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CNN —In recent weeks, an increasingly familiar list of Republicans has dominated the not-very-subtle competition to become Donald Trump’s running mate. Trump himself has added to the air of inevitability by floating these names in interviews and appearances over and over. Many around the campaign believe the lack of secrecy surrounding the open audition raises the possibility Trump ultimately picks someone off the public’s radar. A source confirmed Trump floated Cotton’s name during a recent private dinner, surprising some of his guests. Earlier this year, Hagerty was spotted at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach with the former president.
Persons: Donald Trump’s, Trump, , Ben Carson, Florida Sen, Marco Rubio, Marco Rubio , Ohio Sen, J.D, Vance, Elise Stefanik, Doug Burgum, South Carolina Sen, Tim Scott, Maria Elvira Salazar, Sens, Tom Cotton of, Bill Hagerty of, Tulsi Gabbard, Nikki Haley, Rubio, Salazar, ” Salazar, Trump’s, Lester Woerner, Cotton, , Gabbard, Howard Lutnick, Hagerty, Doug Kaplan, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Ron DeSantis, Kristi Noem, Kaplan, ” Kaplan, , Haley, Ralph Norman of, ” Norman Organizations: CNN, Republicans, Urban, Republican National Convention, Florida Rep, Hawaii Rep, South Carolina Gov, Trump, Univision, Mar, New York Times, Democratic, Kaplan, Florida Gov, South Dakota Gov, Trump International Golf Club, West Palm Beach, Republican, GOP Locations: Manhattan, Trump, Florida, Marco Rubio , Ohio, North Dakota, South Carolina, Milwaukee, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, English, New York, Cuban, Miami, Palm Beach, Washington, , Cotton, Congress, South, Carson, Hagerty, Japan, West Palm, Pennsylvania, Ralph Norman of South Carolina, Indiana, Trump’s
As with all scammers, it’s unclear whether the person who emailed CNN is actually behind the scheme. The foreclosure sale was ultimately blocked, and Naussany Investments dropped its foreclosure efforts. A self-proclaimed scam artistCNN reached out to the email address listed as the company representative in Keough’s lawsuit for comment. “We use innocents and we steal identity,” said the scammer in an email to CNN. Sunderman believes that quick payoff may have been the scammer’s goal, not a successful foreclosure on Graceland.
Persons: Elvis Presley’s, I’ve, , Graceland, Lisa Marie Presley, she’d, Riley Keough, Elvis ’, gregoryenaussanyniplflorida@hotmail.com, Gregory Naussany, scammer, Elvis Presley, Mark Sunderman, , Presley, Sunderman, Jonathan Skrmetti Organizations: CNN, United Nations, Naussany Investments, Graceland, New York Times, Investments, Private, Shelby County, Times, University of Memphis, Civil Rights Museum, Locations: Memphis, Uganda, Kimberling City , Missouri, Shelby, Nigeria, Florida, California, Graceland, Tennessee, Shelby County
The writer said he was an identity thief — a ring leader on the dark web, with a network of “worms” placed throughout the United States. In an email to The New York Times, he said his ring preyed on the dead, the unsuspecting and the elderly, especially those from Florida and California, using birth certificates and other documents to discover personal information that aided in their schemes. “We figure out how to steal,” he said. Media outlets often receive unsolicited emails from people who make outlandish claims. But this email arrived Friday in response to one sent by The Times to an email address that Naussany listed in a legal filing sent to a Tennessee court reviewing the foreclosure case.
Persons: , , Lisa Marie Presley, Graceland Organizations: New York Times, Naussany Investments, Media, The Times Locations: United States, Florida, California, Tennessee
Flash flooding alerts were in place for 9 million people, mostly in Tennessee, Kentucky and southern Indiana. At least 68 million people were under severe weather warnings on Memorial Day, as storms turned toward the Northeast after claiming the lives of at least 19 people and leaving half a million homes and businesses without power across the central United States. Some emergency phones lines had been damaged and were not operational, Kentucky State Police said, according to NBC affiliate WNKY of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Monday's weather warnings come after a torrid night across southern states and in the Great Plains. Weather watchers posted pictures from Missouri and Kentucky showing huge, ominous funnel clouds as well as golf ball-sized hailstones.
