VOL. 123 | NO. 197 | Wednesday, October 8, 2008
The conventional wisdom once held that the casino business is as recession-proof as selling bottled water in the desert.
With hopes of tapping into the growth at St. Francis Hospital-Bartlett, a local development firm in 2009 will build an $8 million, 60,000-square-foot medical office building on the hospital’s campus.
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners added to the anxiety Herenton administration negotiators are already experiencing over talks to bring Bass Pro Shops to The Pyramid.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve announced Tuesday a radical plan to buy massive amounts of short-term debts in a dramatic effort to break through a credit clog that is imperiling the economy.
ATLANTA (AP) – Delta Air Lines Inc. pilots want their seniority list merged with Northwest Airlines Corp.’s pilot list based on pilots’ status and aircraft category, while Northwest pilots insist the fair and equitable method is to merge the lists based on pilots’ date of hire.
Dr. Todd Preston has joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Otolaryngology as a specialist in head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery. He also has been named assistant professor at UTHSC. Preston comes from the University of Iowa, where he completed his residency in head and neck surgery and was a clinical instructor.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Executives at American International Group Inc. hid the full range of its risky financial products from auditors as losses mounted, according to documents released Tuesday by a congressional panel examining the chain of events that forced the government to bail out the conglomerate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing fell in August for the first time in more than a decade as households, battered by rising job layoffs and the decaying economy, cut back sharply on their use of credit.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Although global oil prices have plummeted, the cost of heating your home this winter will be a lot more expensive, especially for households that depend on fuel oil, the Energy Department predicted Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Eli Lilly & Co. said Tuesday it will pay $62 million to resolve investigations into the marketing and promotion of its antipsychotic drug Zyprexa in 32 states and Washington, D.C.