August 19, 2008
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - As soaring home prices set the stage for America's great housing meltdown, a critical step in making sure those home sales were a fair deal - the real estate appraisal - was undermined from within.
23. Superior of Ex-Priest Claims He Lied to Pope
- Friday, March 07, 2008
A Dominican priest has claimed he lied to now-deceased Pope John Paul II when he told the pontiff in a letter that he had tried to get other church assignments for a Memphis priest who sexually abused a 14-year-old boy in 2000.
24. Don't Miss This Visit
- Friday, February 23, 2007
Betty Williams enjoys dressmaking and gardening, walking her dog, reading, swimming and writing, according to her curriculum vitae at www.nobelprize.org.
She attended Catholic schools growing up - St. Teresa's Primary School and St. Dominic's Grammar School in Northern Ireland. Her father worked as a butcher and her mother was a housewife. Williams had two children with her first husband, Ralph: a son, Paul, and a daughter, Deborah. While she was raising her kids, she worked as a receptionist.
25. Washington Post Veteran Discusses Role in U of M's Journalism Program
- Friday, November 03, 2006
As an 8-year-old boy growing up in New York City, Bob Levey caught the newspaper bug early. He would ride the subway and devour the newspapers that had been left behind by commuters.
"I thought they were the most fascinating thing I had ever seen," Levey said.
26. Melick Tapped to Manage Fixed Income Banking Group at Morgan Keegan & Co.
- Wednesday, July 05, 2006
Jordan Melick has joined Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. as a managing director for the firm's Fixed Income Banking Group. Melick previously was managing director of the health care finance team of Minneapolis, Minn.-based Piper Jaffray & Co. He began his career in health financing in 1991 at Detroit-based Comerica Bank.
- Tuesday, November 29, 2005
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors presents "The Three F's of the New Starting Point Program" from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Martin Edwards Jr. Education Center at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Visit www.maar.org to register.
- Wednesday, November 23, 2005
The Daily News' offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday and will remain open during normal business hours.
The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts hosts a Thanksgiving Musical Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Saturday at 255 N. Main St. The event features performances by Lalah Hathaway, Peabo Bryson and Norman Brown & Everette Harp. Ticket prices start at $39. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 525-1515 for ticket information.
29. Cannon Center Hosts Thanksgiving Extravaganza
- Monday, November 21, 2005
The Germantown Chamber of Commerce hosts a home tour meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the chamber, located at 2195 S. Germantown Road. Call 755-1200 for more information.
30. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 29, 1997
Amanda E Amanda E. Suzore has joined Pickering Firm Inc. as an executive secretary. She has more than 12 years experience as an administrative assistant and previously worked for Allen & Hoshall. Willa Martin Bailey has been named senior vice pr...