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1. What's New - and What's Next - at The Daily News -

Recently, I saw a complete stranger reading a printed edition of The Memphis News in a restaurant downtown. I have always loved to see people picking up and reading our papers. This time, though, watching this man read through our paper was bittersweet. I knew – in a way he didn’t – that he held one of the last issues of a paper to be called The Memphis News.

2. Last Word: Trader Joe's, Bredesen at Rhodes and Haslam on Memphis -

Here comes Trader Joe’s with a Friday opening in Germantown after lots of mystery and delays and changes for what is a pretty simple concept. For so many of us, this has been a long-hoped for goal. It’s kind of up there with smuggling in Coors beer from the west in the 70s before it became available everywhere and Coors had a brewery here.

3. Key Biologics, BCA Partner To Advance Cell Therapy -

Memphis-based Key Biologics LLC and the nation’s largest blood supply network have announced an agreement to formalize their existing business relationship and work collectively to broaden support for cell therapy and regenerative medicine.

4. AutoZone Among Most Reputable Retailers in US -

Memphis-based AutoZone Inc. is one of the most reputable retailers in America, according to a new study.

Reputation Institute’s 2018 US Retail RepTrak, the largest corporate reputation study of its kind, bases its findings on almost 10,000 individual ratings from the U.S. general public and is based on an assessment of 88 nominated companies.

5. Tenn. Walmart Associates Receive $5.2M in Bonuses -

Walmart associates in Tennessee received more than $5.2 million in second-quarter bonuses Sept. 5, the company announced.

There are about 41,000 Walmart associates in Tennessee. As of Aug. 15, Walmart reported an average wage of $13.92 for full-time hourly associates in its Tennessee discount stores, supercenters and neighborhood markets.

6. Memphis Colleges Rank High for Avg. Grad Salary -

Memphis colleges are among the top 10 in the state with the highest average salary for graduates.

The ranking comes from SmartAsset, a New York-based financial technology company.

Christian Brothers University was No. 3 on the list, with an average starting salary for graduates of $48,800. Rhodes College was No. 5, with an average starting salary for graduates of $47,900. The University of Memphis was No. 8, with an average starting salary for graduates of $45,300.

7. Bulgarian Man Sentenced For Defrauding FedEx -

A Bulgarian national has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for a mail fraud scheme involving FedEx Corp., according to U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee D. Michael Dunavant.

8. Signature Flight Hosting Aviation Career Day -

A fly-in and aviation career day is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, when Signature Flight Support and Alden Aviation Management present “Bring Your Plane to Work Day,” at Signature, 2488 Winchester Road, at Memphis International Airport.

9. J.M. Smucker Preparing To Expand Memphis Plant -

Good news for lovers of biscuits and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and possibly job-seekers, too: J.M. Smucker plans to increase production at its Memphis plant.

The Ohio-based company this month applied for a building permit to carry out a $1.5 million renovation inside its production facility at 4740 Burbank Road in southeast Memphis.

10. Crosstown Concourse To Get Saucy Chicken Soon -

There are signs – only signs – that indicate a chicken-themed restaurant will fill the Crosstown Concourse spot where the vegetarian-themed Mama Gaia closed earlier this month.

Two signs identifying the successor as “Saucy Chicken’’ have been erected at the space facing the Concourse dock near the West Atrium.

11. Harris to Make Proposals To New Commission Sept. 19 -

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris plans to present the first initial proposals of his administration to the County Commission during committee meetings Wednesday, Sept. 19.

One proposal is the appointment of an education liaison, to improve communication between county government and Shelby County Schools, an idea from his county mayoral opponent David Lenoir.

12. Purple Haze Owners Decide To Close Club Indefinitely -

After four people were shot early Monday morning at Purple Haze, a Downtown Memphis nightclub, owners announced Thursday, Sept. 13, they will remain closed indefinitely as management “evaluates best practices” for the business.