Persons: Cindi Watts, Evan Garcia, Mike Morgan, Michelle Grossman, Brian Spurlock Organizations: REUTERS, NBC, Indianapolis, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Getty, Kentucky State Police, Tornadoes, NWS, National Weather Service, Lone Star State, West, Associated Press Locations: Temple , Texas, U.S, Colorado, Rand, Denver, Jackson, Tennessee , Kentucky, Indiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Ohio, East Coast, Carolinas, Pennsylvania, New York, United States, INDIANAPOLIS, Indianapolis , Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, West Virginia, Bowling Green , Kentucky, Great, Texas, Oklahoma, Valley View , Texas, Fort Worth, West , Florida
CNN —US golfer Harry Higgs, who plays on the PGA Tour’s developmental tour, delivered a powerful speech on Sunday after winning the Visit Knoxville Open in which reflected on how best to honor Grayson Murray following his death at the weekend. Murray’s death was announced by the PGA Tour on Saturday, a day after the 30-year-old withdrew from competition, citing illness, at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas. Higgs poses with the trophy after winning the Visit Knoxville Open. 2 in the Korn Ferry Tour Points List, virtually ensuring his automatic qualification for the PGA Tour in 2025. “Say something nice to a loved one and say something nice to somebody you don’t know and try to accomplish that daily.
Persons: Harry Higgs, Grayson Murray, Charles Schwab, , , Higgs, Grayson, Murray, Brennan Asplen, it’s, “ I’m Organizations: CNN, PGA, Visit Knoxville, Knoxville Open’s, Visit, Holston, Country Locations: Fort Worth , Texas, Knoxville , Tennessee, Visit Knoxville
Last year, two unions representing workers at three large automakers and UPS negotiated new labor contracts that included big raises and other gains. Leaders of the unions — the United Automobile Workers and the Teamsters — hoped the wins would help them organize workers across their industry. The Teamsters have made even less progress at UPS’s big nonunion rivals in the delivery business, Amazon and FedEx. Polling shows that public support for unions is the highest it has been in decades. Many of the workers doing deliveries for Amazon and FedEx work for contractors, typically small and medium-size businesses that can be hard to organize.
Persons: Teamsters — Organizations: UPS, United Automobile Workers, Teamsters, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Benz, Amazon, FedEx, Polling Locations: Tennessee, Alabama
It winks at the absurdity of finding an exact, full-size replica of an ancient Athenian temple in a Nashville city park while simultaneously acknowledging the breathtaking grandeur of the building. By the mid-19th century, Nashville had come to be known as the Athens of the South, a reference to the city’s uncommonly high number of colleges and universities. Our Parthenon was built in 1897 as a temporary exhibition space in connection with Tennessee’s centennial celebration. It is now a museum and still stands in Centennial Park, surrounded by 132 acres of gardens and other public spaces. Like the original Parthenon, Nashville’s Parthenon tells the world something about how the city sees itself, how it hopes to be understood, the truths it values most.
Organizations: Nashville Locations: Nashville, Athens, Centennial
Powerful storms and possible tornadoes pummeled parts of Texas, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Arkansas on Saturday night, killing at least 18 people, damaging homes and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. The severe weather, including the threat of tornadoes, was moving east on Sunday. More than six million people were under a tornado watch through Sunday afternoon, including parts of Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. More than 18 million people were in a wider area with an “enhanced” risk of severe weather. In northern Texas on Saturday, a tornado left at least seven dead — including two children ages 2 and 5 — and close to 100 people injured, Gov.
Persons: Greg Abbott Organizations: Gov Locations: Texas , Kentucky , Oklahoma, Arkansas, Indiana , Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas
The 2024 U.S. News & World Report list of the Best Places to Live in the US, which was released Tuesday, ranks 150 major cities based on their quality of life, education, crime rates, employment opportunities, and housing. Business Insider mapped the top 50 best places to live, with the top 15 colored dark blue. Southeastern Florida cities like Miami and Fort Lauderdale normally get most of the love from movers outside the state — or even the country. But this year, it's the western part of the peninsula that's well-represented on the list of best places to live. Many have been moving to Arizona, Florida, Texas, and Washington, citing factors such as high home prices, the climate crisis, and politics.
