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VOL. 121 | NO. 49 | Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Artificial Intelligence Gains Momentum

New robotics center plans to develop machines to do human tasks

More than a few people probably remember watching "The Jetsons" and marveling at the wonder of having a robotic maid like Rosie the Robot or being able to get an entire three-course meal at the touch of a button.

New Business Helps Smokers Zap Addictions

People will try anything to quit smoking, from 12-step programs to nicotine gum.

Tuttle Elected to State Judicial Selection Commission

Dale H. Tuttle of Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt PC has been elected 2006 vice chairman of the Tennessee Judicial Selection Commission. The commission interviews and recommends applicants for all state courts.

Local Weather
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Memphis, TN
78.0°F
Light Rain
Wind: from the South at 15.0 gusting to 23.0 mph
Humidity: 76%

EVENTS

The Memphis Regional Chamber presents its leadership luncheon series today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Walnut Room of the Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Charles W. Manning, chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, is the guest speaker. Cost is $25 for those with premium, standard and basic membership and free for chamber board of directors and board of advisors members. Call 543-3546 for reservations.

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PROPERTY SALES 80 401 13,843
MORTGAGES 99 439 16,005
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 44 2,183
BUILDING PERMITS 0 765 28,522
BANKRUPTCIES 45 272 8,922
BUSINESS LICENSES 23 136 4,701
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 118 5,511
MARRIAGE LICENSES 15 88 2,982

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