VOL. 123 | NO. 68 | Monday, April 7, 2008
First quarter bankruptcy filings climb 11 percent
A woman and child stop and peruse a display of necklaces inside a Just-A-Buck store that sits in a sprawling retail center along Germantown Parkway. Inexpensive trinkets line the rows of shelves inside.
The judges and court clerks who work in the Clifford Davis Odell Horton Federal Building are probably getting used to seeing the same names appear on local banking-related litigation.
Much research has been done linking the health benefits for cancer patients to practicing calming exercises such as yoga. That's why Karen Moss, owner of Better Bodies Yoga, thought it would be a good idea to start an event that would promote wellness and yoga while raising money to go toward helping cancer survivors.
About half of Shelby County's delegation to the Tennessee Legislature won re-election at Thursday's filing deadline for candidates on the Aug. 7 ballot.
Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton served notice last week that he is putting a lot of work and political capital into his coming plan for changing the Memphis City Schools.
Two of the motels shut down six weeks ago as part of an undercover sting dubbed "Operation Heartbreak Hotel" may be allowed to open in the future, though they were declared to be public nuisances.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Employers buffeted by talk of recession slashed 80,000 jobs in March, the most in five years and the third straight month of losses.