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VOL. 122 | NO. 75 | Wednesday, April 25, 2007

It's a Stretch

Memphis City Schools officials scratch heads over how to maximize barely-there budget

It almost sounds like a multi-layered word problem cooked up by an irascible mathematics teacher to bedevil her young charges on an exam.

Wharton Recognizes Local Lab Professionals For Often Unsung Work

Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. officially declared April 22-28 National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (NMLPW) Monday morning at his office.

Memphis Heart Clinic Promotes Shirwany to Cardiovascular Practice

Memphis Heart Clinic recently appointed Dr. Arsalan Shirwany to its cardiovascular practice. Shirwany is board certified in cardiology, echocardiology and internal medicine. He has served as chief fellow during his cardiology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Previously, Shirwany was a staff physician with the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Memphis and an assistant professor of medicine at UTHSC.

Local Weather
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Humidity: 43%

EVENTS

The Center for Southern Folklore hosts a Southern luncheon saluting administrative professionals today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center, 119 S. Main St. at the Peabody Trolley Stop. The event is $25 per person and includes lunch and live music. For reservations, call 525-3655 or e-mail sochenda@southernfolklore.org.

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CN Railway Co. Touts Safety Week

Trains rumble through Memphis every day, generating money for the local economy in the form of cargo loaded or unloaded in town.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 86 393 21,159
MORTGAGES 94 424 24,785
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 93 8,703
BUILDING PERMITS 173 1,010 43,347
BANKRUPTCIES 52 292 14,194
BUSINESS LICENSES 15 90 6,491
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 167 13,678
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 89 5,158

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