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VOL. 125 | NO. 126 | Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Wharton Hagale Sign Bass Pro Shops Lease For Pyramid

There is a lease agreement to reopen The Pyramid as a Bass Pro Shops superstore with other attractions in the structure and around it.

Downtown Medical District Seeks Connection

The new Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has embraced the effort to inter-connect the Downtown medical district with a cohesive streetscape, common signage and pedestrian-friendly environment.

County Officials Fret Over Unfunded Pensions

Shelby County officials who only a few years ago created a new county pension plan that will guarantee retirement benefits for a few thousand county employees are now going back to the drawing board.

Midtown Zoning Plan Draws Public Interest

Midtown Memphis would become denser, mix up commercial and residential more and grow up under terms of a Midtown zoning overlay that is being considered by the Memphis City Council.

Hardware Association Honors ‘Top Gun’ Cole

Charles Edward Cole, Jr., president of Cole’s Home Solutions, has been honored by the North American Retail Hardware Association with the organization’s Top Gun Award.

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EVENTS

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host the workshop “Advocacy 101: The Rules for Nonprofits” Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Cost is $40 for members and $75 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit www.npexcellence.org or call 684-6605, extension 21.

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Referrals – The Golden Ticket

Cold calling is tough for even seasoned sales veterans. For many small business owners who wear the sales hat but consider themselves selling novices, it can be downright excruciating.

New Germantown Building Will Have Retro Look

Officials broke ground on a new development in Germantown Tuesday that will combine turn-of-the-century architecture with state-of-art medical imaging technology.

STATE LEGISLATURE

Bredesen Signs Illegal Immigrants Bill

NASHVILLE (AP) – Gov. Phil Bredesen has signed into law a measure that would require the state’s jailers to determine whether inmates are in the country illegally and report them if they are.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

BP Floating Financial Lifeline to Station Owners

HOUSTON (AP) – Oil giant BP PLC is floating a financial lifeline to the owners, operators and suppliers of the gas stations around America that bear its name and have been struggling because of boycotts prompted by the Gulf spill.

US Auto Sales Seen Slowing With Recovery in Doubt

DETROIT (AP) – When it comes to car shopping, Americans are tapping the brakes.

Wal-Mart Names Operating Chief Simon as New US CEO

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP)Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday that Bill Simon is taking over as president and CEO of its U.S. operations, replacing Eduardo Castro-Wright, who is shifting to lead the retailer's e-commerce unit Global.com and its global sourcing division.

Consumer Confidence Tumbles in June

NEW YORK (AP) – Americans, worried about jobs and the sluggish economic recovery, are having a relapse in confidence, causing a widely watched index to tumble in June and raising concerns about consumer spending in the critical months ahead.

NATIONAL POLITICS

Lawmakers Consider Changes to Bank Bill's Fee

WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate negotiators who worked out a deal last week on overhauling financial regulations scrambled Tuesday to change a bank fee that has drawn opposition from key Republicans and endangered its passage.

Senators Willing to Scale Back Energy Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – The authors of sweeping energy legislation stalled in the Senate said Tuesday they were prepared to scale back their bill to get Republican support.

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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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