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1. Kavanaugh: Watergate tapes decision may have been wrong -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided.

2. Last Word: Corker & Blackburn, More Frost and Dale Watson's Move to The Haven -

It's possible around City Hall these days to get your RFQs mixed up with your RFPs. And there is a difference in requests for qualifications and requests for proposals. Usually RFQs come before RFPs – but there are exceptions – loopholes. The latest RFQ out of City Hall – album title or t-shirt slogan? – is for the adaptive reuse of the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.

3. Digest -

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.

4. Pinnacle Adds to Local Mortgage Teams -

Stephanie Pilkington and Ken Pruett have joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as senior vice presidents and mortgage advisers.

5. Pinnacle Adds to Local Mortgage Teams -

Stephanie Pilkington and Ken Pruett have joined Pinnacle Financial Partners as senior vice presidents and mortgage advisers.

6. Last Word: Arnold's in the Alley, Haslam's Gas Tax Bill Wins A Round and Hershey -

A busy day in the City Hall list saga. The list is a lot shorter, but there is a second lawsuit over this in Memphis Federal Court. And the list itself seems to be giving way to a controversy that is all about whether police were unlawfully following and tracking protesters who broke no laws.

7. Criswell Take Reins As MAAR Board President -

Tommie Criswell has begun her yearlong tenure as president of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ board of directors. Criswell has actively volunteered with MAAR for more than 20 years. At Crye-Leike East Memphis, where she serves as broker/manager, she focuses on residential real estate along with some commercial real estate sales. 

8. Last Word: Humes Next, Top ZIPs in Residential and Payback in the Legislature -

Add Dave & Buster’s to the list of "it" retail hot spots. The restaurant-arcade has inked a lease in Cordova by Wolfchase Galeria with plans to open later this year, probably fourth quarter.

9. What 2017 May Mean for Your Personal Finances -

It's been a tumultuous 2016 – both financially and politically. The year may have left some people wondering, what's next? And, how will it affect me?

Lacking a crystal ball, we asked a few economic experts what they think 2017 may hold in store for Americans' personal finances. Here's their take on what to expect in the year ahead:

10. Last Word: Verdell Smith and Lifeline, Strickland's First 5 Months and Tennessine -

Lots of blue lights in Cordova Thursday evening as the Memphis Police Department remembers Officer Verdell Smith, who died in Saturday’s Downtown rampage in the line of duty. His funeral is Friday.

11. Should Parents Be In The Home Loan Business? -

Ray’s Take: Owning our own home is still a big part of the American dream. Achieving that dream has changed a bit since the Great Recession when significantly tighter standards were put in place.

12. Last Word: SOTU React, OPEB Comeback and NFL Nostalgia -

The day after the last State of the Union address by President Barack Obama here's a breakdown of the reaction from our delegation to Washington.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen emphasized Obama's references to criminal justice reform.
"I know he is also committed to criminal justice reform and I hope my colleagues will work together to put meaningful reform on his desk," Cohen said.
Republican U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher tweeted, "We need a plan to keep America safe and make America strong. I did not hear that from the President tonight."
Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander: "If Pres. Obama focuses on what he agrees on with Congress instead of what we disagree on, there's quite a bit we could get done in 2016."
Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker urged the "swift release" of U.S sailors being held overnight by Iran in a border dispute just before the speech.

13. Making the Connection -

Archie Willis III had just earned his master’s degree in business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when he returned to Memphis in 1981 to help his father, A.W. Willis Jr., redevelop the Adler Hotel Annex.

14. Snapshot: Memphis-Based Public Companies -

Here's a look at what's going on at the dozen public companies headquartered in Memphis:

AutoZone Inc.