13. Purple Haze Owners Decide To Close Club Indefinitely -

Purple Haze Owners Decide To Close Club Indefinitely

Special to The Daily News

After four people were shot early Monday morning at Purple Haze, a Downtown Memphis nightclub, owners announced Thursday, Sept. 13, they will remain closed indefinitely as management “evaluates best practices” for the business.

14. Haslam: Memphis Has Not Been Ignored During His Administration -

State

Haslam: Memphis Has Not Been Ignored During His Administration

Special to The Daily News

On the heels of gubernatorial candidates courting Memphis and calling for increased state involvement, Gov. Bill Haslam is defending his record, saying the Bluff City hasn’t been overlooked on his watch.

15. Hooks Institute Exhibit Highlights Voting Rights -

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis is offering “Uplift the Vote: Everyone Should Have a Voting Story,” a dual exhibit on the importance of our most basic civil right – the right to vote.

16. West Cancer Center Adds OneOncology as Partner -

West Cancer Center is ending its formal partnership with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare at the end of 2018, and adding a new national partner beginning in January.

Over the past seven years, West Cancer Center said that it and Methodist have both been deeply committed to “providing the most innovative health care options and building a superior, innovative, research-driven adult cancer center.”

17. Urban Land Institute Memphis Announces Fall UrbanPlan Workshop -

Imagine hands-on planning simulations where attendees respond to a request for proposals (RFP) for a fictional city using Legos, a map and a spreadsheet.

The Urban Land Institute Memphis invites those interested in understanding the planning process and how to support development to its UrbanPlan workshops.

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20. Pope OKs Probe into U.S. Bishop As He Meets with U.S. Delegation -

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop Thursday and authorized an investigation into allegations he sexually harassed adults, adding awkward drama to an audience with U.S. church leaders over the abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Catholic Church.

21. Trump Rejects Official Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him "look as bad as possible."

22. Last Word: Jagger, Jerry Lee, Whalum & More and Harris' Plans on BTH -

Sir Mick Jagger and Jerry Lee Lewis walk into Sun Studio Wednesday. That’s not the start of a joke. Variety has reported that Jagger’s film company has signed on to the Elvis biopic being made from Peter Guralnick’s definitive two volume biography of the king. You connect the dots or don’t – who knows if there is a connection? Yes, but they aren’t talking.

23. Crosstown Concourse to Get Saucy Chicken Soon -

There are signs – only signs – that indicate a chicken-themed restaurant will fill the Crosstown Concourse spot where the vegetarian-themed Mama Gaia closed earlier this month.

Two signs identifying the successor as “Saucy Chicken’’ have been erected at the space facing the Concourse dock near the West Atrium.

24. Harris to Make Proposals to New Commission Sept. 19 -

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris plans to present the first initial proposals of his administration to the County Commission during committee meetings Wednesday, Sept. 19.

One proposal is the appointment of an education liaison, to improve communication between county government and Shelby County Schools, an idea from his county mayoral opponent David Lenoir.

25. '60 Minutes' Chief Jeff Fager Out at CBS -

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News on Wednesday fired "60 Minutes" top executive Jeff Fager, who has been under investigation following reports that he groped women at parties and tolerated an abusive workplace.

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27. Putin: Suspects in Britain Poisoning are Innocent Civilians -

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russian authorities know the identities of the two men accused by Britain of carrying out a nerve agent attack on a former spy, but he added that they are civilians and there is "nothing criminal" about them.

28. 'Don't Play Games With It': Florence Takes Aim at Southeast -

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — People who thought they were relatively safe from the onslaught of Hurricane Florence began boarding up and Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Wednesday as uncertainty over the path of the monster storm spread worry along the Southeastern coast.

29. FedEx Ramps Up Ground Operations with Plans for More Employees, Longer Workweek -

E-commerce growth is driving FedEx’s plans to add 55,000 employees this holiday season, increase workers’ hours and permanently run its U.S. ground parcel operation six days a week.

