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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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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 92 345 2,680
MORTGAGES 74 340 3,234
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 18 63 540
BUILDING PERMITS 188 810 5,813
BANKRUPTCIES 41 234 2,013
BUSINESS LICENSES 25 116 1,012
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 33 129 1,141
MARRIAGE LICENSES 14 66 409

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