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1. Young Says Construction About to Begin on South City Residential
- Tuesday, May 1, 2018
South City is about to begin construction east of Danny Thomas Boulevard and the road to construction has had some unexpected turns. “There’s a certain amount of anxiety when you talk about these big projects because people don’t know whether it’s actually going to happen or not,” Memphis Housing and Community Development Division director Paul Young said on the WKNO/Channel 10 program “Behind The Headlines.”
2. Mixed Emotions as Vols, Lady Vols Exit Postseason
- Friday, March 23, 2018
Wait till next year. Again. Hope for better. It’s going to be a long offseason for Tennessee basketball.
The Vols were seeded No. 3 in the NCAA Tournament’s South Region and were upset by No. 11 seed Loyola-Chicago, 63-62, in the second round in Dallas.
3. Judge Temporarily Blocks Mississippi's 15-Week Abortion Ban
- Wednesday, March 21, 2018
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks' gestation – the most restrictive abortion law in the United States.
4. SCS Looking To Move Out of Central Offices Near Fairgrounds
- Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Shelby County Schools is in the due diligence phase of a relocation out of its long-time central office near the Mid-South Fairgrounds. And it comes as the city is pursuing a redevelopment of the fairgrounds and areas around it.
5. Landers Loss Factored Into Coliseum Not Being in Plan
- Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The probability of a repurposed Mid-South Coliseum running an operating deficit as part of a youth sports tournament complex at the Fairgrounds was what prompted Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland and his administration to put a renovation of the arena on hold for now.
6. Fairgrounds Proposal Coming Into Focus
- Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Aaron Shafer saw the writing on the wall, so to speak, at the second public gathering toward a redevelopment plan for the Fairgrounds last week.
7. Juvenile Court Outcomes Still Questioned
- Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Rev. Keith Norman says just about every time federal monitors in the settlement agreement with Juvenile Court come to Memphis they meet with him and want to hear from a broad cross section of Memphians with no filtering of those they encounter.
8. Juvenile Court Judge Calls Federal Oversight and Monitors a ‘Distraction’
- Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Five years ago when the U.S. Justice Department concluded years of review with a scathing report about due process and equal treatment issues in Memphis-Shelby County Juvenile Court, then Judge Curtis Person Jr. and his staff had to make a decision.
9. Fairgrounds Plan Will Consider Familiar Items
- Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The Fairgrounds redevelopment plan forming on a fast track will probably look familiar as far as the elements proposed for it.
“We are starting with the premise that we are using the previous planning efforts as insight for how we move forward,” Paul Young, city of Memphis Housing and Community Development director said on the WKNO/Channel 10 program “Behind The Headlines.”
10. Cohen Defines Gap Between Trump and Republicans
- Tuesday, August 15, 2017
There is a distinction to be made between the Republican majorities in the U.S. House and Senate and President Donald Trump, says U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, one of Trump’s most vocal and virulent critics.
11. Last Word: St. Jude School, More Gannett Moves and Maida Pearson Smith
- Thursday, August 3, 2017
For most, the school year starts next week. But classes are already underway at St. Jude’s new Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, an idea 15 years in the making, according to the physician who had that idea. The school is a big step in higher education in Memphis and its road to research center status.
12. Foote Homes Last Vestige Of Public Housing
- Tuesday, July 4, 2017
As the last of the city’s large public housing developments is demolished, the oldest of the mixed-income communities that replaced them is about to turn 20.
College Park opened in 1998 on the site of what had been Lemoyne Gardens in the area of South Memphis now known as Soulsville.
13. Kustoff Talks Comey Missteps, Health Care
- Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The FBI investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign will continue without fired FBI director James Comey, says U.S. Rep. David Kustoff.
14. Randolph gets first triple-double in a stunning win over Clippers
- Monday, March 21, 2016
Mike Conley and his sore Achilles were in street clothes on the bench. Zach Randolph, after missing seven straight games with a sore knee, was back in uniform and playing. And playing so well that late in the fourth quarter of the Grizzlies 113-102 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, March 19 at FedExForum, Conley had a secret to share.
15. Gasol, Barnes Lead Grizzlies Past Pacers 96-84
- Monday, December 21, 2015
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Even as the Memphis Grizzlies transition into a small-ball style team, they realize defense is still the key to their success.
Memphis forced Indiana into 17 turnovers and 39 percent shooting in a 96-84 victory over the Pacers on Saturday night.
16. Interstate 55 Roundabout Delay Creates Frustration
- Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Lauren Crews admits that the old, vacant motel he owns on the border between Interstate 55 and the French Fort neighborhood is an eyesore.
17. Scheduled Good Times: The Next Grizzlies Season
- Friday, August 14, 2015
Turns out, Marc Gasol was wrong.
“I don’t think LeBron is coming through that door anytime soon,” Gasol said after the end of last season.
