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VOL. 128 | NO. 157 | Tuesday, August 13, 2013

100 N. Main Sells for $5 Million

The towering skyscraper at 100 N. Main St., the tallest building in Memphis, has been sold.

Another Helping

Next Soul Fish to open soon on Poplar

Raymond Williams, who co-owns Soul Fish Café with Tiger Bryant, repeatedly stresses that his 7-year-old restaurant has been blessed with both a loyal crew of hard-working employees and a run of great luck.

Building Permit Activity Cools in July

Shelby County home building activity cooled in July, with builders pulling fewer permits and selling fewer new homes compared to July 2012.

Insurers Limit Providers to Drive Down Costs

In a bid to halt rising health care costs, local insurance carriers are pushing lower-cost plans with fewer choices of physicians and hospitals.

Legislature to Explore Annexation Votes

The Tennessee legislature has put a moratorium on annexations, and even if the moratorium wasn’t in place, the Memphis City Council hasn’t been anxious to annex any territory beyond South Cordova for several years.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
37°F
Fair
Wind: 6 mph
Humidity: 76%

EVENTS

The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.

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Malone Begins Campaign for County Mayor

Four years after she left elected office, Deidre Malone says she has learned a lot.

REAL ESTATE RECAP

Winchester Court Sells for $6 Million After Foreclosure

6740 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38115, Sale Amount: $6 million -
The Winchester Court retail center at Kirby Parkway and Winchester Road in Hickory Hill has sold for $6 million following a foreclosure.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Success: More Than ‘Feel Good’

Part two of a two-part interview. Success in business is not enough. In fact, nonprofit involvement – and giving – can be a greater “buzz” than continued business growth.

STATEWIDE

Tennessee Bar Seeks Attorneys to Help Troops and Families

NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Bar Association is recruiting attorneys to assist Tennessee's troops and veterans.

REGIONAL

Car Company's Tunica Plans Haven't Come to Fruition

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) – It seemed like a win for everyone involved when a startup car company, backed by political heavyweights, wooed investors with plans to build a massive auto plant in the Mississippi Delta, hire thousands of people and pump out a brand new line of fuel-efficient vehicles.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

US Budget Deficit Down 37.6 Percent Through July

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government on Monday reported a $97.6 billion deficit for July but remains on track to post its lowest annual budget gap in five years.

HEALTH CARE

Medtronic Completes $200 Million Deal for Cardiocom

MINNEAPOLIS (AP)Medtronic Inc. said Monday that it closed its $200 million acquisition of Cardiocom, which develops and provides services that help manage chronic diseases.

TECHNOLOGY

BlackBerry Weighs Putting Itself Up for Sale

TORONTO (AP) – BlackBerry will consider selling itself after the long-awaited debut of its new phones failed to turn around the struggling smartphone maker.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 65 366 17,721
MORTGAGES 70 417 23,068
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 15 91 4,519
BUILDING PERMITS 210 932 42,157
BANKRUPTCIES 62 299 16,691
BUSINESS LICENSES 19 80 5,781
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 49 305 25,174
MARRIAGE LICENSES 16 96 5,381

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