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VOL. 119 | NO. 152 | Wednesday, August 24, 2005

BNSF Moves on Expansion Plans

Railway acquires property to expand intermodal yard

Memphis, already firm in its status as a national transportation hub, is on the verge of another major transport industry development. Burlington Northern Santa Fe is moving forward with a planned expansion of its railway facility at Shelby Drive and Lamar Avenue.

Custom Framer Breaks Entrepreneurial Mold

Michael Johnson's biggest passions are music and art, and he always knew he'd make a career out of at least one of them. With a degree in commercial music from the University of Memphis and years of experience playing and recording with several bands, it didn't look like the answer to that question was in doubt.

ABWA Chapter Names Woman of the Year

Cheryl D. Fleming of Crye-Leike, Realtors, was named 2005 Woman of the Year by the local chapter of the American Business Women's Association. Fleming currently serves as president of the association.

Local Weather
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Memphis, TN
75.0°F
Partly Cloudy
Wind: Northeast at 5.8 mph
Humidity: 79%

EVENTS

The Kiwanis Club of Memphis meets at noon today in the Skyway at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Phil Cannon, FedEx/St. Jude Classic tournament director, is the guest speaker. Contact Harold D. Dickson at 227-4125.

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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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