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VOL. 122 | NO. 122 | Monday, July 2, 2007

Increasing Business, Population Numbers Characterize Downtown Area

Soon after Downtown Memphis' only doctors' offices opened, Main Street business owner Tom Shelton could not have been happier. He was so happy that he promptly transferred his medical records to both of them.

Beale Street's Dreamer Looks To Other Adventures

"The seven wonders of the world I've seen,

Big Foot Lodge Getting Bigger With Coming Lounge Addition

It was two years ago that Big Foot was spotted in Memphis for the first time.

ServiceMaster Shareholders Approve Merger

The ServiceMaster Co. shareholders late last week approved a merger agreement allowing the acquisition of ServiceMaster by a corporation called ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc., formerly CDRSVM Topco Inc.

Financial Planners Take Guesswork Out of Divorce

Jim Whitehead has been a financial planner for the past five years, helping clients manage their retirement, their wealth, their estates, their children's college funds - pretty much their entire financial pictures.

Local Weather
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EVENTS

JobLINC of the Memphis Public Library and Information Center will hold a Career and Information Fair today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. For more information, call 415-2700.

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Huckabee Says Expectations Difficult To Live Up To For Thompson

CHICAGO (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said late last week it will be very difficult for potential rival Fred Thompson to live up to the expectations surrounding his all-but-announced entry into the crowded GOP field.

Ethics Commission Debates Job Performance Of Executive Director

NASHVILLE (AP) - Some members of the Tennessee Ethics Commission late last week accused the panel's executive director, Bruce Androphy, of overreaching his authority while other commissioners defended his job performance.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 76 145 2,480
MORTGAGES 65 148 3,042
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 12 20 497
BUILDING PERMITS 213 310 5,313
BANKRUPTCIES 43 87 1,866
BUSINESS LICENSES 14 40 936
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 23 52 1,064
MARRIAGE LICENSES 8 21 364

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