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1. Joyful House Republicans Vote to Repeal Reviled 'Obamacare'
- Friday, May 5, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – Delivering at last, triumphant House Republicans voted Thursday to repeal and replace the "Obamacare" health plan they have reviled for so long, overcoming united Democratic opposition and their own deep divisions to hand a major win to President Donald Trump.
2. Trump Forms an Advisory Group of CEOs for Input on Jobs
- Monday, December 5, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump on Friday announced the formation of an advisory group of more than a dozen CEOs and business leaders who will offer input on how to create jobs and speed economic growth.
3. Indie Memphis Festival Promises To Be ‘Eclectic and Uncompromising’
- Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Brandon Harris, a New York City-based writer and editor, loves the “eclectic and uncompromising nature” of the annual Indie Memphis Film Festival, which he’s attended three times now.
4. Luttrell Exit for Congress Likely Would Not Lead to County Special Election
- Wednesday, March 9, 2016
There probably won’t be a special election for Shelby County mayor if current mayor Mark Luttrell gets elected to Congress later this year.
5. Short History of the Nation's Most-Visited National Park
- Saturday, August 1, 2015
In 1899, the Appalachian National Park Association began discussing the concept for a 12,000-square-mile park in parts of North and South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia and Tennessee.
During the next century, many individuals, organizations, politicians and nature advocates worked to establish what is now the country’s most visited national park – the Great Smoky Mountains.
6. Stephen & LeBron: Destined to Cross Paths?
- Thursday, July 2, 2015
When NBA MVP Stephen (pronounced Steff’n) Curry was in high school, he attended a basketball camp sponsored by LeBron James. The first time LeBron saw Steph, though, was in March 2008. James’s Cleveland Cavaliers were playing the Detroit Pistons, a night game. That afternoon LeBron showed up at Ford Field, with 53,000 others.
7. Aghabeg Joins Gateway Group as Controller
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Angela Aghabeg has joined temporary staffing and executive search firm Gateway Group Personnel as controller. In her new role, Aghabeg is responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of the general ledger and compliance with governmental reporting requirements and tax filings. She also is accountable for compiling historical and current data and financial records and preparing monthly financial statements for analysis and projections.
8. Harris Files Ford Challenge at Deadline
- Thursday, April 3, 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.
9. Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board
- Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Dr. Dan T. Meadows has been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Dentistry by Gov. Bill Haslam. Meadows, who has a private practice on Walnut Grove Road, will serve as the Rotating Dentist member through June 2016.
10. AP Source: Peyton Manning to Meet With Tennessee
- Tuesday, March 13, 2012
NASHVILLE (AP) – A person familiar with the situation says the Tennessee Titans will be visiting with four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning in his search for a new team.
ESPN.com first reported Titans coach Mike Munchak will meet with Manning after a session with Miami coach Joe Philbin.
11. Jeff Fisher Interviews for Dolphins Coaching Job
- Wednesday, January 4, 2012
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) – Jeff Fisher landed at the Miami Dolphins' complex Tuesday. Now the question is whether the Dolphins will land Fisher.
12. Election Commission Website Causes Confusion
- Monday, December 19, 2011
The information was there somewhere on the www.shelbyvote.com website, Shelby County Election Commission staffers insist.
It was just somewhere that most politicos interested in basic information about the four countywide races on the March 6 primary ballot couldn’t find.
13. County Primary Ballot Set With 3 Exits and 2 DQs
- Friday, December 16, 2011
One of the four sets of Shelby County primaries on the March 6 ballot was decided at the Thursday, Dec. 15, deadline for candidates to withdraw from the ballot.
The Shelby County Election Commission Thursday certified 16 candidates in the two sets of primaries for four county offices and one independent candidate who advances automatically to the Aug. 2 county general elections.
14. Deadline Looms For Candidates In March Primaries
- Thursday, December 8, 2011
There is the paperwork and there are the deadlines in politics. And then there are the campaigns that begin long before the paperwork or deadlines.
One group of candidates in the 2012 election cycle is approaching its first deadline Thursday, Dec. 8, at noon – the filing deadline for the March 6 county primaries.
15. Occupy Protests Cost Nation's Cities at Least $13M
- Thursday, November 24, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – During the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.
16. Commission to Fill Carpenter’s Seat
- Monday, October 17, 2011
The Shelby County Commission should be back at full strength by the end of the Monday, Oct. 17, meeting of the body.
Monday’s agenda includes the appointment of a new District 1 commissioner to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mike Carpenter.
