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1. Death Sparks 'Autopilot' Car Probe; Man Had Speeding Tickets
- Monday, July 04, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding complicates the question.
2. David Lusk Gallery Turns Page in New Space
- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
More than most weeks, David Lusk is especially ready for Friday this week. Eight months after renovation work began, Lusk is ready to host a public celebration officially unveiling his longtime art gallery’s new home at 97 Tillman St. on Feb. 26.
3. Superlo Finds Winning Formula in Sticking to the Basics
- Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Randy Stepherson recalls the advice his father once gave him.
It’s a bit of wisdom that on the surface was meant to help him navigate everyday life but which also reflects Stepherson’s conservative, no-frills approach to business.
4. Stonewall Jackson's Little Slice of Heaven in Brentwood
- Saturday, November 22, 2014
“Everybody has to meet his Waterloo,” sings honky-tonk hero Stonewall Jackson in his breakthrough No. 1 hit back in 1959.
Of course, that line, the entire song really, means everybody must meet his or her fate someday.
5. We’re All Invited
- Friday, July 11, 2014
MEMPHIS, SERVED IN THE SHELL. Following up last week’s column, this from a reader:
“We have no civic pride, half the population is intent on killing as many as they can and the other part lives behind walls or gates. There was a time in the fifties when you could leave your front door unlocked and keys in the car.”
6. Obama Signs Actions Taking Aim at Gender Pay Gap
- Wednesday, April 09, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – In a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages, President Barack Obama signed directives Tuesday that would make it easier for workers of federal contractors to get information about workplace compensation. He seasoned his move with a sharp rebuke of Republicans whom he accused of "gumming up the works" on workplace fairness.
7. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 03, 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.
8. Obama Meeting With Internet CEOs on Tech Privacy
- Monday, March 24, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is meeting with CEOs from leading Internet and technology companies to discuss their concerns about privacy and National Security Agency programs.
9. McCusker Aims for Criminal Court Clerk
- Friday, March 14, 2014
Michael McCusker is used to the assumptions when the assistant district attorney general tells voters he is running for office this year.
“A lot of people keep saying to me, ‘Wouldn’t judge be a natural progression for you?’ In some respects it would be,” admitted McCusker, who is instead running in the May Democratic primary for Criminal Court clerk.
10. AP Exclusive: New Jobless Benefit Plan Advanced
- Friday, January 10, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed optimism Thursday about chances for compromise on jobless legislation, and officials said talks were focused on a scaled-back program that is fully paid for and would provide up to 31 weeks of benefits for the long-term unemployed.
11. Shutdown Gives Obama Unlikely Ally: Big Business
- Thursday, October 03, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Business leaders are taking sides with Democratic President Barack Obama after failing to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to avert a government shutdown.
12. Futhey Cuts Own Path With Solo Law Practice
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
Malcolm Futhey III recently made a leap of faith by opening his own practice, the Futhey Law Firm PLC, in Midtown.
He said the idea of working for himself was something he always had in the back of his mind.
13. Senate Set to Finish Work on Student Loan Deal
- Thursday, July 25, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs would start climbing almost immediately under a deal the Senate was poised to pass Wednesday.
14. Fresh Market Eyes Midtown Property for New Store
- Monday, July 22, 2013
The Fresh Market, the upscale specialty grocery store, has had its sights on Midtown Memphis for some time and may have found the right address.
The Greensboro, N.C.-based grocer and retailer is eyeing the vacant office building and hotel at the southwest corner of Union Avenue and McLean Boulevard, according to several sources, who said the property is under contract to be purchased.
15. Back to Negotiations After Student Loan Plan Fails
- Thursday, July 11, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The defeat of a student loan bill in the Senate on Wednesday clears the way for fresh negotiations to restore lower rates, but lawmakers are racing the clock before millions of students return to campus next month to find borrowing terms twice as high as when school let out.
16. Republicans to Back Obama's Student Loan Plan
- Friday, May 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans.
17. Poplar Transformation
- Monday, July 09, 2012
Two big retail deals have recently been inked on the Poplar Avenue corridor, soon filling empty spaces on the city’s busiest street.
A new Family Dollar is going in the old Stringer’s Garden Center site at 2974 Poplar, while Office Depot and Hollywood Feed are going in the former Samuel’s Furniture space at 5502-5510 Poplar, near South Yates Road.
18. Cohen-Hart in Congressional Race at Filing Deadline
- Friday, April 06, 2012
The chairman of the countywide school board, Billy Orgel, was effectively elected to his District 7 school board seat without opposition at the Thursday, April 5, filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 2 primary and general election ballot in Shelby County.
19. Senate Passes Small Business Investment Bill
- Friday, March 23, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Legislation to help startup companies raise capital by reducing some federal regulations won easy passage in the Senate Thursday despite warnings from some Democrats that less government oversight would mean more abuse and scams.
20. GOP Faces Uphill Battle on Policy Issues
- Friday, December 09, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Conservative flashpoint issues from abortion and abstinence education to President Barack Obama's health care law are the biggest obstacles to Congress completing a massive year-end spending bill next week that would keep the government running through next September.
21. Sanon Joins Agape As Director of Operations
- Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Julie Sanon has joined Agape Child & Family Services as director of operations.
Hometown: Leesburg, Fla.
