Airlines canceled nearly 7,000 weekend flights and started to cut Monday service as the ripple effects of driving snow and ice that brought many East Coast airports to a standstill drifted into the next work week.
24. Impatient Clemmons Anxious for Minority Voice to Be Heard - Saturday, January 23, 2016
Democratic state Rep. John Ray Clemmons is only halfway through his first two-year term representing District 55 in Nashville. But he’s not willing to wait years to speak out or push for change.25. Some Funds Offer to Tame Market's Chaos, But at a Price - Friday, January 22, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Freaked out by the stock market's big swings?
Then the investment industry has something it built just for you: funds that hope to offer a steadier ride. That sounds especially comforting after this year's jarring start for markets, in which drops of more than 1 percent have become typical. But be careful, the funds carry their own risks.26. Southwestern Energy to Cut 1,100 Jobs Amid Oil Slump - Friday, January 22, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Southwestern Energy said it will cut 1,100 jobs, or about 44 percent of its workforce, as the price of crude wallows at levels not seen in more than a decade.
The oil and natural gas company had about 2,500 employees before the announced layoffs, said a Southwestern Energy spokeswoman.27. Is That Credit Card With the Annual Fee Really Worth It? - Thursday, January 21, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now's the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.
Chances are, it's not.28. Wal-Mart to Give Pay Raises to Most of its Workers - Thursday, January 21, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Most of Wal-Mart's U.S. employees will get raises as part of the world's largest retailer's previously announced commitment to invest in its workforce.
Wal-Mart, which announced in October that it would invest $2.7 billion in its workforce over two years, said more than 1.2 million U.S. hourly workers will receive pay increases. The company, which has 1.4 million U.S. workers, also will provide basic short-term disability at no cost to full-time hourly workers and allow workers to accrue paid time off as they earn it.29. Delta Posts $980 Million 4Q Profit on Lower Fuel Prices - Wednesday, January 20, 2016
DALLAS (AP) — Cheaper jet fuel thanks to falling oil prices helped Delta Air Lines earn $980 million in the fourth quarter despite lower revenue than a year ago.
Delta shares rose almost 5 percent in midday trading Tuesday, recovering some of their January losses.30. Get Used to it: Big Drops for Stocks are Back Again - Tuesday, January 19, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, this is scary. Stock prices plunged again Friday and are down 8 percent in just two weeks, an unprecedented slide for a start of a year.
The vicious drops feel even more unsettling because they're such a departure from the placid and strong returns that investors had been enjoying for years. Like vacationers returning from a warm beach to a slushy commute to work, the shock of change is making something already painful even more so.31. Bend and a Beer: Yoga Classes and Craft Breweries Team Up - Tuesday, January 19, 2016
MIAMI (AP) — Call it detox and retox: Around the country, yogis are jumping up from savasana and hopping onto a barstool as yoga classes are making their way into breweries.
While the teaching is traditional, the classes tend to attract newbies, especially men, says Beth Cosi, found of Bendy Brewski in Charleston, South Carolina and Memphis.32. Last Word: Tri-State's Deal With First Tennessee, Matt Barnes' Fine and The Grind - Monday, January 18, 2016
It sounds strange to refer to this as a holiday weekend – the anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.33. NBA Fines Grizzlies' Barnes $35K for Inappropriate Comments - Monday, January 18, 2016
Holidays suggest something different than the rededication to purpose so many of us stress as our definition of this day honoring the memory of a leader whose life made it difficult to imagine what our society would be like without his presence.
That we feel compelled to express the meaning of the day through actions and a recommitment to principles buffeted by reality reflects a hope that we wish to retain as first-hand memories of King’s life fade and his legacy endures.
NEW YORK (AP) – The NBA has fined Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes $35,000 for making "inappropriate public comments" condoning violence.
The fine was announced Sunday, a day after Memphis beat the Knicks 103-95 in the teams' first meeting since the league suspended Barnes for two games for fighting with New York coach Derek Fisher in October.34. CCRFC Approves $1.7M For Convention Center Work - Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. approved up to $1.7 million in revenue bonds Tuesday, Jan. 12, for Memphis Cook Convention Center improvements.35. Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Acquires Local Real Estate Firm - Saturday, January 16, 2016
Real estate firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and its parent company BGC Partners Inc. have acquired local company Steffner Commercial Real Estate.36. SunTrust to Air First Super Bowl Ad Next Month - Saturday, January 16, 2016
SunTrust Banks Inc. will air its first Super Bowl ad next month during Super Bowl 50.
