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1. New Shelby County Democratic Party Still Faces Challenges
- Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Shelby County Democratic Party is almost back as a reconstituted organization and it has a lot of new blood as well as new rules.
But the final verdict on the party’s effectiveness in a county where Democrats are the majority is still out even after the Saturday, July 22, party convention.
2. I Was Wrong. Mularkey is the Right Coach for Titans
- Friday, December 9, 2016
In light of the Tennessee Titans’ 6-6 record and continuing relevance in the NFL playoff picture, I offer those three little words that are so hard to say:
“I was wrong.”
And here’s three more:
3. Whisenhunt Might Not Recognize These Titans
- Friday, August 12, 2016
Welcome back, Ken Whisenhunt. You’ve only been gone a few months, but you might not recognize many things about your old workplace when you arrive Saturday night.
Call it a cruel twist of fate, irony or whatever you please, but the very man who personified and spearheaded the Titans’ recent failures will be on the sideline at Nissan Stadium when the Titans open the preseason.
4. Donahoe Named VP at Avison Young
- Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Michael Donahoe has joined commercial real estate firm Avison Young as vice president of its Memphis branch. Donahoe’s main focus will be overseeing all of the firm’s landlord leasing projects in Memphis and the surrounding areas. Toronto-based Avison Young opened the Memphis office in December, marking its third location in Tennessee and its 50th nationally.
5. Time for Strunk to Become Titans' Most Valuable Player
- Saturday, April 9, 2016
Quick question about the Titans: Who has the most to prove?
Is it Mike Mularkey, a two-time loser as a head coach?
Is it Jon Robinson, a first-time general manager?
6. Democratic Presidential Campaigns Battle for Memphis Voters
- Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Former local Democratic Party chairman and Shelby County Commissioner Matt Kuhn got right to the point Saturday, Feb. 13, as the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign opened its Memphis headquarters in the Chickasaw Crossing shopping center.
7. Refugees, Regents, Privatization On Tap for New Session
- Friday, January 1, 2016
State Sen. Ken Yager isn’t quite ready for the state of Tennessee to reclaim the Refugee Resettlement Program from Catholic Charities.
8. The Joy of Tony Allen; Inflategate Worse Than Deflategate
- Friday, May 8, 2015
Wading in with a few quick takes …
If I had the money and the inclination to open up a bar on Beale Street, the name is set: One-Eyed Charlie.
Mike Conley’s masked-man performance in Game 2 as the Grizzlies defeated Golden State to even their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1 now stands atop the list of true grit-n-grind moments. And for the record, playing point guard with a broken face > than pitching with a bloody sock.
9. Brooks Plea Coda to Political Whirlwind
- Friday, February 27, 2015
It could have gone either way for Henri Brooks at just about this time a year ago. The Shelby County Commissioner had plans to continue a nearly 20-year political arc beyond a political track record that included seven terms in the state House and the two-term limit on the Shelby County Commission.
10. Everyone Wants Locker to Succeed, But Can He?
- Saturday, September 27, 2014
Perhaps the best thing that Jake Locker has going for him right now is Coach Ken Whisenhunt’s profession of faith.
There is no question that virtually everyone at St. Thomas Sports Park is pulling for Locker to make good in his final chance to be the Titans long-term answer at quarterback.
11. Growth Story
- Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Bartlett-based EM Printing, which earlier this month completed the acquisition of rival commercial printing company Jaco-Bryant Printers Inc., has come a long way in the three decades since Ken Quick started the business in the 300-square-foot garage behind his parents’ home.
12. Clearances, Heat Lured Shoppers to Spend in July
- Friday, August 3, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Americans shoppers proved resilient in July, driving a key sales figure up at retailers across the country, despite persistent worry about jobs and the global economy.
Results came in better than expected for many retailers, helped by hot weather and summer clearance sales, an encouraging sign as the back-to-school season, the second-biggest shopping season behind the holidays, kicks off.
13. WHO's Cancer Agency: Diesel Fumes Cause Cancer
- Wednesday, June 13, 2012
LONDON (AP) – Diesel fumes cause cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.
14. Interior Chief Asks for Shorter Drilling Time
- Wednesday, May 18, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is asking Congress to shorten the time energy companies get to start drilling on public lands they lease, as part of the government's strategy to boost oil and gas production.
15. Medical Breakthrough
- Thursday, April 14, 2011
The fourth and final in a series about how the iPad is revolutionizing local business.
As the health care industry inches closer to the full implementation of electronic health records – making paper charts a relic of the past – providers continue to examine the most efficient, patient-friendly ways to bring that high-tech goal to fruition.
16. Consumer Comeback Skips Wal-Mart's Aisles
- Thursday, February 24, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is missing out on the consumer comeback.