AutoZone Inc. is one of the largest auto parts retailers and distributors in the U.S., with a store count of 5,476 as of Feb. 14. Since 1998, the company has repurchased $15.7 billion worth of its own shares. At the end of March, AutoZone continued its share buyback program with the authorization to buy back another $750 million in company stock. The company followed that news with plans to pursue a $650 million debt offering to be used for “general corporate purposes.” – Andy Meek

15. Consumer Agency Opens Review of Student Loan Services -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened a public inquiry Thursday into student loan servicing practices that it says can make paying back loans "stressful or harmful."

16. US Service Firms Grew at Slightly Slower Pace Last Month -

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. service firms expanded at a slightly slower yet still healthy pace in March, an encouraging sign after multiple reports last week pointed to a slowing economy.

The Institute for Supply Management said Monday that its services index slipped to 56.5 last month, from 56.9 in February. Any reading over 50 indicates expansion.

17. UAW ‘Considers Itself a Partner’ With GM -

General Motors’ Spring Hill plant is firmly entrenched with the United Auto Workers.

In fact, it might not have retooled and started assembling vehicles again without the union’s efforts.

18. Bowling for Who-Knows-What -

On the day after Christmas, 1958, I turned 7. The next day, Ole Miss played Florida in the Gator Bowl. The only other bowl games then were Sugar, Orange, Rose, and Cotton – all played on New Year’s Day – plus Sun, Tangerine, and Bluegrass, played earlier. Eight in all.

19. IRS Nominee on Track for Approval Despite Acrimony -

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's choice to head the Internal Revenue Service told senators Tuesday he will work to restore public trust in the agency in the wake of the tea party scandal even as the IRS takes on new responsibilities administering the president's health care law.

20. Ending Tax Breaks Eyed as Way to Ease Budget Cuts -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats' new mantra in budget talks is to close tax loopholes for certain businesses, investors and professionals as a way to raise more revenue to help ease autopilot spending cuts that soon are to become more painful.

21. Boyle Celebrates 80 Years, Sponsors Art Exhibit -

Boyle Investment Co. turns 80 this year, and has partnered with the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to celebrate.

22. BancorpSouth Keeps Focus on Staying True to Banking Basics -

BancorpSouth Inc. may have new leadership, but the Tupelo, Miss.-based company likes to say it still has an old way of doing business.

23. Treating Customers Well Top Priority for First South Financial -

Nice guys may finish last, but nice financial institutions grow steadily over time. First South Financial Credit Union stays competitive by reacting quickly and treating members well.

“I think for us there’s plenty of room for us to grow,” said Delynn Byars, senior vice president of marketing for First South. “When you look at surveys by the American Bankers Association, by Gallup, by other organizations, unfortunately there are a lot of financial institutions, but not a lot of them are doing a very good job taking care of their customers.”

24. AP IMPACT: Aggressive Start for Consumer Bureau -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The new federal agency charged with enforcing consumer finance laws is emerging as an ambitious sheriff, taking on companies for deceptive fees and marketing and unmoved by protests that its tactics go too far.

25. Proposed Gas Tax Advances to November Memphis Ballot -

Memphis City Council members gave final approval Tuesday, Aug. 7, to a second ballot question for the Nov. 6 ballot in Memphis.

On an 8-3 vote, the council approved on third and final reading the referendum ordinance that puts a one-cent-a-gallon local gas tax to Memphis voters. The same ballot will also include a referendum on a proposed half percent local sales tax hike the council approved in July.

26. Executive Coach Burtch Earns Int’l Designation -

Bill Burtch, founder and president of full-service management consultancy firm Harmony Coaching & Consulting, has received the Professional Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation, becoming the second PCC in Memphis. Burtch, who also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation, focuses his consulting work in executive/team coaching, professional development training and human resources consulting.

27. Former Mall Acreage to be Industrial Development -

Acreage on Former
Mall of Memphis Site

Sale Amount: $2.7 million

Sale Date: April 18, 2012

Buyer: Memphis Industrial Properties LLC

28. Tax Reform in This Election year: It's Not Likely -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tax reform sounds like a good idea to lots of people, but where to start? Eliminate the popular deduction for home mortgages? End the write-off for charitable contributions? How about expanding the Social Security payroll tax?

