VOL. 126 | NO. 43 | Thursday, March 3, 2011
Memphis biopharmaceutical startup GTx Inc. said Wednesday it and French-based pharmaceutical giant Ipsen have mutually agreed to terminate their collaboration for the development and commercialization of toremifene.
Landscapers, nurseries, others increase green awareness
Back in 1972, Diane Meucci attended an Earth Day festival. It introduced her to the idea of organic, eco-friendly gardening and landscaping.
Before setting up shop at in Southwest Memphis, Electrolux will reside Downtown.
Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin will go to work for the Haslam administration when he retires next month.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Fred's Inc. said Thursday that February revenue at locations open at least a year rose 0.9 percent, below analysts' expectations for the discount store operator.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people requesting unemployment benefits last week plunged to a nearly three-year low, bolstering the likelihood that companies will increase the pace of hiring this year.
A premium grocery store is in the works for Overton Square with plans to preserve the entertainment district’s character and bring it back to life, Loeb Properties Inc. revealed this week.
The legal careers of Lorrie Ridder and Rhynette Hurd have crisscrossed repeatedly through the years – not that these friends who’ve known each other as long as they have mind too much.
The former U.S. Attorney for North Mississippi during the prosecution of North Mississippi attorney Dickie Scruggs for bribing a judge says there were some fears the powerful attorney or his friends might destroy the government’s case by talking some key witnesses out of cooperating.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that it’s expanding support nationwide to caregivers of veterans with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia following the success of a proven behavioral intervention pilot program that originated in the Memphis VA Medical Center.
The key to any good planning might be plenty of quiet time to think and ponder through obstacles and challenges before arriving at a clear course of action.
I started this column as yet another “Who am I?” But ulterior motive did me in. I’ve a story to tell. Be assured I’ve not told this here before. First, let me acknowledge “The Straight Dope,” by Cecil Adams, the source of some of the material herein. I love its tagline: “Fighting Ignorance Since 1973 (It’s taking longer than we thought).”
NASHVILLE (AP) – A Planned Parenthood official in Tennessee says the organization will continue if it loses federal funding.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Internal Revenue Service estimates $17 million in tax refunds may be waiting for 17,200 Tennesseans who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A measure that would require certain city and county rules in Tennessee to comply with those at the state and federal level is stalling in the Legislature.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that it will remove roughly 500 unapproved cold and allergy medications from the market as part of an ongoing crackdown on ineffective prescription drugs.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The federal budget deficit has investors so concerned that it's now tied with unemployment as their biggest worry, says a survey released Wednesday. It was conducted for Wells Fargo & Co. by Gallup.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Six flight attendants for Delta Air Lines Inc. are suing the airline because their profit-sharing checks were smaller because of a union dispute.
NEW YORK (AP) – Retail sales in February rose in categories ranging from clothing to furniture, despite winter storms and rising gas prices, according to data released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday a House Republicans plan to cut $61 billion in federal spending this year would reduce economic growth and cause job losses.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy expanded in January and early February in all parts of the country, but businesses reported they are under pressure to raise their prices.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Billionaire Warren Buffett said Wednesday the U.S. economy continues to improve and doesn't need as much government help as it is currently getting.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is putting government property up for sale to help save taxpayers billions of dollars.