» Subscribe Today!
The Power of Information
Home
The Ledger - EST. 1978 - Nashville Edition
X
Skip Navigation LinksHome > Name & Property Search

Name & Property Search

Search results for 'Bill Burns' | Search again
DeSoto Public Records:0
Shelby Public Records:9
Editorial:93
West Tennessee:3
Middle Tennessee:81
East Tennessee:104
Other:1

You must be a subscriber to see the full results of your search.

Please log in or subscribe below if you are not already a subscriber.

TNLedger Knoxville Edition subscribers get full access to more than 13 million names and addresses along with powerful search and download features. Get the business leads you need with powerful searches of public records and notices. Download listings into your spreadsheet or database.

Learn more about our services | Search again


Editorial Results (free)

1. Biden defends departure from 'forever war,' praises airlift -

WASHINGTON (AP) — A defensive President Joe Biden called the U.S. airlift to extract more than 120,000 Americans, Afghans and other allies from Afghanistan to end a 20-year war an "extraordinary success," though more than 100 Americans and thousands of others were left behind.

2. Biden's 1st visit to intel agency to contrast with Trump's -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is making his first visit to an agency of the U.S. intelligence community, looking to emphasize his confidence in national security leaders after his predecessor's incendiary battles against what he often derided as the "deep state."

3. No. 2 Republican won't say if GOP will support Jan. 6 probe -

WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 House Republican won't say whether members of his caucus will support — or even participate in — a proposed select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.

4. House to vote on bill launching probe of Jan. 6 insurrection -

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol would have 13 members and the power to subpoena witnesses, according to legislation released by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The House is expected to vote on the bill this week.

5. House GOP leader to meet with Capitol officer hurt on Jan. 6 -

WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer who was injured in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and has pushed for an independent commission to investigate the attack will meet with House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday, according to two people familiar with the meeting.

6. Pelosi creates panel to `seek the truth' on Capitol attack -

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made it official Thursday that she is creating a special committee to investigate the attack on the Capitol, saying it is "imperative that we seek the truth."

7. Biden Cabinet near complete but hundreds of jobs still open -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's Cabinet is nearly complete with the confirmation of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh. But the work of building his administration is just beginning, as Biden has hundreds of key presidential appointments to make to fill out the federal government.

8. Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director -

WASHINGTON (AP) — William Burns, a well-known figure in diplomatic circles around the world, is President-elect Joe Biden's choice to lead the CIA, a selection likely to be embraced by the rank and file at the nation's premier spy agency.

9. Trump's presidential legacy, by the numbers -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Words matter. But numbers tell stories, too. Presidential historians and others will plumb them as they assess President Donald Trump's legacy,

Trump's presidency is reflected in a broad range of numbers representing everything from the U.S. death toll during the coronavirus pandemic to the miles of his "big, beautiful wall" along the border with Mexico to the tens of thousands of tweets he sent during four years in office.

10. Trump's presidential legacy, by the numbers -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Words matter. But numbers tell stories, too. Presidential historians and others will plumb them as they assess President Donald Trump's legacy,

Trump's presidency is reflected in a broad range of numbers representing everything from the U.S. death toll during the coronavirus pandemic to the miles of his "big, beautiful wall" along the border with Mexico to the tens of thousands of tweets he sent during four years in office.

11. Top Davidson County residential sales for November 2020 -

Top residential real estate sales, November 2020, for Davidson County, 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.

12. Mother Nature saves 2020 -

Tourism officials love gaudy economic-impact numbers. Tennessee’s most recent report on travel doesn’t disappoint, offering up record-breaking figures that are the envy of many other states. Unfortunately, the report is for calendar year 2019.

13. Trump, Biden hand their fate to voters, with robust turnout -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters flocked to the polls on Tuesday despite the threat of the coronavirus and the potential of long lines to choose between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, in an election that will influence how the U.S. confronts everything from the pandemic to race relations for years to come.

14. AP FACT CHECK: False claims swamp first Trump-Biden debate -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabrications and fear-mongering in a belligerent debate with Joe Biden, at one point claiming the U.S. death toll would have been 10 times higher under the Democrat because he wanted open borders in the pandemic. Biden preached no such thing.

15. Efforts afoot to save South's disappearing grasslands -

NASHVILLE (AP) — In the early 2000s, a harvest of pine trees on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau led to a remarkable discovery. Once sunlight hit the ground, the seeds and rootstock of native grasses and wildflowers that had lain dormant for decades began to spring to life.

16. AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of falsehoods, Biden missteps -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Playing defense on his handling of the coronavirus, President Donald Trump is letting the falsehoods fly.