The bank’s ad – to air during the game on Feb. 7 – will spotlight how financial stress is affecting the nation’s health and happiness. Its goal is to encourage Americans to talk openly about money and take steps to reclaim their financial confidence.37. Wal-Mart to Shutter 269 Stores, 154 of Them in the US - Monday, January 18, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market.
The stores being shuttered account for a fraction of the company's 11,000 stores worldwide and less than 1 percent of its global revenue.38. Tennessee Startups Chasing Greater Opportunities - Saturday, January 16, 2016
When it comes to launching startup companies, Tennessee is best described as “early stage.”
The less than $200 million in venture capital invested in Tennessee businesses in 2014 is a rounding error compared to the $30 billion invested in California. And when the final tally for 2015 comes out later this month, the disparity won’t be much smaller.39. US Stocks Rebound a Day After Plunge, Led by Energy Sector - Friday, January 15, 2016
The major U.S. stock indexes veered higher in afternoon trading, recovering from an early slide. Energy companies led the rally, climbing along with the price of crude oil. The gains came a day after the market had its worst drop since September. Exxon Mobil and Chevron each jumped about 5 percent, by far the largest gains in the Dow Jones industrial average.40. No Great Places to Shelter From This Market Turmoil - Friday, January 15, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock prices are crumbling around the world, but the usual place for investors to go for safety, bonds, can't provide as much cover as usual.
Bonds are still doing their job this year as investors' best friends during a downturn: They're holding up better than stocks, cushioning the blow for balanced investors. High-quality, investment-grade U.S. bonds have returned 0.9 percent through Wednesday, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has lost 7.4 percent on worries about the strength of the global economy.41. Cable News Network Al Jazeera America to Shut Down - Thursday, January 14, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Cable news network Al Jazeera America says it is shutting down just 2 1/2 years after its launch.
Al Jazeera America says it will stop operating by April 30. It blames the "economic landscape of the media environment."42. Stocks Sink in Late Trading; Consumer Stocks Take a Beating - Thursday, January 14, 2016
Stocks fell sharply in late afternoon trading Wednesday as a dismal start to the new year got even worse. The selling was concentrated on some of the biggest winners from last year such as Netflix and Amazon, both of which doubled in value in 2015.43. CCRFC Approves $1.7M For Convention Center Work - Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. approved up to $1.7 million in revenue bonds Tuesday, Jan. 12, for Memphis Cook Convention Center improvements.44. Last Word: Legislature's Return, Uber Pilot, Minivan Comeback and Bowie's Exit - Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The gavel falls in Nashville.45. US Stocks Veer Lower Following Another Drop in Price of Oil - Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The Tennessee legislature is back in session Tuesday. This is an election year session for the legislature. So it will be short – likely an early April adjournment. But that doesn’t mean the session is without expectations from outside Nashville.
A slump in crude oil prices and other commodities weighed on stocks in afternoon trading Monday. Energy companies were among the biggest decliners as the price of crude oil sank to the lowest level in more than a decade. Investors also weighed the implications of another drop in China's stock market.46. Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Acquires Local Real Estate Firm - Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Real estate firm Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and its parent company BGC Partners Inc. have acquired local company Steffner Commercial Real Estate.47. Innova’s Bouten Talks Growing Health Care Hub - Monday, January 11, 2016
When Jan Bouten looks out his office window at 20 S. Dudley St., he can count no less than five medical institutions in his field of view.48. SunTrust to Air First Super Bowl Ad Next Month - Monday, January 11, 2016
SunTrust Banks Inc. will air its first Super Bowl ad next month during Super Bowl 50.
