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1. How Useful Is a Last Will and Testament? -

Earlier this month, news outlets reported that Aretha Franklin, a Memphis native, died without a will. That fact seems important, but what good does a will actually serve?

In basic estate planning, there are three core documents that enable people of both modest and massive means to protect and convey their health care and financial desires during their incapacitation or death – the durable general power of attorney, the durable health care power of attorney, and the last will and testament.

2. Blockchain Tech ‘is the Shiny New Penny’ -

During the General Assembly session that just ended legislators debated a number of hot-button issues: guns, abortion, Confederate statues and medical marijuana.

But tucked among the headline-grabbers was a brief bill, less than 300 words long, that attracted no controversy whatsoever.

3. UnitedHealthcare to Pass Drug Rebates On to Some Customers -

The nation's biggest health insurer will pass drugmaker rebates along to some customers starting next year, giving a potential break to those taking expensive prescriptions.

UnitedHealthcare said Tuesday it will let people covered by certain employer-sponsored health plans collect rebates when they fill prescriptions or at the point of sale. Those rebates could amount to a few bucks or several hundred dollars, depending on the drug.

4. Consortium Seeks Breast Cancer Policy Reforms -

Two-time breast cancer survivor Dr. Debra Bartelli and members of the Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium are pushing to increase awareness of breast cancer in Memphis because they know first-hand that early detection and treatment will lead to higher survival rates.

5. Last Word: A Centennial, Corker Controversy Goes Wider and Ranked Choice Votes -

One of the most influential political figures in the city and state in the last half of the 20th century turned 100 years old MondayLewis Donelson, cofounder and senior counsel at Baker Donelson. A direct descendant of Andrew Jackson, the president from Tennessee who made the mold of the modern Democratic Party, Donelson started out, of course, as a Democrat. But by the 1950s was shaping the modern local and state Republican parties.

6. City Council Delays Final Vote on Confederate Monuments -

Memphis City Council members delayed a third and final vote on an ordinance that would direct the city administration to remove Confederate monuments in two city parks if the state historical commission doesn’t allow it later this month.

7. Outsourcing: Savings, But No Specifics -

The Haslam administration is forging ahead with plans to nab a statewide facilities services contractor after an outside analysis backed up a study showing estimated cost savings of more than $35 million a year at Tennessee universities.

8. Last Word: Chattanooga's Tragedy, Elvis Presley's Memphis and Chandler Parsons -

A grim Monday in Chattanooga where, as we post this, six school children were killed in a school bus crash and the driver of the bus was charged late Monday with reckless driving and vehicular homicide.

9. Claims Pushing ACA Marketplace Rates Higher, Some Providers Out -

Memphians with health care insurance through the state’s marketplace exchange or those looking to acquire health care insurance are bracing for rate increases that come on Jan. 1.

Rates for the two remaining insurers with marketplace plans available for the Memphis market next year – Cigna and Humana – are set to increase roughly 45 percent each.

10. Hawes Takes on New Role At ACE Awareness Foundation -

Kiersten Hawes has been promoted to task force liaison and education coordinator at the Memphis-based ACE Awareness Foundation, which works to inform the community about the negative impact of adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs. Hawes will also continue to serve as a therapist at Universal Parenting Place’s Knowledge Quest location.
As the task force liaison, Hawes will engage the foundation board and task force in ongoing dialogue to build awareness around ACEs. Operating in a dual role as a therapist and education coordinator, she says, allows her the opportunity to speak to the impact that toxic stress and intergenerational ACEs have on a family system if not mitigated.

11. Tennessee Exchange Insurance Rates Soar Higher -

People with health care insurance through the Tennessee Health Insurance Marketplace can expect significant rate hikes starting next year. The Tennessee Department of Insurance recently approved and released final rates for Individual ACA health policies for the calendar year 2017, and the increases were higher than anticipated.

12. Dodging a Disaster With Volkswagen? -

Next month will mark five years since the first Passat rolled off the assembly line at Chattanooga’s Volkswagen plant. Most anniversaries are a cause for celebration.

