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1. Northern Mississippi Lawmaker Discloses Dementia Diagnosis
- Monday, March 27, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."
2. How safe is our food?
- Saturday, July 16, 2016
It’s not easy being a food inspector in Tennessee, dealing with an updated statewide food code to protect the public from foodborne illnesses and educating restaurateurs, many with their own ideas about their cuisine, on following the rules.
- Saturday, February 8, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
4. Weddle-West Voted GRE Board Chair-Elect
- Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, dean of the graduate school, vice provost for academic affairs and director of diversity initiatives at the University of Memphis, has been voted chair-elect of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) Board. The national board establishes all policies for the GRE program, the most widely used graduate-school admissions test, and oversees GRE assessments, services and research.
5. Supreme Court: 'Pay to Delay' Generic Drugs Can be Illegal
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ruled Monday that deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can be sometimes be illegal and therefore challenged in court.
6. Mississippi House OKs List of Tax Breaks for Businesses
- Thursday, February 28, 2013
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi House has approved tens of millions of dollars' worth of tax breaks for businesses, but it's unclear if the proposals will survive the Senate.
A top budget writer, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Herb Frierson, estimated Tuesday that the proposed tax breaks would be worth at least $50 million a year and he said that's a big problem. Frierson, R-Poplarville, said the $5.5 billion state budget is already stretched thin. He said even if legislators spend all the available cash for the fiscal year that starts July 1, they'd still be $172 million short of paying for critical needs. Taking out another $50 million would put the shortage at $222 million.
- Saturday, December 8, 2012
LightWave Solar will host a lunch & learn titled “How Solar Can Work for Your Home or Business” Friday, Dec. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the River Tower at South Bluffs clubhouse, 655 Riverside Drive. R.S.V.P. to Grace Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-641-4050, ext. 104.
8. Bryant Gets Bill Allowing Private Pay to MDA Chief
- Friday, April 13, 2012
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Private donors could again boost the salary of Mississippi's state economic development director, under a plan that House members sent Wednesday to Gov. Phil Bryant.
9. Apple's Next Hot Release: The Dividend Check
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple made computers sexy. Can it do the same for the musty old dividend?
Issuing a regular payment to your stockholders after years of just amassing cash used to be an admission that your company has run out of creative ideas to grow profits.
10. St. Blues Guitar Takes Pride in High-Quality Product
- Monday, February 6, 2012
A front page story in The New York Times last month did a deep dive into the manufacturing cycle of Apple’s ubiquitous iPhones, walking through in detail why the company makes its signature product overseas in a way that can’t be done here.
- Thursday, October 27, 2011
Hutchison School will host an Upper School Visitor Day for girls entering grades nine through 12 in the fall of 2012 Thursday, Oct. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hutchison, 1740 Ridgeway Road. For more information, call 762-6672 or visit www.hutchisonschool.org.
12. Coming Back
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
If you were a beautician in Frayser in the 1960s, you probably trained for your job at the Jett School of Beauty either at the Northgate Shopping Center or a strip shopping center on North Watkins Street in the Georgian Hills section of Frayser.
13. Exchange Club Announces Board
- Monday, August 2, 2010
The Exchange Club Family Center has announced new board members and officers for 2010-2011.
The new board members are Grant Adams, Holly Walters Craft, Adrienne Daily-Evans, Dr. Sheryl Davis, Handel Durham, Joe Fracchia, Dr. Patrick Randolph, Mike Fay, Dr. John Holmes, Shelly Rice and Rick Holland.
14. Analysis: Miss. AARP Claims $5M Win in 2010 Session
- Tuesday, May 25, 2010
The Mississippi AARP's foot soldiers have accomplished a notable feat in a tough budget year: they persuaded lawmakers to approve $5 million for programs to benefit the disabled and elderly.
The legislation, which was signed by Gov. Haley Barbour on Friday, also requires the Division of Medicaid to develop a plan that meets the national standards for the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, known as PACE.
15. Second Ban on Abortion Funding Goes to Miss. Governor
- Thursday, April 29, 2010
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers on Wednesday sent Gov. Haley Barbour a bill to ban public funding for most abortions, a move that critics said is unnecessary because it repeats what's been in state law the past eight years.
16. Memphian LaVere Readies for Busy Summer
- Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Memphis music is big business. And it’s the workhorses like Amy LaVere who make it so.
LaVere, a singer about whom the Los Angeles Daily News once raved, “Something like this doesn’t come along every day,” is in the midst of a creative resurgence. Because of it, her schedule is filling up fast.
17. Vaccines on Horizon for AIDS, Alzheimer's, Herpes
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
MARIETTA, Pa. (AP) - Malaria. Tuberculosis. Alzheimer's disease. AIDS. Pandemic flu. Genital herpes. Urinary tract infections. Grass allergies. Traveler's diarrhea. You name it, the pharmaceutical industry is working on a vaccine to prevent it.
18. Miss. Gov't Job Applications Going Electronic Only
- Tuesday, September 22, 2009
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - People seeking state government jobs in Mississippi will have to fill out applications on computers starting in January.
State Personnel Board director Lynn Fitch said Monday that pen-and-paper job applications are becoming a thing of the past.
19. The MED to Benefit From SCHIP Bill
- Monday, February 2, 2009
The bill passed Friday by the U.S. Senate reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program also makes permanent the ability of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis to continue to be reimbursed by Arkansas and Mississippi for treating the uninsured from those states.
20. Methodist Takes Olive Branch Request to Legislature
- Thursday, November 13, 2008
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare will seek direct approval from the Mississippi Legislature for a new $151 million hospital in Olive Branch instead of going through the normal process of obtaining a certificate of need from the state’s Department of Health.
21. Archived Article: Trends Focus
- Monday, September 15, 2003
Lost signs, lost advertising thanks to storm
Damaged Signs Mean Dollar Signs for Some
The Daily News
The first thing Cheryl Mesler who owns Burkes Bookstore along with her husband, Corey saw when she arrived to work early Jul...
22. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, July 2, 2001
Allied Business Brokers, 555 Perkins Road Extended, Suite 418, was sold to Robert Rasch, who has owned several other businesse Allied Business Brokers, 555 Perkins Road Extended, Suite 418, was sold to Robert Rasch, who has owned several other busin...
23. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, October 17, 2000
Fifty two Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates earned the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation this year A total of 52 Memphis-area Crye-Leike sales associates recently earned the accredited buyer representative designation. They jo...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 14, 1999
Gene Auerbach Named AutoZone's Gene Auerbach has joined AutoZone Inc. as senior vice president, store development. Auerbach previously was director of Asian operations for The Dairy Farm Co. and senior vice president, international, at PriceCostco. ...