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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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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 92 158 13,600
MORTGAGES 89 165 15,731
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 11 2,150
BUILDING PERMITS 250 250 28,008
BANKRUPTCIES 54 121 8,771
BUSINESS LICENSES 33 54 4,619
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 60 5,453
MARRIAGE LICENSES 20 48 2,942

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