WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday approved a massive five-year farm bill that would cut spending while also creating new subsidies for farmers.
The legislation approved 15-5 includes concessions to Southern rice and peanut farmers, thanks to a new top Republican on the committee, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran. The bill eliminates $5 billion in annual subsidies, called direct payments, that are important to those Southern farmers but makes it easier for them to receive alternate subsidies if prices dip.
19. Big 4 cellphone carriers unite on anti-texting ads - Friday, May 10, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.20. Nissan chief welcomes yen fall for luxury brand - Friday, May 10, 2013
KAMINOKAWA-MACHI, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. President Carlos Ghosn welcomed the yen's recent decline to what he called "neutral" levels for the Japanese automaker's profitability, but said Tuesday it must drop further to be "normal."21. Bernanke says Fed increasing financial monitoring - Friday, May 10, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has broadened its oversight beyond banks and now monitors a wide-range of financial institutions that could hasten another financial crisis, Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday.22. G-7 to discuss ways to 'nurture recovery' - Friday, May 10, 2013
LONDON (AP) — The role of central banks in shoring up the global economic recovery is set to be a key point of discussion among top financial officials from the world's seven leading economies when they gather in the UK this weekend.23. Court filing suggests pharmacy misled regulators - Friday, May 10, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - New court filings suggest a Massachusetts pharmacy blamed for a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis last year may have used patient lists from a Nashville clinic to mislead regulators.24. From ‘coffice’ to ‘kidult,’ words that shoud be - Friday, May 10, 2013
With acknowledgments and apologies to Merriam-Webster.
Here are my top 10 words (and phrases) that were admitted to the dictionary in the year 2012:
Aha moment, noun. Point in time when one has a significant insight.25. Would mentoring program help your business? - Friday, May 10, 2013
Many years ago when I began my career with a national CPA firm I was quickly bombarded with information related to numerous firm policies and procedures. I was told about everything including when to show up for work and which color pencil to use. I’m not kidding about the pencil choosing policy.26. Want engaged customers? Keep the focus on them - Friday, May 10, 2013
Good sales professionals are subject matter experts on the products and services they sell.
This expertise inevitably creates a few blind spots.
When you feel like you’ve seen it all – every prospect response, motivation and objection – it’s easy to occasionally jump to the wrong conclusion.27. Waller expands, adds 16 attorneys in Nashville - Friday, May 10, 2013
Waller has announced the addition of 16 new attorneys to the following practice groups:
- Corporate (one partner and four associates);
- Finance & restructuring (two associates);
- Health care (four associates);
- Real estate (one Of Counsel and two associates);
- Trial & appellate (one partner and two associates).
Mark Folk joins Waller as a partner with more than 25 years of experience. Prior to joining Waller, Folk was partner and co-chair of the health care department for Partner Shutts & Bowen, LLP, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.28. Events - Friday, May 10, 2013
Chamber West Monthly Coffee. Learn more about Chamber West’s initiatives and find out how you can get involved in the continued success of this area. Hampton Inn & Suites-Green Hills, 2324 Crestmoor Rd., Nashville. Today, 8-9:15 a.m. Information: nashvillechamber.com, 743-3063.29. Top Midstate Residential real estate transactions for April 2013 - Friday, May 10, 2013
Top March 2013 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.30. Habitat on pace to build 30 new homes in 2013 - Friday, May 10, 2013
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville is well known and greatly supported by the area, yet the scope of its work is often overlooked. The Nashville group has absorbed responsibilities for Dickson, Cheatham and Wilson counties to go along with Davidson County.31. Tennessee named top choice for retirement - Friday, May 10, 2013
Retirees considering where to spend their golden years might want to consider Tennessee. That’s according to Bankrate.com, the personal finance website, which this week ranked Tennessee at the top of its list of the 10 best states for retirement.32. Retailers report modest gains for April - Friday, May 03, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they're encouraged by the economic recovery.
Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans' shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions.33. Internet sales tax bill faces tough sell in House - Friday, May 03, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.
