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VOL. 123 | NO. 114 | Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Council Members Raise Questions About Riverfront Control

The Memphis City Council has signaled it may begin taking a more hands-on approach than it once did concerning the quasi-governmental entity that manages a five-mile stretch of riverfront Downtown.

Port Honor Shows ‘What Memphis Is About’

Donald McCrory hadn’t heard that the International Port of Memphis would be featured this summer by the U.S. Custom House Guide as its “Port of the Month,” but he wasn’t surprised by the news either.

U of M’s Palazolo Receives Engineering Education Award

Dr. Paul Palazolo, assistant dean and assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis’ Herff College of Engineering, has received the Peter G. Hoadley Award for Outstanding Engineering Educator from the Tennessee section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its chamber orientation today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber offices, 22 N. Front St. The event is free for both members and prospective members. R.S.V.P. to Nykesha Cole at 543-3519 or ncole@memphischamber.com.

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Pinnacle to Be 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.

Trade Deficit Jumps To Highest Level In 13 Months

WASHINGTON (AP) – The trade deficit jumped to the highest level in 13 months in April as America’s bill for foreign crude oil soared to an all-time high.

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PROPERTY SALES 0 331 19,904
MORTGAGES 0 391 23,305
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 83 8,387
BUILDING PERMITS 0 338 40,366
BANKRUPTCIES 1 232 13,336
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 76 6,213
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 125 13,120
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