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1. Government Probing 'New Information' in Emmett Till Slaying
- Friday, July 13, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.
2. Davy Crockett’s Fine, But Let’s Not Get Carried Away
- Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Tennessee General Assembly is making some monumental decisions these days – literally.
Not only is the Legislature prepared to put a statue of Tennessee folk hero Davy Crockett in front of the State Capitol, replacing obscure Nashville politician Edward Carmack, it’s also likely to erect a monument, or memorial, to unborn children in the ongoing battle against abortion.
3. CBU President Smarrelli Joins DACA Alliance
- Saturday, December 30, 2017
Christian Brothers University president John Smarrelli Jr. has joined a national alliance with other university presidents to show support for DACA and immigration policies while he focuses on finding solutions for CBU students in the program.
4. CBU President Smarrelli Joins DACA Alliance
- Friday, December 29, 2017
Christian Brothers University president John Smarrelli Jr. has joined a national alliance with other university presidents to show support for DACA and immigration policies while he focuses on finding solutions for CBU students in the program.
5. Judge Sides With Trump's Pick to Take Over Consumer Agency
- Thursday, November 30, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump scored a victory Tuesday when a federal judge refused to block the president's choice to temporarily run the nation's top consumer financial watchdog and, for the moment, ended a two-way battle for leadership of the agency.
6. Who's in Charge? 2 Fight for Control of US Consumer Watchdog
- Tuesday, November 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – With emails, tweets and doughnuts, the two dueling acting directors battled for control of the nation's top financial watchdog agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, on Monday.
7. Former Police Officer Arrested Near White House With Arsenal
- Wednesday, September 27, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) – A man arrested near the White House Sunday morning is a former Memphis police officer who had an arsenal of weapons in his car and believed the CIA had implanted a chip in his head, according to court documents.
8. Civil Rights Marker Rededicated on Birthdate of Lynch Victim
- Wednesday, July 26, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi historical marker about a notorious lynching that galvanized the civil rights movement was rededicated Tuesday, weeks after it was vandalized and repaired.
9. Last Word: Disaster Paperwork, The Whitehaven Plan and Juvenile Justice
- Thursday, June 15, 2017
On its way to Washington is the paperwork for a federal disaster declaration sent Wednesday by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. It includes Shelby County and 11 other Tennessee counties. This is essentially federal funding that will reimburse local government for money they spend up front for these kinds of disasters. The state’s request also includes a call for individual assistance to Shelby County homeowners and business owners whose property was damaged in the Memorial Day weekend storms.
10. Past, Present Converge at Lynching Centennial
- Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The only thing that runs through the area where the Macon Road bridge stood 100 years ago are power lines on wooden poles that take them over the oxbow lake, thick kudzu and two bridge supports almost overtaken by undergrowth on the edge of a thickly-wooded area.
11. Present Day Issues Surface in Centennial of Persons Lynching
- Monday, May 22, 2017
The interfaith prayer ceremony Sunday, May 21, marking the centennial of the lynching of Ell Persons included several mentions of the removal of Confederate monuments in the last month in New Orleans.
12. Economy In Flux
- Saturday, April 29, 2017
With apologies to Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” for the professionals who follow economics for a living this is very much the best of times and the worst of times.
The moment is one of abundant optimism and rampant uncertainty. “Directionally,” they like to say, things look positive. And yet so much could still go very, very wrong.
13. Activist Investor Gets 2 Fred’s Board Seats
- Thursday, April 27, 2017
The yellow sign near the corner of Summer Avenue and White Station reads: Fred’s Pharmacy. It’s a physical representation of the Memphis-based discount retailer repositioning itself away from its retail legacy and doubling down on its health care-related and pharmacy offerings.
14. Turner Seeks Study of Civil Rights Cold Cases
- Friday, March 24, 2017
State Rep. Johnnie Turner can still feel the physical and emotional pain she endured for riding at the front of Memphis city buses while going home from LeMoyne-Owen College during the civil rights movement.
15. New Book Spurs Call for Fresh Probe of Emmett Till Lynching
- Thursday, February 9, 2017
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The horrific 1955 Mississippi slaying of Emmett Till, which helped trigger the modern civil rights movement, should be re-investigated now that a key witness is quoted as saying she lied about what the black teen said and did before he was lynched, Till's relatives say.
