JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:
The picture is still hazy.
17. Tennessee schools lauded for achievement, growth - Friday, August 22, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is recognizing 168 Tennessee schools for their achievement and growth.
They were lauded this week by Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman as the 2013-2014 Reward Schools, the top 5 percent of schools in the state for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for annual growth.18. Family Dollar rejects Dollar General offer - Friday, August 22, 2014
Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.19. Family Dollar rejects Dollar General offer - Friday, August 15, 2014
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Family Dollar is rebuffing Dollar General's takeover bid, citing antitrust issues. The discounter's board supports its existing merger with Dollar Tree.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement Thursday that its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General Corp.'s offer and determined it wasn't reasonably likely to be completed on the terms proposed.
20. Some Fed officials favor reduced help for economy - Friday, August 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Federal Reserve officials think the U.S. economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will need to act sooner than previously thought to slow the extraordinary support it's been providing through ultra-low interest rates.21. Finally on right track with origin of rail house - Friday, August 22, 2014
Structures, both residential and commercial – especially restaurants and bars – near train tracks are often dubbed rail houses by artists, architects, developers, entrepreneurs and owners.22. Interviewing for a new job? Better keep it to yourself - Friday, August 22, 2014
Can you keep a secret? Benjamin Franklin famously said, “Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” Keeping private information private, especially about your job search, can be a tall order.23. Interviewing sales staff? Ask these 6 questions - Friday, August 22, 2014
The new-hire failure rate is astonishing and expensive, and even worse for sales candidates, who can be among the toughest to properly vet.
Leadership IQ tracked 20,000 new hires in a recent study, with 46 percent failing within 18 months.24. Events - Friday, August 22, 2014
Live on the Green. This week: All Them Witches, The Features, Capital Cities beginning at 6:15 p.m. today. Since its inception in 2009, more than 200,000 fans from 29 states and 10 countries have attended the free outdoor music festival. It also has hosted more than 70 artists, including Alabama Shakes, Local Natives, Band of Horses, Matt & Kim, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Matt Nathanson, The Wallflowers, Citizen Cope, Dr. John, The Wailers and more. Additional shows:25. That Realtor key box might welcome unwanted visitors - Friday, August 22, 2014
This one may get me in trouble with some of my peers, but it is important, so here goes.
First, some background.
In most cases, when a buyer’s agents schedule appointments for showings, they find the properties on MLS and print the listing sheets.26. Titans offense finally looking like an NFL product - Friday, August 22, 2014
Exciting. Now, there’s a word that hasn’t been associated much with the Tennessee Titans in recent years.
But based on the early preseason, Coach Ken Whisenhunt is fielding a Titans team that might actually be worth watching.27. Looks like 6-6 season, return to bowl game for Vols - Friday, August 22, 2014
KNOXVILLE – Pull out your 2014 schedules, UT fans.
Fall camp is done, and it’s time to get in game-week mode with the season opener against Utah State fast approaching.
So go to the little box next to each of UT’s opponents on the 2014 schedule and pick the winner.28. Gov. Haslam promotes free tuition plan - Friday, August 15, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam is urging students to take advantage of his free tuition plan.
The Republican governor has been visiting several schools throughout the state and wrapped up his trip on Wednesday at Antioch High School in southeastern Davidson County.29. Consumer prices edge up 0.1 percent in July - Friday, August 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose in July at the slowest pace in five months, held back by a drop in gasoline prices.
Consumer prices edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent last month, after larger gains of 0.3 percent in June and 0.4 percent in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday. It was the smallest increase since a similar 0.1 percent rise in February.30. US won't reveal records on health website security - Friday, August 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in.31. New Corvette feature keeps an eye on valets - Friday, August 15, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — Face it. If you own a luxury or sports car, whenever you hand the keys to a valet, you imagine the car going on a high-speed joyride like the Ferrari in the 1980s cult movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."32. Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets - Friday, August 15, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.
And CEO Larry Page is determined to push even further.33. Community Health details attack on patient records - Friday, August 15, 2014
FRANKLIN (AP) - Hospital operator Community Health Systems said a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.
The Franklin-based company said Monday that no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June. But Community said the attack did bypass its security systems to take patient names, addresses, birthdates, and phone and Social Security numbers.34. Bourbon production reaches high point since '70s - Friday, August 15, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) — Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation.