The Memphis-based company announced the moves Wednesday, Sept. 12, as it ramps up for what’s expected to be another record package volume during the peak season from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

30. Some Tennessee Lawmakers Living the Life -

Early in his U.S. Senate campaign, former governor Phil Bredesen shied away from talking about his opponent, Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, preferring to focus instead on ideas.

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32. Last Word: Fever Obscured, Beale Cover and Who Had The First Supermarket? -

For all of the talk about Memphis turning 200 next year and the ongoing discussion and examination following the 50th anniversary of the sanitation workers strike and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, the Yellow Fever epidemic has a way of being obscured.

33. Purple Haze Closing Two Weeks to Review Operations After Shooting -

After four people were shot early Monday morning inside the Purple Haze nightclub in Downtown Memphis, the club is closing for two weeks to “review operations,” said a club spokesman.

“As the safety and security of our guests and employees are our utmost concern we are temporarily closing for two weeks to review operations,” Patrick Collins, a spokesman for Purple Haze, said in an emailed statement.

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35. Pope to Meet U.S. Bishops Thursday Over Sex-Abuse Scandal -

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet Thursday with a delegation of U.S. cardinals and bishops over the sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Catholic Church and his own papacy, the Vatican said Tuesday.

36. Anniversary of Yellow Fever Epidemic Shows Ongoing Need in Community -

St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral dean Andy Andrews joked with Margery Wolcott over the weekend that her Constance Abbey street ministry has lasted longer than lots of restaurants do at five years.

37. Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper to be Released from Prison -

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart as a teenager in 2002 from her Salt Lake City bedroom and hold her captive will be freed from prison in a surprise move announced Tuesday by state authorities.

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39. Late Author Eudora Welty Gets First Marker on Mississippi Writers Trail -

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has markers noting a blues trail, a country music trail, a civil rights trail and even an Indian mound trail.

Now, with the dedication of a marker to the late author Eudora Welty, the state is starting a writers trail.

40. The Illegal Question in the Room -

Career Corner

The Illegal Question in the Room

ANGELA COPELAND

Special to The Daily News

The title of this column is a reference to the big elephant in the room. It’s that thing that everybody knows, but nobody is talking about. I’d like to talk about it a little today: illegal job interview questions.

41. Is Your Brand Trusted? -

If you haven’t seen Nike in the news lately, it’s time to catch up. Regardless of your stance on the controversial spokesperson of the brand’s 30th “Just Do It” campaign, it’s a powerful reminder of the importance of brand authenticity.

42. In a Name, Piggly Wiggly Retains ‘First’ Moniker -

Piggly Wiggly’s ceremonial grand opening was Sept. 6, 1916, but the real, construction-delayed opening did not happen until 102 years ago today, Sept. 11, for the nation’s first supermarket.

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44. Last Word: Gun Group Endorsements, Kirby Complexities and Purple Haze Closes -

Two races on the Nov. 6 ballot within the Shelby County legislative delegation to Nashville getting some attention as our Nashville correspondent Sam Stockard takes a look at “gun sense” ratings from the group Moms Demand Action, which has called for stricter gun laws.

45. Suburban Superintendents Mark Fifth School Year in Changing Times for Education -

When he began creating the Bartlett City Schools system five years ago, superintendent David Stephens had more middle schools than he had middle school students in the suburban city. And the high school-aged population was split between Bartlett and Bolton high schools.

46. United Way Hosting 27th Annual Days of Caring -

From Monday, Sept. 10, through Saturday, Sept 15., hundreds of volunteers will participate in the United Way’s 27th annual Days of Caring. The activities will be centered around education, financial stability and health.

47. Bulgarian National Sentenced for Defrauding FedEx -

A Bulgarian national has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for a mail fraud scheme involving FedEx Corp., according to U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee D. Michael Dunavant.

