VOL. 125 | NO. 172 | Friday, September 3, 2010
Pinnacle Airlines Corp. appears to be in the final throes of making a decision about where it will relocate the corporate headquarters it’s outgrown near Memphis International Airport.
Downtown festival celebrates city’s musical roots
Judy Peiser has a good idea of how Memphians define Memphis, but the catch is that her definition lasts only one year at best.
The Democratic nominee for Shelby County Sheriff says he has an “informant” who has information about irregularities in the Aug. 5 elections.
Memphis orthopedics jobs could be lost to foreign competitors if they lift proprietary information about medical devices from a public database proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A consolidated city and county government would have a strong metro mayor with centralized power.
It will be at least one more year before Belz Enterprises gets all the financing in place to move forward with Peabody Suites, a major transformation Belz envisions for the Peabody Place retail and entertainment center.
From “The Art of Architecture” exhibit that opens Thursday at 511 S. Main St. to the auction and finale happening on the last night of the month in the same space, the events lineup for Architecture Month 2010 is focused on a singular objective.
Donald O’Conner may not be running for office, but he wants your vote. In fact, he would like your vote every day now through Halloween.
Everybody’s green is in Tiger Lane.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of buyers who signed contracts to purchase previously occupied homes increased in July but remained well below last year's levels, a sign that demand for housing remains weak.
CHICAGO (AP) – Burger King Holdings Inc., the nation's perennially No. 2 hamburger chain, said Thursday that it is selling itself to little-known private equity firm 3G Capital in a deal valued at $3.26 billion.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A weak economy got a little lift Thursday with new data suggesting companies aren't pursuing mass layoffs and stores are a little busier.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Discount retailer Target Corp. said Thursday sales of back-to-school and food items helped revenue in stores open at least a year rise 1.8 percent in August.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Productivity in the spring fell by the largest amount in nearly four years while labor costs rose, signals that companies may have reached the limits of squeezing more work out of fewer workers.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Researchers say workers are paying a larger portion of health insurance costs as businesses, trying to ride out the economic downturn, shift more of the burden to their employees.
NEW YORK (AP) – American shoppers, taking advantage of deep discounts and tax-free holidays, opened up their wallets a little more for back-to-school spending compared with last year, giving some retailers better-than expected gains for August.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into certain types of stock trade orders that could be distorting share prices and trading volume, according to The Wall Street Journal.