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VOL. 122 | NO. 150 | Friday, August 10, 2007

'Connect the Dots'

DeHart Group and U of M collaborate on solidifying Memphis as major hub

A longtime transportation company is helping a pair of nascent transportation centers hit the ground running.

Malone's Company Looks for Day in Court

Shelby County Commission member Deidre Malone, who's also president and CEO of her own advertising, marketing and public relations firm, has gone to court more than once in recent weeks - for the same reason.

Evident Throughout Memphis

Nancy Coffee's imprint can be seen all around town in a number of businesses and government offices.

Networx Deal Only One Example Of Memphis' Sad State of Affairs

It began in 1999 as a tantalizing possibility that could generate $16 million in revenue a year if investors ponied up enough cash to keep it going until it became profitable.

Smart Clings to Claim He's Broke, Represents Himself

Forest Hill cemeteries and funeral homes owner Clayton Smart will act as his own attorney at least for the time being.

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EVENTS

The Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center will host an opening reception for a photography exhibit by Annette Fournet titled "Sticks, Stones and Bones: Images from Transient Landscapes" today at 5:30 p.m. at 60 Perkins Extended. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 21. Call 537-1483 for more information.

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More Charges Filed in Cemetery Investigation

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An associate of an oil speculator accused of embezzling $70 million from cemetery trust funds in Michigan turned himself in Wednesday to face charges that he aided and abetted the alleged embezzlement.

State to Pay for 9 of 82 Members of China Trade Mission

NASHVILLE (AP) - While 82 people are slated to join a 9-day trade mission to China in October, the state will be footing the bill for only nine of them.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 87 87 7,836
MORTGAGES 108 108 9,307
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 1,358
BUILDING PERMITS 130 130 16,737
BANKRUPTCIES 55 55 5,461
BUSINESS LICENSES 32 32 2,980
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 47 47 3,297
MARRIAGE LICENSES 37 37 1,725

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