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The 10 books the rich will be reading this summer
  + stars: | 2024-05-26 | by ( Robert Frank | ) www.cnbc.com   time to read: +11 min
That's why J.P. Morgan Private Bank, every May, releases its summer reading list, often serving as a book club for billionaires. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the list, now called the J.P. Morgan Summer Reading List. The 10 books are carefully curated to match the tastes and preoccupations of J.P. Morgan's wealthy clients. It also helps with client events, since authors on the list often agree to do special dinners or speaking events for J.P. Morgan clients. Authors love being on the list as well since J.P. Morgan buys thousands of books to hand out and since clients often refer the books to others.
Persons: Robert Frank, Today's, Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, J.P, Morgan, Darin Oduyoye, Oduyoye, Gary White, Matt Damon, Charles Duhigg, Jonathan Haidt, Haidt, Kasseem Dean, , Gordon Parks, Michel Basquiat, Lorna Simpson, Odili Donald Odita, Kennedy Yanko, Kimberli Gant, Salman Khan Salman Khan, Jack Daniel, Fawn Weaver, Daniel's, Daniels, Weaver, Joshua Robinson, Jonathan Clegg, Robinson, Clegg, Melinda Stevens, Issy von Simson, Tabitha Joyce, Fortunato, Adam Pearson, Fortunato Chocolate, Laura Mae Martin, Laura Mae Martin —, Martin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Greta Caruso, Tony, Damon Organizations: Morgan Private Bank, Morgan, Reading, Wealth Management, J.P, Giants, Art, Phaidon, Brooklyn Museum, Education, Khan Academy, Wall, Mercedes, Nacional, Google, Solutions, JPMorgan, Manhattan Company Locations: Water, Lynchburg , Tennessee, America, United States, Croatian
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers called for Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. to recuse himself from cases related to Jan. 6, 2021, and demanded new ethics rules for the Supreme Court after revelations that flags carried by rioters at the Capitol were flown outside his homes. With the Supreme Court just weeks away from issuing decisions on two major cases concerning former President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election and the events of Jan. 6, lawmakers said the symbolism of the flags called into question Justice Alito’s neutrality. In an interview on Thursday, Representative Steve Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee who has introduced a resolution to censure Justice Alito, said Congress needed to take the firm position that the justice’s actions were a violation of judicial propriety. “He’s not going to resign, he’s not going to recuse himself, and I don’t think Justice Roberts is going to be able to influence him in that regard,” he said, referring to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. “So the best we can do is to kind of put a scarlet letter on him.”
Persons: Samuel A, Alito Jr, Donald J, Steve Cohen, Justice Alito, “ He’s, he’s, Roberts, , John G Organizations: Democratic, Capitol Locations: Tennessee
CNN —Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti is looking into the attempted foreclosure auction of Elvis Presley’s iconic Memphis home, known as Graceland, by an alleged private investment company. On Wednesday, Naussany Investments and Private Lending LLC dropped its foreclosure efforts against Graceland. Danielle Riley Keough, Presley’s granddaughter and heir, filed a lawsuit earlier this month to halt the foreclosure sale claiming Naussany Investment’s paperwork was bogus and an attempt to defraud the family. Naussany Investments produced paperwork that Lisa Marie Presley defaulted on a $3.8 million loan, prior to her 2023 passing, and used Graceland as collateral, according to court documents. Even the notary public whose name appeared on the disputed document, told the court in an affidavit that they had never notarized Lisa Marie Presley’s signature.
Persons: Jonathan Skrmetti, Elvis Presley’s, Danielle Riley Keough, Presley’s, , Lisa Marie Presley, “ Lisa Marie Presley, Lisa Marie Presley’s, Presley, Elvis, Alicia Owens Organizations: CNN, Tennessee, Naussany Investments, State of, Graceland, Tennessee Department, Financial, Investments, Private, Department Locations: Memphis, Graceland, Shelby County , Tennessee, State, State of Tennessee, Tennessee, Kimberling City , Missouri
Her journey now sees the 29-year-old set to become a two-time Olympian – Noble represented Uganda at the Tokyo Games – when she competes at Paris 2024. She is Uganda’s first Olympic rowing participant, as well as the African nation’s first and only White Olympian across any sporting discipline. A prodigious swimmer in her youth, Noble represented Uganda at the 2012 World Swimming Championships at just 17 years of age. Then, on a whim during her time as a student at Princeton University, Noble was convinced to try her hand at rowing. Lee Jin-man/APIt is not just a lack of equipment which has hampered rowing’s growth in the east African country.
