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VOL. 122 | NO. 118 | Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Coffee Klatch No More

Downtown's Daily Grind to close Friday

The owners of the one-room coffee bar and café across the street from Memphis City Hall have heard that mayor Willie Herenton is a fan of their fresh-baked muffins.

Message is Clear: Buy Houses Now

"Buy Now." The message is simple, succinct and straight to the point.

Apartment Conversion, New Condo Construction Planned for North Belvedere

Ashley Manor Condo Conversion at, 129 and 137 N. Belvedere Blvd., Sale Amount: $695,000 -
A condo conversion for Ashley Manor, a two-building, 16-unit apartment complex built in 1920 at 129-137 N. Belvedere Blvd.. It sits on .82 acres on the west side of Belvedere Boulevard south of Poplar Avenue. The Shelby County Assessor's 2007 appraisal was $464,000.

MIFA's Teen Job Program Celebrates 25 Years

Forty 15-year-olds will be taking a step next week that will ensure they're kept busy and out of trouble this summer. It also will put them on the path to obtaining college educations - and what they and the people closest to them hope will be successful adult careers.

Résumé Shows Fred Thompson Has Washington Insider's Connections

NASHVILLE (AP) - Republican Fred Thompson, who likes to cast himself in the role of Washington outsider, has a long history as a political insider who earned more than $1 million lobbying the federal government.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold an event called "Today's Wellness" today from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event is free and open to the public, and lunch is included. Limited space is available and reservations can be made by calling 543-3571.

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U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Lawsuit Against Medtronic

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether federal regulatory approval of medical devices shields manufacturers from most product liability lawsuits in state courts.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 76 145 2,480
MORTGAGES 65 148 3,042
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 16 24 501
BUILDING PERMITS 213 310 5,313
BANKRUPTCIES 43 87 1,866
BUSINESS LICENSES 14 40 936
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 23 52 1,064
MARRIAGE LICENSES 8 21 364

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