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VOL. 120 | NO. 244 | Wednesday, December 7, 2005

DeSoto Restaurant Market Takes Off

National eateries follow new retail to thriving county

Five years ago, DeSoto County's list of places to dine wasn't that impressive. But today, choices abound.

Pair Finds Niche in Foreign Language Training

Ludovic Bruneau and Kathryn Jordan believe the keys to successfully learning a foreign language lie not only in a student's desire to learn, but also in issues such as class size and location. That's why the two are entirely flexible when it comes to the language classes they offer.

Mathews Named to New Post at FedEx Institute

Eric Mathews was named associate director of corporate research and development at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology. Mathews previously served FIT in temporary roles directing research and business development and was part of the institute's founding executive management. He earned a bachelor's degree from Rhodes College and a master's degree from the University of Memphis.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Bar Association presents "The Paperless Law Office - Not Just a Myth Anymore" from 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. today at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 63 233 7,982
MORTGAGES 87 288 9,487
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 40 1,398
BUILDING PERMITS 209 452 17,059
BANKRUPTCIES 50 155 5,561
BUSINESS LICENSES 39 108 3,056
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 25 100 3,350
MARRIAGE LICENSES 23 93 1,781

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