But as Chattanoogans blow out the candles on this particular milestone they’ll be hoping that Volkswagen’s diesel emissions troubles will soon be extinguished, too, and that the new SUV model they’ll start producing this year will help VW emerge from the crisis a better and stronger company than before.

13. Survey: US Progress on Health Insurance Stalled in 2015 -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Going into President Barack Obama's last year in office, progress has stalled on reducing the number of uninsured Americans under his signature health care law, according to a major survey out Thursday.

14. Insure Tennessee Fails to Win Sound Bite Test -

Fresh off a resounding November re-election victory, Gov. Bill Haslam ran smack dab into the reality of Tennessee politics: The Republican Party abhors anything connected to President Barack Obama.

15. Health Leaders: Improvement Possible -

Tennessee’s place in the 2014 America’s Health Rankings makes one thing very clear: There’s a lot of room for improvement.

Tennessee ranked 42nd among all states in the annual analysis of the health of the nation conducted by UnitedHealth Foundation.

16. Searching for Doctors -

So here’s the offer: lower salary – meaning it will take longer to pay down your student loan debt – less prestige, and perhaps even a questioning of your intelligence and skill.

In 2014, that’s what comes with the decision to become a primary care physician. Recently, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania, Mara Gordon, wrote an article for The Atlantic explaining her decision to become a primary care doctor.

17. City: Rideshare Services Need Permits for Airport Use -

The city of Memphis will ask popular ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to cease and desist operations until they acquire city permits.

“We know (Uber and Lyft) are doing business in Memphis without the required permit,” said Memphis spokeswoman Dewanna Smith. “We will send them a cease-and-desist notice along with an application and links to our ordinances. That letter has only recently been approved by counsel and will be going out soon.”

18. City to Issue Cease-and-Desist Notices to Rideshare Services -

The city of Memphis will ask popular ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to cease and desist operations until they acquire city permits.

“We know (Uber and Lyft) are doing business in Memphis without the required permit,” said Memphis spokeswoman Dewanna Smith. “We will send them a cease-and-desist notice along with an application and links to our ordinances. That letter has only recently been approved by counsel and will be going out soon.”

19. Airport Authority Looking at Rideshare Policy -

The battle that has raged between ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber at airports across the country has finally landed at Memphis International Airport.

For now, Lyft and Uber are prohibited from picking up passengers at Memphis International Airport, but that could change as airport and city officials develop policies for dealing with the emerging services.

20. Best Honored for Exchange Club Family Center Work -

Dr. Jara Best has received Volunteer Mid-South’s Spirit of Giving award for Adult Volunteer of the Year for her work with The Exchange Club Family Center. Best, a pediatrician, is a member of the center’s board and has served as a volunteer with the facility’s domestic violence programs for children and women, as well as the First STEPS (Skills to Ensure Parenting Success) program.

21. Scooter Ads Face Scrutiny From Government, Doctors -

WASHINGTON (AP) – TV ads show smiling seniors enjoying an "active" lifestyle on a motorized scooter, taking in the sights at the Grand Canyon, fishing on a pier and high-fiving their grandchildren at a baseball game.

22. Collins is Wharton's Pick for Finance Director -

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. has picked Brian Collins, the interim president and CEO of the Postal Employees Credit Union, to be the city’s new director of finance and administration.

23. Biz Owners Weighing Health Care Law Impact -

So far, it’s not easy to get a clear picture of how President Barack Obama’s health care law will affect Memphis-area small businesses.

That’s mainly because there are lots of business owners – including both supporters and even strident critics of the Affordable Care Act – who themselves don’t know what impact the law will have.

24. Court Takes Health Care Case Behind Closed Doors -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The survival of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul rests with a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology and, more particularly, in the hands of two Republican-appointed justices.

25. Logan New Director Of AHA Heart Ball -

Sarah Logan has joined the American Heart Association as director of the Heart Ball.

Hometown: Hernando, Miss.

26. Events -

The Memphis Claims Association will meet Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 5:15 p.m. at Coletta’s Restaurant, 2850 Appling Road. The topic is “Fire Investigation,” and cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers.