16. Goldman Sachs Exec Talks Trump, Economy at U of M
- Thursday, February 2, 2017
The first question presented to this week’s speaker at the latest Economic Club of Memphis gathering mentioned President Donald Trump by name.
Someone wanted to know whether the speaker, Timothy O’Neill, co-head of Goldman Sachs’ investment management division, thought Trump might reappoint Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve. O’Neill shrugged off answering definitely one way or the other, but his entire presentation was a bit like that first question – with the shadow of a newly inaugurated, controversial president looming over, well, everything.
17. Students Taking One Step Toward Leadership
- Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Brian Booker’s gateway to being able to travel to more than 30 countries around the world came through education.
18. Death Sparks 'Autopilot' Car Probe; Man Had Speeding Tickets
- Monday, July 4, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) – The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding complicates the question.
19. Wharton Opens Whitehaven Headquarters as Collins Intensifies Challenge
- Tuesday, August 4, 2015
On the broiling parking lot of his Whitehaven campaign headquarters this weekend, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. talked about “still water” after firing up a crowd of 150 supporters in a tent next to Elvis Presley Boulevard.
20. Dr. Phil Delivers Hockey Therapy to the Masses
- Saturday, February 14, 2015
Dr. Phil toys with me as he allows me to work my center and left wing to get the puck tantalizingly close to his net.
Then that big smile erupts on the face of a man who hands out “Live With Happiness” dog-tags – like the one dangling beneath his Hawaiian shirt – as he passes through life. With a couple of cagey quick twists of his wrists, Dr. Phil clears his end of the rink and fires a slap shot past my befuddled defensemen and goalie.…
21. GOP Pushes House Toward Approving Obama Lawsuit
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed a divided House Wednesday toward a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of deliberately exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.
22. Few Options for Obama to Fix Cancellations Problem
- Monday, November 11, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he'll do everything he can to help people coping with health insurance cancellations, but legally and practically his options appear limited.
23. Health Law's Rule Delay Could Hamper Enforcement
- Wednesday, July 17, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – There's a bit of a domino effect undercutting President Barack Obama's health care law.
Enforcement of the overhaul's central mandate – that individual Americans must have coverage – could be weakened by the Obama administration's recent delay of a requirement that larger employers provide medical insurance.
24. US Trade Deficit Narrows to $43 Billion in February
- Monday, April 8, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in February as exports climbed close to an all-time high and the volume of imported crude oil fell to the lowest level in 17 years.
25. Economists Growing More Upbeat About Year Ahead
- Tuesday, January 29, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Economists are increasingly, but still cautiously, optimistic about growth in the year ahead with the hiring expected to pick up in coming months.
A quarterly survey by the National Association for Business Economists released Monday shows half of the economists polled now expect real gross domestic product – the value of all goods and services produced in the United States – to grow between 2 and 4 percent in 2013. That's up from 36 percent of respondents who felt the same way three months earlier.
26. Jack Lew Expected to be Next Treasury Secretary
- Thursday, January 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) – White House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement possible before the end of the week, as the administration moves to fill the most critical jobs in the Cabinet.
27. No Deal in Sight as Deadline for Fiscal Deal Nears
- Friday, December 28, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – A last-gasp effort Thursday to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts got off on the same convulsive, partisan tone that marked congressional attempts to resolve the impasse before lawmakers left Washington to go home for Christmas.
28. On Economics, Foreign Policy, Corker Eager to Act
- Monday, December 10, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Sen. Bob Corker is spending a lot of time lately talking to Democrats.
The freshman lawmaker from Tennessee unveiled his own 10-year, $4.5 trillion solution for averting the end-of-year, double economic hit of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts and then spoke briefly last week with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Deficit-cutting maven Erskine Bowles had forwarded Corker's proposal to White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.
29. Obama Seeks to Put Personal Touch on Cliff Talks
- Friday, December 7, 2012
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) – President Barack Obama, trying to put a personal touch on "fiscal cliff" negotiations, visited a northern Virginia family's basement apartment Thursday to press his hardline on tax rate increases for the wealthy.
