Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Making Memphis Easier, Strickland on Graceland and Construction Jobs
- Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Some of the BSMF reviews in from this past weekend are thumbs up for the way Memphis In May has ramped up what you might call its infrastructure around Uber, Lyft and little items like muddy boots for the increasing number of Memphians and visitors who are ready to go no matter what the weather is doing. And they may opt for some other way into Downtown beyond driving a car and finding a parking place and walking, especially when there’s a drop off at the northern end of the music festival. Even a fire hydrant water flow to take the mud off your boots. We can make Memphis easier with less effort than we think at the outset.
2. Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Budget After Threatening Veto
- Monday, March 26, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday, averting a midnight government shutdown just hours after declaring he was considering a veto.
Trump said he was "very disappointed" in the package, in part because it did not fully fund his plans for a border wall with Mexico and did not address some 700,000 "Dreamer" immigrants who are now protected from deportation under a program that he has moved to eliminate.
3. Last Word: Wiretaps in the Wright Case, Target Layoffs and SCS Looks To Move
- Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Democratic Congressman Steve Cohen of Memphis among those boycotting the State of the Union address Tuesday evening by President Donald Trump. “The president is unworthy of the podium, the position and the power.” Republican Congressman David Kustoff of Germantown among those not boycotting SOTU. “Just one year after president Trump took the oath of office, our economy is the strongest it has been in decades. … We passed historic tax reform and we bolstered our military and support our veterans. Last year, the president kept his promises and tonight, he told the American people that he is not done.”
4. Last Word: Bonus For the Head Tiger, Brooks Downtown? and Harris Runs
- Thursday, October 5, 2017
A $100,000 bonus from the University of Memphis board of trustees for U of M president David Rudd at Wednesday’s trustees meeting. The bonus is from private funds raised by the university foundation. The board also approved a paid parental leave policy – specifically the funding for that policy. And it reviewed scaled-back plans for the $30 million new rec center for students that will incorporate some of the existing rec center.
5. Florida Didn’t Kill UT’s Season; Vanderbilt Could
- Thursday, November 24, 2016
Tennessee’s primary goal for the 2016 football season was to win the SEC East Division, and the Vols failed.
Does that mean the season was a failure?
Not until the No. 24-ranked Vols play Vanderbilt on Saturday night (7:30, SEC Network) in Nashville and find out their bowl destination.
6. 'Excellent' First Meeting for Obama, Trump
- Friday, November 11, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a cordial beginning to their transfer of power, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House Thursday. Obama called the 90-minute meeting "excellent," and his successor said he looked forward to receiving the outgoing president's "counsel."
7. Bad Week for Jones Means Losing On, Off the Field
- Friday, November 4, 2016
If Tennessee football coach Butch Jones thought last Saturday night was bad in Columbia, South Carolina, he had no idea what was waiting when he got back to Knoxville.
Fans were still stewing over UT’s 24-21 loss to unranked South Carolina. It dropped the then-ranked No. 18 Vols (5-3, 2-3 SEC) out of the polls and probably out of contention for the East Division title and SEC Championship game.
8. From University Labs to the Marketplace
- Saturday, September 12, 2015
The health care industry contributed $38.8 billion to Middle Tennessee’s economy in 2014, according to a study released by the Nashville Health Care Council, which is a 32.9 percent increase from the 2010.
9. Redbirds-Turned-Cardinals Enjoy The Big Leagues While They Can
- Friday, August 7, 2015
June 26, 2015. Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Mo. Rookie Cardinals infielder Greg Garcia is pinch-hitting for the pitcher in the eighth inning of a game the team trails, 2-1, against the Chicago Cubs.
10. 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.
11. It’s Art
- Thursday, November 13, 2014
“But is it __?” This clue is used in dozens of crossword puzzles. The answer is ART. At Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, tucked away in the Northwest Arkansas hills, the question’s answer is “You’d better believe it!” My heart sings to know that Crystal Bridges, open now since Nov. 11, 2011, is a major world player in its field.
