VOL. 128 | NO. 253 | Tuesday, December 31, 2013
As the Memphis Police Department backlog of rape kits moves into federal court with the new year, there will be another attempt to change Tennessee laws to delay the statute of limitations in rape cases to start running when rape kits are processed.
Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise opens in East Memphis
Nothing Bundt Cakes opened its doors to a welcomed holiday rush late last week, as the bakery franchise made its entry into the Memphis market.
In less than a month, the Association for Women Attorneys will host its annual bash that includes a silent auction, cocktail reception and an award presented to a prominent member of the legal community.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
656 S. Highland St., Memphis, TN 38111, Sale Amount: $1.6 million -
The Family Dollar retail store at 656 S. Highland St. near the University of Memphis has sold for $1.6 million.
Happy New Year! Are you beginning 2014 with your hopes pinned on a bountiful new year? Does your vision of December 2014 include smiling faces as you toast members of your fundraising team, celebrating a year that broke fundraising records? Are you dreaming of fundraising success, or are you planting seeds that can bear fruit this year and for years to come?
NEW YORK (AP) – The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than a decade ago, back when the smartest device in people's pockets was a Palm pilot and anyone talking about a tablet was probably an archaeologist or a preacher.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – Ford says 2013 North American sales of cars and trucks bearing its namesake brand will top 2.4 million, making Ford again the top-selling U.S. brand over Toyota.
WASHINGTON (AP) – In an almost annual ritual, Congress is letting a package of 55 popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty – once again – for millions of individuals and businesses.
HONOLULU (AP) – The government's rehabilitated health insurance website has seen a December surge in customer sign-ups, pushing enrollment past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration says.