VOL. 128 | NO. 143 | Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Groups hoping to garner the state’s real estate needs Downtown will have to wait a little longer to find out if they placed the winning bid.
Local travelers seek new frequent flier programs
For frequent fliers, the perks that come with elite status often outweigh miles.
Student achievement test scores for the first school year of the Achievement School District shows students in the set of historically low performing schools made gains in science and math proficiency but fell further behind in reading.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. doesn’t think Memphis has the long-term financial problems or the indifference to those problems that prompted city leaders in Detroit to file an unprecedented bankruptcy last week.
When it comes to charitable donations, members of the so-called millennial generation are in a unique class of givers.
The Shelby County property tax rate of $4.38 is ready for the tax bills that are to go out starting later this month.
James Ady has joined Ballet Memphis as ballet master. In his new role, Ady will teach morning technique classes, assist with community outreach programs, and rehearse and coach dancers for upcoming performances.
If you’re still operating under the marketing principles that worked 10 years ago, your brand equity and customer base may be slipping away before your very eyes. In many ways, the strategies that work today are polar opposites to those deemed effective a mere decade ago.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The National Association of Secretaries of State has elected Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett as its new president.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Republican state lawmaker says he wants to freeze tuition at Tennessee's colleges and universities despite criticism from education officials that such a proposal would eliminate funds needed to sustain essential programs and basic operation.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Regions Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported a 9 percent drop in second-quarter profit as expenses increased while the bank wrote fewer mortgage loans.
WASHINGTON (AP) – College costs are driving decisions about which schools to attend, what to study and even where to live, according to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae.
DALLAS (AP) – UPS said Tuesday that second-quarter profit fell 4 percent as customers shifted from premium toward lower-priced shipped services.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A $108 billion measure that would boost funding for infrastructure projects and housing subsidies for the poor is moving ahead in the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some unauthorized immigrants Tuesday, but hit an immediate wall of resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn't enough.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is urging Congress to pass a bipartisan compromise on student loans that would offer lower interest rates for the next few years.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Food and Drug Administration review concludes that menthol cigarettes likely pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes but does not make a recommendation on whether to limit or ban the minty smokes – one of the few growth sectors of the shrinking cigarette business.