VOL. 127 | NO. 196 | Monday, October 8, 2012
SPECIAL EMPHASIS: Architects & Engineers
Interior designing moves toward creating cost-effective flexible space
The practice of designing office spaces is trending away from inhibiting cubicles and foreboding conference tables and more toward creating collaborative zones.
Local engineering firms are extending their reach with new offices in niche markets that not only better serve their clients but also their employees.
Wendy Gross was in the sixth grade when she first knew she wanted to be an architect.
Shelby County Commissioners will vote Monday, Oct. 8, on putting a formal end to the redistricting process, 10 months after the new district lines were due.
A regional Federal Reserve president got a big applause in front of an audience of Memphis businessmen and bankers, acknowledging concern about new rules that would force banks to build higher capital cushions to absorb future losses.
The Soulsville Charter School is the only school in the nation invited to the vice presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 11, at Centre College in Danville, Ky.
When Shantell Shaw showed up for her first day as a Memphis City Schools teacher in 2008 at Trezevant High School, she was assigned a mentor.
The Memphis Area Transit Authority Airways Transit Center has been granted Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Certification from Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council.
The Shelby County Commission will meet Monday, Oct. 8, at 1:30 p.m. in the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for a full agenda.
Entrepreneurship was never in Nisha Powers’ plans.
Many people are currently asking the question, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” More often than not, the people asking this question have some sort of political agenda in mind.
THE MEMPHIS NEWS
Financial services industry reacts to the Fed’s newest quantitative easing program
When the Federal Reserve announced a few weeks ago its newest – i.e., third – round of quantitative easing intended to once again try to juice a sluggish economy, an employee of FTN Financial couldn’t resist a metaphor for the Fed’s open-ended commitment.
On Sept. 13 Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke committed to open-ended, limitless “quantitative easing,” or printing money out of thin air.
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned an $82.6 million judgment against three companies, saying businesses did not know they were violating Medicare's rules concerning the submission of bills for payment.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The state Supreme Court has ruled that refiled medical malpractice lawsuits must follow new state laws.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A new estimate puts the deficit for the just-completed 2012 budget year at $1.1 trillion, the fourth straight year of trillion dollar deficits on President Barack Obama's watch.
NEW YORK (AP) – Health providers are scrambling to notify patients in nearly two dozen states that steroid shots they got for back pain may have been contaminated with a fungus tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak.