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VOL. 122 | NO. 144 | Thursday, August 2, 2007

'Sisters' Luncheon to Recognize Breast Cancer Survivors

Carolyn Whitney, president of the local chapter of Sisters Network, knows firsthand how beneficial the organization can be.

Defining The 'Rule Of Law' Continues In Memphis

The first-ever symposium on the Rule of Law brought together members of the international community with U.S. leaders such as Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Sen. Hilary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., and now -retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

Mansour Taps Immigrant Heritage In Work at Apperson Crump

Mona Mansour recently joined the law firm of Apperson, Crump & Maxwell PLC, becoming one of three attorneys who will handle the firm's new immigration practice. She is working with attorneys Tara M. Ryan and Sarah E. Meltzer.

After Several Fizzled Proposals, Tennessee Brewery Finds Another Suitor

Maybe the fourth time will be the charm for the Tennessee Brewery.

Governor Disagrees With Plan to Split Open Records Ombudsman Job

NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Phil Bredesen on Tuesday said he disagrees with a proposal by Comptroller John Morgan to split the responsibilities of a newly created open records ombudsman among several people in his office.

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EVENTS

The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association (MSA-BTA) will hold its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Tower Room, 5100 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20 for MSA-BTA members and $30 for nonmembers. To register, visit www.msabta.com or call LaShawn Hampton at 218-6056.

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Donald Gives Thumbs Up To Southwind High, OKs New Middle School

The newest high school in the Shelby County school system will open for the school year Aug. 13 with no last minute changes to its attendance zones.

New Architecture Program Gathers Steam at U of M

Since he arrived at the University of Memphis a decade ago, architecture professor Michael Hagge has been trying to establish a master of architecture (M.Arch) at the school.

News Analysis: Thompson's Road to Official Candidacy Less Than Smooth

Despite the difficulties, the "Law & Order" actor and former Tennessee senator continues to post strong marks in national surveys and early primary state polls five months before voting begins.

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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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