To put it in bartenders' lingo: Distillers are putting up the tab for millions of rounds of bourbon years before they are even ordered. The production poses an inherent risk, but hitting the moment right — a big supply meshing with big demand — could mean a serious payday for companies big and small.35. US stocks gain; Dollar General jumps after bid - Friday, August 15, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Corporate deal news gave the US stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding contest erupted for a discount retailer. Stocks also climbed amid reports of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in the conflict in Ukraine.36. US producer prices rise just 0.1 percent in July - Friday, August 15, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Falling gasoline costs lowered the prices that U.S. companies received for their goods and services last month, keeping overall inflation in check.
The Labor Department says the producer price index rose 0.1 percent in July, following a 0.4 percent gain in June. The index measures the cost of goods and services before they reach the consumer.37. Stores have a solid start to back-to-school season - Friday, August 15, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales.
The National Retail Federation expects the average family with school-aged children to spend $669.28 for back to school items, up 5 percent from last year. That would be the second-highest amount since the industry trade group started tracking spending in 2004.38. 5 Tennessee sites added to national register - Friday, August 15, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — Five Tennessee sites have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The registry is part of a nationwide program that coordinates and supports efforts to identify, evaluate and protect historic resources. The Tennessee Historical Commission administers the program in Tennessee.39. Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook - Friday, August 08, 2014
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday as the world's largest retailer faced another quarter of sluggish sales and traffic declines.40. Compound phrases like ‘rail house’ go undefined - Friday, August 15, 2014
The quest continues for a definition of rail house, a term found in business names across several countries.
Most Rail Houses are eateries or drinkeries, but there’s a rec center, an event venue, a B&B, a brewery or two, office buildings and more. A typical Rail House is near the tracks, has a train station motif, and may be located in a remodeled railway building.41. Lessons learned from millennials - Friday, August 15, 2014
Much of the research about employment suggests older workers are waiting longer to retire. This means many seasoned professionals are also still job searching. And, many of those are struggling to find their way.42. Could email make your cold calling easier? - Friday, August 15, 2014
Cold calling is a tough business, though a necessity for many companies.
The cost of sales is high, as is sales rep rejection and fatigue.
Imagine if email could significantly improve your engagement rate with otherwise cold prospects.43. Events - Friday, August 15, 2014
Making Smart Financial Decisions. Regions Bank is hosting Critical Conversations, a lunch series presented by the Council on Workforce Innovation. Regions experts will educate people about making smart financial decisions. Presentations will include an in-depth analysis of the methods, processes and decision-making skills needed to make intelligent financial choices and receive positive returns. Topics and presenters include:44. Season-ending shoulder injury could end McCarthy’s Titans career - Friday, August 15, 2014
The star-crossed career of Tennessee Titans linebacker Colin McCarthy took another wicked turn with the news that he could miss the entire season with a shoulder injury.
McCarthy suffered the injury in Saturday night’s preseason opener, playing in the third quarter with the Titans third-team defense, hoping to show the new coaching regime that he is still a worthwhile entity, either as an inside linebacker or on special teams.45. Middle Tennessee Real Estate trends for July 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014
July 2014 real estate trends for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford and Wilson counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.
Chandler Reports has been publishing Real Estate Market Data since 1968. That year, Chandler began collecting residential sales information for the Chandler Residential Report, considered the authoritative source for residential real estate sales information. Over the next three decades, the publications have been continually refined, enhanced and expanded, growing to include lot sales data, new residential construction and absorption information, and commercial sales. In 1987, Chandler Reports began one of the first on–line real estate market data services in the country, and is a nationally recognized leader in the industry. In 2004, Chandler Reports was purchased by The Daily News Publishing Co. In 2007, Chandler introduced RegionPlus, including property research for Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Visit online at chandlerreports.com.46. Less-frenzied house hunting in Williamson County - Friday, August 15, 2014
This past week, Realtor Stephanie Tipton Soper had two out-of-town families relocating to Nashville. Both were in search of homes in Williamson County.
Disclosure being the better part of valor, Stephanie is my real estate partner at Christianson, Patterson, Courtney and Associates. With my wife Beth and our twins vacationing in London, Stephanie was the only real estate agent from whom I can draw immediate, deadline-ready data and information, so here she is.47. 'Infill King’ John Brittle has a plan to curb urban sprawl. You might not like it - Friday, August 15, 2014
John G. Brittle Jr. doesn’t have an office. He has a war room. The space, crowded with maps, charts, books, piles of paper and marked-up spreadsheets, is ground zero for InfillNashville, the 10-person team of site selection specialists that Brittle leads at Village Real Estate Services.48. Amazon debuts mobile payment app and card reader - Friday, August 08, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.49. Deadline to clear up health law eligibility near - Friday, August 08, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The clock is ticking for hundreds of thousands of people who have unresolved issues affecting their coverage under the new health care law.