Over the weekend, he railed against cases of voting fraud that didn't exist, asserted that COVID-19 was "rounding a corner" despite what his top health advisers say and blasted Joe Biden for supposed positions on energy and health care that his Democratic rival doesn't hold.

17. AP FACT CHECK: Trump spars with Twitter on voting, protests -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Twitter tangled over truth and consequences this past week as the social media giant flagged the president's tweets for spreading false information and potentially inciting violence.

18. Trump weighs controls on companies that take virus bailouts -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday the government should take an equity stake in some companies that need bailouts because of devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the U.S. economy.

19. Be the friend who isn’t shy about discussing finances -

I know my friends’ joys and anxieties and Hogwarts houses. I can even identify their shoes from under a bathroom stall. (“Is that you, Lindsay?”) They know my family members and preferred pizza toppings.

20. Trump calls himself 'wartime president' as he battles virus -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Describing himself as a "wartime president" fighting an invisible enemy, President Donald Trump invoked rarely used emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against the coronavirus pandemic. Trump also signed an aid package — which the Senate approved earlier Wednesday — that will guarantee sick leave to workers who fall ill.

21. Trump taps powers to boost virus response; Senate OKs bill -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting twin health and economic crises, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he will invoke emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against a coronavirus pandemic threatening to overwhelm hospitals and other treatment centers. The Senate acted on the economic front, approving legislation to guarantee sick leave to workers sickened by the disease.

22. Lawmakers resist Trump's proposed payroll tax break -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposed payroll tax break met with bipartisan resistance on Capitol Hill as pressure mounts on the administration and Congress to work more vigorously to contain the coronavirus outbreak and respond to the financial fallout.

23. Lawmakers race to respond to outbreak; Trump goes to Hill -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that House Democrats will stay at work this week as "captains of the ship" confronting the coronavirus outbreak as President Donald Trump came to Capitol Hill to confer with Senate Republicans about his proposed payroll tax relief.

24. Trump pitches payroll tax relief to wary lawmakers -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pitched his proposed payroll tax break Tuesday on Capitol Hill as pressure mounts on the administration and Congress to work more vigorously to contain the coronavirus outbreak and respond to the financial fallout.

25. Trump confidants in quarantine as US grapples with virus -

WASHINGTON (AP) — A public health and economic maelstrom brought on by the coronavirus swirled around President Donald Trump and drew closer to him personally Monday as several of his congressional confidants placed themselves in quarantine, including one who traveled with him on Air Force One.

26. States to get test kits as White House amps up virus effort -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials scrambled Friday to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, as the Trump administration signaled it may also invoke a 70-year-old defense law to guarantee the availability of protective gear should the virus spread.

27. New generation revives Music Row’s Bobby’s Idle Hour -

Long, brown hair framing her face, the young woman’s smile and green eyes shine as she stands by the stage at Bobby’s Idle Hour.

I ask Carolyn Lethgo to look a few weeks into the future as we try to stay out of the way of the workmen who are lovingly attempting to transport the spirit of the legendary bar – murdered by progress and closed more than a year ago – into this uncommon one-story building that increasingly is being dwarfed by the towering glass and steel of the new Music Row. Or “Condo Row” as a disenchanted “Outlaw” musician pal dubbed it before he died.

28. AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various fronts, from claiming that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani to asserting that even Ukraine's president said Trump did nothing wrong in withholding military aid.

29. Tennessee officials see 'no issue' with latest electrocution -

FRANKLIN (AP) — Tennessee's top correctional official said Wednesday that there was "no issue" during the state's latest electrocution after witnesses reported seeing smoke above the inmate's head during the execution.

30. Blind inmate executed in Tennessee for woman's 1991 killing -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A blind prisoner convicted of killing his estranged girlfriend by setting her on fire in her car was put to death Thursday in Tennessee's electric chair, becoming only the second inmate without sight to be executed in the U.S. since the reinstatement of the nation's death penalty in 1976.

31. Blind inmate faces execution tonight -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee is set to carry out what is expected to be only the second execution of a blind prisoner in the United States since the nation reinstated the death penalty in 1976.

32. Blind Tennessee inmate faces execution for woman's killing -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee is set to carry out what is expected to be only the second execution of a blind prisoner in the United States since the nation reinstated the death penalty in 1976.

Barring an 11th-hour stay, 53-year-old inmate Lee Hall is scheduled to die in the electric chair Thursday evening for his conviction in the 1991 burning death of his estranged girlfriend. Hall had his sight when he entered death row nearly three decades ago, but his attorneys say he later become functionally blind from improperly treated glaucoma.