The Senate voted 69 to 27 Monday to pass a bill that empowers states to collect sales taxes from Internet purchases. Under the bill, states could require out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes when they sell products over the Internet, in catalogs, and through radio and TV ads. The sales taxes would be sent to the states where a shopper lives.34. Arts Commission reinstates Arts Build Communities - Friday, May 03, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee Arts Commission has reinstated its popular Arts Build Communities grant program.
Through the program, the commission seeks to build communities by nurturing artists, arts organizations and arts supporters. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 and may be used for a variety of arts projects. Any projects that use ABC funds must be open to the general public.35. Senate bill to let states tax Internet purchases - Friday, May 03, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is aiming to help traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments with a vote Monday that would widely subject online shopping — for years a largely tax-free frontier — to state sales taxes.36. Metro giving air conditioners to elderly, disabled - Friday, May 03, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Metropolitan Action Commission has begun providing free fans and air conditioners to needy seniors, the disabled and households with young children with a severe medical condition.37. Barnes & Noble to add Google Play app store to its Nook HD - Friday, May 03, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble is teaming up with Google to vastly increase the number of apps available on its Nook HD tablets.
The bookstore chain says it will add Google's Play app store to its 7-inch Nook HD and 9-inch HD+ products in the U.S. and U.K. via a software update Friday. The move expands the number of apps available from the roughly 10,000 the Nook already offered in its own store — such as Angry Birds and Netflix — to 700,000-plus apps and games offered on Google Play. And it comes after a weak holiday sales season for the Nook, which is struggling to gain market share in the rapidly expanding tablet market.38. Buffett says women key to nation's prosperity - Friday, May 03, 2013
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is optimistic about America's economic future because the nation has begun to unleash the potential of women.
Buffett's views on the role of women appeared online Thursday in an editorial he wrote for Fortune magazine (http://cnnmon.ie/ZBFiri).39. Ford adding 2,000 workers to Missouri plant - Friday, April 26, 2013
DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it's adding 2,000 workers to the Missouri plant that makes the F-150 pickup because of surging U.S. truck demand.40. Got a phone number mixup story? Tell Vic about it - Friday, May 03, 2013
In last week’s column, I told how a guy from another city and state who spends his winters in Belize wound up with a dead ringer for my phone number on a cell phone he bought in that country.41. Time-managing secrets from top sales professionals - Friday, May 03, 2013
I’ve never met a sales person worth his weight who feels as though he has free time during the workday. Time is definitely a luxury for motivated sales professionals. After all, there are typically infinitely more prospects to call on than we have hours in the day. That’s why the most successful in sales are masters of their schedule, rather than slaves to it.42. Hand On Nashville announces new board members, officers - Friday, May 03, 2013
Hands On Nashville’s board of directors has elected new officers to its executive committee and several new members to its board.
Brian Copeland has been elected as HON’s new secretary. Copeland, the chief engagement officer at Village Real Estate Services, joined the board in 2010.43. Events - Friday, May 03, 2013
TN Latin American Chamber of Commerce Member Luncheon. Esther Aguilera, president and CEO of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute is today's guest speaker. In October 2012, she was recognized as one of the 50 most influential Latino leaders by HispanicBusiness.com. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Trevecca Nazarene University, Boone Business Bldg. Information: www.tlacc.org/44. There’s a stranger in my newly purchased house - Friday, May 03, 2013
One of the terms of any real estate contract is the possession date. For years, it was customary for possession to be given on the DOD, or date of deed.
In other words, if the house was to close on May 3, that is when possession would be given to the buyer.45. Officials: Obama naming NC's Watt for housing post - Friday, April 26, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama intends to nominate Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and he has chosen a former cable and wireless industry lobbyist to head the Federal Communications Commission, according to White House officials.46. Fed keeps stimulus, says taxes and cuts have hurt - Friday, April 26, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve cautioned America's political leaders Wednesday that their policies are hurting the economy.
