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VOL. 123 | NO. 128 | Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Boost at the Base

Naval station development lifts housing industry, Millington

Chamberlain and McCreery Inc. has landed a $12 million contract with Cleveland-based Forest City Enterprises Inc. to build 73 homes at the Naval Support Activity Mid-South base in Millington.

Beale Club Leaders, Council Members Discuss District

Beale Street, one of the top tourism draws in the state, apparently could use a boost.

ProLogis to Begin Rehab On Hickory Hill Warehouse

5700 Challenge Drive, Memphis, TN 38115, Permit Amount: $1.1 Million -
Denver-based ProLogis has filed a permit application to rebuild the foundation of its warehouse at 5700 Challenge Drive. The building, in the Memphis Distribution Center near Raines and Hickory Hill roads, was damaged in the Feb. 5 storms that ripped through the industrial section of Southeast Memphis.

Local Weather
Currently
Memphis, TN
80.0°F
Overcast
Wind: from the East at 13.8 gusting to 23.0 mph
Humidity: 67%

EVENTS

The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in Ballroom B of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Political analyst Charlie Cook will speak. Lunch is $18 per person and reservations are required. For reservations, e-mail Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

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AP-Yahoo News Poll: 9 in 10 Hit Hard by Gas Prices

WASHINGTON (AP) – Like a plague that does not discriminate by economic class, race or age, soaring fuel prices are inflicting pain throughout the U.S. Nine in 10 are expecting the ballooning costs to squeeze them financially over the next half-year, according to an Associated Press-Yahoo News poll released Monday.

Home-Based Care Among New State Laws

NASHVILLE (AP) – A measure to offer Tennessee’s elderly more home-based care options and another that seeks to create statewide TV cable franchising are among laws taking effect today.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 86 374 7,749
MORTGAGES 89 414 9,199
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 9 52 1,358
BUILDING PERMITS 197 1,007 16,607
BANKRUPTCIES 45 279 5,406
BUSINESS LICENSES 28 154 2,948
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 139 3,250
MARRIAGE LICENSES 30 128 1,688

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