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VOL. 130 | NO. 132 | Thursday, July 9, 2015

New Hotel Planned for Downtown Memphis

Two Ohio-based development firms plan to build a new hotel on a vacant site in Downtown Memphis.

Memphis Medical Device Plan Wins Federal Designation

A Memphis regional alliance aimed at increasing manufacturing in the Mid-South area is one of 12 manufacturing economic development plans across the country that will get support from 11 federal agencies and the $1 billion in economic development funds those agencies control.

A Baseball Guy

After all these years, Redbirds broadcaster Steve Selby still loves the game and the job

Bottom of the first inning at AutoZone Park, and Redbirds first baseman Dan Johnson is in the batter’s box. Oklahoma City’s pitcher winds and delivers and Johnson, a left-handed hitter, swings and makes contact. Loud contact.

Colorado-Based Summit Wealth Group Expands to Memphis

Randy Morris' Colorado-based independent wealth management firm Summit Wealth Group has grown at a steady clip over the last several years, and its new entry into the Memphis market shows that trend isn't slowing.

Carlisle Corp. Alters One Beale Plan

Carlisle Corp. has revised plans for its ambitious, $160 million One Beale development at the foot of Beale Street in Downtown Memphis.

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EVENTS

Beale Street Tourism Development Authority will meet Thursday, July 9, at 4:30 p.m. at Blues City Cafe, 138 Beale St. Visit shelbycountytn.gov for an agenda.

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Forrest Vote Signals Change in General’s Legacy

When the city of Memphis voted to rename Forrest Park and two other Confederate-themed parks in Downtown Memphis two years ago, City Council member Bill Boyd criticized the move and extolled Nathan Bedford Forrest’s virtues.

Civilian Review Board Debate Flares Before Council Delay

After years of give and take, negotiations over legal terms and the rise of police misconduct as a national issue, it appeared the Memphis City Council was ready Tuesday, July 7, to take a final vote on new rules for the long-dormant Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board.

LOCAL COLUMNISTS

Building Blocks of Estate Planning

Ray’s take: Estate planning is one of the most important steps any person can take to ensure their final property and health care wishes are honored when the time comes. You may not be able to take it with you, but you can have a say about where it goes.

Special Action on Same-Sex Nuptials a Waste of Time

With Republican lawmakers scrambling for a response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s gay-marriage ruling, Tennesseans on both sides of the issue say they are seeking "equality."

Young Ben’s Start

Next January will mark the 310th birthday of Benjamin Franklin. Thinker, inventor, scientist, diplomat, politician, writer. Founding parent of a great nation. A non-president with his face on a bit of paper currency. As Independence Day is just past us, it’s hardly an inappropriate time to revisit the life and times of this noted early patriot.

STATEWIDE

Day 2 of Lethal Injection Case Focuses on Compounded Drugs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – On the second day of a trial that seeks to have Tennessee's lethal injection protocols declared unconstitutional, testimony has centered on the role of compounding pharmacists in producing lethal injection drugs.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Haslam Appoints Bonnie Hommrich as Children’s Services Commissioner

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Bonne Hommrich as commissioner of the state Department of Children's Services.

NATIONAL BUSINESS

NYSE Resumes Trading After Outage of More Than 3 Hours

NEW YORK (AP) – Trading has resumed on the New York Stock Exchange after an outage of more than three hours caused by technical problems.

United Airlines Suffers Second Major Grounding in 2 Months

NEW YORK (AP) – United Airlines temporarily grounded flights across the country for part of Wednesday after experiencing computer problems, causing more than 800 delays.

Regulators Fine JPMorgan $136 Million for Debt Collection Practices

WASHINGTON (AP) – JPMorgan Chase will pay $136 million to settle charges that it used illegal tactics to go after delinquent credit card borrowers, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Wednesday.

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

Fed Officials Still Cautious in June About Rate Hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal Reserve policymakers last month saw signs that the economy was healing after its winter slump but still wanted more signs of improvement before they began raising interest rates.

Lew Sticking With Plan to Put Woman on $10 Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is sticking with his plan to replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill with a woman.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 86 393 21,159
MORTGAGES 94 424 24,785
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 93 8,703
BUILDING PERMITS 173 1,010 43,347
BANKRUPTCIES 52 292 14,194
BUSINESS LICENSES 15 90 6,491
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 139 13,650
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 89 5,158

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