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  • Who Pays the Highest APR?

     
    Map Powered by Tableau Automakers are increasingly using low APR financing deals to get buyers to sign on the dotted line. Compared to the lump sum of a cash incentive, low APR deals often equal a lower monthly payment. But......
  • Back to football and beyond the Senior Moment Game

     
    The stadium has obviously taken center stage, and the timing was good for the BOG vote, since FAU is off today and no game prep got in the way. But it might be a good time take a peek......
  • Looking past North Texas? Easy to do.....

     
    OK, the job for FAU coaches this week is to keep the Owls from looking past North Texas. That is not going to be easy, given the current status of the Kind and Gentles (0-3), who were bad to......
  • Lorraine Motel, April 4, 1968

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., just after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968. Within hours, Life magazine photographer Steve Schapiro was on that balcony and through the door of...
  • Unfinished business

    TWO WEEKS AGO, the House of Representatives voted 422 to 2 to pass a bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. It would authorize up to $13.5 million a year in new federal spending for investigations into "cold case" killings like...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Halliburton treasure trove lost

    Where are Richard Halliburton's boots? That question is rolling around in the minds of members of the Laguna Beach Historical Society, or to be more precise, the revived historical society. Halliburton's boots, and a complete collection of first...
  • UPDATE: Max Lang picks up offer Nos. 13 and 14 from Arizona State, Syracuse

    If Max Lang ever doubted that he was a big-time college football prospect, he surely has no doubts now. Syracuse and Arizona State are the latest to offer the 6-foot-6, 280-pound offensive lineman. The offers are his 13th and 14th overall as the big boys...
  • Seattle Line Plans Cruises On Mississippi River

    Seattle Line Plans Cruises On Mississippi River
    A Seattle cruise line plans Mississippi River excursions next year, with routes between New Orleans and Memphis, Tenn., and between Memphis and Nashville, Tenn. Cruise West says the 207-foot Spirit of America will leave New Orleans on March 19, 2011, for...
  • Memphis Woman Pleads Guilty In $140k FEMA Scheme

    Memphis Woman Pleads Guilty In $140k FEMA Scheme
    A Memphis woman has pleaded guilty to mail fraud for filing fradulent disaster relief applications in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Federal prosecutors for the Western District of Tennessee say in a statement that 39-year-old Jennifer Blaye was...
  • New Information Released in Lebanon County Fatal Accident

    New Information Released in Lebanon County Fatal Accident
    We now know the name of a tractor trailer driver who died in a fiery crash along Interstate 78 in Union Township, Lebanon County, last Friday morning. Eric Claxton, 36, of Memphis, Tennessee, has been identified through dental records. He died at the...
  • Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    As the World Health Organization raised its infectious disease alert level Wednesday and health officials confirmed the first death linked to swine flu inside U.S. borders, scientists studying the virus are coming to the consensus that this hybrid...
  • Court Upholds Dismissal Of Suit Over Water Dispute

    Court Upholds Dismissal Of Suit Over Water Dispute
    A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a $1 billion lawsuit in which Mississippi accused the city of Memphis, Tenn., of stealing its water. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said a judge...