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VOL. 128 | NO. 68 | Monday, April 8, 2013

Chamber Prepares to Celebrate 175 Years

Despite arriving this year at the ripe old age of 175, the Greater Memphis Chamber still has a spring in its step.

Health Care Challenge

Seminar examines complex issues surrounding Affordable Care Act

To cap off National Public Health Week, The Daily News held an in-depth discussion about health care reform and the daunting task of trying to digest and comprehend the new Affordable Care Act, which encompasses more than 2,800 pages of law and more than 100,000 pages of regulations and rules.

Schools Begin Front Office Layoff Process

When Shelby County’s two public school systems went to a single superintendent in March, interim superintendent Dorsey Hopson emphasized that his first priority is a budget proposal later this month for the school system that merges formally with the July 1 start of the fiscal year.

SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

New School Media Blends Film, Music Into ‘Funky’

In 2007, Sean Faust and business partner Brad Ellis came together with Memphis music icon Doug Easley to create a company offering full-service audio and video recording and mixing services.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
55°F
Fair
Wind: 5 mph
Humidity: 74%

EVENTS

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, April 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Tammie Vogel of International Paper will present “Where Do I Fit? Admins in a Team Environment.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to sharon.gardner@asentinel.com or 752-6213.

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LOCAL COLUMNISTS

The Anatomy of a Habit

As humans, we would have a hard time getting through the day without our strongly ingrained habits. But as you know, some habits produce good results, some produce undesirable results.

New Hearing-Impaired Driver Exemptions

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that there will be a 21 percent increase in the job growth for truck drivers over the next 10 years. Currently, more than 20,000 truck driver positions nationwide go unfilled.

STATE GOVERNMENT

House Unanimously Approves Food Tax Reduction

NASHVILLE (AP) – The state House has unanimously approved Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to cut the state's sales tax on groceries.

REGIONAL

Arkansas House Panel Backs Beebe's Grocery Tax Cut

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Mike Beebe's proposal to conditionally reduce the state's grocery tax has won approval from an Arkansas House committee.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

US Trade Deficit Narrows to $43 Billion in February

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in February as exports climbed close to an all-time high and the volume of imported crude oil fell to the lowest level in 17 years.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Biden: US Needs Ambitious Agenda on Exports

WASHINGTON (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. still needs an ambitious agenda to make American products competitive overseas.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 74 312 15,378
MORTGAGES 125 389 20,168
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 23 109 3,995
BUILDING PERMITS 431 872 36,714
BANKRUPTCIES 54 232 14,575
BUSINESS LICENSES 9 64 5,193
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 71 312 22,129
MARRIAGE LICENSES 10 83 4,746

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