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  • First Horizon reports 1Q loss Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 7:46 AM ET

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ First Horizon National Corp. on Friday reported a first-quarter loss of $75.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 14 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $282.2 million.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Tennessee proposal to make the Bible an official state book derailed by senators' vote.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- Most U.S. Treasury yields fell modestly on Thursday after a choppy trading day as investors grappled with mixed data on the U.S. economy and concerns about Greece's standoff with its creditors. "Everyone has gotten so bearish on the economy, the risk is now to the upside," said Gennadiy Goldberg, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New...

  • Memphis Group revival permeates Milan furniture fair Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:58 PM ET

    MILAN— The Memphis Group, a postmodern design movement that launched at the Milan Furniture Fair in 1981, was back to permeate this year's fair, not just with its acid colors and fanciful squiggles but with its pervasive search for clarity between the artistic and commercial. It was the freshest idea I had seen at a time when one idea could take over the whole city, "...

  • House passes bill to repeal estate tax Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Kevin Brady, R- Texas, who sponsored the bill. The bill now goes to the Senate where Democrats appear to have enough votes to block it. The White House has threatened to veto the bill in part because it would add $269 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade.

  • NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday, reversing earlier bond strength, after a manufacturing survey showed economic improvement and as Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer cited rising inflation and wage pressures. "The minute bond prices moved up, people started selling again," said interest rate strategist Jim Vogel of FTN...

  • NEW YORK, April 16- U.S. Treasury yields fell slightly on Thursday as weak housing data added to concerns over slowing U.S. economic growth, while the standoff between Greece and its creditors also added a safety bid to the debt. "We turned a little bit on the housing data, which was weaker than expected, and it's getting harder to blame the weather," said market...

  • WASHINGTON, April 15- A Republican lawmaker pushing to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Wednesday he was confident the export credit agency would get a lifeline before a June 30 deadline, based on "positive interactions" he has had with Ex-Im critic Jeb Hensarling. Hensarling, chairman of the House of Representatives committee with jurisdiction...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for governors to defy proposed federal rules to limit pollution has been met with mostly silence, but leaders in downwind New England states and drought-stricken areas in the West are pushing back. Maggie Hassan, also a Democrat, pointed to efforts there, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas...

  • Low-lying dams drown hundreds of unsuspecting victims Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:11 AM ET

    "The builders of these dams have created a very elegant trap for human beings," said Nate Hoogeveen, who heads river programs for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. More than one-third of the deaths have occurred in Iowa, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Other top states for low-head dam deaths include Illinois, California, Maryland, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

  • WASHINGTON— Legislation empowering Congress to reject an emerging Iran nuclear pact is expected to sail through both houses of Congress, leaving President Barack Obama with the tough task of selling the deal to skeptical lawmakers. Despite the resistance from the White House, lawmakers from both parties insisted that Congress have a formal role in...

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner appointed five largely loyal Republican allies to a negotiating panel on Tuesday to work out differences between House- and Senate- passed budgets. The Republican negotiators are led by Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price and include panel vice chairman Todd Rokita of Indiana, Diane...

  • NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina, April 14- Labor union officials say they could postpone a vote seeking to organize 3,000 workers at Boeing Co's factory here in South Carolina if their campaign fails to gain enough traction against fierce opposition from the company and local politicians. Organizers for the International Association of Machinists are...

  • US state cancels Nelly concert days after his arrest Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 12:22 PM ET

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— A Nelly concert scheduled for next week at Missouri State University has been canceled days after he was arrested in Tennessee on suspicion of drug possession. Missouri State officials announced the cancellation Tuesday in a statement but did not give a reason. Nelly, whose name is Cornell Hayes, was arrested Saturday by the Tennessee Highway...

  • The top 20 U.S. metropolitan areas projected to see the biggest growth in average effective apartment rent this year. Effective rent is what a tenant pays after factoring in landlord concessions, such as a free month at move-in. Source: Marcus& Millichap Research Services, MPF Research.

  • NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina, April 14- Labor union officials say they could postpone a vote seeking to organize 3,000 workers at Boeing Co's factory here in South Carolina if their campaign fails to gain enough traction against fierce opposition from the company and local politicians. Organizers for the International Association of Machinists are...

  • LAS VEGAS— Shawn Seipler is on a mission to save lives with soap. The non-profit initiative, now called Clean the World, has since grown to include industrial recycling facilities in Las Vegas, Orlando and Hong Kong, cities where hotels are plentiful and used bars of soap can be gathered easily by the thousands. William Schaffner, a professor of preventative...

  • April 9- First Tennessee Bank, the regional bank for First Horizon National Corp, said it would pay $212.5 million to settle claims of mortgage lending violations related to the business the company sold in 2008.. First Tennessee has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle claims...

  • April 9- First Tennessee Bank, the regional bank for First Horizon National Corp, said it would pay $212.5 million to settle claims of mortgage lending violations related to the business the company sold in 2008.. First Tennessee has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle claims...

  • Ruby Tuesday reports 3Q loss Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 4:13 PM ET

    MARYVILLE, Tenn. _ Ruby Tuesday Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $769,000 in its fiscal third quarter. Ruby Tuesday shares have declined almost 7 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Ruby Tuesday, Earnings Report.