Persons: Kathleen Noble’s, – Noble, Noble, ” Noble, James Martinez, ” Kathleen Noble, Lee Jin, it’s, , , , It’s, I’ve, Seb Daly, “ You’re, I’m Organizations: CNN, Tokyo Games, Princeton University, CNN Sport, Olympic, World Rowing Federation, Tokyo, Uganda Rowing Federation, Ugandan Rowing Federation, National Council of Sports, Ugandan, Paris Games Locations: Uganda, Africa, Lake Victoria, Great, Tennessee, Nakaseke, “ Uganda, It’s, Ireland, Tokyo, Paris
Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN Business’ Nightcap newsletter. New York CNN —We can’t be 100% sure that an obscure lending company just tried to steal Graceland. Her lawsuit says that the documents Naussany presented, including a 2018 notarized promissory note signed by Lisa Marie Presley, were forged. Even the notary public whose name appeared on the disputed document, told the court in an affidavit that no, they’d never notarized Lisa Marie Presley’s signature. (“Not acquire to proceed?”)It added: “There was no harm meant on Ms. Keough for her mothers LMP mis habits and mis managing of money.”(LMP, presumably, is Lisa Marie Presley.
Persons: CNN Business ’, Elvis Presley’s, , Lisa Marie Presley, she’d, Naussany, Graceland, Riley Keough, Elvis’s, Keough, Mad Max Fury, Daisy Jones, , Naussany’s, Lisa Marie Presley’s, JoeDae Jenkins, Jenkins, ” Jenkins, Keough’s Organizations: CNN Business, New York CNN, Naussany, CNN, Naussany Investments Locations: New York, Tennessee, Graceland, Memphis, America, Shelby County, Naussany, Kimberling City , Missouri, Missouri
Washington CNN —The US government and dozens of states sued Live Nation in a groundbreaking antitrust lawsuit on Thursday, alleging that for years the parent company of Ticketmaster abused its industry dominance to harm concertgoers nationwide. It is time to break up Live Nation-Ticketmaster.”In a statement, Live Nation called the DOJ’s allegations “baseless.”“The DOJ’s lawsuit won’t solve the issues fans care about relating to ticket prices, service fees, and access to in-demand shows,” Live Nation said in a statement. The lawsuit highlights how regulators now believe, more than a decade on, that the behavioral modifications Live Nation agreed to have failed. According to the lawsuit, Live Nation directly manages more than 400 artists, controls around 60% of concert promotions at major concert venues across the country, and controls more than 265 concert venues in North America. And through Ticketmaster, the suit says, Live Nation controls roughly 80% or more of major concert venues’ primary ticketing for concerts.
Persons: Taylor Swift’s, , General Merrick Garland, Swift, Robert Smith, Zach Bryan, Minnesota Democratic Sen, Amy Klobuchar, Connecticut Democratic Sen, Richard Blumenthal, Klobuchar, Blumenthal, John Cornyn, Ted Cruz, Biden, ramping Organizations: Washington CNN, Ticketmaster, Justice Department, Prosecutors, , , DOJ, Regulators, Minnesota Democratic, Connecticut Democratic, Texas Republican, District of Columbia, Court, Southern, of Locations: New York, United States, Texas Republican Sens, North America, Arizona , Arkansas , California , Colorado , Connecticut, Florida , Illinois, Maryland , Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota , Nevada , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New York, North Carolina , Ohio , Oklahoma , Oregon , Pennsylvania, Rhode Island , South Carolina , Tennessee , Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia , Wisconsin , Wyoming, of New York
Read previewJessica Biel said she and Justin Timberlake left Los Angeles in the hope that their children would have a better quality of life. The couple had their first child, Silas Timberlake in 2015 and their second, Phineas Timberlake, in 2020. Since 2018, there have been numerous reports of Biel and Timberlake moving out of LA to properties in Tennessee and Montana. In 2023, realtor.com reported that Timberlake was trying to sell his property outside Nashville, though this has not been confirmed. Justin Timberlake, and Jessica Biel seen out and about for Halloween with their son on October 31, 2018, in New York City.
