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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: North at 5.8 mph
Humidity: 96%

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 41 186 2,521
MORTGAGES 50 198 3,092
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 24 501
BUILDING PERMITS 128 438 5,441
BANKRUPTCIES 62 149 1,928
BUSINESS LICENSES 32 72 968
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 16 68 1,080
MARRIAGE LICENSES 16 37 380

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