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VOL. 122 | NO. 155 | Friday, August 17, 2007

Fencing Match

Realtors urge consumers to get off 'fence' despite sagging home sales, tighter lending practices

In what has become a continuing uphill battle against national headlines routinely depicting doom and gloom in the housing market, Memphis real estate professionals have launched a counterattack.

Tinker Works To Out-Fundraise Cohen For His Congressional Seat

In last Friday's edition of The Washington Post, columnist Mary Ann Akers introduced her readers to Memphis congressman Steve Cohen, summing up her interviewee as a "fun-loving hipster in an aging man's body."

Shelton Draws Experience Into Molding New CCC Job

When Katrina Shelton advises business owners about potential moves to the Downtown area, she speaks from experience.

Inflation Slows in July While Industrial Output Posts Solid Gain; Home Sales Continue Slide

WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer prices in July edged up by the smallest amount in eight months as gasoline prices posted a big decline.

Nonprofit Executives Aren't Too Worried Over Possible Recession - Yet

Analysts and economists nationwide have been speculating about an impending recession. And as the threat of a downturn continues to loom, different business sectors are projecting how this bleak scenario might affect them.

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EVENTS

Brentano's Bookstore will host a book-signing by Alma Westfield, the Bartlett author of "Unlocking the Door," Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the bookstore inside Oak Court Mall at 4465 Poplar Ave.

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Repubs and Dems Fix On Feb. 5 as State Primary Date

The leaders of the Tennessee Republican and Democratic parties don't agree on much when it comes to who should lead the country when George W. Bush leaves the White House.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 86 374 7,749
MORTGAGES 89 414 9,199
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 9 52 1,358
BUILDING PERMITS 197 1,007 16,607
BANKRUPTCIES 45 279 5,406
BUSINESS LICENSES 28 154 2,948
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 139 3,250
MARRIAGE LICENSES 30 128 1,688

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