29. ServiceMaster, Other Cos. Support Habitat Mission -

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis has a busy couple of weeks ahead as it closes its books on the fall building season.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, marked the dedication of The ServiceMaster Co. home at 3477 E. Oak Side Drive in Trinity Park, the first all-green neighborhood being developed by Memphis Habitat. The will be the Memphis-based home and commercial services company’s fifth sponsorship home with the nonprofit.

30. Seeing Success -

On the surface, they don’t have much in common other than their home turf. They include everything from a venerable law firm, prominent regional investment companies, tech firms and even a business that manufactures food products like hot dogs and sandwich meats.

31. US Debt Downgrade Could Mean Rate Hikes for All -

NEW YORK (AP) – Lawmakers weren't able to prevent the country from losing its coveted AAA debt rating.

Although the downgrade late Friday by Standard & Poor's was historic, it wasn't entirely unexpected. The three main credit agencies, which also include Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, had warned during the fight over the debt ceiling that if Congress did not cut spending far enough, the country faced a downgrade.

32. New World Follows US Debt Downgrade -

Here we go again. Markets opened Monday, Aug. 8, with the world irreversibly changed, thanks to last week’s downgrade of U.S. debt by Standard & Poor’s from AAA to AA+. It follows last week’s wild ride for the stock market, which included stomach-churning swings for investors up through Friday, the day S&P issued the press release heard round the world after markets closed.

33. Orion Hits ‘Home Run’ With REO Placement Program -

A Memphis woman is getting a second chance at owning her own home, thanks to a rare program that takes hard work into account over credit scores. For Blondell Phillips, it’s the American Dream, Take 2.

34. Medicare Rise Could Mean No Social Security COLA -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions of retired and disabled people in the United States had better brace for another year with no increase in Social Security payments.

The government is projecting a slight cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits next year, the first increase since 2009. But for most beneficiaries, rising Medicare premiums threaten to wipe out any increase in payments, leaving them without a raise for a third straight year.

35. Foreclosure Freeze Could Undermine Housing Market -

NEW YORK (AP) – Karl Case, the co-creator of a widely watched housing market index, was upbeat three weeks ago. Mulling the economy while at a meeting at a resort near the Berkshires, Case thought the makings of a recovery were finally falling into place.

36. 'A New Day' -

Marvell Mitchell has had it with numbers.

“I’ve read the numbers and I hear people talking about the recession but frankly, there’s an opportunity here,” said Mitchell, who owns Mitchell Technology Group LLC with his wife, Ledelle.

37. Regulators Defend Actions on Lehman, Wachovia -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal bank regulators on Wednesday defended their actions leading up to the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the purchase of Wachovia at the height of the financial crisis before members of an inquiry panel who criticized government oversight of the banks.

38. One in 10 With a Mortgage Face Foreclosure -

WASHINGTON (AP) – One in 10 American households with a mortgage was at risk of foreclosure this summer as the government's efforts to help have had little impact stemming the housing crisis.

39. SunTrust Files Permit for Uptown “St. Jude” Branch -

600 A.W. Willis Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Permit Amount: $720,000

Project Cost: TBA
Permit Date: Applied June 2010
Completion: First Quarter 2011
Owner: SunTrust Banks Inc.
Tenant: SunTrust Banks Inc.
Contractor: TBA

40. Banking Group Spent $390K Lobbying in First Quarter -

The Consumer Bankers Association spent $390,000 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter on sweeping legislation to overhaul financial regulation and a number of other issues, a disclosure report shows.

41. SEC Seeks Tighter Rules on Asset-Backed Securities -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators proposed new, stricter rules Wednesday for asset-backed securities, the bundles of loans that helped spark the market's collapse in 2008 and nearly brought down the financial system.

42. Gov't Eases Paperwork for Loan Help Program -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeowners seeking relief under the Obama administration's mortgage aid program will be required to provide proof of their incomes upfront, a significant reversal for the problem-plagued effort to stem the foreclosure crisis.

