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VOL. 123 | NO. 83 | Monday, April 28, 2008

Selling Green

MAHBA program to promote eco-friendly homes

Earth Day 2008 might have come and gone last Tuesday, but the environmental efforts of some local organizations are only beginning.

Lawsuits Active, Multiplying Against Morgan Keegan

At 5 p.m. Feb. 18, an attorney-client meeting was called to order at the Poplar Avenue law offices of Apperson Crump & Maxwell PLC.

Shelby Farms' Catch 'Em Lake Creates Memories

One recent afternoon found Memphian Murrylean Dickens and her son, Jimmie, who was in town visiting from California, enjoying the tranquility at Shelby Farms. The mother and son were among about 30 people that day who were attempting to catch some of the more than 10,000 pounds of fish that had been dumped in the seven lakes that make up the park's Catch 'em Lake earlier last week.

Rollin' Right Along

Law Enforcement Takes Prostitution Fight to New Level

The same week the city's strip clubs lost a key round in Memphis federal court, Memphis police and the Shelby County District Attorney General's office were opening another front in their campaign against prostitution.

Local Weather
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Wind: Southeast at 15.0 mph
Humidity: 69%

EVENTS

The Engineers’ Club of Memphis Inc. will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The cost is $12 and no reservations are required. David L. Richardson, Tensar Specialist II with Contec Earth Stabilization Solutions Inc. will discuss "Pavement Reinforcement for the Bottom Up - Geogrid."

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Charter Commission Wrangles With Contract Issues

Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners today will move into the final stages of their work on proposed County Charter changes. Today's commission agenda includes a vote on the second of three readings of charter changes that will go to voters in an Aug. 7 referendum.

Merging of Science, Business Topic at InMotion Lecture

In the past, InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute's quarterly lectures have brought in speakers such as a veterinarian to talk about collaborating with researchers in other fields and a surgeon to discuss tendons. One popular event was an expert on the biology and biomechanics of how bones heal.

Appeals Court Stays Desegregation Ruling

A federal appeals court has stayed the first move toward restarting large-scale, court-ordered racial desegregation of the Shelby County Schools system.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 76 145 2,480
MORTGAGES 65 148 3,042
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 12 20 497
BUILDING PERMITS 213 310 5,313
BANKRUPTCIES 43 87 1,866
BUSINESS LICENSES 14 40 936
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 23 52 1,064
MARRIAGE LICENSES 8 21 364

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