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VOL. 121 | NO. 96 | Friday, May 5, 2006

Urban Art: Vital Element or Frivolous Decoration?

Vital, experts say, because it breaks up landscapes and stimulates imaginations

Although Memphis might lag behind many large cities in the realm of public art, progress is being made one rooftop at a time. The latest example was "Inside/Out," an outdoor interactive piece exhibited at the South Main Trolley Tour last Friday night.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Property Seizures

Johnnie Williams' more than 76,000-square-foot drum and pallet manufacturing facility at 806 Walnut St. is among the properties listed for sale at the next Shelby County tax sale, which is set for June 1.

Teenager Tries Hand at Writing Media Releases for Register's Office

For many teenage girls, free time is an opportunity to catch up on shopping, boy bands, fashion trends, teen TV soaps and scores of other youthful pursuits. But there are exceptions, like 10th grader Noelle Hooper.

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Wind: Northwest at 10.4 mph
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EVENTS

The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. conducts a small business development seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. Cost to attend is $25. Call (888) 413-2232.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 115 270 19,843
MORTGAGES 141 311 23,225
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 35 83 8,387
BUILDING PERMITS 0 338 40,366
BANKRUPTCIES 74 196 13,300
BUSINESS LICENSES 25 48 6,185
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 40 125 13,120
MARRIAGE LICENSES 15 73 4,915

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