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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 96 173 11,698
MORTGAGES 95 174 13,601
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 19 19 1,877
BUILDING PERMITS 291 387 24,551
BANKRUPTCIES 65 118 7,591
BUSINESS LICENSES 29 60 3,972
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 35 84 4,765
MARRIAGE LICENSES 18 38 2,582

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