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1. The Week Ahead: Oct. 16-22
- Monday, October 16, 2017
Hey, Memphis! Fall is definitely in the air now, as the slate of festivals and fun outdoor activities continue to roll on in the Bluff City. The Memphis Grizzlies open their 2017-2018 season at FedExForum against Tony Allen’s new team and don’t be surprised if you start seeing some ghosts and goblins by this weekend.
2. Tigers Golfer Earns NCAA At-Large Berth
- Monday, May 1, 2017
University of Memphis redshirt sophomore women’s golfer Michaela Fletcher has earned an NCAA at-large slot for the second time in as many seasons. Fletcher, who won her way to the NCAA Championships from the Notre Dame Regional with a top five individual finish in 2015, came back from missing all of last season due to injury and will compete May 8-10 in Columbus, Ohio, on the Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course.
3. Claiming Our Responsibility
- Friday, March 31, 2017
4,000, 801, 70, 24 AND COUNTING. It’s well past time to be honest about our numbers and their toll. About 4,000 people were lynched in the South between the Civil War and the civil rights movement, about 800 more than previously thought due to the research of the Equal Justice Initiative. The “about” part is significant since those kinds of statistics are more carefully hidden than proudly claimed.
4. New Advice: Peanuts in Baby's Diet Can Prevent Scary Allergy
- Friday, January 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – New parents, get ready to feed your babies peanut-containing foods – starting young lowers their chances of becoming allergic.
The National Institutes of Health issued new guidelines Thursday saying most babies should regularly eat those foods starting around 6 months of age, some as early as 4 months. It's a major shift in dietary advice for a country fearful of one of the most dangerous food allergies.
5. Strickland Reviews 6 Finalists for Police Director Position
- Saturday, July 16, 2016
Interim Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings is one of six finalists Mayor Jim Strickland is considering for appointment to the job on a permanent basis.
6. Death Sparks 'Autopilot' Car Probe; Man Had Speeding Tickets
- Monday, July 4, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding complicates the question.
7. Home Values Point to a Sharp Wealth Divide Within US Cities
- Monday, November 23, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist — basically, the crowd from "Cheers" — to live as neighbors.
That finding by the real estate brokerage Redfin makes the capital of Massachusetts a rarity at a time when neighborhoods in most U.S. cities are increasingly isolated from each other by income and home values.
8. $10 Bill Change Rankles Descendant of Alexander Hamilton
- Monday, July 13, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Doug Hamilton is just fine with plans to put a woman's portrait on U.S. paper money, but he'd prefer that the Treasury Department leave the $10 bill alone – particularly the prominent visage of his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, Alexander Hamilton.
9. Vanderbilt's Tim Corbin: Developing Champions ‘The Right Way’
- Saturday, April 11, 2015
For a baseball coach – one of the best in the business – Tim Corbin owes much of his career to influences from a different athletic endeavor.
10. New Laws OK Wine Shipments, Ban Tiger Selfies
- Thursday, January 1, 2015
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – New state laws taking effect Thursday give livestock in California more living room, approve direct-to-consumer wine shipments in Massachusetts and levy the ultimate punishment on wannabe teen drivers in Nevada by denying them licenses if they skip too much school.
11. Expedient Data Centers Expands to Memphis
- Thursday, November 20, 2014
Expedient Data Centers, a leading provider of cloud computing and other related services, has settled on Memphis as the site of its first data center in Tennessee.
Expedient currently operates 10 data centers in six markets, and its 11th is planned for 3180 Players Lane in Memphis, close to the TPC Southwind Golf Course and FedEx headquarters.
12. Airline Delays, Cancellations Rise From Last Year
- Friday, October 10, 2014
Airline delays and cancellations are up slightly from last year's peak travel season.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that flights on the nation's largest airlines arrived on time 77.7 percent of the time in August. That is down from 78.8 percent in the same month last year, although it is better than July.
13. New Perspective
- Thursday, April 10, 2014
When the U.S. Postal Service closed its branch office at 826 Mississippi Blvd. near E.H. Crump Boulevard in 2012, workers carted off an oil painting that hung there for several decades with little thought about the man portrayed in the painting.