12. UTHSC Professor Awarded $1.58 Million Grant
- Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Professor Jonathan Wall of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received a $1.58 million grant for amyloid disease research.
13. NY Collector Sues Eggleston Over Images
- Friday, April 6, 2012
A New York collector claims in a lawsuit that photographer William Eggleston’s decision to sell oversized versions of some of his iconic images has diluted the resale value of the originals.
- Friday, January 13, 2012
Rhodes College will debut its new lecture series, Communities in Conversation, with a discussion with linguist, political activist and writer Noam Chomsky Friday, Jan. 13, at 5 p.m. in McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes College. Chomsky will discuss the Occupy Wall Street movement. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information about the series, contact Dr. Jonathan Judaken at 843-3292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Mid-South Roundtable will meet for its annual networking event Thursday, Jan. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Francis Church, 2100 N. Germantown Parkway, Parish Life Center, room 108. Ted Townsend, Greater Memphis regional director of the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development, will speak about Gov. Bill Haslam’s jobs initiative. Cost is free. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Space is limited. To register, visit www.cscmp.org or email email@example.com.
- Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Cannon Wright Blount accounting firm will continue its series of seminars on how to use QuickBooks accounting software Wednesday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the firm, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. The two-hour class costs $75, and seating is limited. To reserve a place, visit www.cannonwrightblount.com/resources. For more information about the QuickBooks seminar series, call Debbie Bossé or Cathy Russell at 685-7500.
17. Noam Chomsky to Speak About Occupy Wall Street
- Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Rhodes College will debut its new lecture series Communities in Conversation with a discussion with linguist, political activist and writer Noam Chomsky Jan. 13 at 5 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom, Bryan Campus Life Center, on the Rhodes campus.
18. European Finan. Crisis Tops AP Picks of '11 Biz Stories
- Thursday, December 22, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Europe took the financial world on a stomach-churning ride in 2011.
The rising threat of default by heavily indebted European countries spread fear across financial markets and weighed on economies worldwide. As the year came to a close, banks and investors nervously watched Europe's political and financial leaders scramble to prevent the 17-nation eurozone from breaking apart.
19. 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.
20. Ardent Studios Adds New Film Department
- Thursday, June 9, 2011
Ardent Studios will celebrate the opening of its new film department with a reception Thursday night, June 9, at the legendary recording studio.
The new venture represents a tie to Ardent’s past. L.A. film veteran Jonathan Pekar will head the department. His father, Ron Pekar, was the graphic designer for Ardent in the early days, designing the original studio logo ad the iconic neon logo for Big Star’s “#1 Record.”
21. Littleton Promoted to Manager of Private Banking at Paragon
- Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Wayne Littleton has been promoted to manager of private banking at Paragon National Bank. He also will continue to serve as president of the bank’s Saddle Creek branch, 7600 Poplar Ave.
22. 'On Fire'
- Monday, February 28, 2011
The day after her Feb. 16 concert in Memphis at Minglewood Hall, the frontwoman for Grace Potter and the Nocturnals let her Twitter followers know how much she enjoyed herself.
23. Municipal Bond Market Draws Scrutiny
- Wednesday, November 24, 2010
One of the newest corners of the economy to come under scrutiny is one of the most traditionally predictable.
Municipal bond prices saw some surprising drops this month, leading to concern about what might be around the corner in the normally stable market for bonds backed by state and local governments and other public entities.
- Thursday, October 28, 2010
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter and University of Memphis Law Student Chapter of the Federalist Society will present a lecture by Wall Street Journal columnist and author John Fund titled “A Visitor’s Guide to an Alien Planet: Washington, D.C.” Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Wade Auditorium at the law school, 1 N. Front St. The event is free and open to the public.
25. AP Source: DirecTV CEO in Talks to Join News Corp.
- Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The chief executive of DirecTV Group Inc. is in talks to return to News Corp. to be Rupert Murdoch's second in command.
26. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 8, 2004
Rhodes Professor Honored as Professor of the Year
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