VOL. 125 | NO. 219 | Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Pinnacle Airlines Corp. on Tuesday reported a net income of $9.4 million during the third quarter excluding special items, a 29 percent increase from the same quarter a year ago.
Real Time Crime Center helps MPD combat crime
The sensory system that reports information to the brain center for the Memphis Police Department’s Blue CRUSH initiative is about to be upgraded with new tools.
At the city of Memphis’ request, the Center City Revenue Finance Corp. Tuesday morning decided to issue up to $125 million in bonds to redevelop The Pyramid arena and surrounding Pinch District.
Memphis city council members approved an anti-discrimination ordinance on the first of three readings Tuesday. And they requested a study of city hiring policies to determine if there is discrimination in city government hiring practices.
Veteran state Rep. Ulysses Jones Jr. of Memphis has died. Details of his death early Tuesday were not immediately available. His death was confirmed by legislative colleague and fellow firefighter Larry Miller.
Memphis-based GTx Inc. completed its public offering of additional stock with help from another major investment by Joseph R. “Pitt” Hyde III.
A project that could put the “finishing touch” on development in the South Main Historic Arts District takes a step forward this week.
Companies getting tax breaks from the Memphis-Shelby County Industrial Development Board (IDB) will make an annual report to the IDB instead of quarterly reports.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. pitched the general outline of an eight-year $55 million payout to Memphis City Schools to City Council members Tuesday afternoon.
Doug Petty has joined Phoenix Power Group as the new vice president of sales and marketing.
I venture to say no manager would believe their employees would do what I’m about to describe. But they did.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Inventories held at the wholesale level rose for a ninth consecutive month in September while sales rose for a third month, encouraging signs that the economic expansion will continue.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Job openings dropped sharply in September, a sign that hiring is likely to remain weak over the next several months.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – Investors who purchased $1 billion in Washington Mutual Inc. securities are vowing a fight as the company seeks approval of its bankruptcy reorganization plan.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court seemed wary about a business-backed challenge that could make it almost impossible for consumers to band together to make claims against their cell phone carriers, cable providers and credit card companies.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House unveiled a new "Home Energy Score" federal program Tuesday that will allow people to determine how energy-efficient their homes are.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Leaders from both parties in Congress vowed Tuesday to spare more than 21 million taxpayers from significant tax increases when they file their returns next spring by adjusting the alternative minimum tax before the end of the year.