14. Galvanizing Company Files Permit for Facility
- Tuesday, March 11, 2014
3328 Fite Road
Millington, TN 38053
Permit Cost: $1.9 million
Project Cost: N/A
Permit Date: Applied March 2014
Owner: 3328 Fite LLC
Tenant: 3328 Fite LLC
Details: An affiliate of Columbus, Ohio-based “hot dip galvanizing” company Voigt & Schweitzer LLC plans to construct a 63,120-square-foot facility near Millington.
15. Memphis Receives Grant To Increase College Grads
- Saturday, December 7, 2013
Memphis is among 20 U.S. communities chosen as the first partners in a national initiative aimed at increasing the ranks of college graduates.
The Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation on Wednesday promised as much as $200,000 to the communities over three years. The foundation’s goal is to raise the percentage of Americans with college degrees from 38 percent to 60 percent by 2025.
16. Memphis Receives Grant to Increase College Grads
- Thursday, December 5, 2013
Memphis is among 20 U.S. communities chosen as the first partners in a national initiative aimed at increasing the ranks of college graduates.
The Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation on Wednesday promised as much as $200,000 to the communities over three years. The foundation's goal is to raise the percentage of Americans with college degrees from 38 percent to 60 percent by 2025.
17. Trash Talk Headlines Council Meeting
- Monday, September 2, 2013
Memphis City Council members talk trash – specifically, the proposed changes to decades of established policies for garbage collection in the city – during their Tuesday, Sept. 3, executive session.
18. Self-Tucker Focused on Designs to Inspire
- Saturday, June 15, 2013
Self-Tucker Architects wants to lift the aspirations of the community through great architecture and design.
The firm is currently involved with a variety of high-profile projects across the area, including the National Civil Rights Museum and the new ground transportation center at Memphis International Airport, and past work includes the Stax Museum, Stax Music Academy and the FedExForum.
19. Mallory-Neely House Reopening Seen as Boon for Victorian Village
- Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Thanks to a new roof and disability compliance, the Mallory-Neely House will be open to the public Fridays and Saturdays beginning Friday, Nov. 9.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located at 652 Adams Ave. in Downtown Memphis’ Victorian Village Historic District, the Mallory-Neely House retains most of the original historic interiors, furniture and artifacts.
20. Vanderpool Takes Reins at FAA Federal Credit Union
- Monday, October 1, 2012
Banking is not a complicated business, but it’s a hard business.
That’s what Todd Vanderpool, then-CEO of BankTennessee, told The Daily News in 2010. It was a couple years removed from the near-market collapse of 2008. But the scars of 2008 still showed up in some of Vanderpool’s general comments about the industry.
21. Fred’s, Other Retailers Report Tepid Sales
- Friday, July 6, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Shoppers, worried about jobs and the overall economy, pulled back on spending in June, resulting in tepid sales for many retailers, including Memphis-based Fred’s Inc.
22. US States Forecast Highest Tax Revenue in 5 Years
- Wednesday, June 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. states expect to collect higher tax revenue in the coming budget year that combined would top pre-recession levels, according to a survey released Tuesday. The increase could reduce pressure on states to cut budgets and lay off workers.
23. Analysis: Loss to Saint Louis Ends Tigers’ Dreams of Deep NCAA Run
- Monday, March 19, 2012
Anything can happen in the NCAA Tournament. See No. 15 seed Norfolk State beating No. 2 seed Missouri. See No. 15 seed Lehigh beating No. 2 seed Duke.
In the same day.
So if you want to frame the Memphis Tigers’ 61-54 loss to Saint Louis University as unexpected, surprising, crazy, an upset, you can do that.
24. Jackson Leads Way for Tigers’ March Attack
- Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Ten weeks ago, when University of Memphis point guard Joe Jackson was so distraught over his playing time that he considered transferring, who would have predicted this?
25. Abortion, Immigration Changes Among New 2012 Laws
- Thursday, December 29, 2011
Girls seeking abortions in New Hampshire must first tell their parents or a judge, employers in Alabama must verify new workers' U.S. residency, and California students will be the first in the country to receive mandatory lessons about the contributions of gays and lesbians under state laws set to take effect at the start of 2012.
26. Trust One Parent Has Profitable Q3
- Monday, October 31, 2011
Columbus, Ga.-based Synovus Financial Corp. reported earnings of $15.7 million for the third quarter, the company’s first quarterly profit since Q2 2008.
