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VOL. 121 | NO. 211 | Friday, October 27, 2006

In Pursuit of L.I.F.E.

Despite everyday struggles, plans are afoot to combat problems for low-income families

Editor's Note: The following stories comprise the second part of a special series on the state of children in Memphis and Shelby County. To read yesterday's pieces, visit www.memphisdailynews.com.

CCC Looks to Children's Needs Downtown

With the shadow of the castle-like Tennessee Brewery behind them, a small crowd of people relaxed on a recent early evening in Downtown Memphis.

Snowden Principal Brings it Home For Memphis City Schools

A string of carjackings has been taking place on the campuses of some city schools lately, with the latest on Oct. 20 at Overton High School on Lanier Lane.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Advertising Federation offers "Marketing Tips from the Pros: A Seminar for Non-Profits" Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. Speakers will cover a range of topics from Internet marketing to online donations to communicating with diverse audiences. Cost is $79 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. To register, call Kathy Kelley at 523-2828 or e-mail kkelley@midsouth.rr.com.

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If Children Are Our Future, The Future Needs Some Tweaks

Though Justin Foster grew up in a community that's economically depressed, he decided to do something different with his life - and so far, so good.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 97 295 5,829
MORTGAGES 119 351 6,951
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 11 69 1,099
BUILDING PERMITS 275 845 12,430
BANKRUPTCIES 51 216 4,304
BUSINESS LICENSES 38 135 2,314
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 23 138 2,518
MARRIAGE LICENSES 24 77 1,204

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