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VOL. 122 | NO. 102 | Monday, June 4, 2007

Longer Shots Translate to Dollar Signs

NCAA 3-point line change could benefit one Memphis business

A recent rule change by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will benefit sharp-shooting basketball players, but it also could be a boon for Sports Floors Inc., a Memphis business owned by Bruce Gleneck.

Finding Memphis Believers Starts With Media Tour

Four days in Memphis was not long enough for British newspaper reporter Adam Gretton, who toured the Bluff City last fall as part of a quartet of journalists in town from the United Kingdom.

New Shoe Boutique Proves South Main District Has More Than Art

The South Main Arts District is growing as a shopping destination, especially for women, with the presence of unique boutiques. In addition to the numerous art galleries, retailers in the historic district offer everything from gift baskets, flowers and wearable art to trendy, fashionable clothing and high-end shoes.

Not a Drop to Drink

German-Based Company Agrees to Buy Stoneville

Bayer CropScience has agreed to purchase cottonseed company Stoneville Seed Pedigree Co.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
38.0°F
Fair
Wind: South at 8.1 mph
Humidity: 65%

EVENTS

The Engineers' Club of Memphis hosts its weekly meeting and lunch today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Darren Sanders, deputy Shelby County engineer, is the guest speaker. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required.

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Richardson, Wicker Advance in District 89 Primaries

Jeanne Richardson and Dave Wicker Jr. advanced Thursday to a July 17 general election showdown for the State House District 89 seat.

Adult-Biz Restrictions Bill Highlights State Legislative Votes

The state House on Thursday voted 95-1 to restrict where adult businesses can be located, sending the bill to Gov. Phil Bredesen.

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PROPERTY SALES 86 393 21,159
MORTGAGES 94 424 24,785
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 93 8,703
BUILDING PERMITS 173 1,010 43,347
BANKRUPTCIES 52 292 14,194
BUSINESS LICENSES 15 90 6,491
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 167 13,678
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 89 5,158

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