27. Obama Would Hike Taxes to Pay for his Jobs Bill
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a sharp challenge to the GOP, President Barack Obama proposed paying for his costly new jobs plan Monday with tax hikes that Republicans have already rejected, and he accused them of political motives if they still refuse to go along.
28. No More Mail? What Would Ben Franklin Think?
- Tuesday, September 13, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Imagine a nation without the Postal Service.
No more birthday cards and bills or magazines and catalogs filling the mailbox. It's a worst-case scenario being painted for an organization that lost $8.5 billion in 2010 and seems headed deeper into the red this year.
29. Obama Reaps Victory as Judges Uphold Health Law
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
CINCINNATI (AP) – In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati handed the administration a victory Wednesday by agreeing that the government can require a minimum amount of insurance for Americans.
30. MEPPI Buys Rivergate Park Acreage For Transformer Plant
- Tuesday, June 7, 2011
186.2 Acres In Rivergate Industrial Park
Sale Amount: $3.7 million
Sale Date: May 31, 2011
Buyer: Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc.
Seller: Belz Investco GP
Details: Warrendale, Pa.-based Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. has bought three parcels in Rivergate Industrial Park from Belz Investco GP for $3.7 million. The deal closed May 31. The first parcel is 9.3 acres on the north side of Riverport Road (listed in the deed as Rivergate Road). It backs McKellar Lake, and the Shelby County Assessor of Property’s 2011 appraisal is $419,000. The second parcel is 63 acres on the south side of Riverport Road, appraised at $604,600. The third parcel is 113.9 acres on the north side of Riverport Road, wrapping around the 9.3-acre parcel and including an offshoot of McKellar Lake. Its 2011 appraisal is $769,600.
MEPPI announced in mid-February it would build a $200 million transformer manufacturing plant in Belz Enterprises Inc.-owned Rivergate Industrial Park.
In March, the Shelby County Commission and Memphis City Council each put in $1 million toward infrastructure financing for the project.
31. First Lady: Military Members, Spouses Need Jobs
- Monday, April 18, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – First lady Michelle Obama called on companies Thursday to recruit and hire members of the military and their spouses, saying they offer unique skills and qualities.
32. 'More Opportunities'
- Monday, April 4, 2011
Despite scarce commercial construction and soaring gas prices, the health care industry is turning to builders and contractors perhaps more so now than ever before.
Two-thirds of hospitals nationwide are undergoing construction projects this year, a 35 percent increase compared with 2009. That’s the findings of a capital survey conducted by Irving, Texas-based VHA Inc., a national network of community-owned health care systems and their physicians.
33. 2 Million Lose Jobless Benefits as Holidays Arrive
- Thursday, December 2, 2010
Extended unemployment benefits for nearly 2 million Americans begin to run out Wednesday, cutting off a steady stream of income and guaranteeing a dismal holiday season for people already struggling with bills they cannot pay.
34. Social Media Icons
- Monday, March 29, 2010
It’s been 46 years since Marshall McLuhan declared, “The medium is the message.”
In that time, the visionary media critic’s five-word analysis has been debated and interpreted in ways even he likely couldn’t imagine.
35. First Horizon MsaverTeams with TSYS
- Friday, September 28, 2007
First Horizon Msaver, an administrator of Health Savings Accounts (HAS), and TSYS, one of the world's largest payment-solutions providers, have teamed to offer a multi-purse health care and benefits payment card.
36. Methodist's Marshall to Serve On American Heart Association Board
- Wednesday, September 5, 2007
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.
37. Marshall Changes Administrative Roles at Methodist University Hospital
- Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Barry Marshall has been named administrator of clinical business development at Methodist University Hospital. Marshall has worked at Methodist since 2004 as administrator of the Transplant Institute. Prior to joining Methodist, he worked at the Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati where he was the administrator of transplant services and later the director of transplant services and managed care. He received a bachelor's degree in health care administration in 1999 from Columbus, Ohio-based Franklin University and a master's degree in business administration in 2005 from Caldwell, Idaho-based Canyon College.