The bank’s ad – to air during the game on Feb. 7 – will spotlight how financial stress is affecting the nation’s health and happiness. Its goal is to encourage Americans to talk openly about money and take steps to reclaim their financial confidence.49. The Week Ahead: Jan. 11, 2016 - Monday, January 11, 2016
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from drones and robot research to the Grizzlies’ annual MLK symposium at the National Civil Rights Museum...50. New Mobile-Only Grizzlies Smart Pass Unveiled - Saturday, January 09, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies are introducing a new, mobile-only “Grizzlies Smart Pass,” which goes on-sale Friday, Jan. 8, at grizzlies.com and will be accessible for use exclusively through the official Memphis Grizzlies mobile app.51. New Routes to a Healthier New Year - Saturday, January 09, 2016
About a year ago, Christina Charley launched Love Yourself Fitness, a virtual at-home personal training and holistic coaching business.
Now a year later, Charley’s new business is thriving and she’s in the process of expanding it.52. Graffiti Green Light - Saturday, January 09, 2016
Brandon Marshall is a full-time artist, making a living painting commissioned murals for clients. He’s also well-versed in the graffiti world of Memphis, a small but determined group of artists who tag properties around the city.53. New Mobile-Only Grizzlies Smart Pass Unveiled - Friday, January 08, 2016
The Memphis Grizzlies are introducing a new, mobile-only “Grizzlies Smart Pass,” which goes on-sale Friday, Jan. 8, at grizzlies.com and will be accessible for use exclusively through the official Memphis Grizzlies mobile app.54. Hudson Bay's Online Push, Snaps Up Luxury Deal Site Gilt - Friday, January 08, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Hudson Bay has purchased the luxury deal site Gilt Group Holdings Inc. for $250 million as traditional retailers follow shoppers, and their money, online.55. The Latest in Gadgets: Even Footballs Are Getting Smarter - Thursday, January 07, 2016
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest developments surrounding the consumer-electronics show in Las Vegas known as CES (all times PST):
Kids tossing around a football probably hope to throw a perfect spiral in a big game one day. Technology is about to help them out.56. Fed Minutes: Some Saw December Rate Hike as 'Close Call' - Thursday, January 07, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite the Federal Reserve's unanimous vote to raise a key interest rate last month, some policymakers viewed their decision as a "close call" because of stubbornly low inflation.57. Meteoric Rise of Digital Leaves TV in Dust - Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Editor’s Note: This column is the eighth in an 11-part series on the Top Ten 2016 Marketing Trends. Check back for the remainder of the series and a deep dive into each of these trends.58. Dividends On the Chopping Block as Profit Growth Peters Out - Wednesday, January 06, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — The dividend gravy train is slowing down, threatening an important source of income for investors at a time when stocks are going nowhere.
About 500 companies cut or halted their dividends last year, the highest tally since the economy was crawling out of the Great Recession in 2009. Not only that, other companies got more reluctant to raise their payouts to shareholders, according to numbers released Tuesday by S&P Dow Jones Indices. The number of dividend increases was the lowest in four years.59. Sanders Vowing to Break Up Banks During First Year in Office - Wednesday, January 06, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Characterizing Wall Street as an industry run on "greed, fraud, dishonesty and arrogance," Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pledged to break up the country's biggest financial firms within a year, should he become president, in a major policy address on Tuesday.60. 2016 Could Be Banner Year for Travel - Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Every new year is filled with possibilities.
And in travel, a growing economy is just part of why travelers will seek new experiences.
TripAdvisor Insights surveyed more than 44,000 travelers and hoteliers about their travel plans for 2016.61. Q&A About the Market Turmoil in China and Beyond - Tuesday, January 05, 2016
BEIJING (AP) — After the Chinese stock market started 2016 with a plunge that unnerved investors globally, here are some questions and answers about the turmoil.
WHY DID THE CHINESE MARKET DROP SO MUCH?62. Last Word: The River, The New Mayor and Explaining Boll Weevils - Monday, January 04, 2016
Hello, 2016. What’s your hurry?
First things first – the Mississippi River at our doorstep is above flood stage. But the crest is now predicted to come Friday and will be just over 40 feet – lower than predicted last week.63. Google Helps Analyze If Rooftop Solar Panels Are Good Deal - Monday, January 04, 2016
We will be posting web stories on the forecasts and other announcement from the county’s Office of Preparedness each evening to work with their schedule for summarizing where we are.
