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VOL. 122 | NO. 214 | Friday, November 9, 2007

Let's Grow

A2H targets DeSoto for its bountiful possibilities

In a thriving community like DeSoto County, numerous public and private projects are under construction, on the drawing board or waiting to be dreamed up.

City Trust Fund Would Cover Benefits To Future Retirees

David Manning, chief financial officer for Nashville's metro government, told Governing Magazine earlier this year that a new set of governmental accounting rules effectively has forced the city to slap about $2 billion in red ink onto its books.

Passion for Classic Languages Leads Johnson to Westminster Academy

It's funny how things in life work sometimes.

Delinquent Properties to Be Sold By Month's End

The South Memphis home of Sara Lewis, a special assistant to Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton, is listed among properties scheduled to be sold at the city of Memphis Tax Sale Dec. 4, according to a tax sale notice published Wednesday in The Daily News.

Consumer Credit Rises in September at Slowest Pace Since April

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer borrowing increased in September at the smallest pace in five months as the growth in credit card debt and car loans slowed.

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EVENTS

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a "Budgeting for Sustainability and Growth" workshop today from 9 a.m. to noon at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The event is $75 for Alliance members, free for participants in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $115 for nonmembers. For additional information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or adeberry@npexcellence.org.

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National Debt Hits $9 Trillion for the First Time

WASHINGTON (AP) - The national debt has hit $9 trillion for the first time.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 78 78 13,921
MORTGAGES 93 93 16,098
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 5 5 2,207
BUILDING PERMITS 242 242 28,995
BANKRUPTCIES 59 59 8,985
BUSINESS LICENSES 29 29 4,730
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 37 37 5,570
MARRIAGE LICENSES 37 37 3,019

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