33. Lee not stopping planned execution Thursday -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday that he won't stop the state from putting a blind inmate to death in the electric chair later this week, clearing the way for the execution unless a federal court intervenes.

34. AP FACT CHECK: Trump's flawed 'read the transcript' defense -

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been his drumbeating demand: "Read the transcript!"

"Just read the transcript."

"Can't we read English?"

"Just read the Transcript, everything else is made up garbage."

35. Speedier payment systems could curb your expenses -

Here’s an illustration of the many ways slow payment systems can inconvenience you and cost you money.

Let’s say Homer is two days from payday. The family checking account at First Bank of Springfield is on fumes. There’s just enough in the account, Homer thinks, to gas up his Plymouth sedan and buy Bart a Squishee at the Kwik-E-Mart.

36. AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims on extremists, impeachment -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump fabricated a tale about foreshadowing Osama bin Laden's 9/11 attack and warning against a war in Iraq before it happened in a weekend of exaggerated boasts and faulty assertions about the U.S. fight against extremists.

37. Analysis: Trump's 'success' in Syria cedes region to Russia -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared success in Syria and created a bumper-sticker moment to illustrate his campaign promise to put a stop to American involvement in "endless wars."

But with his abrupt withdrawal from what he called "bloodstained sand," the Republican president ceded American influence over a huge swath of the region to rivals and may have spun the Middle East into a new season of uncertainty.

38. Frustrated US diplomats fight back in impeachment probe -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three years of simmering frustration inside the State Department is boiling over on Capitol Hill as a parade of current and former diplomats testify to their concerns about the Trump administration's unorthodox policy toward Ukraine.

39. AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates scope of cease-fire deal -

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump describes it, the U.S. swooped into an intractable situation in the Middle East, achieved an agreement within hours that had eluded the world for years and delivered a "great day for civilization."

40. AP FACT CHECK: Dems flub details on guns, Syria in debate -

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process.

Several gave an iffy explanation Tuesday of why they're not swinging behind a bold proposal to make people turn over their assault-style weapons. Sloppiness also crept in during robust exchanges over foreign policy, health care, taxes and more.

41. Trump defends Syria move, doesn't want US troops in Mideast -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the "BIG PICTURE" that does not include American involvement in "stupid endless wars" in the Middle East.

42. Top Middle Tennessee commercial sales for May 2019 -

Top commercial real estate sales, May 2019, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

43. Top Middle Tennessee commercial sales for April 2019 -

Top commercial real estate sales, April 2019, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

44. Top Middle Tennessee residential sales for April 2019 -

Top residential real estate sales, April 2019, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

45. Top Middle Tennessee commercial sales for March 2019 -

Top commercial real estate sales, March 2019, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

46. Hair braiding bill advances in Tennessee -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A proposal to loosen state regulations surrounding African-style hair braiding advanced on Monday in the Tennessee Statehouse.

Members on the House Government Operations Committee agreed hair braiders should not face the same rigorous licensing requirements as cosmetologists. The bill must now clear a financial panel before it can be reviewed by the full House.

47. AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims innocence in probe; wall myths -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Feeling the pressure of investigations and a partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is playing loose with the facts regarding hush payments made by his former attorney Michael Cohen to two women and is changing his story on his promise to build a concrete border wall paid for by Mexico.

48. Mattis resigning as Pentagon chief after Trump disagreements -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreements over America's role in the world.

49. Tennessee unemployment rate drops 0.1 percentage points -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped by 0.1 percentage points in November to 3.6 percent.

A news release from the term-limited governor says employers added 3,400 nonfarm jobs between October and November. It says the biggest jumps were in retail; transportation and warehousing and utilities; and the accommodation and food services sectors. In the last year, Tennessee has added 60,700 nonfarm jobs.

50. AP FACT CHECK: Trump myths on dipping oil prices, cold snaps -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is wrong when he suggests global warming can't be happening if it's really cold outside.

He points to a "brutal and extended cold blast" in the Eastern U.S. during Thanksgiving week and wonders aloud to his Twitter followers, "Whatever happened to Global Warming?" In fact, he is confusing short-term weather patterns with longer-term climate change. A scientific report put out Friday by his own administration rejects as folly any notion that a particular plunge in temperatures can cast doubt on whether Earth is warming.

51. Lawyer: Tennessee rejects inmate's request for electrocution -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The state of Tennessee has denied the request by Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski to die in the electric chair, his attorney says, and plans to proceed with plans to execute him Thursday by lethal injection.

52. Dean strongly supports universal pre-K in debate -

MEMPHIS (AP) — Democrat Karl Dean said he supports making pre-kindergarten education universally available in the state during the first debate of the Tennessee governor's race in Memphis on Tuesday.

