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VOL. 119 | NO. 123 | Wednesday, July 13, 2005

BottleRocket Experiences Rapid Climb

Sports marketing entity launches new name, Web site

A mention of the words "bottle rocket" brings to mind children celebrating Independence Day with empty soda bottles, matches and a bag full of fireworks. The bottle rocket is placed in the bottle and lit, and the children stand back to watch in awe as the rocket takes off with great force and soars upward until it erupts with a bang.

Mom's Care Leads to Successful Online Venture

When Jennifer Pierotti sent her 10-year-old daughter off to camp one summer, she added something extra among the usual items like clothes, toothbrush and a flashlight. And that summer, her daughter didn't have to worry about boredom or homesickness at camp.

Public Administrator Named for Probate Court

The Shelby County Commission appointed Scott Peatross to the position of public administrator in Shelby County Probate Court. Peatross is a partner in the law firm of Bateman Gibson LLC. He graduated from Rhodes College and Tulane Law School.

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EVENTS

The sole/small firm section of the Memphis Bar Association presents "Lawyers in the Crosshairs: Why the Public Loves to Hate Us, and What We Can Do About It" from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in meeting room A of the Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Cost is free for members; $25 for non-members. Call 527-3573.

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PROPERTY SALES 77 286 16,478
MORTGAGES 95 347 19,032
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 176 569 33,695
BANKRUPTCIES 59 183 10,920
BUSINESS LICENSES 20 77 5,275
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 102 11,446
MARRIAGE LICENSES 27 97 3,964

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