43. Visible School Names Ellis To Modern Music Ministry Faculty -

Bill Ellis has been hired to the Visible School faculty in the Modern Music Ministry program.

Ellis will teach guitar, the history of pop music and hands-on courses in world music and ethnomusicology.

44. Baptist Health Care’s Pounds Elected to Novation Board -

Don Pounds, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp., has been elected to serve on the board of Novation LLC, the health care supply contracting company for VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium and Provista LLC.
Since coming to Baptist in 1987, Pounds has served in a variety of roles, starting as chief financial officer at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County. 

45. Exchange Club Family Center Names Ratcliff Marketing, Special Events Director -

Karen Ratcliff has joined the Exchange Club Family Center as director of marketing and special events.

46. Last-Minute Negotiations Ease Some Foreclosures -

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Peter and Gina Fochtman sat stone-faced at the courtroom table. Across from them was the man who could determine their family's future: an attorney for the bank trying to foreclose on their home.

47. Mortgage Aid Program Helping Fraction of Borrowers -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government’s $50 billion program to ease the foreclosure crisis is helping only a tiny fraction of struggling homeowners.

As of July, only 9 percent of eligible borrowers had seen their mortgage payments reduced. And a progress report on the plan Tuesday showed 10 lenders had not changed a single loan.

48. More Cash Available for First-Time Buyers -

The Memphis Area Home Builders Association is launching a program that will allow first-time homebuyers to borrow their down payments from the organization’s nonprofit division and repay it from their $8,000 federal tax credits.

49. Geithner Announces New Lobbying Rules for Bailout -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, in his first full day on the job, announced new rules Tuesday to limit special-interest influence on the government's $700 billion financial rescue program.

50. Boyle’s Halperin Receives Realtors Commercial Alliance Award -

Mark Halperin of Boyle Investment Co. has received the 2008 Realtors Commercial Alliance National Award from the Realtors Commercial Alliance.

51. Wells Fargo Plans Wachovia Buy; Regulators OK Deal -

NEW YORK (AP) – Wells Fargo emerged as the apparent victor in the battle for control of Wachovia bank Thursday night, after rival suitor Citigroup broke off talks with Wells Fargo and federal regulators but vowed to have its day in court.

52. Stocks Plummet After Retail, Unemployment Data -

NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street plunged Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrials down more than 340 points as retailers and the Labor Department added to the mountain of dismal economic news that has all but dashed investors' hopes for a late-year recovery.

53. Consumer Prices Surge, Job Market Remains Strained -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Inflation is running at the fastest pace in 17 years, the job market is under further strain and foreclosure filings are surging.

A raft of gloomy economic data on Thursday represented a setback for those hoping to see signs of better times ahead and it may keep the Federal Reserve jammed between rising inflation and slowing growth.

54. U of M to Honor Legal Pillars Of Excellence -

The University of Memphis Law School Alumni Chapter will honor four of the legal community’s leaders Saturday during its “Striving for Excellence: Pillars of Excellence” ceremony at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis.

55. Levy Receives Ruby R. Wharton Award -

Dr. Marian Levy, associate professor and director of the Master of Public Health program at the University of Memphis, has received the Ruby R. Wharton Outstanding Woman Award in the area of race relations.

56. Paulson Says Many Housing Proposals Would Do More Harm Than Good -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Thursday that many proposals being put forward to deal with the housing slump would do more harm than good.

While he still believes that the housing problem remains the biggest downside risk to the economy, Paulson said the issue needed to be put in perspective. He said 93 percent of all mortgages are being paid on time and that less than 2 percent are in foreclosure.

57. Five Foreclosures Filed Against Alexander -      Five first-run foreclosure notices appear starting on Page 31 of today's Daily News for properties owned by Charles Alexander. The latest notices are in addition to more than 10 filed earlier this week.
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58. Three More ForeclosuresFiled Against Alexander -      Three more first-run foreclosure notices have been filed for properties owned by Charles W. Alexander. The notices appear starting on Page 28 in the foreclosure section of today's Daily News.
    