53. Dean praises GOP governor he hopes to replace -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Democrat Karl Dean is giving campaign trail shout-outs to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam even as Dean seeks to replace him. Never mind that the popular term-limited governor has given his full blessing to Dean's GOP opponent, Bill Lee.

54. Gov race ad: Pro-Medicaid expansion, Dean contrasts with Lee -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Democratic nominee for governor Karl Dean is running a TV ad that touts his support for expanding Medicaid, drawing a contrast with Republican nominee and expansion opponent Bill Lee.

55. Brennan gets offers for legal action on clearance revocation -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials' security clearances.

56. Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday cast aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence, saying he was "not happy" with the Fed's recent interest rate increases.

Trump told CNBC in an interview: "I don't like all of this work that we're putting into the economy and then I see rates going up."

57. Stones exhibit shines a light on Musicians Hall -

The tall, smiling fellow dressed in black – and with a slight, rockabilly hair-flip tickling his forehead – stops and points at a black guitar in a display case and nods.

“I’ve been instructed that if all hell breaks loose and fire burns up everything else, I’m supposed to grab that guitar and get it out of here ….

58. Commerce Union becomes Reliant Bancorp -

Brentwood-based Commerce Union Bancshares, Inc. changed its name to Reliant Bancorp, as of the last day of 2017.

Commerce Union is the parent company for Reliant Bank.

The action preceded the company’s merger with Community First, Inc. the parent company of Community First Bank & Trust located in Columbia, Tennessee which occurred on Jan. 1

59. Top Middle Tennessee residential sales for November 2017 -

Top residential real estate sales, November 2017, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

60. Tree lightings set for Tennessee Capitol, Nashville square -

NASHVILLE (AP) — It's Christmas tree lighting season on Tennessee. Gov. Bill Haslam is scheduled to turn on the lights on the tree set up outside the state Capitol tonight.

The Tennessean reports that the 35-foot (11-meter) tree was donated by the Mazzo family in Burns.

61. Top Middle Tennessee residential transactions for September 2017 -

Top residential real estate sales, September 2017, for Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports. Due to technical issues, Davidson County sales are unavailable for September.

62. Top Middle Tennessee residential transactions for August 2017 -

Top residential real estate sales, August 2017, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

63. Top Midstate residential transactions for second quarter 2017 -

Top residential real estate sales, second quarter 2017, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

64. AP FACT CHECK: Are Trump's health-plan protections real? -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising that the latest Republican health care legislation will cover people with pre-existing conditions "beautifully." Such reassurance is not to be found in the bill that's been under review.

65. Top Middle Tennessee residential transactions for Nov. 2016 -

Top residential real estate sales, November 2016, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

66. Phillips: Midstate has added 5K construction jobs since 2010 -

If you’re a Tennessean looking for a great job with a future and find yourself compulsively checking online websites such as Career Builder, Monster.com or LinkedIn, you might want to add another tool – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development’s website at www.jobs4tn.gov.

67. Wampler Farm goes whole hog on energy savings -

Ted Wampler Jr. used to be strictly in the business of making pork sausage. How that process impacted the environment wasn’t really anything he thought or worried about.

But his whole world has changed since he discovered alternative energy solutions and the installation of the first solar array on his farm property in 2009.

68. Top Middle Tennessee commercial real estate transactions for April 2016 -

Top commercial real estate sales, April 2016, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

69. Top Middle Tennessee residential transactions for first quarter 2016 -

Top residential real estate sales, first quarter 2016, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

70. 4 Fed leaders to share thoughts on central bank's influence -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their words move markets. Their plans stir speculation. Their tenures spark debate.

Arguably no one holds more sway over the global economy and financial markets than the chairman of the Federal Reserve. And on Thursday evening, all four living Fed leaders, past and present, will gather for a public conversation to take stock of the outsize role each has played.

71. 10 years later, ‘Wordplay’ still a great movie -

Ten years ago, Susan and I flew out to Park City, Utah, for our first (and probably only) Sundance Film Festival. “Wordplay,” the award-winning documentary about the crossword puzzle industry, was having its world premiere on Jan. 21, 2006.

72. Belmont’s Littlejohn named Professor of the Year -

Belmont’s Ronnie Littlejohn, professor of philosophy and director of the University’s Asian Studies program, has been named as the 2015 Tennessee Professor of the Year, an award selection determined by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

73. Top Middle Tennessee residential real estate transactions for September 2015 -

Top residential real estate sales, September 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

74. Top residential real estate transactions for May 2015 -

Top residential real estate transactions, May 2015, for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

75. Cities across Tennessee deal with short-term rental safety, zoning issues -

Nashville isn’t the only city struggling with how to handle short-term rental properties.

