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1. Starbucks to Close Stores for Afternoon for Bias Training
- Wednesday, April 18, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for its nearly 175,000 workers.
2. 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.
3. Repeal of Health Insurance Mandate Would Remake Market for Consumers
- Thursday, November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others in a sharp break with the idea that everyone should contribute toward health care.
4. Dream About to Become Reality at Youth Villages
- Thursday, May 4, 2017
Earlier this week, Youth Villages CEO Patrick Lawler presided over the groundbreaking of a $22 million expansion at the Bartlett campus that will result in a 148,000-square-foot center designed to enhance the treatment of the community’s most at-risk and vulnerable youth.
5. Robinson Takes on Dual Roles At Campbell Clinic
- Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Dr. James Robinson recently joined Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in two roles: as the lead physician for the clinic’s new daytime walk-in program and as a sports medicine family practice doctor treating sports injuries for young athletes and weekend warriors.
The walk-in clinics are offered at all five Campbell Clinic locations, and Robinson staffs the program in the Germantown office.
6. Troubled Youth Center Making Improvements
- Friday, December 19, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A troubled Middle Tennessee youth detention center has increased security and is making changes to its behavior-modification program in hopes of preventing future rioting and escapes, officials said Thursday.
7. Brewing Opportunity
- Saturday, December 13, 2014
When Memphians like Jimmy Lewis are leaving established careers to remake themselves as coffee roasters, it’s one sign that coffee culture in Memphis is abundant with opportunity and steadily coming into its own.
8. After the Campaign
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
The 2014 election year began in January with dissent from the floor.
At the end of the Shelby County Democratic Party’s annual Kennedy Day fundraiser in January, former Memphis City Council member and state Rep. Carol Chumney, who was not among the speakers, challenged the party establishment from her table to do more to support women running for office.
9. Searching for Doctors
- Saturday, September 27, 2014
So here’s the offer: lower salary – meaning it will take longer to pay down your student loan debt – less prestige, and perhaps even a questioning of your intelligence and skill.
In 2014, that’s what comes with the decision to become a primary care physician. Recently, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania, Mara Gordon, wrote an article for The Atlantic explaining her decision to become a primary care doctor.
10. 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.
11. Cohen Prevails, Incumbents Dominate
- Friday, August 8, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen held off Thursday, Aug. 7, the most serious electoral challenge he’s faced since winning the Congressional seat in 2006, in the form of attorney Ricky E. Wilkins.
12. Cohen, Luttrell, Weirich, Harris Take Early Vote
- Friday, August 8, 2014
Democratic U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen has taken the early vote over challenger Ricky Wilkins in the hard fought Democratic Congressional primary on Thursday’s Shelby County election ballot.
13. Multiple Choice
- Saturday, August 2, 2014
It could have been an election about the local criminal justice system. The set of once-every-eight-years judicial races was the perfect frame for competitive races for district attorney general and juvenile court judge as the main events.
14. Citigroup to Pay $7 Billion in Subprime Mortgages Probe
- Tuesday, July 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Citigroup agreed Monday to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a pattern of deception that Attorney General Eric Holder said "shattered lives" and contributed to the worst financial crisis in decades.
15. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 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.
16. Health Care Law Has Uneven Impact on Companies
- Friday, March 21, 2014
Sarah Curtis-Fawley will have to offer insurance to her workers at Pacific Pie Co. because of the health care overhaul, and the estimated $100,000 cost means she may have to raise prices or postpone opening a third restaurant.
17. Startup Space
- Tuesday, March 4, 2014
The new Cowork Memphis venture in Cooper-Young has quickly developed into a resource and educational hub for freelancers and other busy professionals, helped in part by participation from entrepreneurs like Michael Nunn.
18. Cowork Memphis Opens Workspace Venture
- Monday, February 3, 2014
Freelancers and other busy professionals who work remotely, outside of a traditional office setting, probably know the feeling.
Their coffee shop is loud and sometimes a difficult place to work. Perhaps a phone call comes in that they need to step outside to take – while being stuck leaving papers spread out and a computer on the table inside. And working from home, of course, brings its own distractions.
19. Brokers Simplify, Confuse Health Exchange Shopping
- Tuesday, October 15, 2013
This month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading consumers.
20. Obama Nominates Pritzker, Froman for Economic Jobs
- Friday, May 3, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Thursday chose two old friends with corporate executive experience for top posts on his economic team, naming longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and adviser Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.
21. Haynes Joins Table Group as Principal Consultant
- Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Brad Haynes has joined The Table Group Inc. as principal consultant. Haynes will provide executive teams with customized consulting and training sessions built around teamwork, leadership and overall organizational health.
22. AP IMPACT: Aggressive Start for Consumer Bureau
- Thursday, September 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The new federal agency charged with enforcing consumer finance laws is emerging as an ambitious sheriff, taking on companies for deceptive fees and marketing and unmoved by protests that its tactics go too far.
