Editorial Results (free)
1. Last Word: Corporate Moves, Hardaway on Strickland and Corker Is Out Again
- Wednesday, February 28, 2018
It’s that time when corporate leaders go to their conference rooms – the ones with the Simon-looking conference call orb, with the colored lights taken out, in the center of the table. The attorneys sit next to the CEO to make sure he or she reads the prepared remarks carefully vetted by them and grow concerned as the time for questions nears. The figurative waters of the safe harbor are placid with all statements and forecasts of possible future action having their news hooks filed off by the legalese disclaimer.
2. Last Word: Corker & Blackburn, More Frost and Dale Watson's Move to The Haven
- Friday, February 23, 2018
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. Last Word: "A Downward Spiral", Outdoors Pop-Up and Haslam in Raleigh
- Tuesday, May 16, 2017
At the end of another day of alarming news and denials from the White House, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee used a new phrase that has significance in a cycle of action and reaction and more action in which many of us gauge reaction by whether the person speaking has an R or a D after their name. The lines are that clearly drawn.
4. Last Word: James Cotton, A Quiet Jackson Day in Memphis and 'A Football School'
- Friday, March 17, 2017
When you think of the blues and harmonica – James Cotton probably comes to mind – Sonny Boy Williamson too, who taught Cotton how to play.
5. The Great Outdoors Still a Popular Destination for Mid-Southerners
- Saturday, January 21, 2017
While pro and college sports dominate local media coverage, the Mid-South remains a hotbed for outdoors activities such as hunting and fishing.
Last year, Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid welcomed large numbers of guests for its various events and on-site offerings, while organizations such as Ducks Unlimited and the Tennessee Wildlife Federation continue working to protect and promote local wildlife habitats for future outdoor recreational use.
6. Giving Ideas Of Memphis ‘Rock Stars’ Bigger Stage
- Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Eighteen people working in Memphis will bring their innovations to a global audience at the upcoming TEDxMemphis conference.
TEDx is an independent spin-off of the popular TEDTalks series, where thought leaders in the technology, entertainment and design sectors share their work and vision with a live audience.
7. Fiz & Grizz Look Like Good Fit, But New Coach Will Need Players
- Monday, May 30, 2016
When the Memphis Grizzlies fired Dave Joerger after three seasons, the public reaction from players was, well, non-existent.
No fond farewells via Twitter from Marc Gasol or Mike Conley. And certainly not from Zach Randolph and Tony Allen.
8. Pastner Cites Chain of Command in Speculation About Future
- Tuesday, March 15, 2016
At a season-ending press conference on Monday, March 14, Josh Pastner said he considered himself the University of Memphis men’s basketball coach going forward “unless I’m told differently by my bosses.” And following that university president M. David Rudd released a statement saying a review of the program would be conducted.
9. Reaves: Memphis Should Pay Share of Schools Liability
- Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The Shelby County commissioner who sought a legal opinion over who pays $1.1 billion of Shelby County Schools’ benefits liability says he has more questions.
Commissioner David Reaves requested the opinion from Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery in December through state Sen. Brian Kelsey.
10. Grizzlies’ Footprint Growing Across Region; Redbirds, RiverKings Try to Hit Their Niches
- Saturday, December 12, 2015
Decades ago, the St. Louis Cardinals used their vast radio network to extend their brand across the middle of America. Even today, they have more than 130 affiliated stations in eight states.
“The Cardinals did a great job through their radio outreach,” said John Pugliese, Memphis Grizzlies vice president of marketing, communications and broadcast.
11. Painful thought: Will the Titans ever be good again?
- Saturday, November 21, 2015
As the Tennessee Titans head down the backstretch of another unproductive season, it might be time to ponder a scary question: Will the Titans ever be good again?
How much longer will they be an NFL’s bottom feeder, swimming the same muddy waters as the Raiders, Browns, Lions and Jaguars?
12. Q&A: Driven by Protests, US Minimum Wage Vaults Onto Agenda
- Monday, November 16, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first question in Tuesday's GOP presidential debate — whether the minimum wage should go to $15 an hour — was the starkest evidence yet that U.S. workers have managed to thrust the issue of pay onto the presidential campaign agenda.
13. AP Survey: Fed's Outlook Correct but Not Solution
- Wednesday, August 27, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Economists appear to be of two minds about the Federal Reserve.
They agree with the Fed that the job market still isn't healthy. Yet the latest Associated Press survey of economists finds that most fear the Fed will wait too long to raise interest rates and thereby risk stoking inflation or creating asset bubbles.
14. Lawmakers Push to Delay Huge Flood Insurance Hikes
- Wednesday, October 30, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – A bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government's flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.
15. Closing Fannie, Freddie Could Boost Mortgage Rates
- Thursday, August 8, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Homebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants that were rescued by a $187 billion taxpayer bailout during the financial crisis.
16. As Election Nears, New Rules are Facing Delays
- Tuesday, July 31, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – When the Obama administration agreed to set the first-ever federal limits on runoff in Florida, environmental groups were pleased. They thought the state's waters would finally get a break from a nutrient overdose that spawns algae, suffocates rivers, lakes and streams and forms byproducts in drinking water that could make people sick.