48. FHN Names Dawn Morris to Chief Digital Banking/Marketing Post -

First Horizon National Corp. has named Dawn Morris executive vice president, chief digital banking and marketing officer.

49. J.M. Smucker Preparing To Expand Memphis Operations -

Good news for lovers of biscuits and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and possibly job-seekers, too: J.M. Smucker plans to increase production at its Memphis plant.

The Ohio-based company this month applied for a building permit to carry out a $1.5 million renovation inside its production facility at 4740 Burbank Road in southeast Memphis.

50. Gun Sense Ratings for Republicans Raise Questions for Challengers -

Gun Sense Ratings for Republicans Raise Questions for Challengers

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By Sam Stockard

Special to The Daily News

Two Republican Shelby County legislators seeking re-election received “gun sense candidate” ratings this year from the weapons safety group Moms Demand Action while also netting good marks from the National Rifle Association, a distinction their Democratic opponents are questioning.

51. Case Against Dallas Officer Who Killed Neighbor Headed to Grand Jury -

DALLAS (AP) — The case against a white Dallas police officer who shot and killed a black neighbor in the neighbor's home will be presented to a grand jury, which could decide on more serious charges than manslaughter, the district attorney overseeing the case said Monday.

52. Storms, Lightning and Standing Water Cause Unprecedented Cancellation of Southern Heritage -

Storms, Lightning and Standing Water Cause Unprecedented Cancellation of Southern Heritage

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By Pete Wickham

Special to The Daily News

Rain didn’t hamper the Southern Heritage Classic’s parade Saturday morning, Sept. 8, but the main event was another matter.

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54. CBS' Moonves the Latest Powerful Exec Felled in #MeToo Era -

NEW YORK (AP) — The #MeToo movement fighting sexual misconduct had already claimed one of Hollywood's top movie moguls in Harvey Weinstein. Now it has done the same for Leslie Moonves, one of the television industry's most powerful executives.

55. Last Word: Rain and Lightning, Recycling Blues and Polls and Campaigns -

Signs of festival season in the air Sunday after what was left of Tropical Storm Gordon dumped most of its remaining rain and wind on the city Saturday. The Central Gardens home tour was doing a brisk business Sunday afternoon with lots of foot traffic in light jackets and lines outside a few of the homes on Belvedere as Birds and golf carts buzzed around. Further south Cooper-Young practicing moderation a week ahead of its milestone event for festival season – a new mural on Young west of Cooper toward the Fairgrounds awaiting your judgment next weekend.

56. The Week Ahead: Sept. 10-16 -

The big Cooper-Young Festival, a much-anticipated annual event in the Midtown neighborhood, will be held on Saturday. The day-long celebration includes several pre-events in the days preceding it, including an artists’ show and 4-mile race to raise funds for the Cooper-Young Community Association. Have a great time, Memphis!

57. Key Biologics, Blood Centers of America Partner to Advance Cell Medicines -

Memphis-based Key Biologics LLC and the nation’s largest blood supply network have announced an agreement to formalize their existing business relationship and work collectively to broaden support for cell therapy and regenerative medicine.

58. Tennessee Walmart Associates Receive $5.19M in Bonuses -

On Thursday, Sept. 5, Walmart associates in Tennessee received more than $5.19 million in Q2 bonuses, the company announced.

There are about 41,000 Walmart associates in Tennessee. As of Aug. 15, Walmart reported an average wage of $13.92 for full-time hourly associates in its Tennessee discount stores, supercenters and neighborhood markets.

59. AutoZone Among Most Reputable Retailers in America -

Memphis-based AutoZone Inc. is one of the most reputable retailers in America, according to a new study.

Reputation Institute’s 2018 US Retail RepTrak, the largest corporate reputation study of its kind, bases its findings on almost 10,000 individual ratings from the U.S. general public and is based on an assessment of 88 nominated companies.