The Fed stood by its aggressive efforts to stimulate the economy and reduce unemployment. But it sent its clearest signal to date that tax increases and spending cuts that kicked in this year are slowing the economy.47. Online poker back: Legal website launches in Nevada - Friday, April 26, 2013
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Poker devotees can now skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch — at least in the state of Nevada.
A Las Vegas-based casino subsidiary launched the first fully legal poker website in the United States on Tuesday morning.48. Kenny Chesney starts fund to help bombing victims - Friday, April 26, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Country star Kenny Chesney is starting a fund to help those who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing.49. Fed likely to stick with low-rate stance this week - Friday, April 26, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — A combination of scant inflation and still-modest U.S. economic growth will likely lead the Federal Reserve this week to maintain its drive to keep borrowing costs at record lows indefinitely.50. Eurozone inflation falls to 3-year low in April - Friday, April 26, 2013
LONDON (AP) — Pressure is mounting on the European Central Bank to cut interest rates this week after figures Tuesday showed inflation in the euro area at a three-year low and unemployment at another record high.51. James Bond studio to open 1st US facility in Georgia - Friday, April 26, 2013
ATLANTA (AP) — The British film studio that's home to the James Bond movie franchise announced plans Monday for its first U.S. film production facility, at a site near Atlanta.52. FBI court documents recount 'gray side' of Pilot - Friday, April 26, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — When federal agents descended on the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J on April 15, it was the first inkling the public and company executives had of an FBI and Internal Revenue Service investigation that began nearly two years ago.53. Preparations continue to drug-test for welfare - Friday, April 26, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee authorities are preparing to test welfare recipients for drug abuse.
The legislature passed a bill requiring it and Gov. Bill Haslam signed it nearly a year ago. The statute gives the Department of Human Services until July 1, 2014, to begin screening people receiving welfare for illicit drug use.54. Review of Nashville voting says 2 races marred - Friday, April 26, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - A state review of election problems in Davidson County has concluded the outcomes of two 2012 primary elections could have been influenced by voting technology bungling.
After the problems came to light, the State Election Commission asked state election coordinator Mark Goins to conduct an investigation.55. Rotten golden apples in a can - Friday, April 26, 2013
It has been a particularly tough stretch for sage taxicab investors. My recent taxi tips have centered on three clear winners. Gold, Apple and Cash. Let’s evaluate.
Cab Tip #1: Central Bank Money Printing = Gold Prices Rising56. Dems, GOP talk up deficit reduction, but don't act - Friday, April 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberals' loud objections to White House proposals for slowing the growth of huge social programs make it clear that neither political party puts a high priority on reducing the deficit, despite much talk to the contrary.57. Please, please, punch in country code for Belize! - Friday, April 26, 2013
A decade ago in this space, I told a story about receiving multiple hang-up phone calls between midnight and dawn over a period of several weeks.
Via Caller-ID and returning some of these calls at later times, I learned the Greyhound Federal Credit Union’s toll-free automated line was one digit off from a toll-free number I’d acquired years earlier. Somehow, I got the issue resolved with Greyhound.58. Deal with the stress before the mess - Friday, April 26, 2013
When I get curious, I read a lot. Last week I got very curious about a form of ineffective behavior that seems all too common these days.
The behavior in question relates to ineffective listening habits, especially in situations fraught with stress or other forms of heightened emotions. So, I plowed through four books on the topic last week. Thank goodness for that Evelyn Wood speed-reading course I took 24 years ago.59. Don’t let your zeal kill the deal - Friday, April 26, 2013
Passion is a vital skill for entrepreneurs, but did you know it can actually kill a sales call?
While it may seem counterintuitive, an overzealous spirit can simply overwhelm a prospect.