The Obama administration said Tuesday that letters are going out to about 310,000 people whose citizenship or immigration details don't match what the government has on file.50. Lady Antebellum to headline New Year's bash - Friday, August 08, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — Grammy-winning country trio Lady Antebellum will headline the sixth annual Jack Daniel's New Year's Eve Bash in Nashville.51. Court considers if executioners can be named - Friday, August 08, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - A Tennessee appeals court is considering whether 10 death row inmates have the right to know about the drugs that will be used in their executions and whether their lawyers can get the names of the people who will kill them.52. Citizens' Trooper Academy taking applications - Friday, August 08, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol is taking applications for the fall class of its Citizens' Trooper Academy for classes to be held in Nashville and Jackson.
The academy provides about 30 hours of training and is designed to give the community a better understanding of the Tennessee Highway Patrol and its parent agency, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.53. State to co-sponsor genealogy events next month - Friday, August 01, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee State Library and Archives and Ancestry.com are collaborating on genealogy events in Nashville next month.
Beginning Sept. 16, special lectures and research assistance are scheduled each day at TSLA's building directly west of the state Capitol in downtown Nashville.54. GM’s sales strong despite woes - Friday, August 08, 2014
General Motors has recalled nearly 30 million cars and trucks this year, including some models that had barely rolled off the assembly line. Yet sales have been resilient, up 3.5 percent through the first seven months of the year.55. Cooking once in a Blue Moon - Friday, August 08, 2014
If you follow my column, you know I love to grill out. If you don’t read it often, I’ll tell you now: I love to grill out.
Some of my friends at church have been posting pictures on Facebook of food they’ve prepared on a “Blue Moon Disk.”56. When is a word not really a word? Ask Webster - Friday, August 08, 2014
If you’re passing through Aberdeen, North Carolina, you should have no trouble finding Railhouse Brewery on East South Street. Moore County’s only microbrewery stands in the middle of downtown, just a few feet from the train track.57. Quit now or wait until you have a new job? All depends on circumstances - Friday, August 08, 2014
Job seeking can be a long, difficult process.
If you’re currently looking for a job, there’s a good chance it’s because something at your current job isn’t right. Whether it’s your boss, the pay, or the job itself, you just aren’t happy.58. How is your brand changing the world? - Friday, August 08, 2014
The essence of a brand isn’t so much about rational arguments; instead, it’s how it makes the market feel emotionally.
So believed the late Steve Jobs.
“Nike sells a commodity; they sell shoes. And yet when you think of Nike you feel something different than a shoe company.59. Titans can feel new attitude, attention to detail - Friday, August 08, 2014
Slowly but surely, the landscape appears to be changing for the Tennessee Titans.
Sure, everyone is optimistic at this time of year, believing that the upcoming season is going to help erase the pain of past failures.60. Events - Friday, August 08, 2014
Live on the Green. Spanish Gold, The Weeks, City and Colour kick off the concert series at 6 p.m. Thursday. Since its inception in 2009, more than 200,000 fans from 29 states and 10 countries have attended the free outdoor music festival. It also has hosted more than 70 artists, including Alabama Shakes, Local Natives, Band of Horses, Matt & Kim, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Matt Nathanson, The Wallflowers, Citizen Cope, Dr. John, The Wailers and more. This year’s lineup:61. Top Middle Tennessee commercial real estate transactions first half 2014 - Friday, August 08, 2014
Top first half 2014 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.62. Low inventory threatens fall real estate market - Friday, August 08, 2014
The Nashville real estate market has traditionally included two selling seasons, the spring and the fall markets.
Spring is understandable, as it follows the cold weather and buyers are ready to shed their coats and beat the streets in their comfy clothing.63. Electrics, hybrids continue to gain fans, sales - Friday, August 08, 2014
When JP White bought his Nissan LEAF three years ago this month, the admitted tech geek was drawn to electric cars first – and foremost – by the technology.
But the appeal of bypassing gas pumps was not insignificant.64. US stocks sink on renewed Russia-Ukraine tensions - Friday, August 01, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Renewed concerns that tensions could flare up between Russian and Ukraine pushed U.S. stocks sharply lower Tuesday.