60. Memphis Colleges Among Highest Average Salary for Grads in Tennessee -

Memphis colleges are among the top 10 in the state with the highest average salary for graduates.

The ranking comes from SmartAsset, a New York-based financial technology company.

Christian Brothers University was No. 3 on the list, with an average starting salary for graduates of $48,800. Rhodes College was No. 5, with an average starting salary for graduates of $47,900. The University of Memphis was No. 8, with an average starting salary for graduates of $45,300.

61. Companies Weighing Options to Continue Recycling -

Recycling capabilities for many Memphis businesses and institutions were stopped or substantially reduced in recent weeks, even as global warming continues to escalate.

Republic Services confirmed that its Memphis recycling facility, ReCommunity, recently stopped accepting recycling items from commercial and institutional sources.

62. Around Memphis: Sept. 10, 2018 -

The Daily News offers a weekly roundup of Memphis-related headlines from around the web, adding context and new perspectives to the original content we produce on a daily basis. Here are some recent stories worth checking out…

63. Memphis in May Adds Four to Festival Board -

Memphis in May International Festival is adding four members to its board of directors for the 2019 festival.

They are Dow McVean, principal of McVean Trading and Investments; Al Gossett, president and CEO of Gossett Motor Cars; Ron Cohen, territory account manager for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Pat Kerr Tigrett, chairwoman, president and CEO of Pat Kerr Inc. and a past Memphis in May board member.

64. Lucy J's Bakery Opens in Crosstown Concourse -

Lucy J’s Bakery opened on 901 Day, Saturday Sept. 1, in Crosstown Concourse.

The retail shop offers a daily assortment of croissants, danish, muffins, cakes, pies and breads. The staff also can create custom cakes for special events. The retail shop is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

65. 'Positively Creative' Series Launches with Summit -

Memphis College of Art, Positively Creative Podcast and the Memphis chapter of the Riding Tide Society are launching Positively Creative, a series of workshops of local creatives.

The series begins with the Positively Creative Summit, to be held 8:30-11:30 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 8, in the Callicott Auditorium in MCA’s Rust Hall. “Today” show correspondent Elizabeth Heiskell, founder of the Debutante Farmer, is the keynote speaker.

66. UMRF Ventures Receives Economic Dev. Award -

A University of Memphis Research Foundation Ventures Inc. program has received the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) 2018 Excellence and Innovation Award for Regional and Economic Development.

67. Five Below Appears Headed to Germantown -

A discount store marketed to kids, teens and preteens will soon be under construction in Germantown.

On Aug. 31, the owners of Germantown Village Square shopping center applied for a $125,000 building permit for the interior buildout and partial demo of a space at 7720 Poplar Ave.

68. Berry Brooks’ Films Posted By Tom Leatherwood -

Back in a time when the wilds of Africa were not a click away on our televisions or the internet, local resident Berry Brooks thrilled Memphians with his African safari stories and films.

Born in 1902, he attended Washington and Lee University, and entered the cotton business in 1922 working as a $25-a-month clerk. Brooks started his own company in 1929, where he made his fortune in the cotton business.

69. Wages Increase Across Tennessee -

Tennesseans had a little more take-home pay last year, according to the latest data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

The median wage earned for all occupations in Tennessee rose about 3 percent between May 2016 and May 2017 to $33,870.

70. Wright Medical Confirms Expansion, Mum on Details -

Wright Medical Group on Tuesday, Sept. 4, confirmed the company’s plans to enlarge its manufacturing facility near Memphis.

“Wright Medical is in the early stages of planning an expansion to its manufacturing facility in Arlington,’’ Julie Dewey, chief communications officer, said in an email response to questions from The Memphis Daily News.

71. Boots Riley to Keynote Indie Film Festival Forum -

Oakland rapper and filmmaker Boots Riley will deliver a keynote address at a forum during this year’s Indie Memphis Film Festival.

The festival, which is in its 21st year, will be held Nov. 1-5.

