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VOL. 121 | NO. 167 | Thursday, August 24, 2006

Major Hollywood Studio Eyes Memphis

Although deal isn't final, all signs point to Warner Bros. business partner Village Roadshow

After producers from Twentieth Century Fox chose the Memphis area as the location for 2005's Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning movie "Walk the Line," they pointedly told a state official, "Enjoy it - it's the last film we're doing in Tennessee without a strong package of incentives."

New Law Augments Legal Representation For Low-Income Tennesseans

For many people, solving legal problems might be as simple as consulting an attorney. But for the more than 1 million Tennesseans who live in poverty, finding legal assistance is not that easy.

Drowota Reflects on Receiving Award Named in His Honor

The Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) recently honored former Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank F. Drowota III with its inaugural Justice Frank F. Drowota III Award for Outstanding Judicial Service. The TBA will present the award annually to a Tennessee judge who demonstrates outstanding and dedicated service to the bench and bar.

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Humidity: 79%

EVENTS

eWomenNetwork hosts "Entrepreneuring With Enthusiasm," an accelerated networking luncheon, today from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave., ninth floor. Cost is $55. For information or to reserve a display table, call 210-9582 or visit www.ewomennetwork.com.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 79 396 11,921
MORTGAGES 90 443 13,870
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 10 70 1,928
BUILDING PERMITS 191 975 25,139
BANKRUPTCIES 56 289 7,762
BUSINESS LICENSES 23 184 4,083
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 22 166 4,847
MARRIAGE LICENSES 16 81 2,625

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