30. Obama Seeks Corporate Tax Rate Cut, Loophole Limit
- Thursday, February 23, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed a lower corporate tax rate and an end to dozens of loopholes he said helps U.S. companies move jobs and profits overseas. "It's not right and it needs to change," he said.
31. Obama Nominates 2 to Federal Reserve Board
- Wednesday, December 28, 2011
HONOLULU (AP) – A vacationing President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated a Harvard University professor and a former Treasury official under President George H.W. Bush – a Democrat and a Republican – to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
32. Working-Age Adults Make Up Record Share of US Poor
- Thursday, September 8, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Working-age America is the new face of poverty.
Counting adults 18-64 who were laid off in the recent recession as well as single twenty-somethings still looking for jobs, the new working-age poor represent nearly 3 out of 5 poor people – a switch from the early 1970s when children made up the main impoverished group.
33. Obama Completes Economy Team Ahead of Jobs Speech
- Tuesday, August 30, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama tapped labor economist Alan Krueger for a top administration post Monday as the White House scrambles for solutions to repair an ailing U.S. economy ahead of the 2012 election.
34. Nominees Named for State Education Awards
- Wednesday, August 10, 2011
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Department of Education has announced nominees for 2011 principal and supervisor of the year.
The principal nominees are: Evangeline Montgomery, Blountville Elementary; David Watts, Sweetwater High; Karen Hollis, Ganns Middle Valley Elementary, Hamilton County; Geeta McMillan, Cassville Elementary, White County; Larry Brown, J.E. Woody Elementary, Maury County; Debbie Bogdan, Discovery School, Dickson County; Teresa Jackson, Martin Elementary; Ricky Catlett, West Middle, Jackson-Madison County; Rita White, Riverwood Elementary.
35. Wealth Gap Widens Between Whites, Minorities
- Wednesday, July 27, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wealth gaps between whites and minorities have grown to their widest levels in a quarter-century. The recession and uneven recovery have erased decades of minority gains, leaving whites on average with 20 times the net worth of blacks and 18 times that of Hispanics, according to an analysis of new Census data.
36. Debt Dispute Boils: Capitol's Hot, Inside and Out
- Monday, July 25, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Gridlock stubbornly held the high ground in the steamy capital Friday despite the threat of a government default in 11 days' time. Talks between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner seemed stuck in limbo, and the Democratic-controlled Senate scuttled legislation drawn to conservatives' specifications.
37. Geithner: No Way to Provide More Time on US Debt
- Friday, July 15, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says he has looked at all the options and that there is "no way to give Congress more time" to solve the debt limit problem.
Lawmakers face an Aug. 2 deadline to enact legislation to allow the government to continue to borrow to meet obligations like pension checks and payments to holders of U.S. Treasuries.
38. Obama Picks Fight on Taxes, Big or Just Symbolic
- Monday, July 4, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is renewing an old fight with the business community by insisting that $400 billion in tax increases be part of a deficit-reduction package. His proposals have languished on Capitol Hill, repeatedly blocked by Republicans, often with help from Democrats.
39. Debt Limit Reached, US Halts Two Pension Investments
- Tuesday, May 17, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Monday that he will immediately halt investments in two big government pension plans so the government can continue to borrow money.
40. GOP Concedes Medicare Vouchers Unlikely to Advance
- Friday, May 6, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – The GOP plan to replace Medicare with vouchers will have to wait, party leaders acknowledged Thursday as lawmakers and the White House bowed to political realities in pursuing a deal to allow more government borrowing in exchange for big spending cuts.
41. Geithner Gives Congress More Time on Debt Limit
- Tuesday, May 3, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is giving Congress a little more breathing room to negotiate a deal that would raise the nation's borrowing limit.
In a new letter to congressional leaders, Geithner said Monday that he can delay an unprecedented default on the debt until Aug. 2, using a series of bookkeeping maneuvers to keep the government running. That's nearly a month longer than the July 8 deadline Geithner had previously cited.
42. S&P Cuts Long-Term Outlook for US Debt to Negative
- Tuesday, April 19, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) – Standard & Poor's Ratings Service downgraded its outlook Monday on U.S. government debt, expressing unprecedented doubts over the ability of Washington to bring the massive federal budget deficits under control.
