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1. NCAA Opens Door to Championships in States With Sports Bets
- Friday, May 18, 2018
The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events and officials in Nevada are already set to get in the game as soon as they can.
The governing body for college sports on Thursday announced a "temporary" lifting of a ban that prevented events like college basketball's NCAA Tournament from being hosted in states that accept wagers on single games. The move comes three days after the Supreme Court overturned a federal law that barred most states from allowing gambling on professional and college sporting events.
2. Man Destroys New Ten Commandments Statue at Arkansas Capitol
- Thursday, June 29, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said.
3. Tennessee Sen. Green Withdraws Nomination for US Army Secretary
- Saturday, May 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump's choice for Army secretary withdrew his nomination on Friday in the face of growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans.
4. Trump Limits IRS Action Over Church Political Activity
- Friday, May 5, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is seeking to further weaken enforcement of an IRS rule barring churches and tax-exempt groups from endorsing political candidates, though his executive order on religious freedom is disappointing some of his supporters.
5. Last Word: Election Day, Game 6 and School Vouchers Get Rolled
- Thursday, April 27, 2017
Intermission in the NBA playoffs as tipoff of Game 6 approaches Thursday evening at the Forum. Look at all of the clouds as the lights dimming and letting you know it’s time to take your seats for the show that is reigniting the local passion for basketball.
6. Last Word: The Borders of Violence, Guilty Verdict and Blue Suede Security
- Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Whenever there is a shooting of or near school children, one of the first things that happens once the police have investigated is detailing exactly where the incident happened – specifically whether it was actually on school property or near school property.
7. Last Word: Rallings at Rotary, The Weight of Cotton and Ugwueke's Path
- Wednesday, January 11, 2017
It’s becoming pretty obvious that this is going to be a big year for the issue of crime and violence in our city. It’s also becoming the year that Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings has found his voice in a job that may be the ultimate glass house for politicians.
8. How to Get Ready for Your VW Payout
- Friday, August 26, 2016
Loyal owners of Volkswagen diesel cars understandably felt betrayed when they learned the German automaker had rigged the testing process to bypass U.S. emissions standards. But many are having a change of heart after learning how much VW will pay them to turn in their cars.
9. Zika Researchers Seeking Volunteers Willing to Be Infected
- Monday, August 22, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – Wanted: Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science.
It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning just such a study – this winter, when mosquitoes aren't biting – to help speed development of much-needed Zika vaccines.
10. Death Sparks 'Autopilot' Car Probe; Man Had Speeding Tickets
- Monday, July 4, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding complicates the question.
11. Insulting In Style
- Friday, May 27, 2016
INTELLIGENT INSULTS. CLEVER COMEBACKS. As we brace for this summer’s political conventions and a general election that promises to raise the lowest levels of public discourse to new heights, I thought I’d share some of my favorite exchanges collected over the years to remind us that we can do this sort of thing with style.
12. Sutton Reid Finalist for Reed Awards
- Saturday, January 30, 2016
The Memphis ad agency that worked on the 2015 mayoral campaign of Jim Strickland is a finalist for three Reed Awards, given nationally by the political trade publication Campaigns & Elections.
13. Sutton Reid Finalist For Reed Awards
- Thursday, January 28, 2016
The Memphis ad agency that worked on the 2015 mayoral campaign of Jim Strickland is a finalist for three Reed Awards, given nationally by the political trade publication Campaigns & Elections.
14. O’Brien Joins Sullivan’s Creative Team
- Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Chris O’Brien has joined Sullivan Branding’s creative team as group creative director. In this role, O’Brien specializes in the design, development, and implementation of creative campaigns. He’s also responsible for overseeing the agency’s creative operations and product.
15. Big League Movers is on the Move
- Thursday, December 25, 2014
Big League Movers is on the move and yes, they’ll be doing the moving themselves.
