VOL. 129 | NO. 104 | Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Plough Foundation has made a $750,000 challenge grant toward the estimated $6 million in funding the city of Memphis says it needs to clear the city backlog of more than 12,000 untested rape kits.
Construction of IP’s new East Memphis building reaches next stage
The shell of the newest addition to the East Memphis office skyline is complete, setting the stage for exterior work on International Paper’s new building to begin.
Statistically, you will be a far healthier senior citizen living in Minnesota than in Tennessee. That’s according to America’s Health Rankings 2014 Senior Report.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in Shelby County Friday, May 30 to raise money for Republican Governors in the 2014 midterm elections and attend the Germantown opening of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s local campaign office.
Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald and Germantown Alderman Mike Palazzolo are on the cusp of entering the mayoral races in their respective communities.
Dan Michael has worked for the last two Juvenile Court judges and hopes to succeed the latest, Curtis Person Jr., with the August election results.
First Tennessee has reached an agreement to buy 13 branches and four remote ATMs from Bank of America.
Ray’s take: The March 2013 T. Rowe Price Annual Parents, Kids and Money Survey indicates that 73 percent of parents discuss money with their kids. This is good news! It’s an important part of a kid’s education to understand money and finances. Kids may not have to worry about mortgage payments just yet, but learning about money while they’re young can set them up to become financially responsible adults.
David Rosenfelt has done it again! Kept me in my chair for two whole hours, that is. Once I got to page 100 of “Without Warning,” I had to just go ahead and finish it. You know, to see how it would end.
With the S&P 500 back at all-time highs, investors may be experiencing a bit of altitude sickness. With the S&P 500 now up 180 percent from the bottom, it’s right to question how much upside remains. However, the better question might be how much downside lies below.
American Housing Month, recognized each June, is an opportunity for individuals to better understand the process of buying a home and the benefits that come along with home ownership.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Newspaper ads opposing a proposed constitutional amendment to give state lawmakers more power over abortions in Tennessee is drawing criticism for its depiction of a man in a turban trampling on a woman.
NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Bill Haslam says state education officials were simply being cautious when they initially decided to delay the release of students' assessment scores.
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. banks' earnings declined 7.7 percent in the January-March quarter from a year earlier, as higher interest rates dampened demand for mortgage refinancing and reduced banks' revenue from the mortgage business.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – The hackers are winning, according to a survey of 500 executives of U.S. businesses, law enforcement services and government agencies released Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost to the U.S. manufacturing industry and create jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Stanley Fischer has been sworn in as a member of the Federal Reserve Board and will be able to vote at the central bank's next interest-rate meeting in June.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Google plans to build and launch onto city streets a small fleet of subcompact cars that could operate without a person at the wheel.