VOL. 129 | NO. 98 | Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Memphis City Council members resume budget deliberations Tuesday, May 20, in committee sessions that take up half of the council day at City Hall.
Jim Steffen bets on new mobile retail truck The Bikesmith
The bicycles aren’t the only thing with wheels in Jim Steffen’s new shop.
Memphis International Airport is gaining another nonstop daily flight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The family of a Los Angeles student who was among 10 people killed when a FedEx truck collided with a charter bus in Northern California is suing the shipping company.
The Overton Park parking plan isn’t a compromise just yet. There are still details to be worked out and a big difference in the price estimate of a Memphis Zoo parking garage.
The superintendents of the Lakeland Schools and Arlington Community Schools systems admit they haven’t been in the spotlight much in the coming schools demerger.
By his count, Martavius Jones believes he and Reginald Milton are tied in their Democratic primary race for Shelby County Commission District 10. That is without adding in the five provisional ballots cast in the race.
The Memphis City Council will meet Tuesday, May 20, at 3:30 p.m. in the Council chambers in City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Click on the meeting icon for an agenda.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
756 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN 38120, Sale Amount: $2.9 million -
The 38,472-square-foot Ridge Lake Office Building at 756 Ridge Lake Blvd. in East Memphis has sold back to the lender for $2.9 million following a foreclosure.
Happy graduation! You did it! This column is for graduates and their families.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a copyright lawsuit over the 1980 Oscar-winning movie "Raging Bull" can go forward, a decision that could open Hollywood studios to more claims from people seeking a share of profits from classic films, TV shows and other creative works.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. government is revising its count of the nation's museums, saying there is double the number of museums compared with a 1990s estimate.
LONDON (AP) – The board of AstraZeneca on Monday rejected the improved $119 billion takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer, a decision that caused a sharp slide in the U.K. company's share price as many investors think it effectively brings an end to the protracted and increasingly bitter takeover saga.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – AT&T says it views its planned $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV as a way to help redefine the video entertainment industry, giving it opportunities to bundle services and tap into growing Latin American markets.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Google has bought Divide, a startup that helps companies manage the mobile devices that employees are increasingly relying upon to get their work done.