Editorial Results (free)
1. Hayes Honors Memphis History, Looks Forward
- Friday, February 10, 2017
In Memphis, two pieces of previously neglected history are gaining some well-deserved recognition. The first is Clayborn Temple, a historic hub of economic justice that sheltered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the sanitation workers strike of 1968. The second is the Lynching Sites Project, which honors places around town where extreme racial violence has occurred.
2. AP Investigation: Eric Trump Foundation Flouts Charity Standards
- Tuesday, December 27, 2016
A charity operated by one of Donald Trump's sons flouts philanthropic standards by financially benefiting charities connected to the Trump family and members of the charity's board, an Associated Press investigation shows.
3. Hattiloo’s Bandele: ‘It’s a Supply and Demand Thing’
- Friday, July 1, 2016
When you see Ekundayo Bandele in his sleek, contemporary Midtown office, dressed sharp in a tie and freshly shined shoes, phone dinging constantly, you might think he was born to be a theater impresario.
4. August Ballot Known for What’s Not at the Top
- Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Just before the Memorial Day weekend, candidates in the most hotly contested races on the Aug. 4 ballot got the packages they’ve been waiting on – yard signs.
And social media messages were out by Friday afternoon urging supporters to sign up for them.
5. Cutting taxes, school choice, tort reform drive Sen. Kelsey
- Saturday, January 30, 2016
State Sen. Brian Kelsey calls himself “a proud conservative who likes to get results.”
6. Corker Says Visa Waivers a Bigger Risk Than Refugees
- Thursday, December 17, 2015
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says he believes the nation needs to stop admitting Syrian refugees until security problems are solved, but the nation’s “bigger risk” in letting terrorists slip into the country lies with the nation’s Visa Waiver Program.
7. Killing Keystone XL, Obama Says Pipeline Not in US Interests
- Monday, November 9, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama killed a Canadian energy giant's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring the proposed project wouldn't serve U.S. national interests and would have undercut America's global leadership on climate change. The decision capped a seven-year saga that spiraled into one of the biggest environmental flashpoints of Obama's presidency.
8. Bass Pro Announces Opening Week Lineup
- Friday, April 17, 2015
Bass Pro Shops has unveiled the celebrity lineup and schedule for its opening festivities, kicking off with a free Evening for Conservation event Wednesday, April 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Here is the press release from Bass Pro:
- Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Center City Development Corp. will meet Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
10. Fashion Philanthropy
- Monday, March 25, 2013
Not many companies can say their customer base includes Sheryl Crow, JJ Grey and Mofro, Robert Plant, Brandi Carlile and Grace Potter.
11. Jack Lew Expected to be Next Treasury Secretary
- Thursday, January 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – White House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement possible before the end of the week, as the administration moves to fill the most critical jobs in the Cabinet.
12. Nothing Wrong With Occasional Flip-Flopping
- Monday, June 25, 2012
So, I heard today that John Kerry is going to play the role of Mitt Romney in President Barack Obama’s debate preparation sessions. Hearing this made me think of an article I read years ago titled “The Dog Handler” published in Time Magazine.
13. Roast Club Holds Weekend Comedy Fest
- Friday, February 17, 2012
Memphis standup and improv comedy performers will come together for the first Memphis Comedy Festival Thursday, Feb. 16, through Sunday, Feb. 19. Presented by the Memphis Roast Club, the festival is at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave.
14. Congress Sputters on Deficit Cuts, Spending Bills
- Wednesday, November 9, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – A sputtering Congress enveloped in an atmosphere poisoned with politics and distrust enters its final weeks of the year struggling to complete a lengthy to-do list on the budget.
15. Infrastructure Bank Could be Part of Jobs Package
- Friday, September 2, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – A national infrastructure bank that would entice private investors into road and rail projects could be a major part of the jobs package that President Barack Obama hopes will finally bring relief to the unemployed.