43. Recovery Roadblock
- Monday, March 21, 2011
As the housing market inches closer to correction, the potential elimination of government-controlled housing institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could bring the recovery to a screeching halt.
In 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were pushed to the verge of collapse, partially because both failed to charge enough for the guarantees they sold to protect lenders and investors, which for decades were fully backed by the government.
44. Obama's Economist Pick Seen as Sign of New Agenda
- Wednesday, December 29, 2010
HONOLULU (AP) – Among the first announcements President Barack Obama will make upon returning from his Hawaiian vacation is his choice for top economic adviser, a decision that could signal a new direction for the administration as it struggles to jumpstart the economy and wrestle down unemployment.
45. Obama Says He Shares Mission With Business Leaders
- Thursday, December 16, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama, trying to boost anemic job creation and improve testy relations with the corporate community, said Wednesday he wants ideas from business leaders on how to “seize the promise of this moment.”
46. Biden: November Jobs Report 'Disappointing'
- Monday, December 6, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says a weak November jobs report is "disappointing" and a sign that the economic recovery is fragile.
Biden says the uptick in the jobless rate to 9.8 percent means it is critical that Congress extend unemployment benefits before the end of the year. He also urged the Senate to follow the House in voting to continue tax cuts for the middle class.
47. Obama, Hill Leaders Meet: Taxes, Treaty on Tap
- Wednesday, December 1, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate leaders from both parties sat down Tuesday for their first postelection meeting with President Barack Obama in an atmosphere charged with tension over taxes and a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia.
48. Obama Aide's Exit Could be Prelude to More Changes
- Thursday, September 23, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – The departure of President Barack Obama's top economic adviser at the end of the year could provide the White House with an opportunity to revamp its economic team after the November elections, when voters are expected to take out their anxieties on Democrats.
49. Obama Names Consumer Advocate Warren to New Post
- Monday, September 20, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama named Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren a special adviser Friday and tasked her with setting up a new agency to look out for consumers in their dealings with banks, mortgage companies and other financial institutions.
50. Boehner Sees 'Ongoing Economic Uncertainty'
- Wednesday, August 25, 2010
CLEVELAND (AP) – House Republican leader John Boehner on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to support an extension of tax cuts and to fire key economic advisers, arguing that more than a year of "government as community organizer" has failed to revive the economy.
51. Trustees: Medicare Hospital Fund Extended
- Friday, August 6, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) – A report on the financial condition of the Medicare and Social Security programs contends the Obama administration’s sweeping health care overhaul will extend the life of the Medicare hospital insurance fund by 12 years – an assertion that Medicare’s top numbers-cruncher disputed.
52. Congress Acts, But Bank Bill Has Work Ahead
- Monday, July 19, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the end, it's only a beginning.
The far-reaching new banking and consumer protection bill that President Barack Obama intends to sign on Wednesday now shifts from the politicians to the technocrats.
53. GM Pays Back Government Loans from US, Canada
- Thursday, April 22, 2010
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. has repaid $8.1 billion in loans it got from the U.S. and Canadian governments, a move its CEO says is a sign the automaker is on the road to recovery.
54. US Lawmaker: Suit Should Affect Republicans
- Tuesday, April 20, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee said Monday that the U.S. government's fraud lawsuit against Goldman Sachs should dissuade Republicans from attempting to block financial regulations pending before the Senate.
55. February Trade Deficit Increases to $39.7 Billion
- Wednesday, April 14, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in February as a small gain in exports to the highest level in 16 months was offset by a bigger jump in imports, reflecting increased demand for consumer goods from televisions to clothing.
56. Geithner to Visit Beijing Amid Currency Dispute
- Thursday, April 8, 2010
MUMBAI, India (AP) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will visit Beijing for talks with a Chinese vice premier for economic affairs on Thursday, Geithner's spokesman said, in a sign the two sides are moving toward settling a dispute over China's currency controls.