Just about every jurisdiction in the state has been caught off guard by the explosive rise in the new shared economy, and what that means for decades-old zoning laws.

76. Top September 2014 residential real estate transactions -

Top September 2014 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

77. Behm is campaign chair for Legal Aid Society -

Margaret Behm, principal at Dodson, Parker, Behm and Capparella, P.C., will serve as the 2015 campaign chair of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands’ Campaign for Equal Justice.

78. Work begins on project at TVA's Gallatin plant -

NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee Valley Authority is beginning work this week on part of a project that will reduce emissions at its coal-burning power plant in Gallatin.

The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1gSvJsu) reports workers are set to start pouring concrete for a 370-foot chimney, which is part of a $1.1 billion project that aims to produce cleaner air by cutting certain emissions by up to 96 percent.

79. New labor chief says job searches should be easier -

NASHVILLE (AP) — The state labor chief says cutting services at state jobless service centers shouldn't make it harder for out-of-work Tennesseans to find jobs.

According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/13NyR50), Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips told the legislative Fiscal Review Committee last week that coming changes should make it easier to search for jobs.

80. Burns Phillips named new Tennessee labor commissioner -

NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has named Burns Phillips the new commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

The 64-year-old Phillips had been serving as acting commissioner of the department. He came over from the Finance Department where he was managing director of customer-focused government initiatives administration-wide.

81. Haslam unswayed by celebrities opposing 'ag-gag' -

SMYRNA (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he was not swayed by celebrities opposing a bill that would make it a crime to video record animal abuse if it isn't turned over to law enforcement authorities within 48 hours.

82. Audit shows state paid dead people unemployment -

NASHVILLE (AP) - An audit shows the state was sending unemployment checks to seven dead people and two dozen current state employees.

The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/Z68WAT ) reported details of the state audit that triggered the resignations of former Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Karla Davis and two other top department officials.

83. Top Midstate residential real estate transactions for February 2013 -

Top February 2013 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

84. Labor department commissioner, deputy resign -

NASHVILLE (AP) - The commissioner and deputy commissioner of Tennessee's Department of Labor and Workforce Development have resigned.

Gov. Bill Haslam announced the resignation of commissioner Karla Davis for family reasons in a news release on Monday. Haslam's spokesman David Smith said the deputy commissioner, Alisa Malone, also resigned, although he did not provide a reason.

85. Top residential real estate transactions of December 2012 -

Top December 2012 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

86. Top residential real estate transactions for August 2012 -

August 2012 residential real estate transactions for Davidson, Williamson, Rutherford, Wilson and Sumner counties, as compiled by Chandler Reports.

87. Top residential sales for May 2012 -

Top residential sales 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.

88. Pepsi brings back Michael Jackson in ads -

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo Inc. is going on a reunion tour with The King of Pop.

The Purchase, N.Y.-based company on Thursday is announcing its deal with the estate of Michael Jackson to use the late pop star's image for its new global marketing push. The nature of the promotion will vary by country, but will include a TV ad, special edition cans bearing Jackson's image and chances to download remixes of some of Jackson's most famous songs.

89. Rules to prevent dust explosions slow-tracked -

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - New safety rules will not be approved any time soon even though they could prevent accidents like the ones last year at a Tennessee metal powders plant, where fireballs fueled by iron dust contributed to five deaths.

90. Rules lag as factory dust explosions kill workers -

NASHVILLE (AP) — Each year, people are killed and maimed by explosions of finely powdered wood, metal or chemicals at factories around the country. Safety experts have studied the threat posed by dust at industrial sites for nearly a decade, yet tighter regulations are still years away.

91. Dow falls 512 in steepest decline since '08 crisis -

NEW YORK (AP) — Gripped by fear of another recession, the financial markets suffered their worst day Thursday since the crisis of 2008. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 500 points, its ninth-steepest decline ever.

92. Democrats eye GOP tax cut ideas to boost jobs -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Desperate to boost employment and their bleak poll numbers, the White House and Democrats in Congress are turning to a Republican idea for stimulating the economy: tax cuts.

With little chance of passing a bill to stimulate the economy through more government spending, some Democrats now want to give employers a break on their Social Security payroll taxes and possibly extend a break for workers.

93. Lawsuit damages bill advancing in House -

NASHVILLE (AP) — A measure to limit lawsuit damages in Tennessee is advancing in the House despite continued debate among Republican leaders on what the cap should be.

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal passed the House General Subcommittee of Judiciary on a voice vote Wednesday with little debate.