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VOL. 35 | NO. 2 | Friday, January 14, 2011

Eat your greens

Barlow's tayst is city's only 'green-certified' restaurant

It was never Jeremy Barlow’s intention to run an eco-minded restaurant when he opened tayst in 2004. It happened organically, spurred on by his desire to serve the best food possible. And as he discovered, once you start on the green trail, there is no turning back.

Changes on tap for bar exam

In an extremely rare occurrence, the Tennessee Bar Exam is going through several major changes, including alterations in its composition and grading policies.

Publix finds Midstate success

Almost nine years into its Middle Tennessee launch, Publix Super Markets Inc. is finding the Midstate a good place to be.

2009-10 home sale comparisons offer hope

No one is saying 2010 was the end of the housing crisis in Nashville and Williamson County, but some in the real estate industry are hopeful that year-end sales figures indicate last year was, at least, the beginning of the end.

Regions customers find satisfaction

Bank customers are apparently more likely to get service with a smile when they step into a Regions Bank branch as opposed to any other large U.S. financial institution.

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EVENTS

Wednesday's Gordon Jewish Community Center open house, 3-7 p.m., will  showcase all departments. There also will be special membership promotions for new members, as well as for members who bring friends to join during the open house, as well as early-bird registration for summer camp. Information: kara@nashvillejcc.org, 356-7170.

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Determine why you want the job

Job seekers look for a job primarily for two reasons:

NEWSMAKERS

York & Friends opens gallery in Belle Meade

Long-time art entrepreneur Ron York is opening York & Friends Fine Art Gallery off Harding Road in the former Made In France location.

I SWEAR

Study break inspires satirical song lampooning legalese

In 1975, during a study break before my first set of law school exams, I wrote a song.

KAY'S COOKING CORNER

Cooking tips even seasoned chefs will love

Today, I bring you a few cooking tips, followed by a great-tasting chicken and sausage stew with a slight Cajun flair!

NASHVILLE AREA

Free wireless Internet available in Tenn. Capitol

NASHVILLE (AP) — Free wireless Internet access is now available outside the Senate and House chambers at the Tennessee Capitol.

STATEWIDE

Haslam stresses transparency in Cabinet meeting

NASHVILLE (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam says he emphasized the need for transparency and responsiveness in his first meeting with his Cabinet.

Haslam announces blind trust; Pilot share excluded

NASHVILLE — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday that he has placed most of his private investments into a blind trust, except for his undisclosed share of the family-owned Pilot chain of truck stops and a real estate holding outside of Tennessee.

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over Bible park

MURFREESBORO (AP) — A federal lawsuit over the once-planned Bible Park USA theme park in Rutherford County has been dismissed.

STATE LEGISLATURE

GOP leaders plan changes to education this year

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Republican leaders say they plan to reform the state's education system, including possibly lifting the cap on charter schools and re-evaluating when high school teachers should get tenure.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

2010 weakest year for home sales since 1997

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people bought previously owned homes last year than in any year since 1997. But home sales in December jumped to fastest pace in seven months.

Leading indicators rise 1 percent in December

NEW YORK (AP) — A private research group's gauge of future economic activity rose in December, suggesting the economy will strengthen over the next few months.

Morgan Stanley earnings up 60 percent in 4Q

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley said Thursday that its earnings increased 60 percent during the last three months of 2010 on strong investment banking results.

Wal-Mart to make, sell healthier foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wal-Mart, the largest U.S. grocer, says it will reformulate thousands of products to make them healthier and push its suppliers to do the same, joining first lady Michelle Obama's effort to combat childhood obesity.

Southwest posts 4Q income of $131 million

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is making money on more traffic and higher ticket prices, producing a 15 percent jump in revenue. And the airline says bookings for January and the rest of the winter look strong.

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