But in fact LeBron James, albeit wearing a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform, will come through the doors at FedExForum for the 2015-16 season opener on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
18. Grizzlies Double-Down on ‘Nasty’ With Addition of Once-Heartless Matt Barnes
- Friday, July 31, 2015
Here's the Matt Barnes resume ...
• Kicked a water bottle and cussed at a fan during an L.A. Clippers game at the Washington Wizards and fined $25,000 by the NBA.
• Fined $25,000 by the league for profane language directed at Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver.
19. Gasol Back in Fold, Grizzlies Still In Thick of Tough Western Conference
- Friday, July 10, 2015
There were a few mildly uneasy days between the arrival of Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera in Spain and the news that, yes, All-Star center Marc Gasol would indeed re-sign with the team. And not just for a short-term deal, but a five-year max contract (about $113 million) with a player option after the fourth year.
20. Morris Talks of ‘Opportunity Cost’
- Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The president of the Downtown Memphis Commission says it is a mistake for Memphis leaders to try to match Nashville’s new convention center and massive convention centers being built in other cities.
21. Beale Street Landing Looks Beyond Early Curiosity
- Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Riverfront Development Corp. is filling in a calendar of events at the newly opened Beale Street Landing that stretches into the fall and demonstrates the role of programming in holding the larger public’s interest beyond those coming to the landing now out of curiosity.
22. Court Hears Arguments on Mississippi Abortion Law
- Tuesday, April 29, 2014
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Mississippi law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at local hospitals would effectively shut down the state's only abortion clinic and pose an unconstitutional burden on women seeking abortions, an attorney told a federal appeals court Monday.
23. Strickland: Shorten Pension Ramp-Up
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Memphis City Council chairman thinks the city shouldn’t take five or six years to ramp up to an annual pension fund contribution of $100 million but instead do it in two fiscal years.
“I think everyone is in uniform support of fully funding our annual contribution,” council chairman Jim Strickland said on the WKNO-TV program “Behind the Headlines.” “In fact, I don’t think we ought to take six years. I think we ought to take two years. Get it fully funded, whether its $60 million or $100 million.”
- Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Cannon Wright Blount will hold a QuickBooks seminar Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at its office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. The session will cover setting up payroll items and employees, time tracking, and paying employees and tax liabilities. Cost is $75. Visit cannonwrightblount.com/resources to register.
25. 'Cycle Tracks' Latest Bike Initiative for City
- Tuesday, July 9, 2013
As the $33 million Main Street to Main Street project unfolds, the term “cycle track” is sure to be heard more.
A cycle track is a bicycle lane on a street that is shielded or separated from auto traffic by some kind of barrier or wall.
26. Grizzlies Flip Script on Clippers Series
- Friday, May 3, 2013
A quick rewind, back to those desperate days after the first two games of the Grizzlies-Clippers series in Los Angeles. You remember those days, right? Grizzlies in a 0-2 hole and, in the first game, looking totally outclassed.
27. Z-Bo, Defense Bolster Grizz in Win
- Friday, April 26, 2013
In Game 1 in Los Angeles, the Grizzlies were missing in action. In Game 2, they were just good enough to lose by two points.
So Game 3 Thursday night at FedExForum provided a choice: win or try to become the first team in NBA history to rally from a 0-3 deficit to win a best-of-seven playoff series.
28. Is Grizzlies’ Best Behind Them or Yet to Come?
- Friday, January 18, 2013
Is the Grizzlies’ potential not-yet-realized or grossly overestimated? That’s the only relevant question in the midst of Rudy Rumors, speculation about coach Lionel Hollins’ long-term future with the team, and the level of commitment new ownership is or isn’t willing to make in the here and now to this particular roster.
29. Southwind Homewood Suites Sells for $6.5 Million
- Monday, December 31, 2012
3583 Hacks Cross Road Memphis, TN 38125
Sale Amount: $6.5 million
Sale Date: Nov. 2, 2012
30. Delta Blues Winery LLC Buys 15 Acres in Lakeland
- Tuesday, December 18, 2012
6495 Stewart Road Lakeland, TN 38002
Sale Amount: $165,000
Sale Date: Dec. 10, 2012
31. Outdoor Sounds
- Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Summer is nearly here. Partygoers have begun packing rooftops, while shoppers and restaurant diners also are keen on a little musical entertainment to help liven up predictable experiences.
And that means Memphis-based Resource Entertainment Group sees opportunity – literally – high and low.
32. Chandler Takes ‘Simply’ Series Formula To Grill
- Wednesday, April 11, 2012
This time last year, local chef Jennifer Chandler was finishing up her third cookbook, launching a restaurant and in the midst of a national media tour with French’s for the release of a new Dijon mustard brand.
