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VOL. 122 | NO. 190 | Monday, October 8, 2007

Contracts in Breach

AutoZone among entities filing breach of contract complaints in Q3

Editor's Note: In May 2008, a Chancery Court lawsuit over the wrong barcodes on items at AutoZone stores has been settled and dismissed. The claim by Autozone and the counter claim by Mizco were settled in May and the consent order for dismissal was signed by Chancellor Arnold B. Goldin. No terms of the settlement were disclosed.

Carlisle Considers Wendy's Bid

Memphis-based Wendy's franchisee Gene Carlisle, an old friend of Wendy's late founder Dave Thomas, is thinking about making a bid for the hamburger chain.

Massage Business Provides New Kind of Coffee Break

Imagine a room with soothing music in the background, a bowl of chocolate-covered strawberries to satisfy the sweet tooth and bottles of cool, thirst-quenching water.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
82.0°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: South at 5.8 mph
Humidity: 69%

EVENTS

The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly lunch and meeting today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The speaker is John Selberg, task force leader for Tennessee Task Force One, who will speak on "Disaster and the Role of Urban Search and Rescue." The event is $12 and no reservations are required.

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Fifth Term Secured, Herenton Looks To Future Agenda

This is the first week of the rest of Willie Herenton's political life.

U.S. Payrolls Increase By 110,000

WASHINGTON (AP) - Job creation picked up in September but not enough to stop the unemployment rate from rising to 4.7 percent, the highest in just over a year.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 92 158 13,600
MORTGAGES 89 165 15,731
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 10 21 2,160
BUILDING PERMITS 250 250 28,008
BANKRUPTCIES 54 121 8,771
BUSINESS LICENSES 33 54 4,619
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 60 5,453
MARRIAGE LICENSES 20 48 2,942

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