16. Pelosi Names Final Members to Debt Supercommittee
- Friday, August 12, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's appointment Thursday of three Democrats to Congress' new debt-reduction supercommittee completes the roster of a panel whose members are already being tugged in competing directions.
17. Senate Democrats Abandon Comprehensive Energy Bill
- Friday, July 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday abandoned plans to pass an energy bill that caps emissions of carbon dioxide, saying Republicans refuse to support the measure.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said no Republican was willing to back a comprehensive energy bill, a development he called "terribly disappointing."
18. Senators Willing to Scale Back Energy Bill
- Wednesday, June 30, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The authors of sweeping energy legislation stalled in the Senate said Tuesday they were prepared to scale back their bill to get Republican support.
Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman made the comments after meeting at the White House with fellow senators and President Barack Obama, who is pushing for action in the wake of the Gulf oil spill.
19. Obama's Health Care Pitch to Democrats: Trust Me
- Tuesday, March 9, 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.
20. Historic EPA Finding: Greenhouse Gases Harm Humans
- Tuesday, December 8, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration took a major step Monday toward imposing the first federal limits on climate-changing pollution from cars, power plants and factories, declaring there was compelling scientific evidence that global warming from manmade greenhouse gases endangers Americans' health.
21. Senate Democrats Advance US Climate Bill
- Friday, November 6, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats sidestepped a Republican boycott Thursday, pushing a U.S. climate bill out of committee in an early step on a long and contentious road to passage.
At least five other committees still must weigh-in on the measure, but the partisan antics early on threatened to cast a pall over the bill – one of President Barack Obama's top priorities. While the measure makes its way to the Senate floor, nations are preparing to meet in Copenhagen, Denmark next month to hammer out a new international treaty to slow climate change.
22. Turnout Records Fall Even in GOP-Friendly States
- Tuesday, November 4, 2008
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Even in reliably red states where Barack Obama has little chance of winning Tuesday, unprecedented numbers of registrations and early votes have been tallied, and elections officials are predicting a record turnout in places where neither candidate even bothered to campaign.
23. Early Voting Totals Headed for Record
- Tuesday, October 28, 2008
More than 156,000 early votes were cast through Saturday in Shelby County.
The early voting numbers from Oct. 15 are certain to set a record for a presidential election in Shelby County by the time balloting ends Thursday evening.
24. Fannie, Freddie Spent Millions On Lobbying
- Friday, July 18, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – For years, mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tenaciously worked to nurture, and then protect, their financial empires by invoking the political sacred cow of homeownership and fielding an army of lobbyists, power brokers and political contributors.
25. Early Votes Set Stage for 'Super Tuesday'
- Friday, January 25, 2008
Through the first five days of early voting, 1,152 Shelby County voters have cast ballots in advance of the Feb. 5 "Super Tuesday" election. Early voting opened Jan. 16 at Shelby County Election Commission headquarters, 157 Poplar Ave. The balloting expands to 18 satellite locations starting today.
- Wednesday, November 7, 2007
The American Payroll Association will hold a Preparing for Year-End and 2008 class today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. For registration details, call 210-224-6406 or visit www.americanpayroll.org.
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 2, 2000
William H William H. Masters joined the electrical department of Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates as an electrical project manager. He earned his bachelors degree from Vanderbilt University and masters degree from the University of Memphis. M...
28. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 28, 1998
State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: State Technical Institutes corporate center has added three assistant directors to its staff: Jane Sipes is the new assistant director of distance learning...
29. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, October 14, 1996
Oct Oct. 14 The Sales Forum of Memphis will meet at noon at Andertons restaurant, 1901 Madison Ave. For reservations, call Lucy Formby at 323-4304. Professional Secretaries International will meet at 6 p.m. at the Memphis Marriott, 2625 Thousand Oak...
30. Archived Article: Govt Briefs
- Friday, October 11, 1996
The League of Women Voters of Memphis/Shelby County and the Memphis section of the National Council of Jewish Women will sponsor two state legislative candidates forum on Tuesday at 7 p The League of Women Voters of Memphis/Shelby County and the Mem...