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VOL. 122 | NO. 134 | Thursday, July 19, 2007

Ready to Rock

Musicians organize 'Rock for Love' concert for Church Health Center

When Dr. Scott Morris settles into the front row at a benefit concert later this month in honor of the nonprofit clinic he started 20 years ago, he, like the rest of the crowd, will be ready for some loud exuberant rock music.

Downtown Proponents Respond to Panhandling

Downtown workers and residents who decide to take a leisurely stroll through Court Square surely are aware that at times it can be more of a gamble than a pleasant experience.

Baptist Hospital Family Instrumental In Christensen's Later-Life Legal Career

To use her own words, Laurie L. Christensen grew up "in a small town in the middle of the ocean."

Ford Pleads Not Guilty To Latest Bribery Charges

City Council member Edmund Ford made his first court appearance Wednesday on the second set of federal bribery charges he faces.

Foster Parents End Challenge to 7-Year Custody Fight

NASHVILLE (AP) - An American couple trying to block the court-ordered reunion of their former foster daughter with her Chinese parents is ending a seven-year legal fight for custody of the girl, their lawyer said Tuesday.

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EVENTS

The Memphis Regional Chamber will host a Metro Business Council breakfast today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 909. Dexter Muller, senior vice president of community development at the chamber, will speak on "Business Community." One employee from each member business can attend for free. All others from member businesses pay $20. Nonmembers pay $30. To RSVP, call 542-3571.

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Governor's Cabinet Spends $35,060 in Travel So Far This Year

A state ethics law enacted by the Legislature last year requires that out-of-state travels by Cabinet level officials be available on the Internet.

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PROPERTY SALES 98 238 15,862
MORTGAGES 122 284 18,332
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 13 34 2,439
BUILDING PERMITS 137 452 32,966
BANKRUPTCIES 62 178 10,191
BUSINESS LICENSES 23 73 5,251
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 28 92 6,240
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