17. Steering Through Muddied Waters
- Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The Flows Knows While rationality has returned to the markets, occasional bouts of volatility (as we have experienced over the last few trading days) can muddy the analytical waters. After a 30 percent advance in the S&P 500 from the October lows, a pullback seems appropriate, and the reaction to the recent pullback couldn’t be more telling.
18. Diversity Memphis Names Humanitarian Honorees
- Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Diversity Memphis has announced the five individuals to be honored at its seventh annual Humanitarian Awards.
They are Bob Bernstein, Dr. Manoj Jain, Modeane Thompson, David Waters and David Wedaman.
19. Viewer Faults Columnist For New Habits
- Thursday, March 8, 2012
I can’t stop reading “Lio.” Even though it’s the unfunniest funny ever. Today, Lio sees the newspaper boy’s satchel abandoned on the sidewalk. In panel two Lio is visibly shocked, looking at something we can’t see. Panel three shows Lio in the vet’s waiting room with a dragon, whose bloated shape suggests that he’s eaten the newspaper boy.
20. Govt to Test Risk-Based Airport Screening
- Friday, July 15, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Transportation Security Administration said Thursday it will test a program to pre-screen a small group of select air travelers who volunteer more personal information about themselves so they can be vetted to get faster screening at airport checkpoints.
21. Crye-Leike Honors Top Performers, Longevity
- Friday, April 22, 2011
Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. honored its brokers working in the residential and commercial sectors Tuesday at its annual awards gala.
22. Roundtable Tackles Trademark Infringement
- Thursday, March 31, 2011
The law firm of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will hold a roundtable discussion Thursday on the topic “Use of Competitor’s Trademark in Keyword Advertising: Infringement or Not?”
The event is part of the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property litigation series.
23. Bill Clinton Races to Help Democratic Candidates
- Monday, October 25, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Clinton, out of the Oval Office for nearly a decade and once considered a political liability, is campaigning for Democratic candidates at a pace no one can match, drawing big crowds and going to states that President Barack Obama avoids.
24. ‘Hairspray’ to Provide Big Boost for SRVS
- Monday, July 12, 2010
Controversial music, dramatic hairdos and original artwork combine to benefit people living with disabilities in an artistically unique kickoff event at Playhouse on the Square.
On Sunday, Shelby Residential and Vocational Services will offer the play “Hairspray” as part of its fourth annual prelude benefit that begins a summer of fundraising.
25. Gulf Oil Full of Methane, Adding New Concerns
- Monday, June 21, 2010
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It is an overlooked danger in the oil spill crisis: The crude gushing from the well contains vast amounts of natural gas that could pose a serious threat to the Gulf of Mexico's fragile ecosystem.
26. More Senators Support Bernanke Confirmation
- Tuesday, January 26, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Support for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's confirmation for a second four-year term mounted Monday as the White House appeared to stanch opposition that had roiled the financial markets.
27. Harold Ford Jr.: 'I Continue to Learn' about NY
- Friday, January 22, 2010
TAPPAN, N.Y. (AP) - Harold Ford Jr. ventured to the suburbs Thursday to test the waters outside New York City for a possible U.S. Senate bid but admitted he still has a lot to learn about the state.
28. Dollar General Shares Rise in IPO Debut
- Monday, November 16, 2009
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Shares of Dollar General rose in its first day of trading Friday as investors flocked to the highly anticipated offering of the discount retailer.
Dollar General’s initial public offering of 34.1 million shares was priced at $21 late Thursday, raising $716.1 million.
29. Settlement Funds To Honor Cauley
- Thursday, September 18, 2008
It was the kind of gathering you normally wouldn’t associate with the settlement of a class action case involving urethane.
Several hours in advance of the hearing before Circuit Court Judge Jerry Stokes last week, some of those who would benefit from the settlement gathered at the Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC law firm across from Court Square in Downtown.
30. Appeal Against Desegregation Case Is Brewing
- Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Shelby County Board of Education members have some decisions to make in the wake of last week's ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Bernice Donald.
And Donald has some questions to answer. Those answers will better define options - most of which promise to change county schools profoundly if the ruling stands.
31. Archived Article: Gov
- Friday, April 1, 2005
By Andy Meek
Wharton Pushes for Real Estate Transfer Tax
The Daily News
Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. is taking his push for a real estate transfer tax to the radio and on the road.
In coming weeks, hell be heard on ra...
32. Archived Article: River (lead)
- Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Five firms vie to land Beale Street project
Five firms vie to land Beale Street project
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
The Mighty Mississippi is rolling along, unaware that within months, a decision will be made that will significantl...
33. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, August 20, 2002
By DAVID LYONS
Midtowns tallest citizens living fast, dying young
By DAVID LYONS
Tree-trimming crews from Memphis Light Gas and Waters forestry division have become a daily sight in Central Gardens for the past 2 weeks.
Thats about the t...
34. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, January 31, 2002
Civil liberties in an age of terrorism Event examines civil liberties in an age of terrorism By MARY DANDO The Daily News Rhodes College will host its annual Institute on the Profession of Law in the Bryan Campus Life Center from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m....
35. Archived Article: Waverly
- Thursday, August 27, 1998
A new source for home furnishings is open in Germantown New home furnishings store opens in Germantown By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News A new source for home furnishings is open in Germantown. Waverly Home has expanded its base of company-owned shops...