23. Treasury Changes Fannie and Freddie Bailout Deal
- Monday, August 20, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government is changing the terms of its bailout agreement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a way that will shrink the holdings of the two mortgage giants more quickly and will require payment to the government of all quarterly profits the companies earn.
24. Goldman Manifesto Echoes Past Questions About Bank
- Monday, March 19, 2012
The young banker whose dramatic public resignation stung Goldman Sachs this week joins officials from every corner of the government in questioning whether the august investment house deals honestly with all its clients.
25. Cross Creek Shopping Ctr. Sells for $12.7 Million
- Tuesday, November 22, 2011
3469 Riverdale Road, 3505 Riverdale Road and 3587 Riverdale Road
Memphis, TN 38115
Sale Amount: $12.7 million
26. Bryant Joins RedRover
- Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Sarah Bryant has joined RedRover Sales & Marketing as a marketing account executive. She previously worked for the Atlanta Falcons.
27. Tenn. Medical Association to Hold Meeting, Awards
- Friday, April 15, 2011
Tennessee’s largest physician association will hold its annual meeting Friday through Sunday at the Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel.
The theme of Tennessee Medical Association’s 176th Annual Meeting, MedTenn 2011, will be “Achieving Meaningful Medicine.” Sessions and presentation topics include electronic health records and federally mandated health insurance exchange.
28. Shed Fear and Shine
- Wednesday, February 9, 2011
It’s interesting that the movie “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” pops us just when trust in the workplace may be at low ebb. In 1987, Michael Douglas introduced us to the inimitable villain Gordon Gekko, whose greed and unethical actions mirror some true story lowlifes. He’s back.
29. Food Chain on South Main Creates ‘Hunger Awareness’
- Monday, September 20, 2010
This month’s South Main Art Trolley Tour, which runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 24, is about more than art and more than South Main Street.
It’s about food.
More specifically, it’s about combining all those factors – art, food, South Main’s business growth and Trolley Night’s popularity – to help the Mid-South Food Bank provide food to needy families.
30. Building Permit Brings Wally Joe Restaurant Closer to Reality
- Tuesday, November 3, 2009
690 S. Perkins Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Permit Amount: $800,000
Project Cost: $800,000
Permit Date: Applied October 2009
Completion: Summer 2010
Owner: Wally Joe Realty LLC
Contractor: Day Construction LLC
Architect: Doug Enoch
31. Goodwyn Condos Sold Back to Bank for $4.5M
- Tuesday, October 27, 2009
The Goodwyn Condominiums at 127 Madison Ave. Downtown has sold back to the lender, First Tennessee Bank NA, following a foreclosure of 21 of the 18-story building’s 24 condo units. First Tennessee paid $4.5 million for the unsold units and neighboring commercial space during an Oct. 21 substitute trustee’s sale on the steps of the Shelby County Courthouse.
32. Goodwyn Condos In Foreclosure
- Thursday, September 24, 2009
Chalk up another victim to the continuing real estate crisis, this time the Goodwyn Condominiums at 127 Madison Ave.
33. The Flintco Cos. Names Musson Business Development Director
- Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Troy Musson has been hired by The Flintco Cos. Inc. as its director of business development for Flintco’s Memphis and Springdale, Ark., offices.
34. Taube Named Partner At Adams and Reese
- Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Emily Campbell Taube has been named a partner at Adams and Reese LLP. Taube is a member of the Litigation Practice Group and focuses on the areas of commercial litigation, employment litigation, product liability and estate and trust litigation.
35. Bernanke: Obama Stimulus Helps, More Action Needed
- Wednesday, January 14, 2009
LONDON (AP) - A mammoth stimulus package being crafted by President-elect Barack Obama could give the economy a much-needed lift, but other steps must be taken to bolster the wobbly financial system and for any recovery to stick, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday.
36. Consumers Cut Back Sharply on Spending
- Monday, November 17, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumers, taking a beating from the worst financial crisis in seven decades, cut back sharply on their spending in October, pushing retail sales down by a record amount.
As President George W. Bush and other world leaders gathered for a weekend summit to search for ways out of the mess, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted at another interest rate cut.
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. Kroger Latest Business to Leave Hickory Hill
- Tuesday, January 15, 2008
For years, Hickory Hill residents have watched the neighborhood slowly decline as one business after another leaves.
Along the stretch of Winchester Road between Hickory Hill and Riverdale roads, a number of businesses have moved out, including Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill, CompUSA and Fisherman's Buffet, among others.
39. Carmony Named Newcomer of the Year
- Wednesday, November 1, 2006
Brad Carmony has been named Newcomer of the Year in the 2006 MPACT Maker Awards. The award recognizes individuals who have lived in Memphis for a short time, but who have made significant contributions to the community. Carmony is the public relations manager at inferno. He also serves on the regional advisory board of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association of Tennessee, the Exchange Club Family Center's Gala Committee and as a member of the Shelby County Humane Society's Pet Set organization.
