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- Monday, January 29, 2018
Memphis Toys R Us
To Remain Open
A representative with Toys R Us has confirmed to The Daily News that the retailer’s Memphis location, at 7676 Polo Ground Blvd., won’t close after all.
2. Women CEOs Earn Big Pay, But Few of Them Have the Top Job
- Thursday, May 25, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies.
The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By comparison, male CEOs earned $11.4 million, also up 9 percent.
3. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 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.
4. Female CEOs See Pay Rise, But Numbers Remain Small
- Thursday, May 26, 2016
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.
- Friday, August 7, 2015
Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday will run Friday, Aug. 7, at 12:01 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 9, at 11:59 p.m. Certain goods may be purchased tax-free, including clothing $100 or less, school supplies $100 or less and computers $1,500 or less. Visit tn.gov for details.
6. Jobs First
- Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Mary Cox was outside the Tennessee Career Center on Walnut Grove Road near Midtown scouring job listings in the hopes she could find employment.
Cox, 20, had been commuting with a friend to Anthem Career College. When her friend became pregnant and stopped attending the sessions, Cox started showing up at the Career Center to look for a job.
7. That Old Fireplace? No, It’s Strictly Decorative
- Saturday, March 28, 2015
There is a new trend developing in the sale of homes in the area.
In the mid-1930s and up to World War II, then in the period immediately after the War, there was a housing boom in Nashville, especially in Green Hills, Belmont, Hillsboro Village and Historic Richland.
8. McDonald's Workers Detail Burns, Job Hazards
- Tuesday, March 17, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – McDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.
9. Unequal Pay: Must Be a Lot of Good Karma Out There
- Monday, October 13, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Don't ask for a raise. Keeping quiet will give you "superpowers" that will translate into employer trust and other "good karma" that will eventually come back around to your purse.
10. Breaking Through
- Saturday, February 22, 2014
If it was just an abstraction or a mere theory, it wouldn’t have a definition in the dictionary or a website. It would simply be another urban myth.
But with a few keystrokes you can go right to www.glassceiling.com. And the dictionary definition of “glass ceiling” is tangible – “an unfair system or set of attitudes that prevents some people (such as women or people of a certain race) from getting the most powerful jobs.” In fact, you can almost see a woman stuck in middle management, briefcase in hand, staring up at that glass ceiling and wondering: Where do I find the ladder that gets me from here to there?
11. Seminar to Focus on Importance of Women in Business
- Friday, February 21, 2014
When Amy Howell delivers the keynote address at the Women & Business Seminar Feb. 27 at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, she will, rather appropriately, be speaking about the art of appreciating what women can bring to any business setting.
12. Mrs. Olds: Fire Lighter
- Friday, November 30, 2012
TEACHERS, NOT SCHOOLS, TEACH. If you’re wondering how many pieces of notebook paper it takes to produce a truly impressive spitball, it’s 10, give or take.
Terry was occupying most of the rear corner, busily inserting one piece of notebook paper after another into his mouth. Known for both gross weight and behavior, Terry was larger and older than us; the former the result of being so fond of everything in the cafeteria that he went back again and again, and the latter the result of being so fond of several grades that he went back for those, too.
13. Milestone Celebration
- Friday, October 26, 2012
In a few weeks, a quirky Midtown coffeehouse that brims over with culture, from the poetry readings to the bric-a-brac inside to the owner who loves a good poem and the J.J. Abrams TV series “Lost,” will celebrate a milestone.
14. Historically Hip
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
There will be meandering crowds, hand-made art, funky tunes, political campaigning, locally sourced foods and a fireworks display.
More than 400 vendor booths are slated to celebrate this year’s 25th anniversary of the Cooper Young Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of Cooper Street and Young Avenue.
15. City Opens Employee Wellness Clinic
- Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The city of Memphis Wednesday, Aug. 15, will open an Employee Wellness Clinic at 2714 Union Ave. Extended for employees, dependents and retirees covered by the city’s health care plan.
16. Tenn. Senate Passes Bill to Limit Lawsuit Payouts
- Monday, May 16, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to limit lawsuit damages in Tennessee passed the Senate on Thursday despite passionate arguments from opponents that the measure would unfairly target victims.