27. Woodward Joins Crowded Primary -

A public meeting is about to begin, and within one minute of attendees’ arrival, they are handed campaign literature for rival candidates running in the same local primary.

It’s obviously the thick of political season.

28. Supreme Court Will Hear Health Care Case This Term -

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear arguments next March over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul – a case that could shake the political landscape as voters are deciding if Obama deserves another term.

29. Adair Discusses Grand Vision for Piperton -

Proving naysayers wrong has become a hobby of William Adair’s.

When the Collierville native and his wife started Direct General Insurance Co. in 1991, it had six employees. Twelve years later, the firm had 520 offices across 13 states, was competing with State Farm and Allstate, and “all of the things that couldn’t be done were getting done,” he said.

30. ‘In This Together’ -

For some Memphis consumers, it’s a completely natural impulse to go out of the way to keep from going far away when there’s money to spend. Those particular consumers will run over a TCBY to get to YoLo, shove past a Starbucks to get their caffeine fix at Otherlands, Republic or Cafe Eclectic, hop over an IHOP to stand in line at Brother Juniper’s and dodge Dillard’s to suit up at shops like Oak Hall and James Davis.

31. A Look at the Bills That Passed, Failed in 2011 -

Here is a look at some of the legislation that has either passed or failed during the first session of the 107th Tennessee General Assembly.

WINNERS:

32. Norfolk Yard Finally Set to Commence -

Norfolk Southern Corp. has a busy year ahead as it finally begins preparations for a $112 million project that will create jobs, increase rail capacity and reduce highway traffic congestion in the Memphis area.

33. FDIC's Authority to Review Banks Expands -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal bank regulators have agreed to give the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. unlimited authority to investigate banks, clarifying the agency's power that was in question during the financial crisis.

34. Realizing Dreams -

William Adair’s quad-cab, four-wheel-drive pickup truck is splattered with mud. The office where he parks it out back, a converted country home at the corner of Tenn. 196 and U.S. 72, is littered with maps.

35. Be Tough with Your Financial Adviser -

NEW YORK (AP) - Your financial adviser might be acting like a doctor who prescribes certain medicine only because he's on a drug company's payroll and then neglects to tell you about it.

Not all brokers who sell stocks, bonds, annuities and other investments are required to put their clients' interests first. They can steer you into mutual funds or college savings plans that pad their firms' profits or their own commissions, and you might never know.

36. Little Guys, Big Guys -

No one would mistake a local institution like Tri-State Bank for one of Wall Street’s mighty titans of finance, whose recent woes brought the U.S. and world economies to their knees.

37. UofM-Area Residents Work to Salvage 38111 -

For Tk Buchanan, community development specialist for the University of Memphis Center for Community Building and Neighborhood Action (CBANA), the 587 foreclosures last year in the 38111 ZIP code are more than a statistic.

38. Houston Appointed by Governor To State Court Reporting Board -

Earl W. Houston II, a member of Martin, Tate, Morrow & Marston PC’s litigation section, was appointed recently to the newly formed Tennessee Board of Court Reporting by Gov. Phil Bredesen.

The Tennessee General Assembly established the board earlier this year. The seven-member board is charged with overseeing and maintaining a standard of competency for court reporters. The board also establishes professional qualifications and issues licenses for court reporters. Houston is the only Memphian on the board.

39. As Banks Gain, US Treasury Rethinks Bailout -

WASHINGTON (AP) – Big U.S. banks are roaring back.

At crisis’ edge last year, they are repaying billions of dollars dumped into their vaults to rescue them. Dividend checks are accumulating at the U.S. Treasury Department. Taxpayers will not recoup the full sum of the government’s unprecedented infusion to the financial sector, but the returns are ahead of schedule.

40. Government Report Questions Rescue Claims -

WASHINGTON (AP) - The credibility of the government's $700 billion financial rescue program was damaged by claims a year ago that all of the initial banks receiving support were healthy, a new report contends.