Persons: , Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, Silas Timberlake, Phineas Timberlake, Biel, Timberlake, Kelly Ripa, We're, realtor.com, Biel's, Robert Kamau, Getty Biel Organizations: Service, Business, Forbes, Street Locations: Los Angeles, LA, Tennessee, Montana, Florida, Dallas, Nashville, East Coast, West Coast, New York, Big Sky , Montana, New York City
CNN —The future of Graceland, Elvis Presley’s historic Memphis home, could be determined in court Wednesday after a bizarre set of events set the late singer’s granddaughter against a mysterious company that claimed Elvis’ daughter gave it Graceland’s deed. In a signed affidavit, the notary public denied ever notarizing anything that Lisa Marie Presley had signed. An estate in disputeFollowing Lisa Marie Presley’s death, Keogh and her grandmother, Priscilla Presley, fought over the rights to her estate – including Graceland. In 2004, Lisa Marie Presley sold 85% of Elvis Presley Enterprises’ assets in a deal reportedly worth more than $100 million. Lisa Marie Presley annually earned seven figures from it, based on a court filing in her 2022 divorce.
Persons: Elvis, Elvis ’, , Danielle Riley Keough, Keough, Lisa Marie Presley, Naussany, Presley, Naussany isn’t, , “ Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley, “ Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie Presley’s, Keogh, Priscilla Presley, Graceland, Mad Max Fury Organizations: CNN, Chancery, Naussany Investments, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Graceland’s, Graceland Locations: Memphis, Shelby County , Tennessee, Graceland, Kimberling City , Missouri, Missouri,
The company that insisted it owned the rights to Graceland told the AP it is withdrawing its claim. Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough had accused the company of fraud and forging documents. AdvertisementA bizarre legal battle over who actually owns Elvis Presley's Graceland estate came to an end on Wednesday, leaving the iconic site in the hands of the King of Rock and Roll's family. The company insisting it owned the deed to Graceland said it'll withdraw its claim on the estate, the Associated Press reported. Hours earlier, a Tennessee court had ruled in favor of Elvis' granddaughter, actor Riley Keough, who had been fighting to keep the property.
Persons: Graceland, Elvis Presley's, Riley Keough, , King, it'll, Elvis Organizations: Service, Associated Press, Business Locations: Keough's, Tennessee
It's been 47 years since Elvis Presley died, but legions of fans still flock to Memphis, Tennessee, to see the sprawling Graceland estate the star once called home. Rock 'n' roll singer Elvis Presley stands in front of his Graceland estate. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesPer the official Graceland website, Presley lived in the mansion from 1957 until his death in 1977. Located off a highway that was renamed Elvis Presley Boulevard in 1971, the two-story residence sits on 13.8 acres of land. According to the website, it has hosted over 20 million visitors from across the globe.
Persons: It's, Elvis Presley, Michael Ochs, Presley, Presley's, Lisa Marie Presley, Lisa Marie's, Riley Keough Organizations: Michael Ochs Archives, Graceland, Naussany Locations: Memphis , Tennessee, Graceland, USA
Here’s how air turbulence can create problems for air travelers. In cases of light and moderate turbulence, passengers might feel a strain against their seatbelt, and unsecure items in the cabin may move around. In 2022, Williams, who co-authored the study, told CNN that he believed that severe turbulence “could double or triple in the coming decades.”He went on to attribute this to “clear air turbulence,” a type of turbulence that strikes suddenly is very difficult to avoid. Since it’s sometimes impossible to anticipate when an aircraft will encounter clear air turbulence, the only way to be 100% safe is to keep strapped in for the whole ride. The Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore, appears to encountered severe turbulence over Myanmar after crossing Southeast Asia’s Andaman Sea.
Persons: ” Paul Williams, Williams, , , Mark Prosser, Turbli Organizations: CNN, Air, Singapore Airlines, University of Reading, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, Airline, United Airlines, University, Reading, , National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB, National Weather Service Locations: Tokyo, Honolulu, USA, London, Singapore, Myanmar, Santiago, Chile, Viru Viru, Bolivia, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, Nashville , Tennessee, Raleigh, Durham, North Carolina
Lisa Marie Presley was the sole heir to Graceland and her father’s estate when he died in 1977, and its overall worth has now reportedly reached into the hundreds of millions of dollars. The lawsuit alleges Naussany Investments & Private Lending LLC “appears to be a false entity created for the purpose of defrauding.”CNN emailed Naussany Investments & Private Lending LLC and received an automated reply, “We are currently out of the office; we will resume normal business hours on Tuesday May 28, 2024.”Riley Keough, Elvis Presley's granddaughter. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesWhen CNN attempted to reach Naussany Investments & Private Lending LLC by phone, the number was no longer in service. “Naussany Investments has now scheduled a non-judicial sale of Graceland based on the fraudulent deed of trust,” the lawsuit reads. Lisa Marie Presley annually earned seven figures from it, based on a court filing in her 2022 divorce.