17. Carpenter Reflects on Five-Year Run
- Wednesday, October 5, 2011
As Memphis voters prepare to bring to an end another city campaign season, Shelby County Commissioner Mike Carpenter just ended a five-year run on the Shelby County Commission.
18. Theatre Memphis Announces 2011-2012 Season
- Monday, March 14, 2011
Theatre Memphis has announced its play selection for the 2011-2012 season.
“Bye Bye Birdie” will kick off the season Aug. 19 at the 400-seat Lohrey Stage. Other Lohery Stage productions will include Jane Austen’s “Emma,” Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” the popular musical “Chicago,” and the comedy “Noises Off.” The Lohrey Stage season will end with the musical “No, No, Nanette,” and “A Christmas Carol,” as a special holiday offering that will be performed for the 34th consecutive year at Theatre Memphis.
19. Three Popular Restaurants Undergo Notable Changes
- Monday, November 1, 2010
In 2008 and 2009, restaurant news tended to be depressing because it usually involved restaurants that were closing, sometimes old favorites.
Today’s news, however, deals with moves and additions.
20. Troubled Frayser Apartment Complexes Land New Owner
- Tuesday, August 18, 2009
3081 St. Charles Drive
and 931 Frayser Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38127
Sale Amount: $2.2 Million
Sale Date: July 22, 2009
Buyer: Group 40 LLC
Seller: Whitney Frayser Manor Memphis LLC
Loan Amount: $1.5 million
Loan Date: July 21, 2009
Maturity Date: July 1, 2012
Lender: Madison Realty Capital LP
21. Is Twitter the News Outlet for the 21st Century?
- Thursday, July 2, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - Cassy Hayes and Jasmine Coleman were among the first fans to arrive outside the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles where Michael Jackson was brought and later pronounced dead.
22. Developers Ask for Bailout As Massive Debt Looms
- Wednesday, December 24, 2008
With a record amount of commercial real-estate debt coming due, some of the country’s biggest property developers have become the latest to go hat-in-hand to the government for assistance.
They’re warning policymakers that thousands of office complexes, hotels, shopping centers and other commercial buildings are headed into defaults, foreclosures and bankruptcies. The reason: $530 billion of commercial mortgages will be coming due for refinancing in the next three years – with about $160 billion maturing in the next year, according to research firm Foresight Analytics LCC. Credit, meanwhile, is practically nonexistent and cash flows from commercial property are siphoning off.
23. Newspapers to Sell Buildings, But Who's Buying?
- Wednesday, December 24, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - With revenue plunging as readers and advertisers flee to the Web, many newspaper companies have turned to selling off their buildings to raise money or save on costs. But now that option may be drying up too, as frozen credit markets make commercial real estate deals scarce.
24. Developers Ask for Bailout as Massive Debt Looms
- Tuesday, December 23, 2008
With a record amount of commercial real-estate debt coming due, some of the country's biggest property developers have become the latest to go hat-in-hand to the government for assistance.
They're warning policymakers that thousands of office complexes, hotels, shopping centers and other commercial buildings are headed into defaults, foreclosures and bankruptcies. The reason: according to research firm Foresight Analytics LCC, $530 billion of commercial mortgages will be coming due for refinancing in the next three years – with about $160 billion maturing in the next year. Credit, meanwhile, is practically nonexistent and cash flows from commercial property are siphoning off.
25. American Home Mortgage Files For Bankruptcy Protection
- Tuesday, August 7, 2007
NEW YORK (AP) - American Home Mortgage Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, the latest casualty of a mortgage industry that has plunged into distress.
The Melville, N.Y.-based company's request for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection - filed in bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Del. - caps a tumultuous 10 days for what was in 2006 the nation's 10th-biggest home lender.
26. Memphis Theological Seminary Installs New Dean
- Wednesday, October 19, 2005
The board of trustees of Memphis Theological Seminary installed Dr. Barbara A. Holmes as vice president of academic affairs/dean of the seminary. Holmes joined MTS as a faculty member in the ethics and African-American religious studies programs in 1998. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from Southern Connecticut University.
27. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 16, 2002
Jonathan M Jonathan M. Jones joined QualityLife Communities as director of business development. Prior to joining QualityLife, he worked for the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and in the software industry. Dr. Ada Shotwell, dean of liberal arts an...
28. Archived Article: Back
- Tuesday, April 1, 1997
U of M to host sports law conference U of M to host sports law conference Economists and law professors will discuss professional sports and antitrust law on Saturday during a conference hosted by the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School ...