VOL. 126 | NO. 253 | Thursday, December 29, 2011
The NBA lockout was in large measure about protecting, even enhancing, competitive balance in the league. So it was only right that the first home game of the Memphis Grizzlies’ season offered a reprise of their seven-game playoff series last season with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
City’s restaurant scene sees plenty of change in 2011
Memphis’ eyes were bigger than its stomach in 2011, but in a good way.
If there’s one thing 2011 proved about the legal profession in Memphis, it’s how intrinsic it is to the daily ebb and flow of life in the city and how deeply enmeshed it is in the big news stories of the day, from politics to business.
Small business in 2011 was a mixed bag of serious market hurdles and fresh opportunities for innovation, depending on who you ask.
Plans are under way for additional classroom space at Southern College of Optometry.
The chairmen of the Shelby County Commission and the Memphis City Council say they are concerned about the level of participation by local and minority-owned businesses in the construction of the Electrolux North America Cooking Products plant.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
The new president of the Memphis Bar Association said a hot topic in the coming year will be how appellate judges are selected.
Ray’s Take Your values are the things you consider important. They differ from person to person, and that’s just as true with the values you attach to money as it is with everything else. How you spend or save your money reflects your values.
I bet more than one of you readers out there heard an upstream relative say to you when you were a kid, “What do you say?” This, of course, was an effort to get you to remember to say the two magic words. Which were … “Thank you.”
UNION CITY, Tenn. (AP) – A state report says northwest Tennessee has a robust mixture of road, rail, air and water corridors.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama gets mediocre marks for his handling of the U.S. economy, and Mitt Romney easily outpolls his Republican rivals in an Associated Press survey of economists.
NEW YORK (AP) – The holiday shopping season turned out to be two seasons split by a big lull.
NEW YORK (AP) – It was a good year in the ratings for cable news networks. Or a rough one. It depends on your perspective.
NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Times Co. said Tuesday that it will sell its group of 16 small, regional newspapers to Halifax Media Holdings LLC for $143 million.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – An “Avatar” hangover accounted for Hollywood’s dismal showing early this year, when revenues lagged far behind 2010 receipts that had been inflated by the huge success of James Cameron’s sci-fi sensation.
Girls seeking abortions in New Hampshire must first tell their parents or a judge, employers in Alabama must verify new workers' U.S. residency, and California students will be the first in the country to receive mandatory lessons about the contributions of gays and lesbians under state laws set to take effect at the start of 2012.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Look out for some wacky results in the race for delegates in the Republican presidential primaries and caucuses. There might even be a state or two where the second-place candidate gets the most delegates, starting with Tuesday's caucuses in Iowa.
CHICAGO (AP) – Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – When Drew Brees set the NFL passing record, elation became frustration for some New Orleans Saints fans who tried to share the joy with a tweet, text, picture or call.