Editorial Results (free)
1. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 02, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
2. Norvell, Tigers Look to Flip the Script at SMU Saturday
- Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Redshirt junior receiver Anthony Miller had a record-setting day with 12 catches for 250 receiving yards. But with the University of Memphis suffering a second straight defeat last Saturday, 59-30 to Tulsa at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, he hasn’t spent much time replaying the good moments.
3. Last Word: Early Vote Numbers, Crime Q&A and School Suspensions in Memphis
- Monday, October 31, 2016
The last weekend of early voting is done and now we get the early vote surge through Thursday, which is the last day for early voting at the 21 polling places across Shelby County.
Through this past Friday, 161,239 early votes had been cast in Shelby County. That compares to 156,645 to the same point in 2008 and 151,809 in 2012.
4. DeAngelo Made in Memphis, Outlasting Them All in NFL
- Friday, September 23, 2016
He has belonged to the NFL for a long time now, if you want to think of DeAngelo Williams that way, and truth is you’re probably divided on that. For he’ll always belong to the University of Memphis first, on that much we can agree.
5. First Tennessee Bank Opens First Local Branch in a Decade in Arlington
- Saturday, September 17, 2016
After a decade of acquisitions and renovations of existing branches, Memphis-based First Tennessee Bank has opened its first new West Tennessee branch in Arlington.
6. North Texas Could Never Upset the Vols, Right?
- Saturday, November 14, 2015
No way Tennessee’s football team can lose Saturday’s homecoming game against North Texas, one of the worst teams in college football.
Tennessee (5-4) was a 40.5-point favorite early in the week coming off a 27-24 victory over South Carolina last Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
7. Hillary Clinton to Visit Memphis
- Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Hillary Clinton is headed to Tennessee next month, with plans to make appearances in both Memphis and Nashville.
Campaign staff for the Democratic presidential frontrunner sent word Wednesday morning that she’ll make her first campaign stop in the state Nov. 20.
8. Under Fire for Data Breach, Obama Personnel Chief Steps Down
- Monday, July 13, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – The embattled head of the government's personnel office abruptly stepped down Friday, bowing to mounting pressure following the unprecedented breach of private information her agency was entrusted to protect.
9. Taylor Promoted to Account Supervisor at Red Deluxe
- Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Kelsey Taylor has been promoted to account supervisor from account manager at Memphis-based advertising agency Red Deluxe. Taylor joined the firm in 2011 and leads the firm’s work for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Washington, D.C.
10. Redbirds Proving Key Role in ‘Cardinal Way’
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The St. Louis Cardinals had just wrapped up one playoff series and were headed to the National League Championship Series with a roster mainly comprised of homegrown players.
There was rookie pitcher Michael Wacha, who had flirted with no-hitters in the regular season and in the NL Division Series. There was first baseman Matt “Big City” Adams, who stepped into the void created by Allen Craig’s foot injury. And there was 23-year-old Trevor Rosenthal, who was thrust into that all-important closer’s role late in the season.
11. October 11-17, 2013: This week in Memphis history
- Saturday, October 12, 2013
1943: On the front page of The Daily News, Memphis and Shelby County Schools got a $138,780 federal grant to handle the shift of population from rural areas and small towns to areas of the county where war plants were located. The grant brought total funding for the Shelby County Board of Education to more than $1 million.
12. GOP: Geithner Failed to Tell Congress About LIBOR
- Thursday, July 26, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican lawmakers are criticizing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for failing to alert Congress four years ago that banks could have been manipulating a key global interest rate.
13. Pressure Builds for Civilian Drone Flights at Home
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Heads up: Drones are going mainstream.
Civilian cousins of the unmanned military aircraft that have tracked and killed terrorists in the Middle East and Asia are in demand by police departments, border patrols, power companies, news organizations and others wanting a bird's-eye view that's too impractical or dangerous for conventional planes or helicopters to get.
14. In European Crisis, Obama Sees Risks Back Home
- Friday, November 04, 2011
CANNES, France (AP) – His political fortunes and his nation's economy at risk, President Barack Obama on Thursday implored European leaders to swiftly work out a eurozone rescue plan, aware of the potential fallout at home if they fail.
