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VOL. 121 | NO. 123 | Thursday, June 15, 2006

Memphis: The Next Hollywood?

Key players aren't talking, but evidence points to possible film, music deals

When Memphis Music Foundation president Rey Flemings joined a contingent of local dignitaries in Park City, Utah, last year for the Sundance premiere of "Hustle & Flow," was he simply being an ambassador for Memphis' music establishment or did his presence signify something more?

Courtroom Technology Bytes into an Increasingly 'Show-and-Tell World'

Overhead projectors are giving way to computers and large display screens in Memphis-area courtrooms, while jurors are becoming more accustomed to technological presentations.

Vescovo to Discuss Federal Court at Bar Convention Friday

U.S. Magistrate Judge Diane K. Vescovo has accomplished more by living in her hometown than many people who travel to the ends of the Earth do in a lifetime.

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The Memphis chapter of the Society of Entrepreneurs meets today at noon at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Registration is $25. Call 682-9920 or visit www.soememphis.com for more information.

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PROPERTY SALES 110 188 14,031
MORTGAGES 126 219 16,224
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 12 17 2,219
BUILDING PERMITS 170 411 29,164
BANKRUPTCIES 57 116 9,042
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