VOL. 40 | NO. 40 | Friday, September 30, 2016
Nashvillian, MVP favorite has quickly won the heart of Red Sox Nation
A month or so ago, Boston fans selected Nashville native Mookie Betts as their favorite Red Sox player in the fifth annual New England Sports Survey.
Mookie Betts was also popular in another category in the New England Sports Survey.
It’s the rare person who, confronted with a puppy or kitten, doesn’t stop to pat or play.
One major reason owners surrender pets is medical care.
SAM STOCKARD: VIEW FROM THE HILL
State Rep. William Lamberth balks at the notion Memphis and Nashville are softening the punishment for simple pot possession.
RICHARD COURTNEY: REALTY CHECK
Sales information flowing through Realtracs reflect two entirely different markets headed in opposite directions.
DAVID CLIMER: OUT OF LEFT FIELD
Coach Cliché tells us it was just another game.
DAVE LINK: UT SPORTS
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones went from goat to hero in a matter of hours last Saturday.
TERRY McCORMICK: TENNESSEE TITANS
For the first time in Marcus Mariota’s brief tenure as the Tennessee Titans starting quarterback, there were questions about how quickly he is progressing.
Be smart and disciplined: By now, everyone knows what happened with Taylor Lewan’s penalty late in the game, barreling into the pile and possibly preventing the Titans from tying or winning the game in the final minute.
Scott Cihak, chief executive officer of Kendall Regional Medical Center, an HCA facility in Florida, has been named CEO of HCA’s TriStar Centennial Medical Center, effective Nov. 28.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
Nissan has revamped its regular-duty full-size Titan pickup truck for 2017, giving it more aggressive styling, a nicer interior and a more powerful V8 gasoline engine.
BUSINESS BOOK REVIEW
Your business is doing well. It could do better.
Seemingly every brand has a presence on at least one social platform these days. Very few, however, are successfully converting that resource investment into engaged, loyal customers.
You probably never thought you’d hear the words “social media” and “cover letter” together in one sentence.
Season 12 of “Grey’s Anatomy” really ticked me off! Recycled themes, sophomoric body-part jokes, endless throwbacks to earlier episodes, plots and departed characters.
NASHVILLE (AP) - A pro-charter school organization and the four Nashville school board candidates it backed last month could face steep penalties over possible campaign disclosure violations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday.
FRANKLIN (AP) - Community Health Systems says it is selling four hospitals in Mississippi and Florida to Curae Health Inc.
NASHVILLE (AP) — A prominent school voucher advocate in Tennessee paid for a private plane to take public officials including potential Republican and Democratic candidates for governor to North Carolina on a private school tour.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slipped this week to the lowest level since mid-July.
DETROIT (AP) — Volvo is recalling about 127,000 cars and SUVs worldwide because the air conditioning can leak water into the vehicles and cause air bags to malfunction.
PARIS (AP) — Global automakers are showing off new electric vehicles at the Paris auto show as they look ahead to a world of tighter environmental standards and brace for rapid changes in technology.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators delayed a decision Thursday on requiring cable and satellite TV companies to make free apps to eliminate the need for cable boxes.
NASHVILLE (AP) - When a 5-year-old autistic boy came home from his Nashville public school with bruises and a bite mark, his parents sent him back with a recording device.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear a First Amendment challenge over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks in a case that could affect the Washington Redskins.
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. stocks skidded Thursday as drug companies and banks absorbed large losses. Drugmakers faced scrutiny over price increases, while banks fell as investors worried about the stability of Deutsche Bank and other financial institutions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday as EpiPen maker Mylan and other drug companies face scrutiny over increases in product prices. Oil prices are little changed after a big surge a day ago, but companies that drill for oil are climbing. A slide in high-dividend stocks like utilities and real estate companies is also pulling the market lower.