59. Foreclosure Notices Filed On Alexander-Owned Properties -      Ten first-run foreclosure notices have been filed on properties owned by Charles W. Alexander. The notices appear beginning on Page 29 of today's Daily News.
     SunTrust Mortgage Inc. is th

60. Watchdog Agency Warns of Growing Secrecy in Bankruptcy Cases -

PHILADELPHIA (Dow Jones/AP) - A U.S. watchdog agency says businesses are buying and selling assets with growing secrecy in bankruptcy cases, warning the trend could mask the true financial state of businesses operating under Chapter 11 protection.

61. Thompson Named Chair of MPACT Board -

Jeni Stephens Thompson has been named the new chairwoman of the MPACT Memphis board of directors. Thompson is the director of marketing and development for the Memphis Bioworks Foundation. She has a bachelor's degree in communications from Lambuth University and a master's degree in education from Vanderbilt University. Thompson serves as the programs chair for the Association of Fundraising Professionals and sits on the Playhouse on the Square board. She is a member of the Leadership Memphis Class of 2008.

62. As Foreclosures Surge, Mortgage Lenders Pressured to Offer Borrowers Relief -

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Countrywide Financial Corp., the nation's largest mortgage lender, said Tuesday it will begin calling borrowers to offer refinancing or modifications on $16 billion in loans with interest rates set to adjust by the end of 2008.

63. Although Chapter 13 Can Seem Like the End, It's Not, Experts Say -

Bankruptcies can seem like a last resort, a final solution to financial struggles. But for those who file Chapter 13, usually referred to as a wage-earner plan, it is possible to pay the plan out early with the help of a mortgage company.

64. American Home MortgageReceives Approval for Loan -      American Home Mortgage Investment Corp. won final court approval Tuesday to borrow $50 million to finance its Chapter 11 bankruptcy liquidation.
     U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi

65. Methodist's Marshall to Serve On American Heart Association Board -

Barry S. Marshall, administrator of Clinical Business Development and Cardiovascular Service Line at Methodist University Hospital, has been named to a three-year term on the board of directors of the Shelby County Division of the American Heart Association. Marshall joined Methodist in 2004 as the director of the Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.

66. Events -

The Memphis Rotary Club will hold a meeting today at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Cost is $18 and reservations can be made by calling 526-1318 or e-mailing taylor@memphisrotary.org.

67. Events -

The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold a meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Don Smith, president of Quality of Life Development, will speak on "Quality of Life."

68. Archived Article -

5925 Logistics Drive
Memphis, TN 38118
Permit Cost: $4.7 million

Project Cost: $4.7 million

Permit Date: Applied July 2007

69. UTHSC's Netland Honored by American Academy of Ophthalmology -

Dr. Peter A. Netland will receive the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology at its annual conference this fall.

Netland, a Siegal Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is the director of the Glaucoma Service and vice chair for academic affairs for the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology. He is also the site leader in Memphis for the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus.

70. Dave Robbins Receives Highest Recognition In Restoration Industry -

Dave Robbins of Crawford, Smith & Sharp LLC recently was awarded the Certified Restorer (CR) designation from the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration. The CR designation is the highest recognition awarded in the restoration industry. Since its inception in 1976, only 485 individuals have earned the designation.

71. Methodist Director Elected President Of Tennessee Board of Pharmacy -

Sheila Mitchell, director of pharmacy services at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital, has been elected president of the Tennessee Board of Pharmacy. Mitchell has worked for Methodist for more than 20 years. She is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's College of Pharmacy and has served on several committees for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The Tennessee House of Representatives honored her in 2002 for her local contributions to her field.

