VOL. 129 | NO. 3 | Monday, January 6, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Coated papers maker Verso Paper is buying NewPage Holdings Inc. in a deal valued at $1.4 billion including debt.
Saint Blues celebrates 30th anniversary with events, new guitar models
Memphis-based guitar maker Saint Blues Guitar Workshop is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014 and is marking the occasion in part with the introduction of several new guitar models.
City officials are working on plans to kick-start the dormant Washington Bottoms project at Poplar Avenue and Cleveland Street in Midtown.
Three years after all the votes were counted in dual votes on an attempt to consolidate city and county governments, the federal lawsuit over the dual-vote requirement in state law continues.
Meryl Klein is on a mission to bring color, music, movement and beauty to senior citizens throughout the Mid-South.
Damon Waxler was led into the world of memorabilia by collecting as a child. It would eventually lead to opening the store Dixie Pickers in October 2012 on Main Street in Collierville’s Town Square.
Despite its history of entrepreneurialism, Memphis is a ghost town when it comes to birthing and growing businesses.
Last year, the whole country watched as celebrity chef Paula Deen found herself in the frying pan of bad publicity and damaging legal action. Now that the fire has more or less cooled, what lessons can employers and human resources professionals learn from what happened?
NASHVILLE (AP) – A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit that claims Dean Foods conspired with another milk processor and a dairy cooperative to reduce competition in the milk industry.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Democratic State Rep. Charles Curtiss has stepped down after serving as a Tennessee lawmaker for 19 years.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday predicted a stronger year for the U.S. economy in 2014, saying several factors that have held back growth appear to be abating.
CHICAGO (AP) – It's an assertion that has been accepted as fact by droves of the unemployed: Older people remaining on the job later in life are stealing jobs from young people.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A secretive U.S. spy court has ruled again that the National Security Agency can keep collecting every American's telephone records every day, in the midst of dueling decisions in two civilian federal courts about whether the surveillance program is constitutional.
MILWAUKEE (AP) – The federal government on Friday proposed eliminating restrictions on corn and soybean seeds genetically engineered to resist a common weed killer, a move welcomed by many farmers but worrisome to scientists and environmentalists who fear it could invite growers to use more chemicals on crops.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A U.S. Interior Department program intended to recognize conservation efforts along the nation's waterways was dissolved on Friday amid opposition from landowners and politicians who feared it would lead to increased regulations and possible land seizures.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration urged a Supreme Court justice Friday to stop blocking the new health care law's requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance that includes birth control.
WASHINGTON (AP) – For working people making modest wages and struggling with high medical bills from chronic disease, President Barack Obama's health care plan sounds like long-awaited relief. But the promise could go unfulfilled.