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VOL. 122 | NO. 129 | Thursday, July 12, 2007

Play It Again, Uncle Sam

Bankruptcy filings reach pre-BAPCPA levels in some cases, only expected to rise from there

A high-profile visitor next week will bring further proof that several economic trend lines are threatening to choke off lush opportunities that otherwise might blossom for some Memphians.

Help for Dark Moments Of Divorce Offered at Lecture

The trials and tribulations that go on inside divorce courts have inspired a bounty of movies, books, country songs and numerous other works of fiction.

Rawson Adds Company Counsel To Titles of Firm Partner, Father

Edwin "Win" Rawson, a partner at Lawrence & Russell LLP, has joined Memphis-based Benefit Recovery Inc., an insurance subrogation or third-party collections firm, as the company's general counsel.

Push Is on to Pull Wharton Into Race Against Herenton

With a week to the filing deadline for candidates on the October city ballot, Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton Jr. has a lot to consider.

Chandler Reports Goes Statewide

With a nod to the growing economies and population bases in the communities that surround Memphis and Shelby County, real estate information company Chandler Reports, www.chandlerreports.com, has added West Tennessee to its RegionPlus online service.

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EVENTS

Tennessee Small Business Development Counseling will host Mark Taylor, business counselor, today from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, 485 Halle Park Drive. There is no charge for the service. Appointments may be made by calling 853-1949.

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Things Go From Hot To Smoking Hot In Election Contests

With one week to the filing deadline for the Oct. 4 Memphis city elections, 124 citizens have thought seriously enough about running for the 15 offices on the ballot to check out qualifying petitions. Nearly 40 had filed by the end of the first week.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 105 105 9,674
MORTGAGES 82 82 11,396
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 17 17 1,651
BUILDING PERMITS 134 134 20,444
BANKRUPTCIES 58 58 6,495
BUSINESS LICENSES 27 27 3,473
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 48 48 4,031
MARRIAGE LICENSES 32 32 2,211

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