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VOL. 121 | NO. 247 | Friday, December 22, 2006

Blast From the Past

Tonight's XM Tribute Brings 1960s-era radio station back to life

For some Memphians, there's no forgetting the likes of the manic deejay known in his day as "Daddy-O-Dewey."

The Saga Continues: More 'Main Street Sweeper' Info Comes to Light

A federal grand jury this week formally indicted two Memphis City Council members who previously had been implicated in criminal complaints alleging they sold their votes in exchange for supporting a real estate project, among other dealings.

Teacher Turns Interest in Decorating To Lucrative Business

Lori Hanks taught preschool for 11 years, but all the while she was working toward a totally different career. Most recently, the Memphis native taught pre-kindergarten classes at Christ Methodist Day School in East Memphis.

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EVENTS

The Daily News will be closed Monday and Tuesday in observance of Christmas. The office reopens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and will remain open during normal business hours.

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Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men

It's the winter of 1914 and the ground convulses as another round of mortar shells explodes nearby.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 86 393 21,159
MORTGAGES 94 424 24,785
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 93 8,703
BUILDING PERMITS 173 1,010 43,347
BANKRUPTCIES 52 292 14,194
BUSINESS LICENSES 15 90 6,491
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 167 13,678
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 89 5,158

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