Bethune-Cookman Graduates Greet Betsy DeVos With Turned Backs

Bethune-Cookman Graduates Greet Betsy DeVos With Turned Backs The education secretary gave her first commencement address at a historically black university amid some jeers and turned faces. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read more.

Nearly All Puerto Rico Tap Water Violates Safety Standards, Says Environmental Group

Nearly All Puerto Rico Tap Water Violates Safety Standards, Says Environmental Group Problems continue to mount for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. To high unemployment , a lagging economy and billions in public debt , add unsafe drinking water to the island’s list of woes. A new study by the…

Abercrombie & Fitch in Merger Talks With Suitors

Abercrombie & Fitch in Merger Talks With Suitors Abercrombie & Fitch is in merger talks with at least two interested buyers; rivals Express Inc. and American Eagle Outfitters have shown interest in the apparel chain. Source: WSJ.com: US Business Click to read more.

MLGW requesting customers to conserve water during peak hours

MLGW requesting customers to conserve water during peak hours Memphis Light, Gas and Water is asking customers to help conserve water.  Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.

Delaware DOT bans X-Lite terminals citing crashes in Tennessee

Delaware DOT bans X-Lite terminals citing crashes in Tennessee The state’s chief engineer said he based the decision on information from the chief engineer at the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Source: Google Alert – "Tennessee department" Click to read more.

Faropoint Acquires Massive Industrial Portfolio for $33.1M

Faropoint Acquires Massive Industrial Portfolio for $33.1M Looking to continue its recent trend of bullish activity in the Memphis market, Faropoint Ventures has acquired a 1.1 million-square-foot industrial p… Source: The Memphis Daily News Click to read more.

Peanuts Characters Acquired by Teletubbies Owner DHX Media

Peanuts Characters Acquired by Teletubbies Owner DHX Media Charlie Brown and Snoopy are moving to Canada. Nova Scotia-based DHX Media, which owns rights to children’s TV programs “Teletubbies” and “Caillou,” is acquiring the entertainment division of a company with a majority stake in the Peanuts brand. Source: WSJ.com: US Business…

North Clarksville public library in limbo

North Clarksville public library in limbo Stalemate continues as more options, cost-cutting considered        Source: GANNETT Syndication Service Click to read more.

Mother files wrongful death suit against bounty hunters

Mother files wrongful death suit against bounty hunters The mother of a Tennessee man who authorities say was killed by bounty hunters has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against seven men charged with her son’s death and two bail bond companies. Source: WMC Action News 5 – Tennessee Headlines Click…

RIFA and mail carriers gear up for 'Stamp out Hunger' food drive

RIFA and mail carriers gear up for 'Stamp out Hunger' food drive As part of the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual food drive on Saturday, May 13, Jackson mail carriers will be collecting non-perishable goods at mailboxes to benefit RIFA.        Source: GANNETT Syndication Service Click to read more.