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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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Wind: South at 9.2 mph
Humidity: 61%

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 52 374 8,123
MORTGAGES 52 433 9,632
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 22 103 1,461
BUILDING PERMITS 218 906 17,513
BANKRUPTCIES 45 252 5,658
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 143 3,091
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 24 152 3,402
MARRIAGE LICENSES 38 158 1,846

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