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1. Plans for Self-Driving Cars Have Pitfall: The Human Brain
- Wednesday, July 20, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – Experts say the development of self-driving cars over the coming decade depends on an unreliable assumption by many automakers: that the humans in them will be ready to step in and take control if the car's systems fail.
2. Death Sparks 'Autopilot' Car Probe; Man Had Speeding Tickets
- Monday, July 04, 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.
- Thursday, June 23, 2016
A public meeting/open house on the Pinch District redevelopment plans will be held Thursday, June 23, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Balinese Ballroom, 330 N. Main St. City and county leaders invite residents, property owners and other community stakeholders to offer input on a vision for The Pinch. For more information, contact Brett Roler at email@example.com or 901-575-0540.
4. Pera Elected Vice President of Tennessee Bar
- Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Lucian T. Pera, partner in the Memphis office of Adams and Reese LLP, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Bar Association and will automatically become president of the organization in 2017-2018. Pera, who joined Adams and Reese in 2006, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, media law, and legal ethics and professional responsibility.
5. Aghabeg Joins Gateway Group as Controller
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Angela Aghabeg has joined temporary staffing and executive search firm Gateway Group Personnel as controller. In her new role, Aghabeg is responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of the general ledger and compliance with governmental reporting requirements and tax filings. She also is accountable for compiling historical and current data and financial records and preparing monthly financial statements for analysis and projections.
6. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 2014
Memphis City Council member Lee Harris is challenging Democratic state Sen. Ophelia Ford in the August primary for District 29, the Senate seat held by a member of the Ford family since 1975.
7. Meghan McMahon Joins Glankler Brown as Associate
- Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Meghan K. McMahon has joined Glankler Brown PLLC as an associate, concentrating her practice in business and commercial litigation and intellectual property. McMahon previously worked in academic and membership affairs for the NCAA, and has experience with issues relating to NCAA compliance, sports and entertainment contracts, intellectual property.
8. If Government Backs In-Flight Calls, Will the Airlines?
- Tuesday, November 26, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – The Federal Communications Commission might be ready to permit cellphone calls in flight. But what about the airlines?
Old concerns about electronics being a danger to airplane navigation have been debunked. And airlines could make some extra cash charging passengers to call a loved one from 35,000 feet. But that extra money might not be worth the backlash from fliers who view overly chatty neighbors as another inconvenience to go along with smaller seats and stuffed overhead bins.
9. Cuckoo History of ‘Cuckoo’s Calling’
- Thursday, August 08, 2013
As I understand it, “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” a first-fiction item by one Robert Galbraith (not the retired doctor from Little Rock) was released last April. With generally positive reviews springing forth, 3,000 or so copies had been sold in England and the U.S. by early July. And then …
10. McLain Joins Counterpart in Copywriting Role
- Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Rebekah McLain has joined Counterpart Communication Design as copywriter. In her new role, McLain will write copy for print and websites, with areas of expertise including higher education, security and disability law, neuropsychology and hospitality.
11. The Heart Beats
- Friday, September 14, 2012
THE HEART BEATS. AGAIN. A lifetime ago, screwdrivers with lifetime guarantees came from an art moderne castle, and screwdrivers with orange juice came from the only other Friday’s outside of Manhattan.
- Tuesday, May 08, 2012
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 9 a.m. at the board’s office, 114 N. Main St. Call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540 for details.
- Monday, May 07, 2012
The Memphis Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 9 a.m. at the board’s office, 114 N. Main St. Call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540 for details.
14. House, Senate at Odds Over Payroll Tax Cut
- Tuesday, December 20, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House and Senate barreled toward a collision Monday over some of the chief ingredients of President Barack Obama's recipe for reviving the economy, with tax increases and jobless benefit cuts awaiting millions of Americans on New Year's Day if the dispute is not resolved.
15. A Job is Becoming a Dim Memory for Many Unemployed
- Friday, October 07, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – For more Americans, being out of work has become a semi-permanent condition.
Nearly one-third of the unemployed – nearly 4.5 million people – have had no job for a year or more. That's a record high. Many are older workers who have found it especially hard to find jobs.
16. Law Professor Kiel Recounts Stories of ‘Memphis 13’
- Thursday, October 06, 2011
Daniel Kiel, a professor at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, has spent years thinking and writing about issues like school desegregation in Memphis and the influence of race on education.
17. Biden Calls for New Clean Energy Policy for US
- Wednesday, August 31, 2011
LAS VEGAS (AP) – The United States can't lead the world in the 21st century with its current energy policy, Vice President Joe Biden told alternative technology supporters Tuesday at a clean energy summit in Las Vegas.
18. Nonprofit FuelFilm Hosts Filmmakers Media Expo
- Thursday, August 25, 2011
FuelFilm, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the internal growth of Memphis’ film industry, will hold a Filmmakers Media Expo from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at The Skye Grille (formerly Quetzal), 668 Union Ave.
19. Senators Concerned by Photo ID Requirement to Vote
- Thursday, June 30, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Sixteen Democratic senators want the Justice Department to look into whether voting rights are being jeopardized in states that require photo identification in order for people to vote.