The market had been moderately lower all day, weighed down by a disappointing earnings forecast from retail giant Target and a report on China that showed the world's second-largest economy was slowing down.
65. US consumer spending up 0.4 percent in June - Friday, August 01, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in June, providing momentum for the economy going into the second half of the year.
Consumer spending increased 0.4 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis following slower increases of 0.3 percent in May and 0.1 percent in April, the Commerce Department said Friday.
66. GM boosted June sales with discounts to dealers - Friday, August 01, 2014
As General Motors prepares to report monthly sales results on Friday, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls.67. Chrysler US sales climb 20 percent in July - Friday, August 01, 2014
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in July from a year ago, its best performance for the month in nine years.
The automaker said Friday that it sold 167,667 vehicles in the U.S. during the month compared with 140,102 in the prior-year period.68. ‘Glamazon’ a good study in dictionary inclusion - Friday, August 01, 2014
I was checking something out online the other day when I came across the word glamazon.
Glamazon is not in many dictionaries, though it is in Wordnik. Wordnik’s cofounder Erin McKean gave a great TED Talk in 2007, “The Joy of Lexicography.” You can watch it on YouTube. I recommend it wholeheartedly.69. Wrong degree doesn’t lock you into career - Friday, August 01, 2014
One of the chief complaints I hear from job seekers is that their lousy college education is to blame for their poor career success.
Whether they went to the wrong school or got the wrong degree, these people would love to turn back time. Some consider going back to school as a road to success.70. Asia’s growth depends on US - Friday, August 01, 2014
Ni hao! I write to you this week from Hong Kong. For the next 12 months I will be working remotely from China in order to closely evaluate conditions within the Asian economies.
In addition to my usual market musings I will share my Asian insights and inspirations as they arise … like this one.71. Still not sold on Pinterest? It’s time to reconsider - Friday, August 01, 2014
There’s no denying virtual scrapbooking site Pinterest’s explosive growth, now boasting more than 40 million active users per month.
The Web’s 2014 Small Business Digital Usage Survey shows 20 percent of small businesses that use social media view Pinterest as a top channel for marketing their businesses.72. Events - Friday, August 01, 2014
Summer of Street Food. A gathering of 15 to 20 local food trucks. This event will take place every other Thursday through August 21. Trucks will be parked on Deaderick Street between 4th Avenue North and 5th Avenue North. Information: www.nashvillefoodtruckassociation.com.73. Fan favorite Mariana faces long odds in comeback - Friday, August 01, 2014
Ever since the seventh-round pick won the kick return job in 2010 and went on to play in the Pro Bowl that season, Marc Mariani has been a favorite of Titans’ fans.
And though he hasn’t played an NFL snap since 2012, it is evident just from three days in camp that Titans’ fans haven’t forgotten him.74. Top Middle Tennessee residential real estate transaction for first half of 2014 - Friday, August 01, 2014
January through June 2014 residential real estate transactions of $500,000 or more for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.75. 2014 a big year so far for sales of $1M-plus home sales - Friday, August 01, 2014
Forbes magazine has included Nashville in yet another list of wonderfulness.
Earlier this year, the publication proclaimed the Nashville area as a place to invest in real estate, forecasting 23 percent growth in the Midstate over the next three years.76. Obama cracks down on labor breaches by contractors - Friday, July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an election-year rebuttal to Republicans, President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Thursday requiring federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes. The move comes one day after House GOP lawmakers voted to sue Obama for allegedly misusing presidential powers.77. As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious - Friday, July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year.
That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. Consumers, businesses and governments combined to fuel the expansion. The government also said growth was more robust last year than previously estimated.78. Target names Pepsi's Cornell as chairman, CEO - Friday, July 25, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target has hired Pepsi executive Brian Cornell as its new chairman and CEO as it looks to recover from a huge data breach and troubles in Canada.79. Amazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India - Friday, July 25, 2014
MUMBAI, India (AP) — The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.
Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $2 billion to expand its Indian business, a day after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion to fund its own expansion.80. Fed offers no clearer hint on first rate increase - Friday, July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it's offering no clearer hint of when it will start raising its key short-term interest rate.81. A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging - Friday, July 25, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.
That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter. Consumers, businesses and governments joined to fuel the second-quarter expansion. The government also said growth was more robust last year than it had previously estimated.
