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VOL. 122 | NO. 114 | Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Abandoned Kmart to Find New Lease on Life

The Cordova-area retail space formerly home to Kmart is being remodeled to make way for bowling lanes, a mini-golf course, go-kart track, video games, a pizza buffet and more.

Science Educators Hit the Classroom To Learn New Ways of Teaching

Students taking control of their own education might not sound like the wisest decision to some parents. But in a sense, it's a common practice in a number of the nation's leading medical universities.

Hugueley Named Chief Nursing Officer For Methodist Extended Care Hospital

Sandra Hugueley has been named chief nursing officer for Methodist Extended Care Hospital (MECH). Hugueley joined Methodist in 1996 as a registered nurse and became nurse manager of Medical-Surgical ICU at Methodist North Hospital in 1997. She recently served as corporate director of Interim Administrative Services.

Deputies Group Sues County Sheriff Over Teamsters Affiliation

Shelby County Sheriff's deputies have filed a federal lawsuit against their boss, Shelby County Sheriff Mark Luttrell, claiming he has unfairly prevented them from reaching a new labor contract because of their decision to associate with the Teamsters Law Enforcement League.

Diocese Settles Sex Suits for More Than $300K

The Catholic Diocese of Memphis has settled three lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by a priest assigned to minister to the city's Vietnamese Catholic community.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold its Chamber Orientation for new members today from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber offices, 22 N. Front St. RSVP to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or tlee@memphischamber.com.

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Ark. Gov.: No General Revenue for Proposed Ark. Trauma Center

LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Gov. Mike Beebe said Tuesday that the state cannot afford to fund a $25 million trauma care system using general revenue, despite a lawmaker's comments that he may push for an initiated act to do so.

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PROPERTY SALES 89 344 19,573
MORTGAGES 110 422 22,914
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 2 8,305 8,305
BUILDING PERMITS 207 838 40,029
BANKRUPTCIES 60 356 13,104
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 194 6,137
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