While asking for the sale is an essential selling skill, you have to earn the right to ask by first building trust with your prospect.60. Barge Waggoner promotes quartet of vice presidents - Friday, April 26, 2013
Award-winning architecture and engineering firm Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon, Inc. appointed four new vice presidents at its recent annual stockholders’ meeting:61. Events - Friday, April 26, 2013
Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County. 46th annual meeting, election of board and officers, and presentation of preservation awards today. Reception at 5:30 p.m., program at 6. Franklin Theatre, 419 Main Street. RSVP by April 26: 591-8500 ext. 20, firstname.lastname@example.org. Top Midstate residential real estate transactions for March 2013 - Friday, April 26, 2013
Top March 2013 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.63. 4th & Monroe rebirth boosts Germantown - Friday, April 26, 2013
Nashten, LLC is invading Nashville. This venture, allegedly consisting of a two-headed partnership, has purchased the condominium development at 4th and Monroe in Germantown, which is conveniently located at 4th and Monroe.64. Ford's first quarter profit up 15 pct to $1.6B - Friday, April 19, 2013
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. reported a better-than-expected $1.6 billion profit in the first quarter as growing demand in the U.S. and China for its new vehicles helped overcome steep losses in Europe and South America.65. TV ads urge governor veto animal abuse bill - Friday, April 19, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Humane Society of the United States is airing television commercials that urge Gov. Bill Haslam to veto an animal abuse bill.
Society President and CEO Wayne Pacelle called the legislative bill an attempt to prevent animal welfare groups and the media from exposing illegal cruelty against animals.66. Images of MTSU's science building released - Friday, April 19, 2013
MURFREESBORO (AP) - Middle Tennessee State University's new science building is still under construction, but new video and images illustrate what the building's interior will look like once complete.67. Congress slows military efforts to save - Friday, April 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Parked around the airstrip at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland are more than a dozen massive C-5A Galaxy transport planes. There is no money to fly them, repair them or put pilots in the cockpits, but Congress rejected the Air Force's bid to retire them.68. World finance leaders say growth still weak - Friday, April 19, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — While world finance leaders say the global economy has improved slightly this year, they said the outlook for the future was uneven with growth and job creation still too weak.
The policy-setting committee for the 188-nation International Monetary Fund said governments need to act decisively to nurture a lasting recovery and restore the resiliency of the global economy.69. Former Google CEO shares vision in tech treatise - Friday, April 19, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some illuminating books already have been written about Google's catalytic role in a technological upheaval that is redefining the way people work, play, learn, shop and communicate.70. Browns owner Haslam won't step aside amid probe - Friday, April 19, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Cleveland Browns owner and Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam on Friday again denied any wrongdoing and said he wasn't stepping aside, a day after an FBI affidavit alleged his truck stop chain had defrauded customers with diesel fuel rebates.71. Informant: Haslam aggressive sales tone at Pilot - Friday, April 19, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Cleveland Browns owner and Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam on Friday again denied any wrongdoing and said he wasn't stepping aside, even as federal authorities alleged that he was aware of a widespread scheme to defraud customers of the truck stop chain.72. Labor nominee Perez pledges open mind - Friday, April 12, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez sought to assure senators Thursday that he would approach the job with an open mind and a willingness to work with business and labor groups alike to create new jobs.73. Your business plan might need a tweet - Friday, April 19, 2013
Business is a little off.
It’s been that way for a while, despite a “recovery,” despite that you’ve hired a first-class sales team, rolled out new products in the past year and have an expensive new ad budget. It’s very discouraging.74. Save the apostrophe! Now, please don’t misuse it - Friday, April 19, 2013
Henry Chu of the Los Angeles Times reported in late March that “To grammarians’ delight, officials in southwest England who had considered expunging apostrophes from street signs threw out the idea … and vowed to follow the rules of proper English.” Ha! Good luck with that!75. Greenleaf on servant leadership - Friday, April 19, 2013
This weekend I took the time to reread Robert K. Greenleaf’s essay titled “The Servant as a Leader.” I thought some of the ideas in the essay were worth sharing with you.
