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VOL. 121 | NO. 56 | Friday, March 10, 2006

Peabody Hotel Does Booming Trade

Republican Conference draws national luminaries

This weekend, The Peabody Hotel is hosting a star-studded political conference the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau expects will have a nearly $1 million economic impact on the city.

Mayor Calls Budget Problems Temporary 'Aberration'

Lots of adjectives are being used these days to describe events that occurred during one of the most dramatic years in recent memory for City of Memphis finances.

Fischer Recognized for 16 Years of Hard Work

If you catch a glimpse of the man behind the drumsticks next time you take in the tunes of the jazz band Memphis Knights, you might be surprised by Rick Fischer's day job.

Local Weather
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Humidity: 84%

EVENTS

The Memphis Bar Association's bankruptcy section holds an "Are We Surviving?" seminar today from noon to 3 p.m. at 200 Jefferson Ave., sixth floor. The seminar focuses on changes stemming from the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Bankruptcy Judge William H. Brown is the speaker. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org for prices or to register.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 86 374 7,749
MORTGAGES 89 414 9,199
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 9 52 1,358
BUILDING PERMITS 197 1,007 16,607
BANKRUPTCIES 45 279 5,406
BUSINESS LICENSES 28 154 2,948
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 139 3,250
MARRIAGE LICENSES 30 128 1,688

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