72. Rogers Named News Director At WMC-TV 5 -

Tracey Rogers has joined the WMC-TV Action News 5 team as news director. Rogers has spent the past six years as news director at WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Ala., which, like WMC-TV, is owned by Raycom Media. She also has worked as assistant news director of WKRN, Nashville's ABC affiliate, as well as WSMV (NBC) and WTVF (CBS). She is a three-time Emmy winner, four-time Associated Press Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for "Best Spot News Coverage." Her first day is Monday.

73. Braverman Joins The West Clinic -

Dr. Aliza Braverman has joined The West Clinic as a rheumatology specialist. She is the first rheumatologist to join the team.

Mike Jackson has been named president and CEO of Memphis-based Verso Paper Holdings LLC. He succeeds LH Puckett, who is retiring but will remain a member of the board of directors. Jackson previously served as a senior vice president at Weyerhaeuser Co. in Federal Way, Wash. He was with the company for 29 years.

74. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center -

Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.

75. Crone Named Fellow of Memphis Bar Foundation -

Alan Crone, attorney and co-founder of Crone & Mason PLC, has been named a fellow of the Memphis Bar Foundation. The appointment was made at the annual joint meeting of the Memphis Bar Association and its charitable arm, the Memphis Bar Foundation, Sept. 11. Read more about Crone in tomorrow's Law Talk feature.

76. Archived Article -

67 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Loan Amount: $24.5 million

Loan Date: July 10, 2006

Maturity Date: n/a

77. First Mercantile Taps Maness to Handle National Accounts -

Philip E. Maness has been appointed director of national accounts and executive vice president of First Mercantile in Cordova. He began his career with First Mercantile in 1984, serving most recently as strategic planning officer.

78. Rising Interest Rates Could Force More Homebuyers to Use Government Assistance -

It says something about the usefulness of a housing assistance program offered by the Shelby County Department of Housing when one of its most recent beneficiaries is an employee of another housing department - the City of Memphis'.

79. Smith Promoted to Thompson & Co.'s VP for Information Services -

Julian Smith has been named senior vice president of information services for Thompson & Co. Marketing Communications. He has been chief technology officer there for more than 10 years. Smith, who is a partner in the firm, joined the company in July 1995.

80. Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton ReceivesPublic Service Award -

Shelby County Mayor AC Wharton Jr. and former assistant city attorney Dorothy Osradker have been selected for the Rotary Club of Memphis East's Bobby Dunavant Public Service awards. Wharton has served in local governments for more than 20 years, and Osradker served in city government for 61 years.

81. Fair Housing Advocate Awarded for Public Service -

Webb Brewer, director of advocacy and general counsel at Memphis Area Legal Services, recently was named 2005 Public Service Attorney of the Year by the Tennessee Bar Association.

Brewer has worked for MALS for 26 years, playing a major role in litigation that has set standards for child custody and disability rights. He also has made a mark in the area of safe and fair housing by helping integrate public housing, improve safety in low-income housing areas and launch the Memphis Fair Housing Center. He also spends a great deal of time crusading against predatory lending.

82. Med Nurse Earns State Leadership Award -

The Tennessee Nurses Association recognized Dr. Diane Todd Pace with the Alma E. Gault Leadership Award. Pace is a nurse practitioner/nurse scientist with the Regional Medical Center at Memphis/Health Loop Clinics. She earned a doctorate from the University of Tennessee.

83. Archived Article: Newsmakers - Judge Honored for Pioneering Role

Robilio Honored for Efforts Against Emotional Abuse

Shelby County Circuit Court Judge Kay Spalding Robilio was awarded a Jefferson Award from the American Institute for Public Service. Robilio was chosen for h...

84. Archived Article: Newsmakers - NovaCopy Exec Chosen for Whos Who

Memphis Architect Honored for Service to France

Memphis architect Metcalf Crump was named a Knight in the National Order of Merit by French President Jacques Chirac. The award was created in 1963 by President ...

