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VOL. 124 | NO. 212 | Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Grousing Abounds as Strip Club Renovations Proceed

Makeshift signs posted around the building at 777 N. White Station Road encourage potential visitors to ignore the construction in progress.

Herenton Reveals Target Letter From Feds

About a week before Memphians went to the polls in the mayoral special election, former Mayor Willie Herenton got a letter from the U.S. Justice Department.

More Details, Concerns Emerge From Norfolk Southern Deal

Norfolk Southern Corp. has unveiled preliminary environmental data that will serve as the foundation of its proposed intermodal terminal in Fayette County, where cargo containers will be transferred between trucks and trains.

Methodist Teams With Columbia For Cardiology Excellence

Methodist University Hospital has set its sights on becoming the premier choice for people seeking cardiovascular care thanks to a new partnership with one of the nation’s top medical teaching institutions.

Germantown Plans ‘Green’ Fire Station

This is not your grandmother’s fire station.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
45.0°F
A Few Clouds
Wind: Northwest at 13.8 mph
Humidity: 61%

EVENTS

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop today from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Fayre Crossley, director of the Grant Center, will speak. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.

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Bloodworth Named Chair of Urban Land Institute’s District Council

Russell Bloodworth has been named chair of the Urban Land Institute’s District Council representing Memphis and the Mid-South. He most recently served as assistant chairman to the previous chair, Frank Ricks of Looney Ricks Kiss.

STATEWIDE

Bredesen Says China Trip Has Green Energy Focus

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The renewable energy sector has been among the most promising areas of discussion while on a trade mission to China, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen said Tuesday.

STATE LEGISLATURE

Jackson Businessman Seeks GOP Nod for Senate

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - Jackson financial planner Adrian Eddleman says he'll seek the Republican nomination for state Senate in District 27.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

Valero Margins Squeezed by Rising Crude Prices

NEW YORK (AP) - The largest independent petroleum refiner in the U.S. said Tuesday it lost nearly $500 million in the third quarter as it was caught between a rise in oil prices and a slump in American travel.

Glaxo Gets FDA Approval for Leukemia Drug

NEW YORK (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline PLC received FDA approval for its drug Arzerra as a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a slowly progressing cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

Southwest Launches $25 Fare Sale

DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines has launched an air fare sale in which some flights cost the same as what other carriers charge to check a bag.

Icahn Offers to Buy Outstanding CIT Group Debt

NEW YORK (AP) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn offered Tuesday to buy certain classes of debt from CIT Group Inc. bondholders as he tries to thwart a restructuring plan by the commercial lender.

REAL ESTATE

Home Prices Rise In Most Major Cities In August

NEW YORK (AP) – Home prices rose for the third straight month in August, a key ingredient for a broad and sustained housing recovery.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 55 55 20,821
MORTGAGES 44 44 24,405
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 23 23 8,633
BUILDING PERMITS 196 196 42,533
BANKRUPTCIES 55 55 13,957
BUSINESS LICENSES 22 22 6,423
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 56 56 13,567
MARRIAGE LICENSES 23 23 5,092

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