41. Health Care Lobbyists Target Returning Congress -

WASHINGTON (AP) - Interest groups are unleashing a torrent of modern and old-fashioned lobbying tactics at members of Congress returning for the autumn battle over health care, from spending sky-high amounts on TV ads to staging rallies in the capital and perhaps outside insurance company offices.

42. Rail Yard Site All But Nailed -

The land where Norfolk Southern Corp. wants to build an intermodal yard was annexed Monday night by the town of Rossville, paving the way for the railroad’s proposed multimillion-dollar, multi-acre facility.

43. Obama Challenges on Health Care -

WASHINGTON (AP) - A defiant President Barack Obama sought Monday to revive his faltering plan to overhaul health care, delivering a full-throated promise to get comprehensive legislation and summoning lawmakers crucial to his effort to the White House.

44. Fayette County Land Closer to Becoming Rail Hub -

Norfolk Southern Corp.’s plan to develop a multimillion-dollar, multi-acre intermodal facility in Fayette County cleared a political hurdle Thursday night, moving the massive project one step closer to reality.

45. Next Stop: Norfolk Southern’s intermodal plans take shape -

The freight trains that rumble through Memphis are hard to ignore, especially the ones that parallel or bisect main thoroughfares and disrupt traffic. But even people who don’t cross railroad tracks during their commutes are likely to hear the distant blare of horns at some point during the day as locomotives make their way into and out of the city.

46. Council, Commission Mobilize Against State Wage Bill -

A bill passed by the Tennessee Senate Thursday and sponsored by a state lawmaker from Germantown would prohibit local governments from requiring private employers to pay their workers a living wage.

47. Treasury Provides Another $1.15B to 42 Banks -

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department has provided $1.15 billion to 42 banks in new payments from the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund.

The department said Tuesday that the latest capital infusions went to banks in 25 states, including the first awards in Nebraska.

48. Area Banks Consider Bailout Options -

The impact of the federal government’s flurry of moves to shore up the country’s financial marketplace soon may be visible among local and regional players. But opinions are mixed about what the impact here will be.

49. Toyos Honored For Post-Katrina Eye Care -

For many, Hurricane Katrina is a distant memory, a disaster that hit the Gulf Coast nearly three years ago. But for all the families and individuals directly affected, many still struggle daily to pull their lives back together.

50. Memphis Health Care Employees Enjoy Better Pensions -

More than 22,000 workers at Memphis' largest health care institutions likely will avoid a looming domino effect of failing pension plans at hospitals on the East Coast. They can thank their employers for converting pension structures from the traditional defined benefits to the newer defined contributions approach.

51. Bond Insurers See Ill Winds -

When a hurricane slams into Florida, investors dump shares of companies that insure homes. When a storm of defaults engulfs the bond market, investors naturally sell the companies that insure bonds. In both cases, the selloffs are often overdone.

52. The Hes, Bakers & Foster Care -

At the end of January, the Tennessee Supreme Court made a ruling that will profoundly affect the life of one little girl.

Eight-year-old Anna Mae He, whose name has spawned a media blitz across the country, soon will be reunited with her birth parents, Shaoqiang "Jack" and Qin Luo "Casey" He, despite relentless efforts by her foster family to hold onto her.

53. Community Foundation Offers Business Planning Workshop -

Nov. 7

The Memphis Regional Chamber holds its Chamber Ambassadors meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. Call Sally Minor Cook at 543-3546 or visit www.memphischamber.com for more information.

54. Wolfchase Area Grows as Auto Center -

The area surrounding Wolfchase Galleria has been one of the premier shopping spots in the Memphis area for years. Lately, it seems to be rivaling Covington Pike for the added label of automobile corridor.

55. Archived Article: Lead - HEADLINE

Dillard Door Sees Continued Growth

Company merges two divisions, adds new services

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56. Archived Article: Rapsheets (lead) - STACEY WIEDOWER

Rapsheets Acquired by ChoicePoint

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57. Archived Article: Newsmakers - Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gwen Rooks completed a Judicial Academy conducted by

Local Judges Complete State Judicial Academy Chancellor Arnold Goldin and General Sessions Judges Phyllis Gardner and Gw...