After spending 40 years researching management development, Greenleaf came to the conclusion that the command and control authoritarian leadership style so prevalent in American institutions and organizations was an ineffective way to lead people. He then spent the next 26 years of his life helping people understand the basics of what he referred to as servant leadership.76. Does brand match your personality? - Friday, April 19, 2013
We naturally navigate to those with interesting personalities in real life, and so it stands to reason that the same holds true in the digital world. Why, then, do so many brands come across as cold and completely void of personality when communicating through social media?77. Vanderbilt’s Kinch to lead Tennessee Nurses Association - Friday, April 19, 2013
Jill Kinch, MSN, APN, advanced practice nurse team manager for Perioperative and Procedural Services at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been appointed president of the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA).78. Events - Friday, April 19, 2013
44th annual Nashville Film Festival. Named one of the top five in the U.S. by Brooks Institute, and an Academy Award qualifier, The Nashville Film Festival, which runs through Thursday, has become one of the premier showcases for the best new work of American and international filmmakers. The festival screens films that represent the creative risk filmmakers take to tell powerful and important stories innovatively. All showings held at Regal Green Hills Cinema. Complete lineup available at NashvilleFilmFestival.org.79. Top Midstate commercial real estate transactions for March 2013 - Friday, April 19, 2013
Top March 2013 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.80. Ghosts of owners past haunt potential buyers - Friday, April 19, 2013
In the movie “Terms of Endearment,” Shirley MacLaine played the mother of a character played by Debra Winger, who is diagnosed with cancer.
In a moving-yet-comedic moment, the MacLaine character loses it after being asked a number of times in a normal voice “Does she have …” followed by an almost inaudible whisper “… cancer?”81. GM to roll out new line of smaller pickups - Friday, April 12, 2013
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors plans to roll out a line of completely revamped midsize pickup trucks, with gas mileage and features designed to take sales from Toyota's market-leading Tacoma.
The trucks will replace the aging Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Mark Reuss, GM's North American president, said Tuesday that the trucks will be able to do 95 percent of the work that a big truck can do.82. US consumer prices drop 0.2 pct on cheaper gas - Friday, April 12, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices declined last month as the cost of gas fell sharply and food prices were unchanged. The tame reading is the latest evidence that the sluggish economy is keeping inflation in check.83. J.C. Penney draws $850M from revolving credit line - Friday, April 12, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney Co. said it has drawn $850 million from its $1.85 billion revolving credit line, a sign that the flailing department store chain is in a cash crunch after a disastrous turnaround plan launched early last year.84. US retail sales fall 0.4 percent in March - Friday, April 12, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales at U.S. retailers fell in March from February, indicating that higher taxes and weak hiring may have made some consumers more cautious about spending.
Retail sales declined a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month, the Commerce Department said Friday. That followed a 1 percent gain in February and a 0.1 percent decline in January. Both February and January figures were revised lower.85. New Tennessee billboards promote tobacco hotline - Friday, April 12, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — New billboards are going up across the state promoting the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco Quitline that helps people seeking to end their tobacco habits.
The billboards are being funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are located in eight cities. They are Morristown, Columbia, Cookeville, Clarksville, Dyersburg, Lexington, Johnson City and Cleveland.86. Residents told to be leery of fake contractors - Friday, April 12, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) — State officials are urging Tennessee residents to verify the licenses of potential home contractors to avoid possible scams.
Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak said in a statement this week the state has had stormy weather in recent days that may cause damage and draw the attention of "unscrupulous" contractors.87. Cold March keeps shoppers' spending tepid - Friday, April 12, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — So much for new spring shorts and T-shirts. As cold weather lingered across most of the country, Americans shopped modestly in March.
U.S. retailers reported a key revenue figure rose slightly during the month, as shoppers held back on spending because of the cold weather across the nation, particularly the Midwest and East Coast, and continued fears about the economy. Economists monitor consumer spending because it accounts for more than 70 percent of economic activity.88. Cold March keeps shoppers' spending tepid - Friday, April 05, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — So much for new spring shorts and T-shirts. As cold weather lingered across most of the country, Americans shopped modestly in March.
