VOL. 129 | NO. 28 | Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Shelby County home sales plummeted with the temperatures in January, as sales declined 18 percent compared to January 2013, according to real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com.
Dishcrawl grows its Memphis presence in 2014
The leadership of Memphis’ Dishcrawl events has put together a growing list of events, surprises, gatherings and more for 2014 that should whet the appetite of the city’s foodie community.
What began as a plan last year for $1.5 million in city funding to fix the roof and make other repairs at Whitehaven’s Southbrook Mall has now become a larger and probably more expensive plan for development in a broad area of Whitehaven.
That buzz you can still hear and feel throughout the city of Memphis? It’s the aftershocks of Tigers guard Joe Jackson’s block of a 7-foot-1 Gonzaga center at the rim that keyed the Memphis comeback in a 60-54 victory Saturday, Feb. 8, at FedExForum.
After hearing from the four contenders in the Democratic primary for county mayor outline the boundaries of what could be a lively campaign for the right to challenge Mark Luttrell in the August general election, Democrats last week got another look at an intraparty discussion that still hasn’t been settled.
The Seattle Seahawks proved that the old maxim that “defense wins championships” can still apply in the modern-day NFL.
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“What do you do when an organization wants to raise money, but there really isn’t a need for the organization?” That was the question we were asked recently. We were taken aback by the bluntness, but recognized its value. Here are our thoughts.
Never, ever hesitate to look things up. This admonition is closely related to, “Never assume anything.” Both of those are why my face was red a couple of days ago.
NASHVILLE (AP) – When Tennessee was competing for a half-billion dollars in federal education money, teachers agreed to allow the state to ramp up its use of student test scores for evaluating educators.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Republican lawmakers in Tennessee on Monday threatened that the state could turn off the spigot of incentives for Volkswagen if workers at the German automaker's plant decide this week to approve union representation.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Many experts believe online wagering is the future of gambling, but the casino industry is increasingly divided on the issue.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – TV viewers increasingly are watching programs on their own schedule, according to a Nielsen company media study released Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health experts are taking a second look this week at the heart safety of pain medications used by millions of Americans to treat arthritis and other everyday aches and pains.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The American Medical Association says it strongly supports legislation that would change the way Medicare pays doctors, to emphasize quality care and not just sheer volume of services.