82. Department of Correction hosting Citizens' Academy - Friday, July 25, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee Department of Correction is accepting applications for its Citizens' Correctional Academy.
The academy is designed to give Tennesseans an in-depth look at the state's largest law enforcement agency, with more than 6,800 men and women.83. Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates - Friday, July 25, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - Immigrant advocates say they are baffled by a letter that Gov. Bill Haslam sent to President Barack Obama that says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.84. Zillow buying Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal - Friday, July 25, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.
Trulia's stock rose more than 14 percent in Monday premarket trading, while Zillow's stock fell more than 3 percent.85. Some eligible for business disaster loans - Friday, July 25, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — Some businesses in seven Tennessee counties are eligible for federal economic injury disaster loans as a result of rain, flooding, wind and hail last month.
The U.S. Small Business Administration says the disaster declaration covers Giles, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury and Wayne counties.86. THP to begin taking cadet applications on July 30 - Friday, July 18, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol will start accepting applications for its new trooper cadet class on July 30.
Applications will be accepted online up until Aug. 5. The class is scheduled to begin Feb. 1 and lasts 20 weeks.87. US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier - Friday, July 18, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
That conclusion, one held by a growing number of economists, might surprise many people. After all, in the five years since the recession officially ended, Americans' pay has basically stagnated. Millions remain unemployed or have abandoned their job searches. Economic growth is merely plodding along.88. Tee for 2? Why do golf ‘pairings’ come in threes? - Friday, July 25, 2014
“Got a pair of nickels for a dime?”
“Sure. Here you go: five, 10, 15 cents.”
On Saturday of the U.S. Open, Frankie Frisco’s “Second Thoughts” column in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette began, “Every golf tournament claims that pairings and tee times are mostly picked at random ….”89. Networking works but only you have a good strategy - Friday, July 25, 2014
One of the best ways to advance a career in a competitive market is through networking. In many ways, it’s both the easiest and hardest part of a search. Today, I received two questions on the topic of networking best practices.90. Right-brained sales reps in a left-brained world - Friday, July 25, 2014
Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”
Yet it’s all too common for sales managers to feel like they’re beating their heads against the wall trying to get their sales reps to follow established processes to manage orders and track progress.91. Top Middle Tennessee commercial real estate transactions June 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014
Top June 2014 commercial real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.92. Watkins welcomes Papel, Warfield as Trustees - Friday, July 25, 2014
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film has added two members to its Board of Trustees, attorney Laurence M. (Larry) Papel and William (Bill) Warfield, president of Brookside Properties, Inc. Each will serve a three-year term.93. Events - Friday, July 25, 2014
Eighth Annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards. The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville are proud to present the eighth annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards. The NELAs recognize young professionals in 15 industry classifications who are excelling in their careers and making a difference in the community. Young professionals are one of the most important demographic groups in Nashville today. 5-10 p.m., Lipscomb University, Collins Alumni Auditorium, One University Park Drive. Information, visit www.nashvillechamber.com.94. Debating the effects of looming interest rate hikes - Friday, July 25, 2014
Scott Ractliffe is a senior vice president with Pinnacle Financial Partners, where he serves in the mortgage advisor capacity and routinely distributes information to those in the real estate field.95. Whisenhunt tightens the reins on Titans training camp - Friday, July 25, 2014
With the Bud Adams/Jeff Fisher/Mike Munchak era officially over, Titans fans might be more anxious than ever to get a look at their team.
So what can they expect to see when training camp opens Saturday?96. Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs - Friday, July 18, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law.
The weak link in the system seemed to be call centers that handled applications for thousands of consumers unable to get through online.97. US stocks climb as earnings reports roll in - Friday, July 18, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday.
The restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected.98. Tennesseans have until Aug. 1 to file DRAM claims - Friday, July 18, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennesseans who purchased the memory storage component installed in most electronic devices known as Dynamic Random Access Memory have until Aug. 1 to participate in a $310 million settlement.99. Health Department seeking input on health plan - Friday, July 18, 2014
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Health is seeking public input on the State Health Plan.
The plan is required by state law and acts as the health department's guide for protecting, promoting and improving the health of people in Tennessee.100. Google's 2Q earnings rise 6 percent - Friday, July 18, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's second-quarter earnings rose 6 percent as World Cup fever drove more traffic to the Internet company's search engine and YouTube video site while Android devices spurred more sales of movies, music, books and applications through its mobile store.