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VOL. 123 | NO. 113 | Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Cash or Gledich?

School board to select new MCS superintendent today

The roughly four-month nationwide search for a new Memphis City Schools superintendent likely will come to an end today.

Millington’s McMullen Appointed to State Appeals Court

Assistant U.S. Attorney Camille R. McMullen of Millington has been appointed to the vacant Western Section seat on the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.

Slow Market Leads to Condo Auction

The Houston-based redeveloper of a Downtown high rise has become frustrated with the soft real estate market and will place 44 unsold condominiums on the auction block.

Small-Biz Proponents Mull Legislation Allowing Health Care Co-ops

With the ink barely dry on a new state law that allows small-business owners to form and join health care cooperatives, interested citizens have their wheels turning on how to maximize the boon.

New AT&T Retail Center Slated for Germantown Parkway

1730 N. Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38016, Sale Amount: $1.3 Million -
Retail Realty Partners LLC, whose partners include Timothy Vargo and George Stein, recently bought a former Krystal fast food restaurant on North Germantown Parkway in Cordova, tore it down and began construction of a new 4,000-square-foot AT&T Mobility retail center on the site.

Local Weather
Memphis, TN
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: West at 6.9 mph
Humidity: 85%


The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom A of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. The featured speaker will be R.C. Johnson, athletic director at the University of Memphis. The cost is $18 per person. Reservations are required and can be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or taylor@memphisrotary.org.

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Former Sen. Ford Corruption Trial Expected to Last a Month

NASHVILLE (AP) - This month's trial of former state Sen. John Ford on corruption charges could last up to a month.

FHA Chief Warns Against Broad Housing Intervention

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Bush administration official on Monday warned against overly broad government intervention to stem the housing crisis, arguing that lawmakers' foreclosure prevention program would saddle taxpayers with too much risk.

Delta Pilots Chief Expects No Concession Request

ATLANTA (AP) - The head of Delta Air Lines Inc.'s pilots union said Monday he doesn't think that record fuel prices eating away at the company's cash reserves will force management to ask for pilot concessions as the carrier proceeds with its acquisition of Northwest Airlines Corp.

AP-AOL Poll: Debt Stress Tears At Your Body, Too

WASHINGTON (AP) – The stress from deepening debt is becoming a major pain in the neck – and the back and the head and the stomach – for millions of Americans.

Tenn. Regents Shorten Quarterly Meeting

JOHNSON CITY (AP) – The Tennessee Board of Regents’ next quarterly meeting will last only one day and be held at its central office to cut costs.

Pinnacle Being Dropped as Delta Connection Partner

ATLANTA (AP) - Delta Air Lines Inc. plans to cancel its flying contract with Memphis-based regional carrier Pinnacle Airlines Corp. because of persistent late arrivals, Pinnacle announced Tuesday.

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