17. Huff Becomes Enrollment VP at University of Memphis
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Betty Huff has been named vice provost of enrollment services at the University of Memphis.
Huff previously served as acting dean and associate dean of students at the University of New Orleans, registrar at the University of Kentucky and vice chancellor for enrollment services and management at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
18. Official: Police at 'Dead End' in Ark. Car Bombing
- Monday, February 9, 2009
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Detectives are "at a dead end" in their investigation of a bombing that injured the chairman of the state's medical board, a police chief said Friday.
No witnesses have come forward with information about who entered Dr. Trent Pierce's driveway to plant the homemade bomb, West Memphis Police Chief Robert Paudert told The Associated Press.
19. Memphis Carriages on Exhibit At Rivertown Gallery
- Monday, October 2, 2006
Rivertown Gallery presents "Memphis Carriages" through Oct. 31 at 119 S. Main St. The exhibition will feature paintings depicting horses and carriages, as well as local scenes. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 527-7573 or visit www.rivertowngallery.net.
20. Gift Shop Adds Unique Flavor to Cordova Home
- Wednesday, July 6, 2005
If customers miss the sign out front, they might spy the miniature table under a tree in the front yard, set with an empty lemonade pitcher, four little glasses and a beautiful green plant. All that's missing from the scene are young children chasing each other around the spacious front lawn, all but ignoring their pretend afternoon tea party.
21. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by
Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...
22. Archived Article: Mata (lead)
- Tuesday, November 26, 2002
Cooper-Young businesses dont trust light rail plan
Cooper-Young business owners skeptical of MATA plan
By SUE KIRSTEIN
The Daily News
Plans to build a light rail system extension from Downtown to the airport have Cooper-Young area reside...
23. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, November 5, 2001
Super Terminal shows light at the end of the tunnel
Super Terminal-Memphis plans on hold for now
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
A year is a long time in the Memphis intermodal world.
At this time last year, Memphis newspapers were repor...
24. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, April 20, 2001
Calling all Olympic torch bearers Call goes out for local Olympic torchbearers By MARY DANDO The Daily News Calling all potential 2002 Olympic torchbearers the Salt Lake Organizing Committee and Memphis officials are seeking more than a few good peo...
25. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, February 27, 2001
Fourteen Crye-Leike sales associates received the certified premier properties specialist designation, which heightens their m Fourteen Crye-Leike sales associates received the certified premier properties specialist designation, which heightens the...
26. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Seventeen Crye-Leike sales associates in Memphis recently completed a training course on marketing properties valued at $400,0 Seventeen Crye-Leike sales associates in Memphis recently completed a training course on marketing properties valued at $4...
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 24, 1999
Mary A Mary A. Cuyler has been promoted to audit manager of the Memphis office of BDO Seidman LLP. A certified public accountant, Cuyler is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Shannon Kloek of Hnedak Bobo Group Inc. has been elected president o...
28. Archived Article: Merry (lead)
- Tuesday, March 24, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Merry Cook catering plans move to larger facility By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News The Merry Cook catering company has outgrown its current facility and has started renovations on larger quarters at 2898 Perkins Ave. Merry Cook own...
29. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, December 11, 1997
Mary W Mary W. Peete vs. Shelby County and Mayor James Rout. According to the suit, Peete began working for the Shelby County Sheriffs Department as a part-time clerk and worked her way up to a commanders position in which she was in charge of porti...
30. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 17, 1997
Feb Feb. 17 East Memphis Business and Professional Women will meet at the Lulu Grille, 565 Erin Drive. The speaker will be Maryanne Macdonald, director of short course instruction at the University of Memphis. Networking begins at 6 p.m. followed by...
31. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, December 7, 1995
Benchmark Cases Mary Lynn Taylor vs. Promus Hotel Corporation. A repetitive stress injury is the basis for a workers compensation lawsuit filed by a former Promus employee. The plaintiff claims she suffered accidental injuries arising out of and in ...
32. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, November 8, 1995
11/8 Memos Holland Burns has been promoted to catering and conference manager for The Peabody Hotel. Burns previously served as the hotels executive conference center manager. She attended Christian Brothers University. Dawn Dugan has been named pub...