72. U of M Explores Medical School at Lambuth Campus -

The University of Memphis is exploring the feasibility of adding a doctor of osteopathic medicine school to its Lambuth campus in Jackson. Students who earn a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree are fully licensed physicians who focus on primary care and wellness.

73. Hollywood Feed Acquires Atlanta Pet Store Chain -

Memphis-based Hollywood Feed expanded to more than 80 stores in 11 states with the recent purchase of Rucker Pet’s four Atlanta-area stores.

The transaction gives Hollywood Feed 16 stores in greater Atlanta in less than two years, with eight new stores under development.

74. Southbrook Developers Secure ‘Last Piece’ of Funding -

This fall, Southbrook Properties Inc. will put the finishing touches on turning the former mall into the new Southbrook Towne Center.

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76. Data Show Big Let-Up in 'Obamacare' Premiums -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get a price cut. That's the conclusion from an exclusive analysis of the besieged but resilient program, which still sparks deep divisions heading into this year's midterm elections.

77. Last Word: Keeping Kirby Together, Out of State Tuition and Memphis at Navy -

I’ve seen school officials have some pretty interesting conversations with parents and students over the last few decades – explaining the school merger comes to mind immediately, of course the demerger too, along with the always charged conversations surrounding busing and even the kidnapping of a child from a school building. But when SCS superintendent Dorsey Hopson met parents and students from Kirby High School Thursday evening in Hickory Hill, it was new ground. The subject was rats – lots of rats.

78. New Aldi Grocery Store Planned for Berclair Area -

Dirt work has started in preparation for construction of a new Aldi discount grocery at 4720 Summer Ave., where an Admiral Benbow Inn once stood before being demolished.

79. Blazing Trails -

What a difference a decade can make. Successful local entrepreneurs like Muddy’s Bake Shop founder Kat Gordon, Hollywood Feed president Shawn McGhee, and executive chefs and owners Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman at Enjoy A|M Restaurant Group spent that time growing their small businesses into thriving enterprises over that time.

80. Berry Brooks’ Expedition Films Posted by Tom Leatherwood -

Back in a time when the wilds of Africa were not a click away on our televisions or the internet, local resident Berry Brooks thrilled Memphians with his African safari stories and films.

Born in 1902, he attended Washington and Lee University, and entered the cotton business in 1922 working as a $25-a-month clerk. Brooks started his own company in 1929, where he made his fortune in the cotton business.

81. Boots Riley to Keynote Indie Film Festival Forum -

Oakland rapper and filmmaker Boots Riley will deliver a keynote address at a forum during this year’s Indie Memphis Film Festival.

The festival, which is in its 21st year, will be held Nov. 1-5.

82. U of M Explores Medical School at Lambuth Campus -

The University of Memphis is exploring the feasibility of adding a doctor of osteopathic medicine school to its Lambuth campus. Students who earn a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree are fully licensed physicians who focus on primary care and wellness.

83. Hollywood Feed Acquires Atlanta Pet Store Chain -

Memphis-based Hollywood Feed expanded to more than 80 stores in 11 states with the recent purchase of Rucker Pet’s four Atlanta-area stores.

The transaction gives Hollywood Feed 16 stores in greater Atlanta in less than two years, with eight new stores under development.

84. New Aldi Grocery Store Planned for Berclair Area -

Dirt work has started in preparation for construction of a new Aldi discount grocery at 4720 Summer Ave., where an Admiral Benbow Inn once stood before being demolished.

85. Gridiron Thespians? Florida State Coach Believes So -

Sports and theater often merge. We’ve got high drama in Pittsburgh right now where the Steelers are wondering when running back Le’Veon Bell will show up for work (more on that in a moment).

86. Construction Details Emerge of Wright Medical’s Expansion -

Wright Medical Group’s plans to expand its manufacturing near Memphis could add 80 jobs, according to construction plans.