The Memphis-based company, which can handle virtually every type of moving need from residential moves to corporate relocations, is moving its office headquarters to a 4,000-square-foot space at the Minglewood Hall complex at 1559 Madison Ave. to accommodate more growth.
16. Memphis Bar Judicial Poll Released
- Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Memphis Bar Association poll of attorneys on the judicial races on the Aug. 7 ballot shows 16 percent to as high as 38 percent of the attorneys participating have no opinion in many of the judicial races.
17. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
18. Obama Meeting With Internet CEOs on Tech Privacy
- Monday, March 24, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is meeting with CEOs from leading Internet and technology companies to discuss their concerns about privacy and National Security Agency programs.
19. Music Veterans Record Song to Benefit St. Jude
- Monday, November 25, 2013
The efforts of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have been the focus of an outpouring of financial and charitable support in recent weeks, the latest example of which is a song by music industry veterans to raise money for the hospital.
20. Suburban Voters Decide School Board Races
- Friday, November 8, 2013
Voters in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities elected their respective municipal schools boards Thursday, Nov. 7 with low voter turnouts that reflected that most of the school board positions on the ballots were one-candidate uncontested races.
21. Early Voting Expands in District 91 Primary
- Friday, September 27, 2013
Early voting in the Democratic primary special election for State House District 91 expands Friday, Sept. 27, from the Shelby County Election Commission’s Downtown offices, 157 Poplar Ave., to three satellite locations.
22. Next Wave
- Friday, June 7, 2013
What do you follow a splash park with at the Children’s Museum of Memphis?
A robotic cow, of course.
As children out of school for the summer enjoy the newly opened “H2Oh! Splash” water park at Hollywood Street and Central Avenue, museum public relations and marketing director Carrie Roberts says plans are being made for the robotic cow and a barn on the other side of the museum property including an outdoor classroom.
23. Obama Carries Shelby, Cohen Over Flinn and Two Tax Hikes Defeated
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
President Barack Obama carried Shelby County in unofficial Nov. 6 election returns as his Republican challenger Mitt Romney took the state’s 11 electoral votes.
Voter turnout in the most popular election cycle among Shelby County voters was 61.9 percent, about the same percentage as four years ago. But the 371,256 voters is fewer than 2008 when more than 400,000 Shelby County voters cast ballots. The percentage is about the same because there are fewer registered voters in Shelby County than there were four years ago after a purge by election officials.
24. LGSTX Services Expands Local Warehouse
- Friday, October 19, 2012
LGSTX Services Inc. is relocating and expanding its Memphis warehouse operations. The Wilmington, Ohio-based firm, which specializes in aviation support and facility services, has leased 184,680 square feet across two facilities in the Southwide Distribution area at 363 Burma Road and 410 Burma Road.
25. New Panera Underscores Midtown’s ‘Tipping Point’
- Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Panera Bread Co. is coming to one of Midtown’s busiest streets following years of site selection in the area.
26. Arkansas Court Rejects More Time for Casino Measure
- Friday, September 21, 2012
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously denied a Texas businessman's bid for more time to gather signatures for a casino legalization measure he hoped to get on the November ballot, backing the state's determination that his first attempt fell short.
27. Suburban School Board Races Almost Set
- Friday, August 17, 2012
Races on the Nov. 6 ballot for six sets of suburban school boards took shape Thursday, Aug. 16, at the noon filing deadline for candidate qualifying petitions.
The candidates that made the deadline have another week to withdraw from the races if they wish.
28. Poplar Transformation
- Monday, July 9, 2012
Two big retail deals have recently been inked on the Poplar Avenue corridor, soon filling empty spaces on the city’s busiest street.
A new Family Dollar is going in the old Stringer’s Garden Center site at 2974 Poplar, while Office Depot and Hollywood Feed are going in the former Samuel’s Furniture space at 5502-5510 Poplar, near South Yates Road.
29. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 6, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
30. 6 Months Later, What has Occupy Protest Achieved?
