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1. Time Running Out to Save Aretha Franklin’s Birth Home From Demolition
- Monday, June 27, 2016
A local business owner has stepped up with $15,000 to save Aretha Franklin's birth home, but the effort may be too little too late.
The dilapidated house at 406 Lucy Ave. is headed for demolition unless a realistic and fully-funded plan emerges within the week, said Steve Barlow, an attorney with blight-fighting law firm Brewer & Barlow PLC.
2. Memphis Candidates Prepare To Spend
- Wednesday, July 22, 2015
How much a candidate raises in an election season attracts a lot of attention, and the second-quarter fundraising numbers for the Oct. 8 Memphis elections are still trickling out.
The reports were due July 10 but some are still arriving at the Shelby County Election Commission website. And in some cases, the reports are incomplete, showing amounts raised but not amounts spend and on hand as of July 1.
3. Sliding Into Home Easier Without Balks, Walks, Brushbacks
- Saturday, July 11, 2015
Real estate is a bit like baseball. It seems easy enough until a person takes a shot at explaining the intricacies of the respective fields.
Training a new agent how to use the various contracts such as the Purchase and Sale Agreement, Confirmation of Agency Status, Disclaimer, Lead Based Paint Disclosure, the various releases, disclosures are as confusing as why a foul ball is a strike unless it isn’t on the would-be third strike.
4. Apple Wants a Lead Role in Streaming Music
- Tuesday, June 09, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads. Now the maker of iPods and iPhones wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution well under way, with a new, paid streaming-music service set to launch this summer.
5. A Robust US Job Market is Expected to Keep Delivering
- Friday, March 06, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) – Even after the most vigorous three-month hiring spree in 17 years, U.S. employers are showing few signs of letting up.
Job growth for February, to be reported Friday, might not match the furious pace of November through January, when 1 million positions were added. Harsh winter weather likely discouraged some hiring.
6. Apple CEO Dares to be Different From Steve Jobs
- Tuesday, May 13, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – "Think different" became Apple's creed during the late Steve Jobs' reign as CEO. Now, chief executive Tim Cook is embracing the idea while making decisions that would have seemed crazy to his fabled predecessor.
7. World Welcomes US Budget Deal but Fears Remain
- Friday, October 18, 2013
LONDON (AP) – The world's disbelief at the political impasse in the U.S. turned to cautious relief Thursday as the country stepped back from the brink of default. But fears remain about another possible shutdown – and, even worse, a possible default – early next year.
8. House GOP Passes Latest Anti-Regulation Bill
- Friday, July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-led House on Thursday passed legislation that would freeze major government regulations until the unemployment rate, now at 8.2 percent, drops to 6 percent or below.
9. Tying it All Together
- Monday, June 25, 2012
Two of the city’s high-profile architecture firms are behind the design enhancement of one of Memphis’ most cherished spots – Overton Square.
LRK Inc. is the architect of record for both Loeb Properties Inc.’s $20 million revitalization of the Midtown theater district and also for the city’s parking garage at Monroe Avenue and Florence Street.
10. Apple's Next Hot Release: The Dividend Check
- Wednesday, March 21, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Apple made computers sexy. Can it do the same for the musty old dividend?
Issuing a regular payment to your stockholders after years of just amassing cash used to be an admission that your company has run out of creative ideas to grow profits.
11. CRE Activity Stays Strong During 2011
- Friday, December 30, 2011
Despite hard times, local commercial real estate firms were able to ink plenty of deals in the past 12 months.
Memphis’ industrial leasing activity kicked off in January when Buena Park, Calif.-based Pacific Logistics Corp. signed a 60,000-square-foot lease in ProLogis Park DeSoto for its first Memphis-area location.
12. With Lockout Nearing End, Basketball Back in Focus
- Friday, December 02, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – These are the kinds of negotiations NBA fans have been waiting for.
Teams began talking to agents Wednesday as the lockout inched closer to its end, and basketball moved back into focus. Dwight Howard and Chris Paul were linked to trade speculation, while free agents such as Tyson Chandler and Nene were in the news after months of attorneys getting all the ink.
13. NBA Players File Antitrust Lawsuits Against League
- Thursday, November 17, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – NBA players kept offering economic concessions, and it was never enough to satisfy owners.
So with no labor deal and no place else to go, players decided to take their fight to the courtroom.
14. Hyde Takes Reins Of Alco Management
- Friday, July 08, 2011
After starting at Alco Management Inc. in 2002, Robert Hyde has been named president of the company that has become a national leader in affordable housing during the past 35 years.
15. Menlo Deal Tops Noteworthy Leases
- Thursday, December 30, 2010
The Daily News in September launched a new weekly column called “Inked” to spotlight Memphis’ commercial leasing landscape.
