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1. Last Word: Changes Behind Highland Row, Lee Harris Opens and Ron Olson Moves
- Friday, November 3, 2017
Shelby County Commission chairwoman Heidi Shafer says the commission, through its attorneys, is in ‘the final stages of launching litigation” against big pharma over the opioid problem locally. And in a written statement Thursday she said she believes the litigation “will result in significant recovery for hundreds of millions of dollars that Shelby County has spent trying to heal, save, nurse and otherwise deal with the opioid crisis.” Shafer specifically announced the hiring on a contingency basis of a national law firm.
2. Officials Say Trump's Afghan Plan Involves 3,900 More Troops
- Wednesday, August 23, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could take place within days.
3. Navy Chief Orders Probe into Pacific Fleet After Collisions
- Tuesday, August 22, 2017
SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 U.S. sailors missing and others injured.
4. University of Texas in Austin Removes Confederate Statues
- Tuesday, August 22, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas quickly removed statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures overnight from the main area of the Austin campus, a spokesman said Monday morning, just hours after the school's president ordered they be taken down.
5. Last Word: Murphy's, Mount Arlington in Midtown and Surgery Open House
- Monday, May 15, 2017
Senses, the nightclub on the eastern side of the Poplar viaduct, is back. Apparently it’s been back for a little while but the top code enforcement official involved says it is news to him and may be a violation that puts this matter in Environmental Court.
6. Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some of Those Who Died in 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
7. Let’s Hear It for Christine and Patrick!
- Thursday, January 28, 2016
This column should be running in late January. Ten years ago, Susan and I flew out to Park City, Utah, for our first (and probably only) Sundance Film Festival. Where “Wordplay,” the award-winning documentary about the crossword puzzle industry, had its world premiere on Jan. 21, 2006.
8. Butler Sevier’s Mead Helps Clients Craft New Realities
- Thursday, April 18, 2013
Attorney Anne Mead is not in Kansas anymore. Recently named partner with the firm of Butler Sevier Hinsley & Reid PLLC, a family law practice, she said, “We have some pretty incredible people working for us, I’m really, really lucky.”
9. Speaking Out
- Thursday, March 8, 2012
For its 15th annual benefit luncheon Wednesday, March 7, the YWCA of Greater Memphis hosted its first ever male speaker – actor-turned-activist and best-selling author Victor Rivas Rivers – who traveled to the Bluff City to speak out against domestic violence.
10. MOGA to Assemble Digital Baby Book
- Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Memphis Obstetrics and Gynecological Association PC, which claims to be the largest private-practice provider of women’s health care services in the Mid-South, is attempting to create a massive digital baby book featuring the images of every baby delivered by MOGA physicians over the last 25 years.
11. Chisholm-Burns Named UTHSC Pharm School Dean
- Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns has been named dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, making her the first African-American appointed to the position in the college’s 113-year history and only the second African-American to be named a dean in UTHSC history.
12. Gates: Big Budget Cuts Will Diminish US Influence
- Wednesday, May 25, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday warned that shrinking defense budgets will mean a smaller military and a diminished U.S. role in the world.
13. New Scooters at Library Help With Mobility Issues
- Wednesday, March 30, 2011
A new service for customers with mobility issues called, “Scooting Through the Stacks,” has been implemented at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., as a way to help the disabled navigate the library more easily.
14. VA Expands Dementia Caregivers Support Program
- Thursday, March 3, 2011
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that it’s expanding support nationwide to caregivers of veterans with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia following the success of a proven behavioral intervention pilot program that originated in the Memphis VA Medical Center.
15. State Dept. Wants Combat Gear for Security in Iraq
- Tuesday, June 15, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. State Department says its diplomatic staff won't be safe after the American military leaves Iraq unless it has its own combat-ready protection force, a warning that underscores concerns about the Iraq army and police the U.S. has spent billions of dollars training and equipping.
16. Huff Becomes Enrollment VP at University of Memphis
- Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Betty Huff has been named vice provost of enrollment services at the University of Memphis.
Huff previously served as acting dean and associate dean of students at the University of New Orleans, registrar at the University of Kentucky and vice chancellor for enrollment services and management at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
17. Logistics Giants See Advantages in ‘Greening’ Operations
- Thursday, April 23, 2009
Freight transportation isn’t inherently “green.” No industry that burns as much fossil fuel as planes, trains or trucks in moving goods from one place to another can be considered sustainable or environmentally friendly.
18. Ark. Bombing Investigation Draws Leads, Reward
- Friday, March 6, 2009
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - For days, lunchtime talk in West Memphis always came back to the well-known doctor, the bomb that injured him and the rumors about who planted the homemade explosive.
19. Official: Police at 'Dead End' in Ark. Car Bombing
- Monday, February 9, 2009
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Detectives are "at a dead end" in their investigation of a bombing that injured the chairman of the state's medical board, a police chief said Friday.
No witnesses have come forward with information about who entered Dr. Trent Pierce's driveway to plant the homemade bomb, West Memphis Police Chief Robert Paudert told The Associated Press.
20. Congress Considers Changes to Mortgage Aid Program
- Thursday, February 5, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - With fewer than 500 applications and only two-dozen homeowners helped so far, lawmakers want to revamp a new program that was intended to help hundreds of thousands of borrowers avoid losing their homes.
21. Docs in a Box
- Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Editor's Note: This story is the first in a two-part series. Look for the next piece in Wednesday's edition.
Two more insurance companies want to give local doctors a financial incentive to be more efficient by creating physician quality ratings based on billing patterns. And the doctors aren't happy about it.
22. The Real Story On Raising Minimum Wage
- Friday, January 19, 2007
Plot: Minimum wage worker struggles to make ends meet
Setting: Anytown, Tenn.
Character: Single woman working 40 hours a week earning current federal minimum wage of $5.15 per hour (Women comprise 60 percent of low-wage workers in the United States, according to the Fairness Initiative on Low-Wage Work at www.lowwagework.org.)
Opening Scene: It's a dark and stormy night. Jane wriggles out of her soaking wet store uniform.
23. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, June 22, 2005
AdFed Names Pyramid Award Winners
The Memphis Advertising Federation named Robert Vornbrock and Glenna Rogers-Ward ad man and ad woman of the year at its 2005 Pyramid Awards ceremony. Vornbrock, president of diversified communications...
24. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, November 5, 2001
Super Terminal shows light at the end of the tunnel
Super Terminal-Memphis plans on hold for now
By MARY DANDO
The Daily News
A year is a long time in the Memphis intermodal world.
At this time last year, Memphis newspapers were repor...
25. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, September 13, 1999
Sept Sept. 13 The Quality Center will sponsor an ISO 9000 internal auditor workshop through Sept. 14. The cost is $395. For more information, call 543-3530 or visit the organizations Web site at www.msqpc.com. Shelby County Republican Women will mee...
26. Archived Article: St. Joe's Chg
- Monday, July 21, 1997
By CAMILLE H St. Joseph opens new geriatric center in Midtown By CAMILLE H. GAMBLE The Daily News St. Joseph Hospital and Health Centers has opened a new primary care center in the Midtown area which serves the health care needs of people 65 years o...
27. Archived Article: Benchmark
- Thursday, January 11, 1996
01/12 Benchmark Robert E. Johnson vs. KFC National Management Co. A man injured during a robbery at the KFC restaurant located at 869 S. Third St. is seeking $130,000 in damages from the fast food chain. The plaintiff claims on Jan. 11, 1995, two ar...