VOL. 127 | NO. 249 | Friday, December 21, 2012
The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority will begin the next year with an empty chairman’s seat as Arnold Perl retired Thursday, Dec. 20, after 31 years of service, including 16 years as the committee’s chairman.
Delta BioRenewables reaches milestone in sorghum production
Earlier this month, workers at the Delta BioRenewables plant at Agricenter International loaded a commercial-sized batch of the processed sugar juice from crushed sweet sorghum stalks into a commercial tanker truck.
A new brewery is headed to Cooper-Young.
Now that LaunchYourCity Inc. and its related programs like Seed Hatchery have gotten firmly off the ground and are wooing entrepreneurs and innovators who have ideas for high-growth startup companies to launch here, supporters now are turning to a new task.
Don Caylor has been in the construction business for more than three decades and has been a member of the Memphis Area Home Builders Association for just as long.
Call it a slump. Or maybe a funk. Definitely, it was a three-game losing streak – the Grizzlies’ first of the season.
His Twitter handle is @AllDayThomas. Yet after the first nine games of this Tigers basketball season, Adonis Thomas is the first to admit his play has not lived up to that reputation.
CHRISTMAS TIME Every Christmas I tell this story, and in the telling Christmas comes home.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) – A release of water from the Missouri River and recent snow and rain are offering some relief for the Mississippi River.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week by 17,000, reversing four weeks of declines. But the number of people seeking aid is consistent with a job market that continues to grow modestly.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Two election watchdog organizations on Thursday urged the Justice Department and Federal Election Commission to investigate more than $12 million in campaign contributions that were mysteriously funneled through two little-known companies in Tennessee to a prominent tea party group. The origin of the money, the largest anonymous political donations in a campaign year filled with them, remains a secret.
WASHINGTON (AP) – They may not agree on much else, but there's a change to Medicare that President Barack Obama and Republicans both support: Expand a little-known law so more retirees that the government considers well-off are required to pay higher monthly premiums.