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1. Legislature’s End Game on Guns: No Rules at All?
- Thursday, July 20, 2017
If you think the state Legislature is full of gun nuts, Rep. Micah Van Huss begs to differ.
“No, not at all,” Van Huss says when asked if the General Assembly is too pro-gun. “I don’t think they’re pro-gun enough. In fact, … I think our laws in Tennessee infringe on our constitutional rights. There are now 16 states – we’ve added two or three this year – that allow constitutional carry. So, we’re falling behind.”
2. US to Create Independent Military Cyber Command
- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials.
3. Russia-Trump Campaign Contacts a Concern, Ex-CIA Chief Says
- Wednesday, May 24, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in the Trump campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on it.
4. 'Excellent' First Meeting for Obama, Trump
- Friday, November 11, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a cordial beginning to their transfer of power, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House Thursday. Obama called the 90-minute meeting "excellent," and his successor said he looked forward to receiving the outgoing president's "counsel."
5. Twitter Moves to Actively Seek Out Terrorist Supporters
- Monday, February 08, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.
6. Mark Mosteller Joins Evolve Bank & Trust
- Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Mark E. Mosteller Sr. recently joined Evolve Bank & Trust as executive vice president, accounting and finance.
The new role includes a variety of responsibilities, including management of the accounting and finance department team, accounting internal controls, internal and external financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, taxes and treasury management. Mosteller also works with senior and executive management and the board on accounting, finance and operational issues.
7. Canoes, Kayaks Line Up for Outdoors Inc.'s Memphis Race
- Thursday, June 18, 2015
Mike Herbert, a Pan American Games gold medalist in kayak racing, will be the first to say that you just don’t know who you might meet on the water. All kinds of people step into a canoe or a kayak and get hooked.
8. Building From a New Blueprint
- Saturday, February 21, 2015
When recruiting new businesses, East Tennessee economic development officials have long touted the benefits of partnering with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.
The lab and the university both have a history of working closely with private business to develop cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, technologies and new products. That research effort recently received a major boost with President Obama’s announcement of a new manufacturing innovation hub based in the Knoxville area.
9. House Passes Curbs on NSA Surveillance
- Friday, May 23, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House on Thursday passed legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, the first legislative response to the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
10. Obama Tightens Reins on Surveillance Programs
- Monday, January 20, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Tightening the reins on the nation's sweeping surveillance operations, President Barack Obama on Friday ordered new limits on the way intelligence officials access phone records from hundreds of millions of Americans – and moved toward eventually stripping the massive data collection from the government's hands.
11. New Security Issues Surface as Sebelius Testifies
- Thursday, October 31, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's embattled top health official declared herself accountable Wednesday for failures of the much-maligned health insurance website as a newly surfaced government memo pointed to security concerns that were laid out just days before its launch.
12. GOP House: Keep Government Open, Hit 'Obamacare'
- Monday, September 23, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Charting a collision course with the White House, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation Friday to wipe out the three-year-old health care law that President Barack Obama has vowed to preserve – and simultaneously prevent a partial government shutdown that neither party claims to want.
13. US Government Collecting Huge Number of Phone Records
- Friday, June 07, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The government is secretly collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top-secret court order, according to the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. The Obama administration is defending the National Security Agency's need to collect such records, but critics are calling it a huge over-reach.
14. US Panel: China Tech Giants Pose Security Threat
- Tuesday, October 09, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – American companies should avoid sourcing network equipment from China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee warned Monday.
15. House to Pass 6-Month Spending Bill
- Friday, September 14, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – As its last major act before leaving Washington for the fall campaign, the House is voting to put the government on autopilot for six months.
The temporary spending bill is needed to avert a government shutdown when the current budget year expires Sept. 30. At issue are the day-to-day operating budgets of Cabinet agencies that are funded annually by Congress through 12 appropriations bills.
16. GOP Retools Plan as Congress Seeks Debt Fix
- Thursday, July 28, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six days away from a potentially calamitous government default, House Republicans appeared to be coalescing Wednesday around a work-in-progress plan by House Speaker John Boehner to increase the U.S. borrowing limit and chop $1 trillion in federal spending. But the White House dismissed the proposal as a waste of time, and it got a thumbs-down from Senate Democrats and tea party activists, too.
17. Wal-Mart CEO Says he Expects ‘Positive' 4Q Sales
- Thursday, October 14, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Wal-Mart is focusing on smaller-format stores, bringing back "Action Alley" – wide aisles filled with palettes of discounted merchandise – and offering same-day pickup for online purchases in some areas in an effort to jump start sluggish U.S. sales.
18. Neola Farms Taps Market for Gourmet Beef
- Thursday, March 11, 2010
Dining at J. Broussard’s restaurant in Columbus, Miss., Peachie Dornan fell in love at first bite when she ate her first hamburger made with Neola Farms ground beef.
The special menu item featured beef from a cattle ranch more than 200 miles away in Tipton County near Brighton.
19. House Panel Goes Back to Work on Health Care
- Friday, July 31, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's top Republican accused Democrats of cutting Medicare to finance a "massive new government-run" health care plan, as the last of three House committees pushed its way through a compromise version of the health care overhaul Thursday.
- Monday, July 28, 2008
The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Mike Rogers will give a speech titled “Levees and Insurance.” Cost is $12. No reservations are required.
- Friday, July 25, 2008
Girls Inc. of Memphis will recognize winners of its annual Strong, Smart and Bold Awards at the 18th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridges, 477 N. Fifth St. For reservations, contact Meghan Cloud at firstname.lastname@example.org or 523-0217.
22. Rogers Named News Director At WMC-TV 5
- Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Tracey Rogers has joined the WMC-TV Action News 5 team as news director. Rogers has spent the past six years as news director at WAFF-TV in Huntsville, Ala., which, like WMC-TV, is owned by Raycom Media. She also has worked as assistant news director of WKRN, Nashville's ABC affiliate, as well as WSMV (NBC) and WTVF (CBS). She is a three-time Emmy winner, four-time Associated Press Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for "Best Spot News Coverage." Her first day is Monday.
23. Malco TheatersGo Dolby Digital
- Monday, October 16, 2006
Malco Theaters has installed Dolby Digital Cinema systems on 11 screens at three of its leading theaters, including one system in the Paradiso Theater at Poplar Avenue and Mendenhall Road, Malco officials announced Frida
24. YMCA Board of Directors Names New CEO
- Wednesday, November 30, 2005
The YMCA metropolitan board of directors named Keith G. Johnson CEO of YMCA of the Memphis & the Mid-South. Johnson is a 27-year YMCA veteran who has served in various positions in Atlanta, Fort Worth and New Orleans. His earliest position with YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South was as vice president and executive director of the Fogelman Downtown YMCA. He graduated from Georgia State University.
25. Ad Executive Garners Industry Accolades
- Friday, August 26, 2005
Glenna Rogers-Ward was named Ad Woman of the Year by the Memphis Advertising Federation at the group's 2005 Pyramid Awards. The June ceremony celebrated extraordinary achievements and professionalism in the field of advertising.