VOL. 127 | NO. 170 | Thursday, August 30, 2012
The process that countywide school board members are using to filter school merger recommendations from the transition planning commission looks a lot like the commission itself.
A2H, Renaissance join forces on FedEx flight simulator expansion
A pair of local firms has partnered to design the $25 million expansion of the FedEx Air Operations Training Center that’s under way at 3851 Airways Blvd. – a project that will double the size of the Memphis simulator training facility.
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has been making some changes to the school’s curriculum that better reflect, and help prepare students for, the changing nature of the legal profession.
The giant milk bottle will outlive the old dairy plant it stands atop in South Memphis. For more than 80 years, the giant milk bottle adorning a now old and crumbling dairy building on Bellevue Boulevard at Walker Avenue has been an icon.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
Mitch Moskovitz, founding partner at Shea Moskovitz & McGhee PLC, who has been practicing family law in Memphis for 20 years, said he “always knew he was going to go to law school.”
Ray’s Take The Internet is loaded with do-it-yourself will instructions and fill-in-the-blank documents. I do not recommend using any of them. Not only is there no assurance there aren’t errors in the document you may select, they may well lead to greater problems for the very people you had intended to help.
Last week, we got back to our roots. “I Swear’s” roots are in the actual verbatim record, as created in the courts of the world. We shared a few bits of courtroom dialogue, all of which were published in a 1995 book, “Perry’s Dead! (And the ‘Juice’ is Loose).” Today, we offer more from that book.
How to distribute the proceeds of a tip pool is an often-litigated issue in the hospitality industry. This controversy has recently taken some confusing legal twist and turns. An example of the tip pool controversy is illustrated by a case involving the Nashville branch of a large restaurant chain.
HUNTINGDON, Tenn. (AP) – An agricultural equipment company is laying off 35 workers in West Tennessee.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Mike Beebe says the state is on alert as Hurricane Isaac slowly makes its way toward Arkansas.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – The Army Corps of Engineers said dredging is continuing along the Mississippi River, where drought conditions have threatening river levels.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Mike Beebe has named a new coordinator for the state's efforts to develop and improve its use of electronic health records after a former state human services director who had led the initiative announced his retirement.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year.