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VOL. 119 | NO. 142 | Wednesday, August 10, 2005

State Takes Action on Pollution Issue

Lakeland development takes toll on Loosahatchie tributary

Environmental groups have long been concerned about muddy water runoff from new construction seeping into Oliver Creek, a tributary of the Loosahatchie River that runs near Lakeland.

Agency Shoots Ahead With Up-Front Approach

Albert Einstein once remarked that the hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. But as Reuben Brunson points out on his company's Web site, the famous scientist never worked in advertising.

Local Radiologist Named NMA President-Elect

Dr. Albert Morris Jr. was named president-elect of the National Medical Association during the group's annual convention. A private practice radiologist, Morris has served on the board of the Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society. He is a graduate of the Howard University College of Medicine and completed a residency and fellowship training at the University of Tennessee-Memphis.

Local Weather
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Memphis, TN
59.0°F
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: South at 8.1 mph
Humidity: 67%

EVENTS

The Memphis Technology Council and Memphis Regional Chamber host a metro mixer from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at The Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Cost is free for members; $10 for non-members. Call 543-3547.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 102 224 17,767
MORTGAGES 127 277 20,703
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 176 510 36,326
BANKRUPTCIES 54 146 11,828
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 80 5,640
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 27 147 12,181
MARRIAGE LICENSES 11 60 4,417

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