VOL. 128 | NO. 7 | Thursday, January 10, 2013
Two East Memphis restaurants soon will have new addresses.
Breastfeeding Coalition campaign touts health benefits for mother, child
The Shelby County Breastfeeding Coalition continues its rollout of a new marketing campaign across the city to raise awareness about the importance of breastfeeding and how it contributes to the overall health of the mother and child.
Crime numbers may be the most politically volatile set of statistics elected officials can debate or rely on.
There would still be a role for the Beale Street Development Corp. in the second phase of development of the entertainment district.
The countywide school board meets in special session Thursday, Jan. 10 to take up 10 more recommendations on the merger of Shelby County’s two public school systems.
Memphis City Council members approved $12 million in funding Tuesday, Jan. 8, for the coming design and renovation of Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium to make it comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The James Lee House redevelopment is moving along in Victorian Village.
In the financial services world, the compliance work overseen by legal counsel has grown in prominence and importance.
The parking garage being demolished on North Second Street east of Court Square has a past.
Helen of Troy Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of household products, has finalized plans to build a 1.3 million-square-foot distribution facility in Olive Branch.
MEMPHIS LAW TALK
After 12 years with Martin Tate Morrow & Marston PC, attorney Lauri Prather has made the move to in-house counsel with ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Ray’s Take I’m always emphasizing the importance of saving. However, saving without specific goals in mind with their time horizons is extremely hard to do. There are just too many distractions in this world – too many well-trained marketers with different agendas. Goal setting is an essential step in the planning process. It’s the primary motivating factor. After all, if you haven’t identified any goals, what’s driving you to save? Just as important, how do you know when you’ve saved enough?
“Turn right in four-tenths of a mile,” Susan said. “I’m looking forward to some light, warmth, TV and Internet access.”
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – Two new statutes of Elvis Presley will be placed at his birthplace in Tupelo.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The top Democrat in the state Senate is calling on Republicans to make the upper chamber of the General Assembly subject to open government laws, saying he wants to see more transparency in government.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is proposing a "grand swap" in which the federal government would take over all responsibility for Medicaid and the states would gain all control over education.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee House for the first time has two brothers serving at the same time.
WASHINGTON (AP) – White House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement possible before the end of the week, as the administration moves to fill the most critical jobs in the Cabinet.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats say President Barack Obama should consider invoking a little-known constitutional provision that they say gives him the power to raise the debt ceiling without going through Congress, where Republicans are demanding that a debt ceiling vote be linked to spending cuts.