33. The 'CES Curse?' Gadget Show has Poor Record
- Monday, January 9, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – The largest trade show in the Americas must be a great place to show off new products, right? Wrong. The International Consumer Electronics Show is quickly becoming a launch pad for products that fall flat.
34. Recorded History
- Monday, October 17, 2011
It began as a handwritten single piece of paper hand-delivered to 25 people in what was once the city of Memphis.
It was 125 years ago that the publication now called The Daily News was founded.
35. TDN Preps For 125th Anniversary Celebration
- Thursday, October 13, 2011
The city’s oldest locally owned media outlet will celebrate 125 years of Memphis news coverage with an anniversary celebration at Memphis Botanic Gardens’ Hardin Hall on Nov. 1.
The evening event will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music, and guests will be invited to explore the newspaper’s rich legacy through a timeline that began in 1886, including front pages dating back to the 1920s.
36. Still a Newspaperman
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Faith, family, philanthropy, a love of basketball and a passion for the newspaper business are the foundations of Memphian John Paul Jones’ life.
37. NYC Investor Jones Recalls Memphis Roots
- Monday, September 26, 2011
Decades before he worked his way to the top of the financial world as a billionaire hedge fund manager and influential market guru, Paul Tudor Jones had an early affinity for the newspaper business.
38. States Push Harder for Online Sales Tax Collection
- Tuesday, March 22, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.
39. Shoppers Crowd the Malls in Christmas Countdown
- Tuesday, December 21, 2010
NEW YORK (AP) – Packed malls? Healthy gains in holiday spending? It's beginning to look at least a little like a pre-recession Christmas.
Americans spent more on clothing, luxury goods and even furniture, delivering healthy gains across the board, according to MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse, which tracks spending across all transactions including cash. The online category continued to be a bright spot. The big exception was consumer electronics, dragged down by deep discounting of TVs amid a glut. That area was virtually unchanged from a year ago.
40. Beloved Children’s Tale Comes to Life
- Monday, December 13, 2010
Germantown Community Theatre debuts a new Christmastime musical this year featuring the story of a beloved toy and the meaning of being “real.”
“The Velveteen Rabbit,” a musical adaptation of the well-known children’s book by Margery Williams with lyrics and music by Barnes Boffey, Paul Pilcher and Bob Love, runs through Dec. 19. The heartwarming story of a toy rabbit who longs to be truly loved by the boy who owns it was a nostalgic choice for director Julie Reinbold.
41. Anti-Incumbency Takes Down Another Congressman
- Thursday, June 3, 2010
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The political shooting-star otherwise known as anti-incumbency fell on Alabama, taking down a first-term congressman who switched from Democrat to Republican just last December.
42. Food Giants Race to Pass Rising Costs to Shoppers
- Monday, August 11, 2008
Companies throughout the food chain are changing the way they do business in response to soaring grain costs, and consumers are likely to bear the brunt in the form of rising food prices.
Farmers are making the broadest cuts to their livestock herds in decades, meaning meat at the supermarket will likely cost more in coming years. Middlemen are trying to shorten the duration of supply contracts to 90 days from one year so they can pass on higher costs more quickly. And food brands are shrinking the contents of their packages, from ice-cream cartons to beverage containers.
43. Mays Rises to Public Relations Vice Chancellor Post at UT Health Science Center
- Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Sandra Mays has been appointed the first vice chancellor for public relations for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. This is the first time the statewide academic health institution has elevated the communications leadership position to the vice chancellor level with a direct report to the chancellor. Before joining UTHSC, Mays was the director of communications, marketing and public relations for the Memphis Housing Authority and its Division of Housing and Community Development.
44. Stotts Honored by Association for Women Attorneys
- Wednesday, November 9, 2005
Circuit Court Judge Rita L. Stotts received the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award presented annually by the Association for Women Attorneys. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to women in the legal profession.
45. Archived Article: Ringger (lead)
- Friday, October 17, 2003
Redesign helps viewers sift through mass data
Ringger Helped Paper Organize Data
Web firms first print client presented interesting challenge
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A Web development firms search for an ideal typeface for the publ...
46. Archived Article: Peter (lead)
- Friday, September 26, 2003
Schutt Carries on Family Tradition
President and CEO opened doors to the Web
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When Peter Schutt became managing editor of The Daily News in 1983, the move continued a family legacy that has been going st...
47. Archived Article: History (lead)
- Friday, September 12, 2003
We will Monday through Friday, tell you who is buying, selling, borrowing, building, suing, marrying, getting unmarried and w
The Daily News Rich in History, Tradition
New format continues long record of progress
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48. Archived Article: Back
- Wednesday, October 30, 1996
Galleria announces Galleria announces first group of stores Urban Shopping Centers Inc., owner of the Wolfchase Galleria under construction at I-40 and Germantown Parkway, announced Tuesday many of the new stores that will open in the mall Feb. 26. ...