40. Local Execs To Serve On Newly Created Councils
- Friday, June 9, 2006
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has announced the formation of four District Industry Councils that will represent specific industries within the Federal Reserve's eighth district, and eight Mid-South executives have bee
- Thursday, March 30, 2006
The Memphis Regional Chamber presents a breakfast forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Call 543-3571.
- Wednesday, March 29, 2006
The Rotary Club of Memphis East holds a luncheon meeting today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. FedEx chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $35 per person and $300 per table. Call Lee Hughes at 754-1615.
43. Barnes Elected Chairman of FedEx/St. Jude Classic
- Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Reggie Barnes was elected general chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and president of Youth Programs Inc., the governing body of the PGA Tour event. Barnes previously served as treasurer of Youth Programs. He also is the former chairman of the Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority and the team selection committee for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Barnes is managing director of Morgan Keegan & Co. and also works with Athletic Resource Management.
44. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 29, 2005
ABWA Presents Business and Community Involvement Awards
Orchestral Society Names New Board Members
The Memphis Orchestral Society Inc. named Jeff Sanford chairman of its board of directors, effective July 1. Sanford, president of the Center Ci...
45. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Flintco Companies Names New Senior Vice President
Flintco Names New Senior Vice President
Kevin Moyes was appointed senior vice president of The Flintco Cos. Inc. Moyes has worked with Flintco for 18 years. He earned a bachelors degree from Ok...
46. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 9, 2003
Michael Frederick was appointed director of radiology at Methodist
Michael Frederick was appointed director of radiology at Methodist South Hospital. He previously was the administrative director of radiology at Edinburg Regional Medical Center i...
47. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 9, 2002
Calendar of events Sept
Calendar of events Sept. 9-Sept. 15
The Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., hosts Fannie Flagg, author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe and Standing in the Rainbow, at the taping of Book Talk f...
48. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 12, 2002
Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division Janie Day joined Enterprise National Bank as vice president in the executive banking division. Mark Pierce and Jeremy Metheny joined the organization as mo...
49. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, October 6, 1999
Eileen M Eileen M. McGinley, partner of BDO Seidman LLPs Memphis office, was recently appointed associate director of accounting and auditing for BDO and a member of the firms committee on assurance issues. G. Michael Cox has been appointed the newl...
50. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, September 2, 1999
Judgment day Judgment day More than 2,000 judgments were handed down in circuit and chancery courts during July. Here's a look at the most active attorneys of record in those judgments. Plaintiffs representing themselves registered the fifth highest...
51. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, August 11, 1999
Leonard I Randall H. Brown has been appointed chief financial officer for Allen & OHara Inc. He formerly was director of corporate finance for Promus Hotel Corp. A certified public accountant, Brown has bachelors degrees from the University of M...
52. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
53. Archived Article: Graphic
- Thursday, October 1, 1998
Most active plaintiff attorneys Most active plaintiff attorneys The most active plaintiff attorneys or firms in General Sessions Civil Division based on judgments filed in the court clerks office from Jan. 1 Aug. 31. Nicholson Hackel & Ni...
54. Archived Article: Faison Chg
- Tuesday, November 12, 1996
Faison nears 85 percent Faison nears 85 percent leasing at The Commons By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News Atlanta developer Faisonís limited partnership is nearing completion of its 12-anchor store shopping center The Commons on Giacosa Driv...
55. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, July 17, 1996
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Memphis has named 16 new board members: James N. Augustine, Rick Bobo, Michael J. Bruns, Darrow R. Calhoun, Mark R. Giannini, James P. Going, Tati Guzman, Lorenzo Hester, Stanley Horton, Trezette T. McNeal, Larry ...
56. Archived Article: Ccc Awards Jts
- Friday, March 29, 1996
3/29 jts CCC awards Center City Commission honors Downtown developers By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Bill Day, who restored his familys heirloom Hunt-Phelan Home, won special honors as the Unsung Hero of Downtown during the Center City Commissions a...
57. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 28, 1996
02-28 memos Linda Michael has joined Spectra Behavioral Healthcare Systems as director of marketing. Prior to joining Spectra, she was corporate accounts manager for Crye-Leike Relocation Management Co. She also spent seven years in government and p...
58. Archived Article: Inv Briefs
- Monday, January 29, 1996
01/29 Inv briefs The Mid-South Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners will hold its monthly luncheon meeting on Feb. 7 at 11:45 a.m. at the Racquet Club. Robert M. Crowe, a financial consultant, writer and educator, will speak on t...
59. Archived Article: Film Commission
- Monday, October 9, 1995
Film Commission Film Commission touts Tennessee as low-cost media mecca State and local agencies pursue high-profile campaign. By JAMES SNYDER The Daily News Tennessee is moving over the airwaves, onto the Internet, and into the minds of entertainme...