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VOL. 122 | NO. 222 | Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Commission Distances Itself From Salton Cos.

Shelby County Commissioners have taken at least a temporary step back from a construction contractor whose name has surfaced in the most recent federal corruption investigation.

InMotion Invests In RSA Research

Memphis orthopedic engineers soon will be able to answer questions in a matter of months that used to take decades. Questions like: 'Did my hip modification work?' Or, 'How did my new polyethylene compound endure?'

Frey Named Alpha Eta Society National President

Dr. William R. Frey recently was selected as the national president of the Alpha Eta Society, the largest scholastic honor for allied health professionals. The organization has more than 60 chapters throughout the U.S.

Graceland Zoning Issue Among Deferred Council Items

Memphis City Council members will attend three more meetings together before most of them leave office at the end of the year. As their terms draw to a close, an agenda set by council chairman Tom Marshall back in September is shaping much of the last-minute business the council is pursuing.

Corker Swims Along As Freshman Senator

KNOXVILLE (AP) - Tennessee's Bob Corker said Monday he is finding his own way in the U.S. Senate.

Medtronic Second Quarter Earnings Dip 2 Percent

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. said Monday that its second-quarter profits dipped 2 percent after it recalled wires for connecting its defibrillator to patients' hearts.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 110 188 14,031
MORTGAGES 126 219 16,224
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 5 2,207
BUILDING PERMITS 170 411 29,164
BANKRUPTCIES 57 116 9,042
BUSINESS LICENSES 23 52 4,753
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 29 66 5,599
MARRIAGE LICENSES 19 56 3,038

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