Education: Psychology major from Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts
22. Congress to Tread Carefully in Run-Up to Election
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress returns this week with embattled Democrats torn between trying to show they have the economic answers and fearing the further wrath of voters over new government programs.
- Thursday, June 17, 2010
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24. Anti-Incumbency Takes Down Another Congressman
- Thursday, June 03, 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.
25. Senators Await Kagan Papers from Clinton Library
- Wednesday, June 02, 2010
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Researchers at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library are working overtime to produce more than 160,000 pages of documents – some of them possibly holding clues to the record of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
26. Winbranch Apartments Sold Following Foreclosure
- Tuesday, June 23, 2009
3595 Millbranch Road
Memphis, TN 38116
Sale Amount: $4 Million
Sale Date: June 4, 2009
Buyer: LBUNS 2004-C4 Millbranch Road LLC
Seller: Ronald G. Steen Jr., successor trustee
27. Reed White Files Permit For G’town Office Building
- Friday, June 19, 2009
Reed White Holdings LLC has filed a $495,000 permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for new construction at 9055 Forest Centre Drive. The permit was applied for this month.
28. FRS Powersports Building New Motorcycle/ATV Shop
- Tuesday, November 11, 2008
2175 Whitten Road
Memphis, TN 38133
Loan Amount: $2 Million
Loan Date: Oct. 31, 2008
Maturity Date: Nov. 1, 2009
Borrower: FRS Industries Inc.
Lender: BancorpSouth Bank
29. Reed White Holdings To Build on G’town Lot
- Friday, November 07, 2008
Reed White Holdings LLC has filed a $737,500 construction loan to build a single-story, 3,800-square-foot office building in the Forest Hill-Irene Commercial Subdivision, on the west side of Forest Hill-Irene Road between Poplar Avenue and Poplar Pike. The loan is through Bank of Fayette County.
30. Racquet Club’s New Owners To Make Improvements
- Tuesday, September 09, 2008
5111 Sanderlin Ave.
Memphis, TN 38117
Sale Amount: $4.4 Million
Sale Date: Aug. 29, 2008
Buyer: Tennis Club of Memphis LLC
Seller: Racquet Club Inc.
Loan Amount: $3 million
Loan Date: Aug. 29, 2008
Maturity Date: N/A
Lender: Regions Bank
31. Reed White Holdings Sells G’Town Office
- Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Reed White Holdings LLC has sold the office building at 3012 Centre Oak Way in Germantown for $942,500 to HKC LLC. The 3,848-square-foot building was completed in 2006. It’s part of the nine-lot, 7.42-acre Forest Hill-Irene commercial subdivision, on the west side of Forest Hill-Irene Road between Poplar Avenue and Poplar Pike.
32. Office Building to Rise In Forest Hill-Irene Subdivision
- Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Lot on Centre Oak Way
Germantown, TN 38138
Loan Amount: $1.1 million
Loan Date: March 31, 2008
Borrower: Reed White Holdings LLC
33. $1.1M Construction LoanFiled for G'Town Land
- Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Reed White Holdings LLC has filed a $1.1 million construction loan for a lot in the Forest Hill-Irene commercial subdivision. The lot is on Centre Oak Way, which is on the west side of Forest Hill-Irene Road, between Pop
34. Foreclosure Deepens Mysteries Surrounding Westwood Church
- Thursday, May 10, 2007
A small wooden shack stands alone at the corner of Mitchell and Rochester roads in Westwood. Padlocked and surrounded by foot-tall weeds and a crumbling parking lot, it's the last remnant of a church that once called 357 W. Mitchell home.
35. Archived Article: Law Focus-ks
- Thursday, August 12, 2004
Area Law Firms Lack Diversity
Area Law Firms Face Diversity Issues
The Daily News
When Macon Bolling Allen became the first black attorney almost 160 years ago, he entered a professional field that was overwhelmingly dominat...
36. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 05, 2004
Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn to speak at Hilton Hotel
Chamber Presents Frontline Politics Series
The Memphis-Shelby County Office of Planning and Development presents a Tennessee Department of Transportation long-range transportat...
37. Archived Article: Real Focus (vesta)
- Tuesday, April 24, 2001
The 17th annual Vesta Home Show is taking the public back to the heart of homebuilding by showcasing seven affordable homes ne Vesta drawing up plans for Millington show By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News The 17th annual Vesta Home Show is taking the...
38. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, April 20, 2001
By: JENNIFER MURLEY Going Dutch By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Local painter Veda Reed earned the distinction this year of producing her second Memphis in May poster honoring the Netherlands. Her 1982 poster saluting the Netherlands sold out. Ree...
39. Archived Article: Gender Law Focus
- Thursday, April 03, 1997
Gender Fairness in the Courts Courting fairness Commission on gender fairness makes recommendations to states Supreme Court By SUZANNE THOMPSON The Daily News If the Tennessee Supreme Court acts on recent recommendations, training in gender fairness...
40. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 05, 1997
Dr. Lucy Vinturella has joined the counseling staff of The Center for Counseling, a division of Health First Medical Group. Vinturella completed her Ph.D. at the University of Memphis and formerly was a staff clinician at MCCC Behavioral Care Inc. a...
41. 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...
42. Archived Article: Women
- Friday, April 26, 1996
04-26 Women By KATHLEEN DOMBHART BARK The Daily News Attorneys and litigants, both men and women alike, often address Judge Janice Holder as "hizzonner," a traditional one-word title of respect for those on the bench. "Both men and wo...