20. Guide Aids Offenders On Return to Society
- Thursday, April 28, 2011
When a long stretch of traveling has to be done, especially if the journey is a difficult one, a travel guide often goes hand in hand with the journey.
With that in mind, a group of attorneys who got involved with the Memphis Bar Association’s Leadership Forum have spearheaded the creation of such a guide that lists available resources for the benefit of offenders upon their release from prison.
21. 48 Hour Film Launch Aims to Inspire Movie-Makers
- Thursday, February 17, 2011
Expect lights, camera and action along the streets of South Main and the banks of the Mississippi River this weekend as veteran and aspiring filmmakers alike will attempt to create five short films in just 48 hours.
22. Unemployed Find Old Jobs Now Require More Skills
- Tuesday, October 12, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The jobs crisis has brought an unwelcome discovery for many unemployed Americans: Job openings in their old fields exist. Yet they no longer qualify for them.
They're running into a trend that took root during the recession. Companies became more productive by doing more with fewer workers. Some asked staffers to take on a broader array of duties – duties that used to be spread among multiple jobs. Now, someone who hopes to get those jobs must meet the new requirements.
23. Major Banking Bill Faces Final Vote This Week
- Wednesday, July 14, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday secured the 60 votes he needs in the Senate to pass a sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, all but ensuring that he soon will sign into law one of the top initiatives of his presidency.
24. Brown Says He Will Vote for Regulation Overhaul
- Tuesday, July 13, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts helped move sweeping financial legislation closer to passage Monday, announcing that after some misgivings he will support the regulatory overhaul after all.
25. Stymied by GOP, Democrats at Loss on Jobs Agenda
- Monday, June 28, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — The demise of Democrats' jobs-agenda legislation means that unemployment benefits will phase out for more than 200,000 people a week. Governors who had counted on fresh federal aid will now have to consider more budget cuts, tax increases and layoffs of state workers.
26. Feds: BP Agrees to Expedite Oil Spill Payments
- Friday, June 11, 2010
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — BP said Thursday it plans to increase the amount of oil captured from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico by early next week as the Obama administration announced that the oil giant agreed to speed up payments to people whose livelihoods have been washed away by the spill.
27. Year of the Political Woman Redux? Looks That Way
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's looking like a new "year of the woman" in politics.
Eighteen years after a few glass ceilings were broken, hundreds of female candidates have set their sights on Congress, governorships and state legislatures, and a significant number racked up big wins in Tuesday's primaries. Republican women, in particular, served notice to the old boys of the party.
28. BP Oil Collection Ramps Up; So Do Claims Questions
- Thursday, June 10, 2010
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP plans to bring in an oil-burning device and a tanker from the North Sea as it tries to contain the crude spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, a disaster creating headaches for people who make money off the sea and those processing their claims of financial loss.
29. Biz Consultants Skeptical of Job Tax Credits
- Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Tax credits for hiring new workers in the $15 billion jobs bill passed by the U.S. Senate aren’t enough to spur Memphis small firms to add to their payrolls, according to local business coaches.
But the owner of a company that helps businesses take advantage of tax credits advises employers to keep track of hiring data anyway. They could still qualify for existing incentives with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.
30. Senate Approves Tax Breaks for New Hires
- Thursday, February 25, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats Wednesday delivered the first of several promised election-year jobs bills, passing a measure blending tax breaks for companies that hire unemployed workers with highway funding eagerly sought by the states.
31. Obama Meets With GOP
- Wednesday, February 10, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Appealing for bipartisanship in a town where it's hard to find, President Barack Obama sat down with Democrats and Republicans Tuesday to spur cooperation on job creation, deficit reduction and health care overhaul. He promised to do his part – but warned he would take Republicans to task if they don't do the same.
32. Gut-Check for Obama and Dems on Health Care
- Thursday, January 21, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - Abandoning the health care overhaul is not an option, a senior White House official said Wednesday, after President Barack Obama's top domestic initiative took a devastating hit with the Democratic loss of the Massachusetts Senate seat.
33. Mass. Senate Delays Debate on Kennedy Interim Bill
- Monday, September 21, 2009
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Republicans temporarily blocked Senate debate Friday on a bill allowing Gov. Deval Patrick to name an interim appointment to the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Edward Kennedy.
34. Startup Weekend To Foster Multiple Ideas
- Thursday, May 28, 2009
Memphis is known for its entrepreneurs, from Clarence Saunders inventing the self-service grocery store to Kemmons Wilson inventing the hotel chain to Fred Smith inventing overnight package delivery.
35. LaunchMemphis To Become Nonprofit Org.
- Wednesday, August 06, 2008
A local organization formed to bring together entrepreneurial-minded individuals in the community has experienced such a show of interest that organizers are taking the next step in formalizing it.
36. Startup Weekend To Reconvene in Aug.
- Wednesday, June 04, 2008
Spynnr. What is it? A company, sort of.
About 100 Memphis professionals from a variety of fields met this past weekend for the Startup Weekend Memphis event to develop a company and Spynnr was the result. The group plans to meet again Aug. 7.