Floods are a slower moving cause for concern because we know what is happening upriver from us where the river is narrower. But this is also the Mississippi River, which is the definition of unpredictable.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The company that lets you compare air fares and translate foreign languages online wants to make it easier to weigh the costs and benefits of installing solar panels on household rooftops.64. 2015 Market Winners, Losers: Tech Soars, Old Guard Stumbles - Friday, January 01, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – In a flat year overall for stocks, there was still plenty of excitement to be enjoyed – or endured – by 2015's biggest winners and losers.
It was a year to make old guard companies shudder.65. Market Volatility Causes IPO Market to Stall Out in 2015 - Friday, January 01, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – The volatile trading that defined 2015 led to a very choppy market for companies wanting to go public.
The number of U.S. companies that successfully made an initial public offering of stock in 2015 dropped by more than 40 percent compared with 2014, according to a report by IPO research firm Renaissance Capital.66. AP Explains: How Much Money You Just Saved on Gas in 2015 - Friday, January 01, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. drivers saved a bunch of money on gasoline this past year, as Saudi Arabia and other OPEC members kept the pumps going in the face of low oil prices. Massive stockpiles of crude globally turned 2015 into the year of the pain-free fill up. More of the same is expected for 2016 as oil prices remain low. Here's a quick breakdown of the numbers, courtesy of the AAA.67. For Grizzlies, Defense and Mental Toughness Trump Style of Play - Friday, January 01, 2016
In their last game of the 2015 calendar year, the Memphis Grizzlies had survived an epic fourth-quarter scoring drought, climbed above Marc Gasol’s broad shoulders in overtime, and emerged with a 99-90 victory over the Miami Heat at a happy FedExForum.68. OSI Creative Initiative Brings Single Moms to Workforce - Friday, January 01, 2016
OSI Creative has chosen Memphis to pioneer its Mothers and Jobs initiative, a program designed to provide employment for local single mothers.
The Irvine, Calif.-based company is a provider of global supply chain managed solutions for point of purchase displays, and like its other facilities, the Memphis plant depends on staffing agencies to fill its fluctuating needs. OSI’s leaders saw an opportunity to provide jobs to single mothers, who often need work flexibility to deal with their children’s constantly changing schedules.69. Grizzlies’ Barnes Serving 2-Game NBA Suspension - Saturday, January 02, 2016
Nearly three months after Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes had a confrontation with New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher, the NBA on Monday, Dec. 28, handed down a two-game suspension.70. New Laws in 2016 Show States are Diverging on Guns, Voting - Thursday, December 31, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Laws taking effect at the start of the new year show states diverging on some hot-button issues.
Restrictions on carrying guns will ease in Texas, for example, but will get tighter in California. It will be easier to register to vote in Oregon, but there will be another step to take at the polls in North Carolina.71. Highland Row Set to Land Steakhouse - Thursday, December 31, 2015
The restaurateurs behind long-standing Italian restaurant Amerigo are bringing a new concept to a high-profile project.
Char, a steakhouse restaurant, is headed for a July opening in Highland Row.72. Entrepreneurs Offer Ideas for 2016 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
New Year’s resolutions tend to run from the mundane – like exercise and eating better – to more profound life goals, professional ambitions and the like. The same is true when it comes to a city like Memphis, which stands on the precipice of what looks to be a new year of consequence on a number of fronts: political, civic, entrepreneurial and more.73. Last Word: Drones, Haslam's Year and Bygone Sports Logos - Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Drones. Yes, drones -- which seem to be an odd match for a column called Last Word since there will be many more words written about them and their technological impact.
The FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis has funding for 11 research projects that will includes drones as well as robotics and autonomous vehicles.74. Video to Dominate in 2016 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015
This column is the seventh in an 11-part series on the Top Ten 2016 Marketing Trends. Check back for the remainder of the series and a deep dive into each of these trends.