The world's largest retailer failed to reverse an almost two-year slide in a key revenue measure in its fourth quarter, it said Tuesday, after all but promising in November it would do just that.
17. Wave of the Future
- Monday, December 13, 2010
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is in the process of installing 1,000 high-tech smart meters in homes across the Mid-South as part of its three-year Smart Grid demonstration project. The devices should prove especially useful since it is estimated that MLGW households use 36 percent more electricity than the national average.
18. Commercial Real Estate Pocked by Financial Ruins
- Monday, August 3, 2009
Commercial real estate deals used to be hammered out in boardrooms, but with the rise of foreclosures in that sector, many of them are now being negotiated at the courthouse.
The steps of the Shelby County Courthouse proved to be a hot spot for high-dollar, high-profile commercial deals in June, a month that saw the most lucrative transaction and two of the top three sales occur following foreclosures.
19. EM Printing Moves HQ to Bartlett
- Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Ken Quick launched EM Printing from his parents’ garage in 1981. Back then, it was a two-person operation called East Memphis Printing, with Quick and his mother managing all of the nascent company’s printing jobs.
20. Chrysler Dealers Scramble to Unload Vehicles
- Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Peter J. Walsh, the owner of Walsh Dodge in Jersey City, N.J., started out selling used cars in his hometown 28 years ago after the birth of his daughter. He slowly built his business, and felt as if he'd finally made it when he earned his Chrysler shingle in 2000.
21. Retailers Report Sales Declines in February
- Friday, March 6, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Tighter inventory control and milder weather helped retailers in February as business at many merchants was not as bad as in January. Wal-Mart's gains far outpaced expectations – but many stores, especially at the higher end, still struggled.
22. Bush Signs Jobless Benefits Extension
- Monday, November 24, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - With no end in sight to economic bad news, President George W. Bush on Friday ensured that millions of laid-off workers will keep getting their unemployment checks as the year-end holidays approach.
23. Hedge Funds Help Fill Gap in Lending for Property
- Thursday, August 28, 2008
Three months ago, Eric Gray saw an opportunity to scoop up a vacant retail property in New York City's borough of Brooklyn. But he had a problem, one that has been plaguing many real-estate investors and owners: The nation's banks, burned by years of easy credit and the resulting devastating losses, are no longer eager to lend.
24. Bank of America Shifts Stance on Mortgage Business, but its Full Intentions Remain Unclear
- Friday, August 24, 2007
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Earlier this year, Bank of America Corp. chief executive Ken Lewis was asked about the idea of buying a standalone mortgage lender. "We like the product, but we don't like the business," he said then.
25. Prominent Baker Donelson Attorney Dies at 59
- Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The Memphis legal community lost one of its own this week with the death of William P. "Ken" Kenworthy, a shareholder at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC.
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26. Union Avenue Retail Center to Open Soon
- Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Loeb Properties is nearing completion on its 193,000-square-foot Belvedere Collection shopping center at 1680 Union Ave., with about half the space leased to companies like BA Framer, Bensinger's Fine Cleaners, Tan & Go, High Pointe Coffee and Pei Wei Asian Restaurant. Construction started in November 2004.
27. Archived Article: Real Focus
- Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Collierville Office Market Poised for Growth
The Daily News
Colliervilles office market is so primed for growth that officials including town administrator James Lewellen predict the suburb soon will offer some of the...
28. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Thursday, July 31, 2003
Kiwanis hosts annual
Kiwanis hosts annual
Several hundred Kiwanians and their families will gather in Memphis Friday for the 85th annual Kiwanis District Convention.
Speakers include Ken Bennett of Streets Ministries ...
29. Archived Article: Standout (williams)
- Friday, June 16, 2000
By SUZANNE THOMPSON Giving back to nature By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News Although Carey Williams, 28, grew up in the River City, it is only during the past few years shes developed a sense of understanding and respect for the Mississippi River. ...
30. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, January 18, 2000
To accommodate its expanded digital operations, East Memphis Printing recently relocated to a new 17,000-square-foot facility at 7730A Trinity Road in Cordova East Memphis Printing merges, moves to expanded location To accommodate its expanded digit...
31. Archived Article: Last
- Wednesday, June 26, 1996
Tunica matters because it has become a hallmark of gaming development. The American Gaming Association, a national lobbying organization representing gamling interests, uses Tunica to dispell myths the association claims are unfairly attached to the...
32. Archived Article: Real Briefs
- Tuesday, December 12, 1995
12/12 Real briefs The Home Builders Association of Memphis annual new home showcase scheduled for next September at Colliervilles Almadale Farms has been a sell-out among builders. All ten lots for the show were chosen within an hour, according to e...