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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 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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