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VOL. 120 | NO. 240 | Thursday, December 1, 2005

Debate Mounts on Fairgrounds Proposals

As business leaders push rec center, others rally around park

When local bands the Zippin Pippins and the Revolutionaires perform at Murphy's in Midtown next week, the show will be about more than music: It also will pay homage to the amusement park where Memphians have enjoyed the scent of funnel cakes, the charm of an old-fashioned carousel and the dips and dives of roller coasters since it opened in 1976.

Young Lawyers Division Gears Up for 2006

The Memphis Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division recently elected a new set of leaders to govern the division's coming year.

Former Hockey Star Sets Sights on Legal Career

After 17 years as a professional hockey player, Stu Grimson, 40, is about to embark on a new career. He is set to graduate this month from the University of Memphis with a law degree.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Area Association of Realtors hosts "Cool Tools for Realtors" from 10 a.m. to noon today at MAAR, 6393 Poplar Ave. Call 818-2455 or visit www.maar.org.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 92 345 2,680
MORTGAGES 74 340 3,234
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 18 63 540
BUILDING PERMITS 188 810 5,813
BANKRUPTCIES 41 234 2,013
BUSINESS LICENSES 25 116 1,012
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 33 129 1,141
MARRIAGE LICENSES 14 66 409

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