58. Archived Article: Memos - <ephoto> Greg V

Greg V. Ortega was named director of corporate product marketing for TBC Corp. Ortega previously held positions as TBCs manager of strategic marketing and manager of marketing and procurement for light truck tires. He earned...

59. Archived Article: Real Review - Fogelman Management Group nabs national awards

Fogelman Management Group nabs national awards

Fogelman Management Group recently received two Paragon Awards from the National Apartment Association.

The Paragon Awards are given annually by t...

60. Archived Article: Memos - Cynthia Ham was selected for the American Association of Advertising Agencies client public relations committee

Cynthia Ham was selected for the American Association of Advertising Agencies client public relations committee. Ham was among 14 mark...

61. Archived Article: Memos - Shelby County Deputy Kevin Helms was chosen by the National Rifle Association as Officer of the Year for 2002

Shelby County Deputy Kevin Helms was chosen by the National Rifle Association as Officer of the Year for 2002. Helms, currently assigned...

62. Archived Article: Market Briefs - Cleo Inc

Cleo Inc. is renovating its three major showrooms, the first significant showroom remodel since the companys headquarters were built in the 1960s. The company hired Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects to redesign the showrooms for Cleo giftw...

63. Archived Article: Real Review - NAR offers way for associations NAR offers way for associations to add value to member Web sites The National Association of Realtors now offers state and local Realtor associations the opportunity to provide Realtor VIP Risk Management Publications...

64. Archived Article: Ruralmetro P.2 - Rural/Metro cash flow up for quarter Rural/Metro cash flow up for quarter Rural/Metro Corp. announced results of its third quarter ended March 31, reporting continued improvements in cash flow performance. For the third fiscal quarter, the company r...

65. Archived Article: Ipix P.2 - Paradigm, Memphis Angels invest in iPIX Paradigm, Memphis Angels invest in iPIX Internet Pictures Corp. signed a definitive agreement securing private investment led by Paradigm Capital Partners and the Memphis Angels. The agreement calls for the in...

66. Archived Article: Memos - John Crow was elected to the board of directors for the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects John Crow was elected to the board of directors for the Memphis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Donald A. Friedman was n...

67. Archived Article: Tech Focus - Streamlining service Streamlining service Regional Medical Center invests in Internet service to boost cost savings By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News The states largest TennCare provider is taking a big step toward becoming a more efficient one. The R...

68. Archived Article: Council (lead) - By STACEY PETSCHAUER Council considers 2000 budget today By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Approving the fiscal 2000 city budget will be a major goal of the Memphis City Council at its regular meeting today at 3:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 12...

69. Archived Article: Memos - Albert Cantu Appointed Terminix Jeff Sanford was named president and chief executive officer of the Center City Commission. He has served in the position on an interim basis since June. Since 1988, he has been president of Jeff Sanford Co. He is a g...

70. Archived Article: Calendar - April 7 April 7 The Memphis Area Home Builders Associations Sales and Marketing Council will have a general membership meeting at noon at MAHBA offices, 776 Germantown Parkway N. The speaker will be Rosemarie Fair Stack, president of the Memphis Are...

71. Archived Article: Calendar - Jan Jan. 5 The Mid-South Fly Fishers will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The speaker will be Mike Bone, a professional guide with Clinch River Outfitters. For more information, call Donald M. Dunn at 386-5274. Jan. 7 Lam...

72. Archived Article: Kirby Office Lj - lj 10/5 cates New Bartlett office condos offer ownership advantages By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Giving professionals the convenience of leasing with the profitability of ownership is the design strategy for a new office condominium complex now ...

73. Archived Article: Calendar - 03-11 Calendar March 12 The Institute of Management Accountants will meet at noon at Paulettes. The speaker will be forensic specialist Tom Vastrick. The cost is $15. For more information, call Tammy Greco at 682-7766. The Memphis Bar Association wi...

74. Archived Article: Legal Analysis - 10/26 Legal analysis By BETH HOLLOWAY Special to The Daily News Does your Employee Assistance Program cost $7 million per year? It might if you arent careful, as one employer discovered when it was successfully sued for invasion of privacy. This art...