VOL. 127 | NO. 248 | Thursday, December 20, 2012
Medtronic debuts Catalyst mobile education center
Medtronic Inc. recently unveiled its new Catalyst mobile educational center, part of a small fleet of high-tech vehicles that the company uses to take hands-on training and education directly to spinal surgeons and other health care professionals across the country.
Memphis-based FedEx Corp. on Wednesday, Dec. 19, reported second quarter net income of $438 million, down 12 percent from last year’s $497 million. The company attributed the income drop to several factors, including weakness in global markets, higher fuel costs and disruptions resulting from Superstorm Sandy.
A new brewery is headed to Cooper-Young.
Memphis Bioworks Foundation is working to renovate the old Holiday Inn building in Memphis Medical Center into a mixed-use facility.
There aren’t as many women associates working at U.S. law firms as there have been in the recent past.
Countywide school board members already had a lot on their agenda Tuesday, Dec. 18, when they were surprised by an internal ethics investigation.
Timing did what decades of offers and counter-offers couldn’t do when it came to changing who collects current and delinquent property taxes for Memphis.
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With a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a new job in the Hematology-Oncology Department at the jewel of medical institutions, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Hemant Gupta’s life appeared to set with a promising career in medical research.
Ray’s Take The main advantage touted for having a Revocable Living Trust (RLT) is to avoid probate, but its strengths go far beyond that.
The elections of 2012 are over. Under local law, a certain person was reelected, unopposed, to a fifth four-year term.
DETROIT (AP) – The U.S. government's foray into the car business is slowly coming to an end.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama should support a Republican plan to avoid January tax increases on everyone but those earning over $1 million. Boehner says if Obama doesn't support the measure, the president will be responsible for what he calls "the largest tax increase in American history."
WASHINGTON (AP) – Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama vowed to send Congress new policy proposals for reducing gun violence by January.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in November after starting work in October at the fastest pace in four years. Superstorm Sandy likely slowed starts in the Northeast.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Internet sale price for a standard back brace: $99.99.