38. Archived Article
- Tuesday, April 24, 2007
18 buildings near
Memphis International Airport
Sale Amount: $42 million
Sale Date: April 9, 2007
Buyer: Inland American TN Distribution LLC
Sellers: ProLogis-North Carolina LP (14 properties); Dorothy Vea Polk, Lewie R. Polk III, Patricia Polk Boyd, Peggy Polk Kent and Janice Polk Thompson (four properties)
39. Braverman Joins The West Clinic
- Wednesday, December 6, 2006
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.
40. Meyerrose Heads Emerging National Businesses Division for First Horizon
- Wednesday, August 9, 2006
Sarah Meyerrose has been promoted to president of emerging national businesses for First Horizon National Corp. In her new role, she will be the executive leader of several of First Horizon's growing national efforts, such as its health savings accounts business, Msaver, and its commercial insurance business, Synaxis. Meyerrose has worked for First Horizon for more than 24 years.
41. Methodist North ReceivesChest Pain Center Status
- Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Methodist North Hospital's Chest Pain Center recently received full accreditation from the national Society of Chest Pain Centers, a nonprofit group in Columbus, Ohio, focused on improving cardiac care.
The award is significant because Methodist
42. Architecture Month Wraps Up With Lecture
- Monday, October 10, 2005
When the Architecture Month series of events was launched last year by Memphis Heritage Inc. and the Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects, its aim was to celebrate the profession while educating the public about the positive aspects of the field of architecture.
43. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 24, 2002
Lucian T. Pera, an attorney with Armstrong Allen, is one of the newest members of the American Law Institute. A Memphis native, Pera received a bachelors degree from Princeton University and a law degree from Vanderbilt University law sc...
44. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, October 19, 1999
Home - Yahoo Nationwide announces $2 million urban development initiative Nationwide Insurance announced it will commit $2 million to build homes for a families in need. This $2 million housing initiative to build 40 homes in 40 cities is in partner...
45. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, September 21, 1999
Bicentennial Neighborhood Initiative A productive partnership The Tennessee Housing Development Agency and the city of Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development are making inroads revitalizing some neglected neighborhoods By LAURIE JOHNS...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, September 30, 1998
US LEC Appoints Director Of Sales Todd Nelson has been appointed to director of sales for US LEC. He previously was a national account manager. John McCullough has been named vice president of finance and secretary-treasurer for Memphis Light, Gas a...
47. Archived Article: Landmarks Chg
- Wednesday, January 7, 1998
By CAMILLE H Commission to hear views on Lauderdale Courts plan By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News The Memphis Landmarks Commission will meet today to discuss the partial demolition and rehabilitation of Lauderdale Courts and the nomination of the ...
48. Archived Article: Temp Housing Acq Lj
- Tuesday, July 1, 1997
By LAURIE JOHNSON Local temporary housing firms join forces By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Temporary Housing Experts Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Corporate Housing Services, and the new organization plans to begin operating under the n...
49. Archived Article: Tech Focus Chg
- Wednesday, May 21, 1997
By CAMILLE H Censoring the libraryís Internet Public libraries offering Internet access are faced with censorship issue By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Although censorship of the Internet has been a controversial issue among several paren...
50. Archived Article: Sun Park Lj
- Tuesday, December 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates SunPark buys airport parking facility By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News A national chain of full-service airport parking operations has recently purchased its first property in Memphis, the Park-Ride-Fly Airport Parking facility at 2731...
51. Archived Article: Sun Park Lj.
- Tuesday, December 24, 1996
lj 10/5 cates SunPark buys airport parking facility DEC. 24, 1996 -- A national chain of full-service airport parking operations has recently purchased its first property in Memphis, the Park-Ride-Fly Airport Parking facility at 2731 Airways Blvd. S...
52. Archived Article: Usicitycounci
- Tuesday, October 22, 1996
Notes USIcitycouncil Initiative to improve math, science education underway By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News An initiative that is reforming how Memphis City Schools teaches math, science and technology is underway and collaboratives are being...
53. Archived Article: Ai Database
- Monday, May 6, 1996
5/6 jts AI database Appraisal institute wants national real estate database By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News The Appraisal Institutes board of directors wants to develop a standardized national database for real estate appraisals. The database would b...
54. Archived Article: Virtual Mall
- Tuesday, April 9, 1996
4/9 jts virtual mall Local companies showcased in virtual mall By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News While some voyagers cruise the Internet as if on the ultimate postmodern playground, others are moving to capitalize on what made television big a generati...