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VOL. 122 | NO. 11 | Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Down to the Wire

AT&T heads to Nashville to press for statewide franchise fee

Imagine a homeowner who goes to court to keep from paying his property taxes because he believes the city keeps charging him - and only him - too much money. The court agrees, and for about a year, this particular homeowner doesn't have to worry about any tax bills showing up in his mailbox.

Nursing Shortage Gets Booster Shot by Tapping Older Students

At age 32, Leslie Moro has decided to go to nursing school.

FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year

My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
39.0°F
Fair
Wind: Northwest at 5.8 mph
Humidity: 76%

EVENTS

The Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South holds its monthly luncheon today from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Road. Dave Kevern, vice president of sales for FedEx, is the guest speaker. Admission is $25 for non-members. Call 937-5532 or e-mail smsofmidsouth@midsouth.rr.com for reservations.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 89 344 19,573
MORTGAGES 110 422 22,914
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 2 8,305 8,305
BUILDING PERMITS 207 838 40,029
BANKRUPTCIES 60 356 13,104
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 194 6,137
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 30 147 12,996
MARRIAGE LICENSES 15 65 4,842

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