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VOL. 121 | NO. 238 | Monday, December 11, 2006

Reduce, Reuse, Reform

Two years later, workers' compensation act described as good start

Try to remember the last time you saw a law firm's commercial for a workers' compensation settlement.

Stiff Competition, High Stakes Drive Billboard Industry

A story goes that Franklin D. Roosevelt could draw a line across a map of the United States and name each county the line crossed, as well as that state's political party chairmen. Old hands in Memphis' billboard industry have a similar ability.

Store Owner Carves Niche With Flair for Fashion, Sales

James Davis III has been a salesman of sorts since he was 6 or 7 years old.

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EVENTS

Main Street Collierville and M & F Bank present "Dinner With Dickens" today at 6 p.m. at Washington Street Bistro, 170 Washington St. The evening will feature a four-course meal with wines and an interpretive reading of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" performed by Marques Brown of Theatre Memphis. Cost is $60 per person. Seating is limited to 86 people. Call 853-1666 or visit www.mainstreetcollierville.org for more information.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 52 374 8,123
MORTGAGES 52 433 9,632
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 22 103 1,461
BUILDING PERMITS 218 906 17,513
BANKRUPTCIES 45 252 5,658
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 143 3,091
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 24 152 3,402
MARRIAGE LICENSES 38 158 1,846

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