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VOL. 122 | NO. 152 | Tuesday, August 14, 2007

New Kid on the Block

18-year-old high school grad sets sights on Peete's former City Council seat

George Monger is an unabashed political junkie, a fan of C-SPAN who keeps up with legislation the way some of his fellow teenagers might track sports rankings.

Halle Investment Sees Sales Potential in Collierville

Halle Investment Co. needed just one day to sell all 56 lots at its latest development, the Hartwell subdivision in Collierville - further proof that while the housing market is soft elsewhere, it remains strong in the affluent suburb of about 40,000 people.

County Schools' Warehouse Conversion to Include Test Kitchen

2800 Grays Creek Drive, Arlington, TN 38002, Bid Due Date: Aug. 21, 2007 -
Conversion of a 13,424-square-foot warehouse to office space. Work includes modifications to the building's exterior and interior, and will add offices, a conference room, test kitchen and computer center.

AP Interview: Out of Politics, Bill Frist Turns Health Activist

NASHVILLE (AP) - Since abandoning a widely expected bid for the Republican presidential nomination, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee has looked toward an unlikely role model for his post-politics career: Al Gore.

Corporate Gurus Ditch Suits, Ties and Heels for Guitars and Drums

The Legends of Rock have arrived in Memphis and they're some old favorites as well as some new faces that haven't normally been associated with the music scene.

Local Weather
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Memphis, TN
71.0°F
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Wind: South at 8.1 mph
Humidity: 94%

EVENTS

The Memphis Rotary Club will hold a meeting today at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Cost is $18 and reservations can be made by calling 526-1318 or e-mailing taylor@memphisrotary.org.

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Attorneys Employ Creative Methods To Stem Foreclosures

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones/AP) - A bankruptcy filing alone may not be enough to help homeowners stave off a foreclosure for good, but it does buy attorneys like O. Max Gardner III time to come up with creative ways to help them keep their homes.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 83 363 9,932
MORTGAGES 91 378 11,692
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 14 53 1,687
BUILDING PERMITS 213 788 21,098
BANKRUPTCIES 50 213 6,650
BUSINESS LICENSES 40 125 3,564
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 30 139 4,122
MARRIAGE LICENSES 12 91 2,270

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