Editorial Results (free)
1. Lots of Noise, But Few Results in Legislature
- Thursday, April 12, 2018
Just when you think the Tennessee Legislature is going off the deep end, someone will throw them a bungee cord. Maybe a rope made out of hemp would work better because a bungee cord leaves people bouncing, never quite reeling them in.
2. SEC Hot Seat Index: From Saban to Sumlin
- Friday, July 21, 2017
When it comes to Southeastern Conference football coaches, there are three kinds of seats – hot, hotter and hottest.
There is, of course, one exception. You guessed it.
Nick Saban. To quote the late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, Saban’s seat is as cool as the other side of your pillow.
3. Tourism Leaders Focus on City’s Complexity, Struggle
- Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Stax Records turns 60 years old this year, going back to its origins as a country music label called Satellite at a tiny studio in Brunswick. Next year marks 50 years since the sanitation workers strike and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In August, it will be 40 years since the death of Elvis Presley. And in 2019, the city of Memphis will mark 200 years since its founding.
4. Wells Fargo Claws Back $75M From Top Execs in Sales Scandal
- Tuesday, April 11, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) – The problems at Wells Fargo and its overly aggressive sales culture date back at least 15 years, and management had little interest in dealing with the issue until it spiraled out of control resulting in millions of accounts being opened fraudulently, according to an investigation by the company's board of directors.
5. Israel to Lead Greenline Group As Organization’s Focus Shifts
- Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Andrew Israel recently was named executive director of the Greater Memphis Greenline as the organization shifts its focus to promoting healthy lifestyles and increasing the use of trails, parks and green spaces.
As executive director, Israel is the strategic leader and the chief relationship officer for GMG. Along with creating programs and opportunities to enhance and expand the use of green spaces, GMG works at the grassroots level with neighborhood organizations and individuals to help promote their activities and expand the resources that are available.
6. US Employers Hire at Robust Pace, Defying Global Trends
- Monday, January 11, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is motoring ahead despite slowing global growth that caused upheavals in financial markets around the world this week.
Employers added a robust 292,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate stayed low at 5 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. Job gains in the October-December quarter averaged 284,000, the best three-month increase since last January.
7. New Owner to Revive Long-Vacant Downtown Block
- Tuesday, November 3, 2015
A group of private investors – led by Memphis businessman Michael Cook – is looking to turn a blighted Downtown block into a mixed-use development with covered parking.
Walk-Off Properties LLC bought the nine-story Hickman Building and its accompanying two-story parking garage on Sept. 30 for $1 million. The building, at 240 Madison Ave., sits across from the Fogelman Downtown YMCA.
8. How Wealth Gap Complicates Sibling Relationships
- Wednesday, December 31, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – When Jayson Seaver thinks about why he makes so much money while some Americans can't catch a break, he thinks of the sacrifices he's made, the jobs he worked to pay for college, the 12-hour days he spends at the office now.
9. 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.
- Monday, November 25, 2013
An immigration reform roundtable will be held Monday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Streets Ministries, 1304 N. Graham St. Panelists, including Shawn Roberson, policy director for Latino Memphis, and Steve Moses, recruitment director for World Relief Memphis, will share updates from meetings with area U.S. representatives about immigration reform. Cost is free. Call 525-7380.
- Saturday, November 23, 2013
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and the Delta Sigma Theta Memphis Alumnae Chapter will hold “Home for the Holidays: A Housing and Economic Empowerment Collaborative” Saturday, Nov. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hickory Ridge Mall, 6075 Winchester Road. The event will include a small-business resource center, legal clinic, Homebuyer’s Corner, H.O.M.E. financial literacy and budgeting workshop, and more. Visit memphisalumnaedst.org.
12. Round Of A Lifetime
- Friday, May 31, 2013
WHAT THESE GUYS DO ISN’T PROFESSIONAL. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE. I told this story last year and, like describing an exceptional shot much less a whole round of golf, it’s worth telling again. After all, this was a round of a whole lifetime, and lifetimes last a whole lot longer because of it.
13. Everything’s Possible, Even a 58
- Friday, June 1, 2012
WHAT THESE GUYS DO ISN’T PROFESSIONAL. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE. The other day, I played in a golf scramble – a format where four players hit every shot, pick the best, and turn in one score at the end. And we had two mulligans each (do-overs) and a toss (a throw yourself out of trouble when you’ve just hit a shot so nauseating you want to toss). We played well, making putts and clutch shots, using our mulligans and tosses wisely, and turning in a score two or three strokes better than we thought ourselves capable of – 62, 10 under par.
14. CA Moves Forward With Pay Wall
- Monday, September 26, 2011
The E.W. Scripps Co. has selected its largest-circulation newspaper, The Commercial Appeal, as a guinea pig market for a paid digital content plan.
