VOL. 128 | NO. 145 | Friday, July 26, 2013
MEMPHIS (AP) – International Paper Co., the paper and packaging company, said Thursday, July 25, that its second-quarter net income nearly doubled as it raised its prices for its boxes.
Overton Park Conservancy seeks parking solutions
The Overton Park Conservancy is using the summer-to-fall lull at the park to take another look at how to handle the large crowds the park draws as it adds and renovates attractions.
A judge ruled Wednesday, July 24, that the owners of the historic Nineteenth Century Club building on Union Avenue can move forward with plans to demolish the property.
The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning a Midtown building with an interesting history.
Judging by the public opinion survey released this week by Obsidian Public Relations in partnership with Research Dynamics Inc., the digital grid in Memphis is pulsating more than ever these days as a growing number of consumers joins the ranks of the connected.
You know that baseball is nowhere close to solving its PED problem when on the same day the Ryan Braun 65-game suspension story breaks, one Manny Ramirez is playing at AutoZone Park for the Texas Rangers’ Triple-A team.
There was a moment, albeit a fleeting one, when it looked like Chris Carpenter was on the way back to St. Louis.
As the Shelby County Commission began debating whether or not property tax rates caused homeowners and small-business owners to move out of the county, one commissioner was preparing to move to Dallas.
ROAD TRIP TO MEMPHIS Recently, I visited my brother in Washington. His home is in the shadow of the National Cathedral, and I strolled up the hill for another pilgrimage – a bit of reflection among the 231 stained glass windows, a quiet moment shared with the 288 angels, and a chuckle or two under the gaze of the 112 gargoyles and the power of the force from the figure of Darth Vader atop the west tower. Really. He’s up there.
Many of the Let’s Grow columns discuss practical and theoretical strategies and tactics to help companies better innovate.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened the gates at the Steel Bayou structure as Mississippi River levels continue to drop.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A group of trucking companies wants to move ahead with lawsuits against the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.
DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines is getting a small break at the fuel pump, and that's helping it to slightly beat Wall Street expectations for profit.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration opened an aggressive new front in the battle over voter protection Thursday, singling out Texas for legal action and promising broader efforts to come after last month's Supreme Court ruling that wiped out a major provision of the Voting Rights Act.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Industry groups and privacy advocates on Thursday were near agreement on voluntary guidelines for mobile apps that should make it easier for consumers to know what personal information is getting sucked from their smartphone or tablet and passed along to marketers.