VOL. 125 | NO. 14 | Friday, January 22, 2010
A popular but aged East Memphis shopping destination is finally getting a much-needed makeover.
A month before the filing deadline for the 2010 Shelby County primaries, and the race for county mayor is beginning to take shape.
Pat Brown came down from a high-rise bank with the tumbling economy and found her footing beneath an old water tower.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed Gov. Phil Bredesen’s plan for overhauling the state’s higher education system to improve Tennessee’s poor graduation rate at community colleges and four-year schools.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reported Thursday the state's unemployment rate rose to 10.9 percent in December. That is up 0.7 percent from the November rate of 10.2.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Confluence Solar Inc. plans to build a $200 million solar manufacturing plant in East Tennessee, Gov. Phil Bredesen and company officials announced Thursday.
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) - A second tentative contract between Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.'s plant in Union City and the United Steelworkers Union awaits ratification.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A surprising jump in first-time claims for unemployment benefits is a painful reminder that jobs remain scarce six months into the economic recovery.
NEW YORK (AP) - A forecast of future economic activity jumped 1.1 percent in December, a private research group said Thursday, suggesting that growth could pick up this spring.
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines made money in the fourth quarter, which was expected, and so did Continental, which was not.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama stepped up his campaign against Wall Street on Thursday with a far-reaching proposal for tougher regulation of the biggest banks.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rates for 30-year home loans fell to a shade below 5 percent this week but remained above last month's record lows.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A major ruling Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court could change how presidential and congressional campaigns are funded, possibly opening the floodgates of money from corporations, labor unions and other groups.
TAPPAN, N.Y. (AP) - Harold Ford Jr. ventured to the suburbs Thursday to test the waters outside New York City for a possible U.S. Senate bid but admitted he still has a lot to learn about the state.