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VOL. 122 | NO. 163 | Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Bear Stearns Treads Lightly in Memphis

While its lending rivals such as Countrywide Financial Corp. went on a tear, mortgage lending giant Bear Stearns cooled its heels in the Memphis market.

Plans Move Forward for Methodist Germantown

Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital is moving ahead with the preliminary steps necessary for the facility's planned expansion.

Brooks Named VP of Junior Achievement

Mary Brooks has been named vice president of programs for Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South Inc. Previously, Brooks served as the director of programs for Junior Achievement. In her new position, she will oversee the operation of Exchange City, Junior Achievement's model city, which is operated for a day by area fifth-graders.

Ford Sentenced To Five Years And Six Months

Former state Sen. John Ford was sentenced Tuesday to five years and six months in prison for taking $55,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents in the main chapter of the Tennessee Waltz corruption sting.

Porter-Leath Snags Head Start Contract

Shelby County Commissioners Monday approved a contract with Porter-LeathChildren's Center to provide Head Start services to 460 children.

Local Weather
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Memphis, TN
79.0°F
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Wind: Southeast at 4.6 mph
Humidity: 72%

EVENTS

The Memphis Technology Council today will host Jeff Brittain, vice president of client services with Cook Systems International and the National Program director of CollegeCareerCorps. It begins with registration at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $25 for Memphis Regional Chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. Contact Beverly Davis to register at 543-3547 or bdavis@memphischamber.com.

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FedEx Adds New Flights

MEMPHIS (AP) - FedEx Express, the cargo airline of FedEx Corp., is launching new direct flights between its headquarters in Memphis and Manchester, England.

Fed Saw Danger of Credit Crunch, Hoped Market Would Return to Normal Without Intervention

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve policymakers meeting in early August acknowledged that they might have to take action to ease a growing credit crunch, even as they held out hope for "a return to more normal market conditions" without any intervention.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 312 16,192
MORTGAGES 0 293 18,685
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 0 0
BUILDING PERMITS 0 655 33,126
BANKRUPTCIES 0 237 10,737
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 112 5,198
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 127 11,344
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 94 3,867

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