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VOL. 122 | NO. 109 | Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Pay by Phone - Literally

New technology brings credit card to cell phone

As technology evolves, options and features in mobile phones constantly change, whether it's the ability to listen to music or watch television.

Incentive Program Has Businesses on Fast Track To Memphis

At a Memphis City Council committee meeting last week, council members swiftly put the final touches on a package of incentives for two plum economic development projects.

Eoff Joins University of Memphis in Communications Role

Robert H. Eoff has been chosen to fill the newly created office of vice president of communications, public relations and marketing at the University of Memphis. Previously, Eoff worked for The New York Times Co. as president of the New York Times Broadcast Media Group since 2004. He has been with The New York Times Co. since 1969, when he began working for WREG Channel 3 in Memphis, which was a part of the Broadcast Media Group.

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EVENTS

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop titled "Prospect Research: Know Thy Donors" today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc., 515 Erin Drive. The event is $99 for members and $150 for nonmembers.

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State Lawmakers Approve $27.8 Million Budget

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Legislature on Tuesday sent Gov. Phil Bredesen a $27.8 billion spending plan that includes a half-cent reduction in the sales tax on food and education improvements funded by a higher cigarette tax.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 109 490 20,766
MORTGAGES 131 556 24,361
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 6 61 8,610
BUILDING PERMITS 294 1,204 42,337
BANKRUPTCIES 63 348 13,902
BUSINESS LICENSES 18 97 6,401
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 41 216 13,511
MARRIAGE LICENSES 14 78 5,069

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