15. Capital One to Buy HSBC US Credit Card Arm
- Thursday, August 11, 2011
McLEAN, Va. (AP) – Capital One Financial Corp. said Wednesday that it will buy the U.S. credit card arm of Britain's HSBC for a premium of about $2.6 billion as a way to expand its domestic credit card business.
16. Turning the Page
- Monday, November 22, 2010
Davis-Kidd Booksellers has something in common with the classics found on its shelves.
The East Memphis store, a venerable anchor of the Laurelwood Shopping Center, has undeniably become a classic in its own right.
17. Home Construction Jumps 10.5 Pct in August
- Wednesday, September 22, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home construction increased last month and applications for building permits also grew. The gains were driven mainly by apartment and condominium construction, not the much larger single-family homes sector.
18. Memphis Movement
- Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Memphis music producer Scott Bomar considers “Wattstax,” the concert documentary about Stax Records’ 1972 concert in Los Angeles, the “pinnacle of the Memphis music business.”
19. Home Sales Rise as Unemployment Claims Fall
- Friday, April 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – Home sales rose sharply last month and claims for jobless benefits fell last week. The two reports Thursday sketched a picture of a modestly improving economy.
Sales of previously occupied homes increased more than expected in March after three straight months of declines, the National Association of Realtors said. The housing market benefited from government incentives that drew in buyers.
20. CIT Group's Biggest Hurdle: Keeping Customers
- Tuesday, November 3, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - A Chapter 11 filing usually means the end of the road for financial companies since they rely so heavily on customer trust. CIT Group Inc. is hoping that its case will be different.
21. 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.
22. Swaggers Turn to Shudders a Year After Market High
- Monday, October 13, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Just a year ago, investors were swaggering as the stock market surged to an all-time high. Now, almost everyone on Wall Street and Main Street seems to be shuddering amid a frightening reversal of fortune that has erased $8.3 trillion in shareholder wealth in the past year.
23. WaMu Says Capital is Sufficient to Fund Operations
- Monday, September 15, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Washington Mutual Inc. said Thursday it will take another multibillion write-down for bad bets on mortgage securities, but insisted it has adequate capital to fund its operations amid concern about the thrift's financial stability.
24. Washington Mutual Shares Continue to Plunge
- Friday, September 12, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shares of Washington Mutual Inc. continued a perilous plunge on Thursday as anxiety grew on Wall Street over the financial stability of the nation's largest thrift and its options for survival.
25. Credit Crunch Crimps Commercial Development
- Wednesday, July 23, 2008
With a vision of transforming downtown Seattle, the Clise family spent more than a century buying up key pieces of land. But the credit chaos has forced Al Clise to postpone his plans for a grand, 13-acre commercial and residential development.
26. Fed: High Energy, Food Prices Keep Economy Weak
- Thursday, June 12, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) - The economy remained "generally weak" heading into summer as rising costs for energy and food pounded consumers and forced some companies to push their own prices higher.
The Fed's new snapshot of business conditions, released Wednesday in Washington, underscored two big sore spots for the country: listless economic activity coupled with high energy and food prices. Those rising prices carry the risk of both spreading inflation and putting another drag on overall economic growth.
27. Law School For Journalists to Focus On King, Civil Rights
- Thursday, April 3, 2008
It is one of the last pictures taken of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The day before his 1968 assassination on the balcony of Downtown's Lorraine Motel, King is shown in the courtyard there being served legal papers by a U.S. Marshal.
28. Real Estate Insiders Recognize Greater Need for Natural Disaster Insurance
- Tuesday, March 20, 2007
When Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans in August 2005, it shed light on the chaos a major metropolitan area can experience during and after a natural disaster.
The citizens who don't perish could be left without utilities or food and water for days. And the buildings that don't crumble could be weakened from heavy damage.
- Friday, February 23, 2007
MusiCares offers a free health fair for registrants of the 2007 International Folk Alliance Conference through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day at the Cook Convention Center, 255 S. Main St. Free services such as massage therapy, foot exams, spinal exams, cholesterol tests and other procedures will be offered along with workshops. Contact Morgan Bracy at 615-327-0050 or email@example.com for information.
30. Archived Article: Nights (lead)
- Wednesday, July 12, 2000
By LAURIE JOHNSON Starry Nights may move to Southaven By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News This holiday season, Memphians wishing to see the citys popular "Starry Nights" display may have to cross the state line to do so. Metropolitan Inter-Fa...
31. Archived Article: Govt Focus
- Thursday, January 13, 2000
World-Class Music often starts World-class music in tune with Tennessee manufacturers By Carol Davis Special to The Daily News Each time country recording artist Chely Wright takes the stage, she is backed by more than her talented band she is buoye...
32. Archived Article: Real Fcs (lumber) Lj
- Tuesday, March 11, 1997
lj 10/5 cates "Stop this thing, I want to get off!" After the first year of the Canadian lumber trade agreement, building industry professionals want an end to the roller coaster ride By LAURIE JOHNSON The Daily News Almost a year ago, Can...