VOL. 127 | NO. 232 | Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Memphis Federal Court Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays ruled Tuesday, Nov. 27, that the six suburban towns and cities in Shelby County must stop their movement toward suburban school districts.
WRVR Toy Truck benefiting Porter-Leath provides gifts to at-risk children
Through Friday, Nov. 30, Memphians will be dropping off toys and cash donations at Bud Davis Cadillac in East Memphis for a special purpose.
The Downtown parking garage attached to the 147 Jefferson Ave. building is being demolished, the first of many steps the property owner is taking to redevelop its adjacent 12-story masonry office building for a proposed mixed-use facility.
The first of three of the most politically challenging decisions the countywide school board has to make about the consolidation of public schools probably won’t happen this week.
Baptist Operation Outreach and Soles4Souls offered assistance to those less fortunate, providing health care services, food and clothing to the homeless, at annual events held during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The local office of Jones Lang LaSalle has been selected to market the former Mall of Memphis property for industrial tenants.
Shelby County Election Commissioners certified the results Monday, Nov. 26, of the Nov. 6 election.
Reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Laura Detti has joined the Germantown office of UT Medical Group Inc., where she specializes in male and female infertility. Detti provides genetic diagnosis and counseling; management of conditions such as polycystic ovarian syndrome, recurrent miscarriages and premature menopause; and pre- and post-cancer care for fertility issues.
If some of the big retailers had it their way, Thanksgiving would evolve from a day of thanks with one’s family to a full-day shopping extravaganza. And based on consumer response this year and last, that’s just where we’re headed.
If you’ve read some of our columns, you know that we use one method of idea and value generation called Design Thinking often. See the May 30 edition of The Daily News (Try ‘Design Thinking’ for Innovation) to read a primer on the method.
MEMPHIS (AP) – Authorities say the number of Tennessee courthouses involved in a rash of false bomb threats has risen to 29.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – A group of U.S. senators is asking President Barack Obama for an emergency declaration in an effort to keep barges moving on the drought-stricken Mississippi River.
NEW YORK (AP) – ConAgra Foods is set to become the nation's biggest maker of store brand foods, with its $5 billion purchase of Ralcorp expanding its stake in the fast-growing market for cereals, crackers and other packaged foods sold under private labels.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumer confidence rose this month to its highest level in almost five years, helped by a better outlook for hiring over the next six months.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama plans to make a public case this week for his strategy for dealing with the looming fiscal cliff, traveling to the Philadelphia suburbs Friday as he pressures Republicans to allow tax increases on the wealthy while extending tax cuts for families earning $250,000 or less.