57. Obama Team Draws Sharp Questions on US Budget
- Wednesday, February 3, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's $3.8 trillion budget outline drew bipartisan fire from U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday, with Republicans complaining it does not address deficits soon enough and raises taxes too much. Democrats balked at some of Obama's spending cuts.
58. Obama: Jobs Plan Will 'Jump-Start' Hiring
- Monday, December 7, 2009
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Even as he trumpeted a slowdown in the nation's job losses Friday, President Barack Obama put finishing touches on a proposal he'll unveil next week to "jump-start" business hiring across America.
59. Bernanke Claims Tools, Will to Reel in Stimulus
- Friday, December 4, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Making a case for a second term as head of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke said Thursday that he has the tools and the political backbone necessary to reel in massive economic support once the recovery is firmly rooted.
60. Geithner: Some Bailout Funds to Help Lower Debt
- Friday, November 20, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Thursday the government's $700 billion bailout program will end "as soon as we can," and that part of it will be used to lower the soaring federal debt.
61. UTHSC College of Medicine Names Smith Interim Dean
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
J. Lacey Smith has been named interim dean for the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Smith currently serves as the associate dean of clinical affairs for the College of Medicine and the chief medical officer and executive vice president for UT Medical Group Inc.
62. Obama Touts Wall St. Changes on Lehman Anniversary
- Tuesday, September 15, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is going to Wall Street on the first anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse to outline financial changes to avert a future crisis like the one that sent the global economy into a tailspin.
63. Risk-taking is Back for Banks One Year after Crisis
- Tuesday, September 15, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - A year after the financial system nearly collapsed, the nation's biggest banks are bigger and regaining their appetite for risk.
Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and others – which have received tens of billions of dollars in federal aid – are once more betting big on bonds, commodities and exotic financial products, trading that nearly stopped during the financial crisis.
64. Obama Officials: Taxes May Rise to Pay Health Care
- Tuesday, August 4, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two of President Barack Obama's economic heavyweights said middle-class taxes might have to go up to pare budget deficits or to pay for the proposed overhaul of the nation's health care system.
65. Bernanke: Start Work Now to Curb Budget Deficit
- Thursday, June 4, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is urging Congress and the Obama administration to start plotting a strategy to curb record-high U.S. budget deficits. Failing to do so could eventually erode investor confidence and endanger the economy's prospects for long-term health, he said.
66. Public Scrutiny Blunted Bank Stress Tests
- Thursday, May 7, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said in February that putting the nation's biggest banks through "stress tests" was vital to getting the financial system back on solid ground.
67. Obama Announces Plan To Close Tax Loopholes
- Tuesday, May 5, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama vowed Monday to “detect and pursue” U.S tax evaders and go after their offshore tax shelters. In announcing a series of steps aimed at overhauling the U.S. tax code, Obama complained that existing law makes it possible to “pay lower taxes if you create a job in Bangalore, India, than if you create one in Buffalo, N.Y. “
68. Credit Card Legislation Faces Senate Test
- Monday, May 4, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Propelled through the House by antibusiness sentiment in tough economic times, legislation putting new reins on the credit card industry now goes to the Senate, where the bill's prospects appear promising.
69. Credit Card Legislation Nearing Success
- Friday, May 1, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Responding to a wave of populist anger, the House moved toward passage of a consumer protection bill to rein in credit card practices and eliminate sudden interest rate increases and late fees that have entangled millions of consumers.
70. Geithner Seeks New Powers Over Financial Companies
- Wednesday, March 25, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner asked Congress on Tuesday for broad new powers to regulate nonbank financial companies like troubled insurer American International Group whose collapse could jeopardize the economy.
71. AIG CEO Says Employees Starting to Return Bonuses
- Thursday, March 19, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of battered insurance giant AIG told Congress on Wednesday that “we’ve heard the American people loudly and clearly” in their rage over executive bonuses and appealed to employees to voluntarily return at least half of the money.
72. AIG Bonuses Won't Stand, Dem Senators Declare
- Wednesday, March 18, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Talking tougher by the hour, livid Democrats confronted beleaguered insurance giant AIG with an ultimatum Tuesday: Give back $165 million in post-bailout bonuses or watch Congress tax it away with emergency legislation.