15. Rising Gas Prices Pushes Wholesale Costs Higher
- Friday, April 15, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – A spike in the cost of gasoline pushed wholesale prices higher in March, a trend that could limit consumer spending in the coming months.
Still, most economists don't expect that will lead to widespread inflation because businesses are wary of raising prices when most people aren't getting significant pay increases.
16. Applications for Jobless Aid Rise Sharply
- Friday, November 05, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking jobless benefits jumped sharply last week, after two straight weeks of declines.
The increase undermines hopes that unemployment claims, after falling four times in the previous five weeks, were on a sustained downward trend. That would signal layoffs were slowing and hiring was picking up. Instead, claims remain stuck at an elevated level.
17. Obama's Health Care Pitch to Democrats: Trust Me
- Tuesday, March 09, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - In private pitches to Democrats, President Barack Obama says he will persuade Congress to pass his health care overhaul even if it kills him and even if he has to ask deeply distrustful lawmakers to trust him on a promise the White House doesn't have the power to keep.
18. Square's History as Varied as it's Buildings
- Monday, January 18, 2010
The idea of changing Overton Square may be controversial, but in its 40-year history, the entertainment district has been all about change of one kind or another.
The square's founders – none older than 25 but all with a knowledge of how businesses were financed – undertook a bold transformation of a set of pre-World War II storefronts along the border between the Munson Park and Trimbleton subdivisions.
19. Jobless Rate Tops 10 Percent For First Time Since ’83
- Monday, November 09, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The national unemployment rate has passed the psychological threshold of 10 percent for the first time since 1983 – and is likely to go higher.
Nearly 16 million people can’t find jobs even though the worst recession since the Great Depression has apparently ended. Persistently high unemployment could hurt the recovery by restraining consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of the economy.
20. Worries Over Economy Spread; Global Markets Sink
- Friday, October 17, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) – Fears of recession are trumping fears of inflation.
A crucial barometer of inflation came in flat last month, temporarily halting Wall Street’s slide. But stocks seesawed in a wide range Thursday.
21. Washington, Wall St. Weigh Fannie, Freddie Help
- Monday, July 14, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wall Street and Washington wrestled Friday with how to shore up mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two troubled pillars of the economy whose failure would deal a devastating blow to the already crippled housing market.
22. White Joins Junior Achievement As Exchange City Manager
- Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Michael White has joined Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South as Exchange City manager.
Previously, White has served in various youth development positions in the community including as a YMCA youth counselor and director of the Stax Music Academy Summer Camp. He earned a bachelor's degree in education from the University of Memphis.
23. Methodist Le Bonheur's Wade Becomes First to Achieve BCIA Certification
- Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Deanne Wade has become the first therapist in the tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi) to become certified through the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) in pelvic muscle dysfunction biofeedback. Wade is a physical therapist and supervisor in incontinence and pelvic rehabilitation at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital.
24. Underutilized Downtown Properties Await Development
- Tuesday, August 23, 2005
The 29-story Sterick Building at 8 S. Third St. was once the city's premier office building - and was the tallest structure in the region for several decades.
Today, the 350,883-square-foot building is vacant and faces the same plight of inactivity as nine other historic Downtown properties identified by the Center City Commission.
25. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 12, 1999
Larry W Louis C. Jehl Jr. was named vice president and controller of Perkins Family Restaurants. Jehl has been acting controller since February. He was previously director of treasury and strategic planning. Jehl is a graduate of Washington and Lee ...
26. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 05, 1999
National Commerce Bancorporation Karla Merritt has joined OConnor Kenny Partners as associate art director. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis. Sue S. Hunter has been appointed director of attorney recruitment for Baker, Donelson, Bearma...
27. Archived Article: Vesta (bott)
- Friday, October 02, 1998
By LAURIE JOHNSON Vesta Home Show to open Saturday at Grove Park By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Large, luxurious homes will be the focus of the 1998 Vesta Home Show, the Memphis Area Home Builders Associations annual new home showcase that has evo...
28. Archived Article: Back-state
- Monday, December 29, 1997
State appoints commission State appoints commission on juvenile justice reform A 17-member panel has been named to rewrite state laws for juvenile offenders, Gov. Don Sundquist announced last week. The commission will focus on the current problems t...