Oil falls to six-week low as storm may miss fields, dollar rises

Crude oil fell more than $3 a barrel, dropping to a six-week low, on forecasts a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico will miss oil installations and the dollar rebounded against the euro, reducing the appeal of commodities. More

Health Care Council taps Cigarran as new chairman

The Nashville Health Care Council has named its board of directors for the '08-'09 year with Healthways founder Tom Cigarran taking over the chairman’s slot from Community Health Systems CEO Wayne Smith. More

Former Freed-Hardeman dean to lead management department at Lipscomb

Lipscomb University has named Ray Eldridge associate professor and chair of the management department of its College of Business. More

On Music Row: Hit producer launches label

Hit producer James Stroud opened his own Stroudavarious Records last week on Music Row, but has yet to announce artist signings. More

Creating Places: Nashville population figures require a proper perspective

Nashville is now the nation’s 25th most populated city. More

May Town Center critics take green tack

Opponents to the proposed May Town Center will make their case once again Thursday evening before the Metro Planning Commission. More

Bricks & Mortar

Harris-Teeter facelift More Hospital café overhaul Office tower courtyard work Belmont restaurant rehab More Farmer’s Market options TSU roof job

Accusations against suburban couple latest in line of alleged scams

Despite its sturdy and reassuring name, the Franklin-based National Foundation of America went under last year. Now, court filings are seeking to recoup millions from a suburban couple that allegedly bilked people in at least a dozen states out of millions of dollars. More

The Chatter Class: Are Channel 5 and ‘The Tennessean’ destined to be together?

The media industry is in an absolute upheaval right now as traditional media companies try to figure out how to make money on the Internet. More

Nashville at law: Neighbors sue over ‘illegal dump’

Here are some civil legal cases of note for the week of July 10-16: More
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