Despite tough times, local commercial real estate firms were able to ink plenty of deals in the past four months. Here’s a rundown of some of the most noteworthy commercial leases since Inked’s debut:
- Tuesday, November 03, 2009
The Greater Memphis Chamber will present the fourth breakfast meeting in its Human Health Series today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. The meeting is free to members and prospective members. For reservations, contact Ericka Milford at email@example.com or 543-3518.
- Monday, November 02, 2009
InMotion Orthopaedic Research Center and the Memphis Bioworks Business Association will present the Memphis Orthopaedic Research Lecture Series today from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. The speakers will be Dr. Weikuan Gu, associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Marcus Scott, director of research, implant fixation and augments at Smith & Nephew Inc. For reservations, call 866-1452.
18. McCarver Takes Baseball Success to Music Arena
- Friday, September 25, 2009
Most of the chapters of Tim McCarver’s life story unfold around a baseball diamond.
He’s one of Memphis’ most well-known sons and a graduate of Christian Brothers High School who played for 21 years in the major leagues.
19. Senate Shakeup Won't Change Liberal Control
- Thursday, September 10, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - An anticipated shake-up in Senate leadership resulting from Ted Kennedy's death won't change a central tenet of this Congress: Liberals are still very much in charge.
20. Lawmakers Reject Popular Elections of Justices
- Friday, May 29, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Both chambers of the General Assembly on Thursday rejected proposals to hold open elections to fill vacancies on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
The elections proposals failed in floor debates over a bill to make changes to the Tennessee Plan for judicial selection and retention.
21. All About the Bonuses: AIG Head Says Some Returned
- Thursday, March 19, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under intense pressure from the Obama administration and Congress, the head of bailed-out insurance giant AIG declared Wednesday that some of the firm's executives have begun returning all or part of bonuses totaling $165 million.
22. Ray of Hope Offered Through Man Up Mentoring
- Friday, April 18, 2008
Mike Arnold didn't have to wonder who or where his father was when he was a little boy. Arnold said he was a fortunate child, one who grew up with his father in the home, doing the things boys do with their dads such as playing catch or just having those conversations only a dad and son can have.
23. Butler Snow's Holbrook Certified as Civil Trial Specialist
- Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Frank M. Holbrook, an attorney with Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC, has been certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Holbrook is a member of the Commercial Litigation Group in the firm's Memphis office. He is also a member of the Litigation Counsel of America and was named a Mid-South Super Lawyer in business litigation.
24. Lawmakers To Weigh in On Open Meetings
- Friday, November 16, 2007
A committee formed by Tennessee state lawmakers to suggest changes to the state's open meetings law will vote on several proposals Nov. 27 and 28. Revisions to the law that emerge from the two-day session then will be presented to the full state legislature in January.
25. Hampton Hotels Names Smith Senior Director of Product Service
- Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Kurt Smith has been named senior director of product service and development at Hampton Hotels. Previously, Smith served Hampton as director of global brand integration. Prior to that position, he was the director of hotel performance support.
- Thursday, September 21, 2006
The Center for Southern Folklore hosts country musician Roy Harper today from noon to 2 p.m. at 123 S. Main St. For more than 50 years, Harper has kept alive the traditions of old-time classic country and folk music with his tales of working on the railroad, hobos, ne'er-do-wells and the joys of small town life. The special lunchtime concert also will feature Ella Kizzie's homemade chicken dinner and peach cobbler. Admission to the concert is free with purchase of the chicken dinner ($10) or $5 for the concert only. For more information, call Tim Curry at 525-3655.
27. Archived Article: Trends
- Monday, May 02, 2005
Orthopedic Products Market Expands in Memphis
Orthopedic Products Market Expands in Memphis
The Daily News
Memphis can trace its status as the nations second-largest producer of orthopedics devices back to a salesman who starte...
28. Archived Article: Real Focus (tour)
- Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Downtown Living Goes on Show Downtown living goes on display By MARY DANDO The Daily News Anyone wishing to know what its like to live Downtown is in for a treat Sunday when the Downtown Neighborhood Association hosts its annual home tour. The tour ...
29. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, June 16, 1999
Maj Frank Colvett Jr. has been promoted to executive vice president of GreenScape Inc. He previously was vice president of marketing. Scott Perry has been named vice president of GreenScapes irrigation division. He formerly was manager of the irriga...
30. Archived Article: Attorney Graph
- Tuesday, February 16, 1999
Attorney Attorney Judgments Amount ------------------------------------------------ ----------- -------------------------- Gordon & Feldbaum 226 $220,174.79 Baer Baer & Baer 220 $348,622.30 Mccullough Law Firm ...
31. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, August 26, 1998
It's 6:30 in the evening, the kids are home from school and soccer practice, and while a parent takes a few minutes to pop dinner in the microwave, children plop down in front of the television Censor-chip technology New technology allows parents to...
32. Archived Article: Legal Briefs
- Thursday, December 07, 1995
12/07 Legal briefs The Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on securities law today from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Racquet Club. Topics that will be discussed an overview of federal securities laws, initial public offerings and securities...