VOL. 132 | NO. 201 | Tuesday, October 10, 2017
One of Memphis’ largest apartment communities, the 1,002-unit Madison Cypress Lakes Apartments, has sold for $47.8 million, or $47,704 per unit.
Shelby County Elections Administrator Linda Phillips uses the planets to walk people through how ranked choice voting works. Even Pluto is included in the nine-way race, although it is no longer considered a planet.
SPECIAL EDITION Health Care
Because of the high cost of their medications, transplant patients frequently are confronted with difficult-to-impossible choices in figuring out how to obtain and pay for the drugs they need.
With ongoing premium increases small and large businesses and their employees normally experience each year, the added cost of a new sales tax on health insurance premiums that goes into effect on Jan. 1 is expected to hit particularly hard.
One of the most influential political figures in the city and state in the last half of the 20th century turned 100 years old Monday – Lewis Donelson, cofounder and senior counsel at Baker Donelson. A direct descendant of Andrew Jackson, the president from Tennessee who made the mold of the modern Democratic Party, Donelson started out, of course, as a Democrat. But by the 1950s was shaping the modern local and state Republican parties.
When Monica Wharton came to the Glankler Brown law firm, she specialized in employment law. She was good at it.
At Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, storms causing power outages that affect more than 30,000 homes and businesses are considered major storms.
REAL ESTATE RECAP
In this week's Real Estate Recap, outdoors retailer REI eyes Ridgeway Trace for its first local store, Hilton Worldwide prepares to upgrade its Memphis campus, and several proposed Midtown projects seek financial incentives.
The end of 2017 will soon be upon us and the new year will begin. For nonprofits that means a concerted effort on what is referred to as “year-end fundraising.”
Increasingly people with job functions that serve an enterprise but have no customer-facing roles are filling up our Innovation Bootcamps. They are being sent to learn new methods, mindsets and approaches to problem solving. They don’t know what to expect when they arrive, but have plans to apply what they learned to create value for their firms upon leaving.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A powerful Republican senator cast the president of his own party as a man-child who could set the U.S. "on the path to World War III" as the two engaged in an intense and vitriolic back-and-forth bashing, a remarkable airing of their party's profound rifts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Rep. Stephen Fincher, a gospel singing farmer from the rural western Tennessee community of Frog Jump, is launching a statewide tour to weigh whether to join the race to succeed Republican Bob Corker in the Senate.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee group wants a state ruling to block Nashville development plans near a Civil War fort.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn's Senate campaign announcement ad is being blocked by Twitter over a statement the abortion rights opponent makes about the sale of fetal tissue for medical research.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas' attorney general's office has rejected language proposed for a 2018 ballot issue, saying the attempt to legalize marijuana is too ambiguous to make sense.
The predictions for this year's holiday shopping season are upbeat, with several forecasts for an industrywide sales increase between 3.5 percent and 4.5 percent.
NEW YORK (AP) – Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads across Google products, including YouTube and Google search, according to reports.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
NEW YORK (AP) – The Weinstein Co. will change its name following the firing of co-founder Harvey Weinstein over sexual harassment allegations, a studio insider said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is finalizing an executive order that would expand health plans offered by associations to allow individuals to pool together and buy insurance outside their states, a unilateral move that follows failed efforts by Congress to overhaul the health care system.