Persons: Elvis Presley’s, Danielle Riley Keough, Elvis, Keough, , Lisa Marie Presley, ” Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis ’, , “ Lisa Marie Presley, Naussany, ” Riley Keough, Elvis Presley's, Dia Dipasupil, Graceland, Rolling, CNN’s Joe Sutton, Luciana Lopez, Alli Rosenbloom Organizations: CNN, Investments, Naussany Investments, ” CNN, Naussany, Lending, “ Naussany Investments Locations: Memphis, Graceland, Florida, Kimberling City , Missouri, Missouri, Shelby County , Tennessee
Opinion | The Northern Lights I Did Not See
  + stars: | 2024-05-20 | by ( Margaret Renkl | ) www.nytimes.com   time to read: +1 min
I spend a fair amount of time looking at the sky, for the sky is nearly always full of magic. What I am never looking for is the Northern Lights. Even with an extreme solar storm underway, as it was on May 10, the news seemed unlikely to affect us here in Nashville. “Northern lights become visible further south as solar activity rises — but not in Tennessee,” read the headline in Nashville’s daily newspaper. To long for a glimpse of the Northern Lights in Middle Tennessee is not a helpful exercise for the muscle that performs hope in the human heart.
Persons: Organizations: National Oceanic, Prediction Locations: American, Nashville, Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, Sweden
I gave birth to my first child — a daughter — in New York City in April of 2020, just after the start of the pandemic. Related stories"Roan" was the perfect choice for my first child — Roan Mountain held such a special place in my heart, and I knew that one day, it would hold a special place in her heart, too. AdvertisementHowever, despite our decision being the right one for our family, my husband and I started to find ourselves grieving our pre-kid, city life. Without a doubt, the Hudson River Valley quickly became one of our homes-away-from-home — another special place in our book of life. It was perfect, and when we were surprised with a second daughter, it fit her well.
Persons: , I'd, Roan, We'd Organizations: Appalachian, Metro Locations: New York City, United States, Tennessee, — Roan, Asheville , North Carolina, Queens, Hudson
Moving back and forth from Tennessee to Alaska, Michael Rogers and his wife Christy have twice been stuck simultaneously paying a mortgage and rent. Once, in 2006, the situation dragged on for eight months, finally ending when they sold their house in Tennessee for $20,000 below what they’d paid for it. Other adventures in homeownership ended well — the couple doubled their money after selling a fixer-upper. The couple just renewed their lease for a third year, and have decided to remain renters for good. Mr. Rogers, a construction manager, likes the convenience of being able to move when a job calls.
Persons: Michael Rogers, Christy, homeownership, Rogers Locations: Tennessee, Alaska, Kingsport
Read previewLincoln County, Kansas is recruiting new residents. But local community leaders are hoping to attract remote workers and grow the local economy by offering new residents $4,500 cash, a $500 credit toward high-speed internet, a gym membership, and a monthly basket of farm-fresh eggs. These programs were launched in West Lafayette, Indiana; Ellsworth County, Kansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and more. To qualify, remote workers must be employed full-time, make at least $50,000 annually, and reside outside Kansas before moving. The program is marketed and monitored by Make My Move, an Indianapolis-based company that helps communities connect with remote workers through cash and perks.
Persons: , Lincoln, Kelly Gourley, who'll, Gourley Organizations: Service, Business, Lincoln, Innovation Center, Innovation, Northwest Kansas Business, Economic Development Foundation, Kansas counties Locations: Lincoln County , Kansas, Wichita, West Lafayette , Indiana, Ellsworth County , Kansas, Tulsa , Oklahoma, Kansas, Indianapolis, Northwest Kansas, Northwest, Lincoln, Atlanta, Dallas, Memphis , Tennessee
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