A shocking 80 percent of the world’s Internet traffic will be video by 2019. Think about the sheer magnitude of that for a moment.75. University of Memphis to Focus on Drone Research in 2016 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015
The FedEx Institute of Technology in 2016 will roll out heavy programming, research and community engagement in drones and other unmanned vehicles as these emerging technologies continue to mature.76. NBA Suspends Grizzlies' Matt Barnes for Two Games - Monday, December 28, 2015
Nearly three months after Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes had a confrontation with New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher, the NBA on Monday, Dec. 28, handed down a two-game suspension.77. Last Word: Recovery in North Mississippi, Opera in 2016 and Uptown North of Chelsea - Monday, December 28, 2015
It’s been a holiday season of challenged hopes and muted emotions in our corner of the world.78. Kiddie Tablets 'Grow Up' As Competition Grows - Monday, December 28, 2015
The beginning of the series of storms and tornadoes they spawned killed eight people in North Mississippi where recovery is still a fact of life in this last week of 2015.
This will be a week of funerals and damage assessments for federal disaster aid throughout our region.
And you will hear more stories of escapes and new beginnings after losing everything of any material value.
But even in our spared city, our thoughts will return instinctively to the young lives taken so suddenly and so close to the family gatherings in which our youngest give so much more in the way of hope than they will realize at this tender age.
NEW YORK (AP) – Kiddie tablets have grown up. Tablets designed just for kids are getting more sophisticated as they face increased competition from regular tablets. The new products also have better screens, speedier chips and fashionably slim bodies. They let older children do more, yet hold their hands until they're ready for unsupervised access.79. Chinese Medicinal Herbs Provide Niche Market for US Farmers - Monday, December 28, 2015
DELMAR, N.Y. (AP) – Expanding interest in traditional Chinese medicine in the United States is fostering a potentially lucrative new niche market for farmers who plant the varieties of herbs, flowers and trees sought by practitioners.80. Wolfchase-Area Restaurant Sold to NYC Property Group - Saturday, December 26, 2015
The property housing Romano’s Macaroni Grill at 2859 N. Germantown Parkway has sold for $2.4 million. Brixmor Wolfcreek Outparcel Owner LLC purchased the property from husband and wife King Chow and Jasmine Lin in a Dec. 11 warranty deed.81. Harmjoy? - Thursday, December 24, 2015
Writing in the November issue of The American Lawyer, a quartet of byline authors put forth: “Among big-firm lawyers, the Dewey & LeBoeuf trial [which, after four months of testimony and 21-days of jury deliberation, ended in a mistrial] has produced reactions ranging from introspection to schadenfreude.” Of German descent, the latter word – combining schaden and freude – is, literally, harmjoy. And, apparently, this 13-letter word has an 11-letter synonym.82. Airlines Prep for Holiday Crush: More Flights, Bigger Planes - Thursday, December 24, 2015
DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are shifting the timing of thousands of flights, even adding dozens of redeyes, as they try to avoid delays while hauling millions of passengers from now through the Christmas weekend.83. Expect Less and Buy Antacid: 2016 Investment Forecasts - Wednesday, December 23, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Investing is becoming more of a grind. Expect it to stay that way.
Analysts, mutual-fund managers and other forecasters are telling investors to expect lower returns from stocks and bonds in 2016 than in past years. They're also predicting more severe swings in prices. Remember that 10 percent drop for stocks that freaked investors out in August? It likely won't take another four years for the next one.84. March 1 Presidential Primary Begins Complex Process - Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Shelby County’s first election of 2016 seems like a simple affair. The Tennessee presidential primaries and countywide primaries for General Sessions Court Clerk are the only items on the ballot.
