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VOL. 122 | NO. 18 | Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Groove is in the Heart

Folk Alliance Conference promises music that's 'in the heart, in the soul'

"Everything passes, everything changes, just do what you think you should do."

With January Blood Shortage Behind It, Lifeblood Braces for Next Crisis

The critical blood shortage Lifeblood experienced during the first few weeks of January has ended. Representatives of Lifeblood sounded the alarm early this month when the regional blood center's supply reached near-critical levels of type O blood - which is compatible with all other blood types.

Bethel Named New VP Of COMEC Board

Greg Bethel has been named vice president of the board of directors of the Commission on Missing & Exploited Children (COMEC). Bethel is the director of human resources for the Jackson-Madison County School System in Jackson, Tenn. He's been on the board of directors for two years.

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EVENTS

The Ad Hoc Committee on Living Wage meets today at 9 a.m. in the fourth floor conference room at the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. The Ad Hoc Committee on Juvenile Court meets later that day at noon in the same place. For more information, call 545-4301.

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PROPERTY SALES 52 374 8,123
MORTGAGES 52 433 9,632
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 81 1,439
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BANKRUPTCIES 45 252 5,658
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