Editorial Results (free)
1. Three Incumbents Unopposed at August Primary Ballot Deadline
- Monday, April 9, 2018
Three incumbent Democratic state House members in the Shelby County delegation to the Tennessee Legislature were effectively re-elected Thursday, April 5, at the noon deadline for candidates in the Aug. 2 state and federal primaries to file their qualifying petitions.
2. Trump Leaves Lawmakers Hanging on Gun Priorities
- Monday, March 5, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his quest to tackle gun violence, President Donald Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second Amendment's right to bear arms, leaving a trail of befuddled lawmakers and advocates in his wake.
3. Trump Urges Lawmakers to Buck NRA Every Once in a While
- Wednesday, February 28, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump declared he's willing to take on the National Rifle Association over gun legislation, but Republicans who control Congress aren't so sure. They prefer to consider only modest changes to firearms limits in response to the mass shooting at a Florida high school.
4. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017
- Monday, January 1, 2018
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in virtually every genre of music.
5. Action on Student Loan Forgiveness Delayed as Rules Revised
- Thursday, September 14, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit colleges are being left in limbo as the Trump administration delays action on requests for loan forgiveness, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press.
6. Republicans Unveil Long-Shot Effort on Health Care
- Thursday, September 14, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senators on Wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of GOP senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders proposing universal government-run coverage.
7. Man Destroys New Ten Commandments Statue at Arkansas Capitol
- Thursday, June 29, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said.
8. Senate Confirms Former Wrestling Exec McMahon to Lead SBA
- Wednesday, February 15, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration as part of President Donald Trump's cabinet.
9. Trump Nominee Decried Criticism of Judges, Senators Agree
- Friday, February 10, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that comments by his Supreme Court nominee criticizing his own attacks on the judiciary were "misrepresented," even as Republican and Democratic lawmakers vouched for the veracity of the remarks.
10. New Laws in 2016 Show States are Diverging on Guns, Voting
- Thursday, December 31, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Laws taking effect at the start of the new year show states diverging on some hot-button issues.
Restrictions on carrying guns will ease in Texas, for example, but will get tighter in California. It will be easier to register to vote in Oregon, but there will be another step to take at the polls in North Carolina.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. Facing Militant Threat, Corker Shoulders Matters of War
- Friday, February 20, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – Two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker wondered aloud whether the standstill Senate was worth a grown man's time.
Now the combination of Republicans' political fortunes in last November's elections and brutal terrorism overseas have put the two-term Tennessee lawmaker in the limelight. He heads the Foreign Relations Committee and is in charge of the weightiest question to ever face members of Congress: whether to authorize war.
14. Vols: Looks Like 6-6 Season
- Saturday, August 23, 2014
Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.
15. Boyle Sells More Lots at Spring Creek Ranch
- Friday, August 9, 2013
After an initial offering went so well earlier this year, a group of area homebuilders has acquired 17 more lots at The Village at Spring Creek Ranch from Boyle Investment Co.
16. Cuts Imminent, Senate Democrats, GOP Stage Votes
- Friday, March 1, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Squabbling away the hours, the Senate swatted aside last-ditch plans to block $85 billion in broad-based federal spending reductions Thursday as Republicans and Democrats blamed each other for the latest outbreak of gridlock and the Obama administration readied plans to put the cuts into effect.
17. Cargill Files $1.4M Permit App For Pres. Island Storage Bldg.
- Tuesday, April 3, 2012
2615 Channel Ave.
Memphis, TN 38113
Permit Cost: $1.4 million
Permit Date: Applied March 2012
18. Hamilton, Warren Lead LSU Past Ole Miss 81-55
- Monday, January 9, 2012
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – It had been a long time since LSU enjoyed such a performance in its Southeastern Conference opener as it did Saturday against Ole Miss.
The Tigers led from start to finish in a dominating 81-55 victory against the Rebels on Saturday. The 26-point margin of victory was the largest for LSU in a league opener since its 92-66 victory against Florida in the 1980-81 campaign.
19. Occupy Protests Cost Nation's Cities at Least $13M
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – During the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.
20. Retail Sector Adding Jobs, But Not Always Careers
- Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Erin Abell left a job in finance to volunteer for John McCain's presidential campaign in early 2008. She had hoped to return to the industry after the election, but by then Wall Street was on life support, and Abell had to live off credit cards until joining a friend's startup.
21. Schlimmer Joins CBU
- Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Jim Schlimmer has joined Christian Brothers University as vice president of enrollment.
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
Education: Bachelor of arts degree, Luther College in Decorah, Iowa; Master of science in Education degree, Higher Education Administration, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Work Experience: Francis Marion University, director of admissions, 2008 to 2010; Louisburg College, vice president for enrollment, 2007 to 2008; Luther College, vice president for enrollment, 2006 to 2007; High Point University, dean of enrollment management, 1982 to 2006.
Family: Dr. Alexa Schlimmer, associate professor of fine arts, High Point University; Philip Schlimmer, son, second-year law student at Ohio Northern University; Kathryn Schlimmer, senior, Roanoke College, Salem, Va.
Last book read: “The World is Flat”
Favorite music: Rock ‘n’ roll
Sports team: Carolina Panthers
Activities you enjoy outside of work: I run a lawn service with our two children – A&J Lawn Service
What talent do you wish you had? I wish I could sing.
Who has had the greatest influence on you? Enrollment mentor John Klockentager
What drew you to CBU? The opportunity to be on an active enrollment management team. I was impressed with the commitments the school had made in the enrollment area. Most of all, I was pleased to return to a church-related university.
What will your role as vice president of enrollment management entail? I am responsible for leading enrollment management initiatives and overseeing the undergraduate enrollment office, the office of financial aid and the career services office.
What do you consider your greatest professional accomplishments? Creating an atmosphere for successful recruitment at High Point University that also attracted students to on-campus living.
What do you most enjoy about your work? I enjoy the opportunity to set up enrollment systems that engage students with the university. I also enjoy monitoring the success of the admissions recruitment cycle from the initial contact to the student’s first day on campus.
22. Insurers, Doctor-Owned Hospitals Get Late Help
- Tuesday, March 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tucked into President Barack Obama's health care bill are several 11th-hour changes that help major insurance companies and doctor-owned hospitals.
Among the beneficiaries, according to lobbyists and congressional aides, are Kaiser Permanente, the giant California-based insurance company; Geisinger Health Plan based in Pennsylvania; and doctor-owned health facilities in about a dozen states, including Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.
23. Dillihunt Joins Southeast Community Capital
- Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Craig Dillihunt has joined nonprofit financial institution Southeast Community Capital as assistant fund manager for the Memphis Business Opportunity Fund, a partnership between the city of Memphis, local banks and SCC.
24. Archived Article: Probate Jts
- Thursday, November 16, 1995
11/16 jts Probate Court Probate Court to computerize dockets Future filings will be completely automated, court clerk says By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Shelby Countys Probate Court wakes to the modern dawn with a new expanded computer syste...