U.S. retailers reported a key revenue figure rose slightly during the month, as shoppers held back on spending because of the cold weather across the nation, particularly the Midwest and East Coast, and continued fears about the economy. Economists monitor consumer spending because it accounts for more than 70 percent of economic activity.89. Critics revive past promises to knock Obama budget - Friday, April 05, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for seniors say President Barack Obama is breaking his promise to protect Social Security, while conservatives say he is breaking his promise not to raise taxes on the middle class.90. Doctor finds way to avoid trouble – admit mistake - Friday, April 12, 2013
Something happened recently that cries out for a column. I got an email from a friend with a link to a “health column” in a ski resort town newspaper somewhere in these United States. The column’s author was a doctor with a clinic in the ski village.91. The anatomy of a habit - Friday, April 12, 2013
As humans, we would have a hard time getting through the day without our strongly ingrained habits. But as you know, some habits produce good results, some produce undesirable results.
In the case of workplace habits, it’s a good idea to consider your current inventory of habits and determine the results they are producing. Think about all the daily routines that are driven by your habits. For example, how do you handle incoming emails, phone calls, pieces of paper that flow into your office, meetings, boredom, anxiety and other triggering events with the potential to influence or alter your behavior?92. The psychology of pricing - Friday, April 12, 2013
As much as we buyers hate to admit it, we’re emotional creatures, at least when it comes to decision making. We make a decision to buy based on emotional factors first, and afterward seek rational justification for the decision we’ve essentially already made. This same principle applies to how we assess your brand’s price points as well – whether you sell products or services.93. Cybera adds leadership to support expansion - Friday, April 12, 2013
Cybera, Inc., a provider of network and application security solutions, has expanded its executive team by adding Greg Tennant as senior vice president of marketing and strategy, and Ron Robinson as senior vice president of sales.94. Events - Friday, April 12, 2013
Predators Foundation Wine Festival and Tasting. Featuring more than 200 higher-end wines, beer and a spirits tasting and an extensive silent auction with more than 200 items. Tonight's event also will include culinary delicacies and a photo opportunity with GNASH. A VIP dinner & tasting will take place in the Patron Platinum Club. It will feature a five-course dinner with wine pairing and hand-crafted wines. The VIP event begins at 6 p.m. and is $200 per person. VIP guests may attend the Wine Festival prior to the VIP dinner. Bridgestone Arena. Information: www.predators.nhl/club/page.htm95. Big difference between $499,999, $500,000 - Friday, April 12, 2013
For all of our lives we have seen products advertised with a 99 cent suffix, that suffix is usually preceded by a number, or at times a whole slew of them.
Automobiles, for example, are often priced at prices such as $19,999 or the like, while groceries may have a $5.99 or $9.99 price tag.96. Midstate real estate trends for March 2013 - Friday, April 12, 2013
March 2013 real estate trends for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Reports include Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Sumner County sales, by price range and zip code.97. Midstate real estate trends for first quarter 2013 - Friday, April 12, 2013
First quarter 2013 real estate trends for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Reports include Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Sumner County sales, by price range and zip code.98. Get started before graduation - Friday, April 12, 2013
It’s always been easy to get a job out of college if mom or dad is chairman of the board.
It’s even easier if the graduate is chairman.
The experiential learning trend on university campuses fosters the career aspirations of students by helping individuals create their own companies and nonprofits – sometimes before graduation – by focusing on finding suitable internships and through course integration.99. Senate votes to block access to gun carry records - Friday, April 05, 2013
NASHVILLE (AP) - Before last year's elections, the Senate Republican Caucus obtained a copy of the entire database of handgun carry permit holders in Tennessee. On Wednesday, the GOP-controlled chamber voted to block public access to those records.100. Senators to add high-tech visas, dispute details - Friday, April 05, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators finalizing a massive immigration bill are arguing over plans to boost visas for high-tech workers, Senate aides and industry officials say, with disputes flaring over how best to punish companies that train workers here only to ship them overseas.