- Monday, March 19, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – As spring approaches, Occupy Wall Street protesters who mostly hibernated all winter are beginning to stir with plans for renewed demonstrations six months after the movement was born.
31. MED Fdtn. Names Brandenburg Director of Development
- Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Joe Brandenburg has joined The MED Foundation as director of development.
Hometown: Connersville, Ind.
Education: B.A., mass communications, Western Kentucky University; master’s in public administration, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
32. Minority Biz Council Presents Awards
- Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division outshined co-finalists FedEx Express and Smith & Nephew to win Corporation of the Year Friday during the 26th annual Robert R. Church Achievement Awards Luncheon.
33. Staying Afloat
- Monday, July 4, 2011
In a sink-or-swim economy, businesses specializing in luxury items often take the hardest hit, but the local pool industry has managed to stay afloat in the past few years by diversifying products and services and shifting more construction resources toward renovations.
34. Agape North Partners with Miss. Retailers
- Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Agape North, a Memphis-based clothing company that makes apparel and gives back to charity with each purchase, has established a partnership with two well-known department stores in Mississippi – Reed’s in Tupelo and Neilson’s in Oxford.
35. Long Combines Love for Design, Family Biz
- Friday, March 25, 2011
Brent Long, vice president of special events for Holliday Flowers, literally grew up in his mother’s flower shop.
36. Bloom Joins Good Advertising
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Audra Bloom has joined Good Advertising as senior account manager.
Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
37. Customer-Driven MBAs Win-Win For Students, Employers
- Friday, September 10, 2010
Mark Reed doesn’t have to worry about graduating without a job waiting for him.
Unlike thousands of highly qualified MBA students across the country who will face a lagging job market with hefty student loans in tow, Reed secured a position the day he started classes at the University of Memphis.
38. Bloodworth Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award
- Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Russell Bloodworth, executive vice president of Boyle Investment Co., has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Memphis Chapter of Lambda Alpha International, the land economics society.
39. Byrnes to Take MAHBA Reins
- Thursday, December 24, 2009
Tommy Byrnes of Byrnes Ostner Investments Inc. will serve as 2010 president of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, the group’s executive director, Don Glays, said this week.
40. MERI Names Roberts Human Resources Coordinator
- Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Nancy Roberts has joined the Medical Education & Research Institute (MERI) as human resources coordinator.
Roberts joins MERI after working as vice president of organization development for a large apartment real estate investment trust. In addition, Roberts has more than 15 years of HR experience, including serving in the human resources capacity for a large retail operation and a large marketing firm.
41. Medtronic Consultant Didn't Disclose Company Ties
- Thursday, July 30, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Medtronic consultant failed to disclose that he was working for the medical device manufacturer, even while asking Congress for funding to research the company's treatments for soldiers wounded in combat, according to an influential Republican senator.
42. Gov't Going After Companies Hiring Illegal Workers
- Friday, May 1, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is pursuing employers who knowingly hire and exploit illegal workers, a policy not significantly different from the Bush administration's, according to a copy of the guidelines obtained by The Associated Press.
43. Doctor Continues Advancing Robotic Surgery in Memphis
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Patients are recovering from hysterectomies and surgeries for cervical cancer more quickly and with less blood loss when robots are used in the operating room, according to a study by Dr. Todd D. Tillmanns of The West Clinic.
44. Shoemaker Financial's Allen Earns Circle of Excellence
- Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Frank Allen, a certified financial planner and financial adviser with Shoemaker Financial, has achieved the Circle of Excellence award from Securian Financial Services for his performance in 2007.
- Tuesday, February 5, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet will be provided for $18. Shelby County Sherriff Mark Luttrell will speak on "What Citizens Can Do to Lower Crime." Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or email@example.com.
- Monday, February 4, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Tom Burgess, chief engineer for the Tennessee Aeronautics Division of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, will present "Aeronautics in Tennessee."
