Editorial Results (free)
1. Maple, Honey Producers Decry FDA Added Sugars Label
- Wednesday, May 2, 2018
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Maple syrup and honey producers aren't too sweet on a plan to label their natural products as containing added sugars.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to require updated nutrition labels for products that would say that pure maple syrup and honey contain added sugars. The producers say that is misleading and confusing.
2. ‘Gym Rat’ Building Another Winning Program
- Friday, March 2, 2018
Tennessee’s basketball team is rolling into March Madness.
The 16th-ranked Vols (22-7, 12-5 SEC) entered this week second in the SEC standings and having clinched a double-bye in the March 7-11 SEC tournament with one regular-season games remaining, Saturday against Georgia at Thompson-Boling Arena (6 p.m. ET, SEC Network).
3. Toxins in Water Under Memphis Power Plant Causing Alarm
- Monday, July 17, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Memphis residents are as proud of their sweet-tasting water as their barbecue and blues. The water – drawn from the Memphis Sand aquifer beneath this Tennessee city – is so revered that a city utility called it a "community treasure" in an online report on its cleanliness.
4. Not Just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 Musical Firsts Echo Today
- Tuesday, May 23, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – "Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as just one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now.
5. Five to Watch
- Saturday, March 19, 2016
“You can’t live in Memphis without some kind of side hustle, right?” That’s the way former WMC-TV reporter Lauren Squires Ready sees it. Her side hustle, the passion project she’s been pursuing in her free time separate from all the writing, reporting and live shots as an on-air news personality?
6. Daisy King Still Serving Tearoom Favorites
- Saturday, May 23, 2015
Like a proper Southern hostess, Daisy King of Miss Daisy’s Tearoom had trouble turning on the “closed” sign. If guests wanted to snag a table after hours, she couldn’t help but oblige.
7. Lowery Installed as President of Association for Women Attorneys
- Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Keating Lowery has been installed as the 2015 president of the Association for Women Attorneys. As an attorney with Lawrence & Russell PLC, Lowery devotes her practice to litigating Employee Retirement Income Security Act matters on behalf of employers, plan fiduciaries and third-party administrators throughout the United States.
8. Nashville’s Most Romantic Restaurants
- Saturday, February 7, 2015
Romance means something different for everyone, but most people can agree that if there is low lighting, soft music, a charming companion and something delicious to eat, you’ve already got the makings of one outstanding evening.
9. US Companies Eager to Embrace Cuba Face Hurdles
- Tuesday, December 23, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) – Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels.
And outside Orlando, Florida, Danny Howell just knows there would be demand for his classic Chevrolet parts.
10. Twitter Just One Symptom of IPO Fever's Return
- Wednesday, November 6, 2013
IPO fever is back.
Five years after the financial crisis dampened enthusiasm for initial public offerings, investors are again eager to buy shares when companies start trading. Twitter is the star this week, but the number of offerings shows that it's not just social-media darlings that are seeking and attracting investors.
11. Cotton Growers See Bugs, Disease Ahead of Harvest
- Monday, September 2, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas cotton growers have watched their costs rise this season as bugs fed from the ground up and a fungus descended from above.
Corynespora leaf spot disease emerged late in the season, crop consultant David Hydrick said Thursday.
12. Best Honored for Exchange Club Family Center Work
- Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Dr. Jara Best has received Volunteer Mid-South’s Spirit of Giving award for Adult Volunteer of the Year for her work with The Exchange Club Family Center. Best, a pediatrician, is a member of the center’s board and has served as a volunteer with the facility’s domestic violence programs for children and women, as well as the First STEPS (Skills to Ensure Parenting Success) program.
13. For Love of Money
- Thursday, February 14, 2013
The staples of a great Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart – flowers, candy and delicious food – equal big business for local establishments specializing in romantic fare.
Annual Valentine’s Day spending in the U.S. totals more than $13 billion, according to numbers from the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association and statisticsbrain.com. The average consumer spends $120 wooing that special someone on Valentine’s Day.
14. Economy Has Little Effect on Fine Dining
- Thursday, August 18, 2011
In the wake of 9/11, Estée Lauder Cos. chairman Leonard Lauder noticed his company was selling more lipstick than usual.
A 2008 New York Times article explained Lauder proposed lipstick purchases were a way to gauge the economy. When it’s shaky, he said in the article, women are more apt to boost their mood by buying inexpensive lipstick than pricey shoes.
15. Pandora Gains Point to Healthy Internet IPO Future
- Friday, June 17, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Internet radio station Pandora Media's IPO struck the right chord with investors Wednesday despite the static in the overall stock market.
Pandora's shares surged by as much 63 percent in their market debut before pulling back later in the session. The stock closed at $17.42, still a decent gain amid the market's broader decline. It marked a 9 percent increase from Pandora's initial public offering price of $16 and a nearly six-fold increase from what Pandora's own board thought the stock was worth just six months ago.
16. LinkedIn's Stock Up 90 Percent in Market Debut
- Friday, May 20, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – LinkedIn's stock more than doubled in its market debut Thursday because of huge investor demand for the first major U.S. social networking company to go public.
The stock traded at $103 at midday under the symbol "LNKD" on the New York Stock Exchange. That puts the company on track for one of the biggest first-day gains of 2011.
17. Added Gratuity Not Intended to Deter Large Dining Groups
- Monday, December 20, 2010
How festive to be part of a large group at a restaurant, with the conversation, the clinking glasses on extended arms, the laughter, the tasting of colleagues’ food. At this time of year, with office Christmas lunches taking place throughout the city and suburban towns, restaurants are often filled by groups of people toasting the best wishes for the holidays and exchanging presents. What fun!
18. A Year After Bankruptcy, GM Plans Stock Sale
- Friday, August 20, 2010
DETROIT (AP) – Thirteen months ago, General Motors was fighting for its life in bankruptcy court. Now, the automaker is laying the groundwork to sell stock to the public once again with the eventual goal of ridding itself of government ownership.
19. GM CEO Expects Good Demand When Co. Sells Shares
- Friday, August 6, 2010
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – General Motors Co., anxious to get out from under government ownership, expects to sell all of its stock at once when it offers shares to the public, CEO Ed Whitacre said Thursday.
20. Hospital Operator HCA Inc. Files for $4.6B IPO
- Monday, May 10, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hospital chain HCA Inc. plans to raise $4.6 billion in its third initial public offering of common stock, more than three years after it was taken private in a leveraged buyout by a group of private equity investors.
21. Dollar General IPO Drawing Draws Investor Buzz
- Friday, November 13, 2009
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Discount retailer Dollar General is expected to price shares for its initial public offering Thursday and begin trading Friday, betting investors will want to have a hand in the future of frugal.
22. The Sound of Music Makes Itself Heard
- Tuesday, August 22, 2006
In Jerry Schilling's new book, "Me and a Guy Named Elvis: My Lifelong Friendship with Elvis Presley," Memphis music is as much a central character as Schilling himself, the youngest member of Elvis' famed Memphis Mafia.
23. Archived Article: Small Biz
- Wednesday, April 6, 2005
By Andy Meek
Old-Fashioned Service Helps Drug Store Thrive
The Daily News
To new customers, Dr. Charles Smith is a friendly pharmacist who operates a small drug store and soda fountain thats one of the last of its kind in Memph...
24. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Sue Reed joined Neilson Group LLC GMAC Real Estate corporate office as an affiliate broker Sue Reed joined Neilson Group LLC GMAC Real Estate corporate office as an affiliate broker. She has more than 15 years experience in residential sales. Angela...