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VOL. 129 | NO. 20 | Thursday, January 30, 2014

Crye-Leike Drops 2 Third-Party Listing Services

Memphis-based Crye-Leike Realtors Inc. has yanked its Memphis-area listings from Zillow and Trulia, two of the Web’s biggest third-party listing services.

Finding ‘Delicate Balance’

Wharton says city must deal in realism

Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. leaned heavily on reality and the practical in a State of the City address Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.

Sen. Alexander to Keynote Dunavant Awards

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will be the keynote speaker in April for the 11th annual Bobby Dunavant Public Service Awards.

County Schools Weighs Charter Rent Waiver

Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson is considering waiving rent payments by charter schools that lease the school system’s old buildings in return for them taking all children in an area and coordinating their location with Shelby County Schools.

Tennessee Senate Passes Supermarket Wine Bill 23-8

NASHVILLE (AP) – Local governments could hold votes on whether to allow wine sales in supermarkets and convenience stores, under a bill the state Senate passed on Thursday.

Local Weather
Today
Memphis, TN
81°F
Fair
Wind: 6 mph
Humidity: 54%

EVENTS

Christian Brothers University will host a panel discussion titled “Let’s Talk About Race” Thursday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m. in Spain Auditorium at CBU, 650 East Parkway S. A diverse panel of CBU students will discuss their lives and dispel myths. Cost is free. Visit cbu.edu.

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Archer-Malmo Launches Digital Lab

The bright orange sign in the shape of a triangle that hangs in the lobby at archer-malmo has a feature that’s not immediately obvious to visitors.

Memphis Center to Host Food and Faith Speaker

Odds are, most people have not considered eating food as a spiritual and theological act. But that is exactly how Noah Campbell views it.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Traveling is a Worthwhile Investment

Ray’s Take When you set your spending priorities, don’t forget to consider travel. Assuming your finances and budget are adequately on track, investing dollars in traveling can repay a host of personal dividends.

Guess Who’s Coming to Drivers’ School

I had a fender bender late last year. So, I sentenced myself to attend one of the six-hour defensive driving classes that I make teenagers go to as part of first-offender probation. I’m a traffic judge, you know.

STATEWIDE

TOSHA Seminars Run From February to July

NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce is promoting a series of occupational safety and health training seminars across the state.

Beretta to Build New Firearms Plant in Tennessee

NASHVILLE (AP) – Italian gun maker Beretta said Wednesday that Tennessee's support for gun rights was a major factor in its decision to build a manufacturing and research facility in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Applications Open for Tennessee Supreme Court Vacancy

NASHVILLE (AP) – The Governor's Commission for Judicial Appointments is now taking applications to fill an upcoming vacancy on the state Supreme Court.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Largest US Grocer Kroger Closes Harris Teeter Buy

MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) – The country's largest traditional supermarket operator says it's completed its purchase of regional grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Fed to Reduce Pace of Bond Buying by Another $10 Billion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve is pushing ahead with a plan to shrink its bond-buying program because of a strengthening U.S. economy. It's doing so even though the prospect of reduced Fed stimulus and higher U.S. interest rates has rattled global markets.

Wage Hike for Federal Contract Workers Limited

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama's plan to raise the minimum wage for federally contracted workers is winning praise from unions and labor activists, but it could take a year or more before any hikes take place and the impact may not be as widespread as some advocates had hoped.

HEALTH CARE

Big Impact on Income Gap is Health Law's New Angle

WASHINGTON (AP) – Maybe the health care law was about wealth transfer, after all.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 38 349 15,066
MORTGAGES 111 449 19,779
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 33 91 3,886
BUILDING PERMITS 0 512 35,842
BANKRUPTCIES 62 309 14,343
BUSINESS LICENSES 18 138 5,129
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 69 385 21,817
MARRIAGE LICENSES 13 106 4,663

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