47. Two Matthews Bros. PropertiesSell at Foreclosure Auction
- Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Two properties tied to Mark S. Matthews were bought by INSOUTH Bank at a foreclosure auction last week after the borrowing entities - of which Matthews is president - defaulted on loans through INSOUTH.
48. Hugueley Named Chief Nursing Officer For Methodist Extended Care Hospital
- Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Sandra Hugueley has been named chief nursing officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital (MECH). Hugueley joined Methodist in 1996 as a registered nurse and became nurse manager of Medical-Surgical ICU at Methodist North Hospital in 1997. She recently served as corporate director of Interim Administrative Services.
49. Mo' Mansions
- Monday, September 18, 2006
It's true that a million dollars may not buy what it once did, but in Memphis it still will buy one heck of a home.
Some of that trend is the result of Memphis' and Shelby County's affordably priced housing, said Lew Alvarado, a research associate with the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Memphis.
50. Wassmer Captures Account Exec Spot at Thompson & Berry
- Wednesday, June 7, 2006
Katie Wassmer has been promoted to account executive at Thompson & Berry Public Relations, a division of Thompson & Co. Wassmer has been with Thompson & Berry for two years. She joined the company as an intern. Wassmer graduated from the University of Memphis in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in journalism/public relations.
51. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, March 9, 2005
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division and Promotions
Smith & Nephew Announces New Division, Promotions
Steve Hirsch was named president of Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, a new division of the company opening in Europe. The following ...
52. Archived Article: Lead
- Wednesday, February 16, 2005
By Andy Meek
Mortgage Company Expands to Tipton
Firm chooses growing county for new headquarters
The Daily News
Thanks to strong customer demand in Tipton County, a mortgage banking service thats based in Millington is openi...
53. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 5, 2004
Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn to speak at Hilton Hotel
Chamber Presents Frontline Politics Series
The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Planning and Development presents a Tennessee Department of Transportation long-range transportat...
54. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Monday, January 5, 2004
AmSouth Bancorp. Begins
Direct Stock Purchase Plan
AmSouth Bancorp. is introducing a direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan that replaces the existing AmSouth dividend reinvestment and common stock purchase pla...
55. Archived Article: Real Focus (vesta)
- Tuesday, June 20, 2000
Excitement building along with Vesta homes Excitement building along with Vesta homes By KEN GARLAND JR. Special to The Daily News The kick off of the 2000 Vesta Home Show began in May with its annual groundbreaking ceremony. The show will open in O...
56. Archived Article: Marketpl (lawn)
- Monday, June 12, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Keeping the grass trimmed can bring in the green By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Christopher Kirby, owner of Total Yard Care, enjoys working outdoors, and hes not alone. Kirbys business license is one of 17 filed by lawn care ...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 3, 1998
William N William N. Reed has been named president and chief operating officer of Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell. Reed concentrates his practice in litigation. He received undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Mississippi. Th...
58. Archived Article: Desoto Cvc Cntr Lj
- Thursday, April 23, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON DeSoto Civic Center groundbreaking set for Friday By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News After more than five years on the drawing board, the DeSoto County Civic Center is about to start becoming a reality. Members of the DeSoto County C...
59. Archived Article: Flood Study Chg
- Thursday, September 4, 1997
Shelby County mayor Jim Rout announced Wednesday the formation of the Memphis Metropolitan Study Steering Committee and appointed 23 people to guide development of an $850,000 plan to prevent flooding in a five-county area Committee to guide flood p...
60. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 5, 1997
Dr. Lucy Vinturella has joined the counseling staff of The Center for Counseling, a division of Health First Medical Group. Vinturella completed her Ph.D. at the University of Memphis and formerly was a staff clinician at MCCC Behavioral Care Inc. a...
61. Archived Article: Church Awards
- Monday, November 13, 1995
11/13 jts Church awards Church Awards honor Allied Electrical, Memphis Airport Mid-South Minority Business Council recognizes achievement By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News The Memphis/Shelby County Airport took honors for Corporation of the Year from t...