37. Production Shows Humorous Side of Theater
- Friday, April 25, 2008
Stage actors, directors and producers probably know all too well the chaos that erupts backstage before a new play takes the limelight. Theatre Memphis will explore and celebrate the glorious, if somewhat disorganized, lives of theater people, with a quick-witted tale of pre-production disasters when "Room Service" debuts today.
38. Biz Startup Event Slated for Late May
- Thursday, March 06, 2008
The possibilities are endless.
With a group of 100 people, experts in various fields and many different visions, there's no telling what ideas will come out of the weekend event that brings a whole room of people together for the purpose of coming up with an idea for a startup business.
39. Elvis' Legacy Echoes in Legal Field
- Thursday, August 16, 2007
His face or likeness has appeared on everything from pairs of nail clippers and candy bar wrappers to bottles of wine.
But rest assured that every time an image of Elvis Presley appears on an item in the marketplace these days, someone has paid a fee for it. And if the individual responsible for the item did not pay a fee, that item likely did not stay on the market for very long.
40. Christensen Named to Top Posts At Leading Medical Facilities
- Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Michael L. Christensen has been appointed the Stevens Professor in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy. Christensen also has assumed the directorship of the Pharmaceutical Department of Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, as well as the directorship of the Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at the Children's Foundation Research Center. He is a pediatric clinical pharmacist with expertise in clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, pediatric therapeutics and pediatric clinical trials. The new Stevens professorship was established and funded by Mr. and Mrs. David Stevens.
41. Reclaiming the Past
- Wednesday, May 03, 2006
Not many people are familiar with Harry T. Cash. They don't know he was the first black boxer to fight a white man in Memphis in 1949. The fight couldn't be held in public; it happened in the basement of another boxer's home. And as he entered the basement, Cash was warned that if he won, he'd better not tell anybody.
42. Handorf Named President of State Medical Association
- Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Dr. Charles R. Handorf has been named the 152nd president of the Tennessee Medical Association. Handorf is president of Duckworth Pathology Group and professor and chair of the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.
43. Lewis Becomes Vice President of State Bar Association
- Wednesday, February 22, 2006
George T. "Buck" Lewis, a shareholder in the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, has been elected vice president of the Tennessee Bar Association.
Ellers, Oakley, Chester & Rike Inc. has hired Alan Otts as director of its plumbing and fire protection division. He previously served as head of the plumbing and fire protection department for Barham/Cain/Mynatt Inc. in Cordova. He is a member of the Memphis Joint Engineers Society, serving as its chairman from 2002-2004 and student contest chairman from 2004-2005. Otts also is on the technical advisory board for Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville.
44. Archived Article: Law Talk
- Thursday, March 18, 2004
Email to Ms
Johnson Brings Business, Legal Training In-House
LANE GARDNER CAMP
The Daily News
Harry A. Johnson is executive vice president and general counsel of First Tennessee National Corp., a position he has held since 1988. Johnsons...
45. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 11, 2000
Memphis Inter-Faith Association recently announced its board of directors for 2000-2001 Memphis Inter-Faith Association recently announced its board of directors for 2000-2001. The executive committee is Julie Raines, chair; Rabbi Harry Danziger, vi...
46. Archived Article: Gov't (lead)
- Friday, August 27, 1999
CCC resolves matter CCC resolves matter with former president By KATHLEEN BURT The Daily News The Ed Armentrout matter is closed. That was the official announcement at Thursday's Center City Commission meeting. A check in the amount of $7,405 - the ...
47. Archived Article: Realfocus
- Tuesday, May 04, 1999
The citys new Middle Income Downpayment Assistance Program encourages home buyers to purchase higher-priced homes within city limits Within reach The citys new Middle Income Downpayment Assistance Program encourages the purchase of higher-priced hom...
48. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, April 27, 1999
The International Paper Co The International Paper Co. Foundation recently presented a check for $21,900 to the Memphis Housing Development Corp.s EntreSource Program. The goal of the program is inner-city revitalization through entrepreneurship tra...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 22, 1998
Equity Inns Names Donald H Michael S. Starnes, chairman and chief executive officer of M.S. Carriers, has been appointed to the board of directors of Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc. Starnes is past chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and...
50. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, May 13, 1998
PSI Process Systems Inc PSI Process Systems Inc. has announced two new employees. Jay Patel has joined PSI as a principal engineer. He formerly worked for Brown & Root in Mobile, Ala. Patel received a bachelors degree at the Sardar Patel Univers...
51. Archived Article: Tech Focus Chg
- Wednesday, August 06, 1997
Cooking online Recipes galore Recipes for fares of all types can be found on the World Wide Web By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Finding that perfect recipe before the dawn of the Internet meant searching the index in every cookbook in the kitche...
52. Archived Article: Law Focus
- Thursday, August 22, 1996
8/22 jts law focus The whole world in their hands Increased foreign trade today requires knowledge of international law by both specialists and attorneys in the mainstream By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Dean Acheson, the grand old don of Cold War di...
53. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 07, 1996
Ducks Unlimited has announced two recent appointments: John L. Haug as been appointed account representative for E. H. Clarke & Bro. Inc. Haug previously was director of advertising sales for Little Publications Inc. Ducks Unlimited has announce...