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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 31 327 17,870
MORTGAGES 49 409 20,835
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 129 800 36,616
BANKRUPTCIES 51 243 11,925
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 117 5,677
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 41 215 12,248
MARRIAGE LICENSES 29 121 4,478

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