85. Archived Article: Daily Digest - Mark Matthews Buys

Mark Matthews Buys

Houston Levee Land

Mark Matthews Development LLC has purchased 22.8 acres of vacant land near Houston Levee and Pisgah roads from Rusco Co. for $2.1 million, according to The Daily News Online, www.memp...

86. Archived Article: Lead - By Andy Meek

Mortgage Company Expands to Tipton

Firm chooses growing county for new headquarters

ANDY MEEK

The Daily News

Thanks to strong customer demand in Tipton County, a mortgage banking service thats based in Millington is openi...

87. Archived Article: Small Biz Focus - By Andy Meek

Mortgage Firm Helps Buyers Live the Dream

ANDY MEEK

The Daily News

Thanks in part to her parents work in the civil rights movement, Jacqueline McFerren always wanted to build a career out of helping people.

And since open...

88. Archived Article: Newsmakers - CHILDRENS MUSEUMS ADDS TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Childrens Museum Names New Board Members

The Childrens Museum of Memphis announced the following additions to its board of trustees: Jon A. Bascum, vice president of information technology, AutoZone;...

89. Archived Article: Real Focus - Real

Realtors Work to Meet Needs of Foreign Buyers

LANCE ALLAN

The Daily News

Making up to a 40 percent down payment and paying 30 percent interest couldnt make for a happy homebuying experience. At the very least, its a far cry from the...

90. Archived Article: Newsmakers - YOUTH VILLAGES NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER

UT Bowld Hires Transplant Services Director

Barry Marshall joined UT Bowld Hospital as administrative director of transplant services. Marshall previously worked with Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati ...

91. Archived Article: Daily Digest - Grizzlies Donate

New Technicolor

Facility Comes Online

Thomson, a provider of integrated solutions for the entertainment and media industries, last week unveiled Memphis Oaks II, a new $50 million, 806,000-square-foot facility at 5140 Memph...

92. Archived Article: Law Focus - Its tough all over bankruptcies continue to climb

Its tough all over bankruptcies continue to climb

By BRYAN MASSEY

The Daily News

Day to day, the more conspicuous corporate bankruptcies the Worldcoms, Global Crossings, Kmarts, and, in M...

93. Archived Article: Real Focus - By JENNIFER MURLEY Brokers, bankers square off over realty services By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Despite fears of finding "the devil in the details," things have been pretty quiet at the American Insurance Association since the Financ...

94. Archived Article: Real Focus - By JENNIFER MURLEY

New HUD rules favor better disclosure of home purchase fees

By JENNIFER MURLEY

The Daily News

New measures released last week by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are aimed at clarifying the departme...

95. Archived Article: Real Briefs - HOUSING AND Urban Development secretary Mel Martinez announced that for the first time since the Gulf War, reservists and memb

For the first time since the Persian Gulf War, National Guard reservists and members called to active service will rece...

96. Archived Article: Habitat (lead) - Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will launch its annual Spring Blitz in March, building four houses in four consecuti Spring signals start of Habitat blitz By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis launches its...

97. Archived Article: Tech Focus - Intellectual law isnt just for trademarks anymore Intellectual law isnt just for trademarks anymore By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News Remember a time before the Internet? It was a time when chips were crunchy things that came in bags and a floppy disk...

98. Archived Article: Memos - AutoZone Inc AutoZone Inc. has announced the following promotions: Bill Rhodes, previously vice president of finance, was promoted to senior vice president of finance. Mike Broderick, previously regional manager, was promoted to vice president-store...

99. Archived Article: Memos - Flynn Named Vice President of Ruth Ann Marshall has been appointed North American Region president for MasterCard International. Marshall formerly was executive vice president at Concord EFS Inc. Stephen J. Flynn has been named vice president of res...

100. Archived Article: Real Briefs - Mid-America Apartment Communities The Memphis Area Home Builders Association will sponsor a general membership lunch meeting at noon today at 776 N. Germantown Road. The speaker will be Dexter Muller, director of the Memphis and Shelby County Office...