73. Obama Details Plan to Aid Small Businesses
- Tuesday, March 17, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday offered a fresh package of aid to small businesses – "the heart of the American economy" – in an aggressive push to get big banks that got federal bailout money to do more lending to these struggling entrepreneurs.
74. GM Shares Reach 75-Year Low Amid Bankruptcy Talk
- Monday, March 9, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - General Motors Corp. shares fell to their lowest point in more than 75 years Friday, as investors fretted that the ailing automaker may be forced to file for bankruptcy protection despite government help.
75. Obama Unveils $75B Mortgage Relief Plan
- Thursday, February 19, 2009
MESA, Ariz. (AP) – Seeking to tackle “a crisis unlike any we’ve ever known,” President Barack Obama unveiled an ambitious $75 billion plan Wednesday to keep as many as 9 million Americans from losing their homes to foreclosure.
76. Obama Caps Executive Pay Tied to Bailout Money
- Thursday, February 5, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Wednesday imposed $500,000 caps on senior executive pay for the most distressed financial institutions receiving federal bailout money, saying Americans are upset with “executives being rewarded for failure.”
77. Congress Takes Up Economic Plans, Treasury Nominee
- Tuesday, January 27, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is set to tackle the economy this week by considering President Barack Obama's choice to head the Treasury Department and by acting on legislation to spur economic growth.
78. Obama Wants Econ Rescue Approved 'Right Away'
- Tuesday, November 25, 2008
CHICAGO (AP) - With the economy in crisis, President-elect Barack Obama urged the new Congress to pass a quick economic stimulus bill, pledged help for the troubled auto industry and blessed the Bush administration's bailout of the financial industry.
79. Administration Speeds Up On Economic Problems
- Friday, November 7, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – At a time when most administrations are slowing down, the Bush White House appears to be speeding up – at least when it comes to getting the $700 billion financial rescue program up and running.
80. Fannie, Freddie Spent Millions On Lobbying
- Friday, July 18, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – For years, mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac tenaciously worked to nurture, and then protect, their financial empires by invoking the political sacred cow of homeownership and fielding an army of lobbyists, power brokers and political contributors.
81. Arkansas Prosecutor Still at Center of Cohen-Gonzales Debate
- Friday, May 18, 2007
Lately, his connection to Memphis has been the consulting work he's done in the city for a prominent agribusiness, U.S. Canadian Biofuels Inc., which is looking at building a large facility in the area.
82. Morman Named Branch Director at MATCU
- Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Cheryl Morman has been named branch director of Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union's (MATCU) Central branch. She previously was deposit services manager at Marriott Employees' Federal Credit Union in Bethesda, Md.
83. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Cindi Gresham was promoted to senior vice president with the Boyle Insurance Agency
Cindi Gresham was promoted to senior vice president with Boyle Insurance Agency. She joined Boyle in 1987 as a customer service representative. Prior to the promo...
84. Archived Article: Terrorism (lead)
- Wednesday, November 7, 2001
By JENNIFER MURLEY
Terrorism topic of U of M event
By JENNIFER MURLEY
The Daily News
As Americans are fast absorbing phrases such as mysterious white powder and weaponized anthrax, the media are scrambling for objective footing from whic...
85. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 11, 1998
Thompson & Co Thompson & Co. has added three employees: Suzanne Gibson has joined the company as a senior account executive. She formerly was a marketing consultant. Gibson is a graduate of Robert Morris College. Janice Chu Kelly has joined ...
86. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, February 4, 1998
Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc Kevin Mitchell has been promoted from art director to associate creative director at Walker & Associates Inc. He is a graduate of th...
87. Archived Article: Env Analys
- Wednesday, February 28, 1996
02-28 Env analys Radon gas and residential issues By TIMOTHY J. MCCAFFERY Special to The Daily News In the first part of this two-part article on the environmental issues of radon gas, the origin of the current concern into radon, radons potential a...
88. Archived Article: Env Analys
- Wednesday, February 21, 1996
02-21 Env analys Radon gas and residential issues By TIMOTHY J. MCCAFFERY Special to The Daily News Radon gas, words to strike fear into ones heart! Put your fears aside, radon is natural! Well, since it is natural, it cannot hurt you, and you may e...