But the ballot approved last week by the Shelby County Election Commission includes 224 names. Only three of those names are the contenders in the two primaries for clerk. And another 17 are the presidential candidates. 85. Last Word: More Medical Expansions, Norris & Harris and Christmas In Hell's Kitchen - Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Last Word is a new daily online column that offers an overview of what’s happened at the end of shift, so to speak. Picture a dimly lit newsroom in the Downtown night and the last person in the place leaving a memo for the morning shift and you have a pretty good idea of what we are aiming for. 86. Shipping Mania: Rushing to Deliver Millions of Holiday Gifts - Tuesday, December 22, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The humming is constant; a low-pitched drone from 155 miles of conveyer belts racing packages in every direction. Boxes shift from one belt to another and bump into a metal wall. Thud. Thud. Thud. In the background, trucks beep and jet engines roar.87. Hedge Fund Manager Commits $20M to St. Jude - Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The philanthropic foundation of hedge fund manager Steven Cohen and his wife Alexandra is committing $20 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.88. Whitehaven View Apartments Sell for $2.7 Million - Tuesday, December 22, 2015
1594 E. Holmes Road
Memphis, TN 38116
Sale Amount: $2.7 million
Sale Date: Dec. 14, 201589. Wolfchase-Area Restaurant Sold to NYC Property Group - Monday, December 21, 2015
The property housing Romano’s Macaroni Grill at 2859 N. Germantown Parkway has sold for $2.4 million. Brixmor Wolfcreek Outparcel Owner LLC purchased the property from husband and wife King Chow and Jasmine Lin in a Dec. 11 warranty deed.90. Exec Who Jacked Up Price of a Lifesaving Drug Is Arrested - Friday, December 18, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager vilified in nearly every corner of America for buying a pharmaceutical company and jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug more than fiftyfold, was arrested Thursday on securities fraud charges unrelated to the furor.91. Sister Pact Aims to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness for Black Women - Thursday, December 17, 2015
Debra Melton did just about the best thing a young African-American woman in Memphis – or anywhere – can do in the fight against breast cancer.92. Howard Stern Announces 5-Year Deal With Sirius XM - Wednesday, December 16, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Much has changed for Howard Stern and SiriusXM since their first deal a decade ago — except for their desire to stay in business together.
The company announced Tuesday its third five-year deal to keep Stern's radio show at SiriusXM, together with a longer-term video arrangement that will allow fans to see as well as hear his program and have access to 30 years of career highlights.93. Plans Forming for Memphis’ First Food Hall - Wednesday, December 16, 2015
A norm on the East and West coasts – and an even older tradition in Europe and other international cities – indoor food markets are making their way to the Southeast in cities like Nashville, Atlanta, Little Rock and St. Louis.94. American Adds Third Memphis-NYC Flight - Tuesday, December 15, 2015
American Airlines announced Tuesday, Dec. 15, that it would add a third daily flight between Memphis and New York. The Bluff City’s largest carrier will add the flight beginning March 3.
It will use an 80-seat Embraer E175 aircraft for the flight connecting Memphis International Airport and LaGuardia Airport.95. Average Gas Price Soon Under $2, Lowest Since Recession - Monday, December 14, 2015
DALLAS (AP) — Gasoline is close to breaking below a key psychological barrier as drivers enjoy some of the cheapest pump prices since the recession.
The nationwide average price of a gallon of regular Saturday was $2.02, down 58 cents from this time last year, according to auto club AAA. Experts say it could drop below $2 a gallon in the coming days.96. AutoZone Liberty Bowl Brings Snyder, Bielema Back Together - Monday, December 14, 2015
In their last game of the regular season, the Kansas State Wildcats were sitting on five wins and down 10 points at halftime. They rallied to defeat West Virginia 24-23.
And all it took was the usual 97-yard kick return for a touchdown, courtesy of senior Morgan Burns.97. Scotts LawnService to Merge With TruGreen - Saturday, December 12, 2015
Memphis-based TruGreen Holdings Inc. is merging in a joint venture with the Scotts LawnService division of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. of Marysville, Ohio.98. Scotts LawnService to Merge With TruGreen - Friday, December 11, 2015
Memphis-based TruGreen Holdings Inc. is merging in a joint venture with the Scotts LawnService division of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. of Marysville, Ohio.99. Wal-Mart to Launch Own Mobile Pay System - Friday, December 11, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — The mobile payment wars are heating up.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said it's launching its own mobile payment system that will allow shoppers to pay with any major credit or debit card or its own store gift card through its existing smartphone app at the cash register.100. A Great Zoo. A Great Embarrassment. - Friday, December 11, 2015
IF YOU CAN PARK A HIPPO, YOU CAN PARK AN SUV. “Finally,” the young TV reporter said, “somebody who’s happy with the zoo.”
The zoo’s general manager was involved in controversy, his vision in question. The reporter found plenty of people at the zoo gate ready to feed the GM to the lions, but Nora and I were the first he talked to who liked the guy and he wanted a little balance for his story. You remember balance? Good reporters used to have it, and this guy was good.