The maker of orthopedic implants last week submitted for code review documents that show a 43,750-square-foot building at the northeast corner of Tenn. 385 and Memphis Arlington Road. The site is adjacent to Wright Medical’s existing facilities at 11576 Memphis Arlington Road.

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88. Trump Fumes Over NYT Op-Ed; Top Officials Swiftly Deny Role -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing back against explosive reports his own administration is conspiring against him, President Donald Trump lashed out against the anonymous senior official who wrote a New York Times opinion piece claiming to be part of a "resistance" working "from within" to thwart his most dangerous impulses.

89. Last Word: Graceland Opens Vigil, Hunt-Phelan For Sale and Southern Heritage -

After two years of making the Elvis candlelight vigil more about who paid and getting people in line, Graceland said Wednesday the vigil will return to being a free event next August – no admission, no buying packages that include the vigil. The timing on this is interesting coming about two weeks after the 2018 edition of the vigil.

90. Shelby County Mayor Harris Names Marlinee Iverson County Attorney, Nicole Lacey Interim PIO -

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris named Marlinee Iverson as the next Shelby County attorney Wednesday afternoon – his second major appointment since taking office Saturday.

91. Jet Quarantined in New York After Reports of Sick Passengers -

NEW YORK (AP) — A commercial jet from Dubai prompted a large-scale emergency response at New York's Kennedy Airport on Wednesday after a pilot reported that several passengers and crew members were complaining about having a flu-like illness.

92. Leadership Holes in State Legislature -

With apologies to Robert Zimmerman, “the times they are a-changing.”

Unlike Bob Dylan’s 1964 song of rebellion, Capitol Hill isn’t turning into a bed of liberals, although someday the first could be last. In fact, it could turn more conservative this fall before things take a different direction. But leadership down the line in both parties is due for a big turnover.

93. St. Kitts Mixes Authenticity, Beauty -

The Daily Traveler

St. Kitts Mixes Authenticity, Beauty

LANCE WIEDOWER

Special to The Daily News

“We never get cruisers in the shop. I’m surprised you’re not staying on the island. Cruisers don’t find us.”

94. Karl Dean Pledges Commitment to Completing Megasite -

Pointing at the need to bolster distressed West Tennessee counties, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Karl Dean is pledging to complete the Memphis Regional Megasite and appoint an adviser to oversee the project.

95. Memphis Airport Partners In Federal Drone Program -

Successful drone demonstrations were recently conducted by Memphis International Airport partners participating in a new U.S. Department of Transportation drone program. The operations were conducted at Agricenter International and included simulated runway and perimeter security inspections, as well as safety and backup procedures for drone operations.

96. Wages Increase Across Tennessee -

Tennesseans had a little more take-home pay last year, according to the latest data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

The median wage earned for all occupations in Tennessee increased by about 3 percent between May of 2016 and May of 2017 to $33,870.

97. Memphis Native Teams Up With Lebron James on Women’s Shoe -

National Basketball Association star Lebron James is releasing his first women’s basketball shoe, with the help of a Memphis native.

The collaboration is between Harlem’s Fashion Row and James. According to Nike, the HFR x Lebron 16 is the first LeBron signature shoe to be reimagined by female designers.

98. Wright Medical Confirms Expansion, Mum on Details -

Wright Medical Group on Tuesday, Sept. 4, confirmed the company’s plans to enlarge its manufacturing facility near Memphis.

“Wright Medical is in the early stages of planning an expansion to its manufacturing facility in Arlington,’’ Julie Dewey, chief communications officer, said in an email response to questions from The Memphis Daily News.

99. Typhoon Leaves Major Airport Closed, Destruction in Japan -

TOKYO (AP) — One of Japan's busiest airports remained closed indefinitely, a day after the strongest typhoon to hit Japan in at least 25 years flooded a runway, toppled huge cranes, flipped cars on their side, damaged historic shrines and caused at least 11 deaths as it swept across part of Japan's main island.

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