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VOL. 122 | NO. 145 | Friday, August 3, 2007

'Commission by God'

Pastor restores church in hopes of healing neighborhood

Walking through the church at 1110 Faxon Ave., the Rev. Libra Yvonne Mitchell (otherwise known as "Prophetess Libra") sounds like a proud parent bragging about one of her children.

Legal Defender of Bush War Policies To Appear in Memphis

Chances are, most people don't recognize his name. But any American over the last few years who's read about, opined on or debated the so-called war on terror - whether they've done so in coffeehouses, college campuses or the halls of Congress - knows full well his legacy.

Positives of NYC Living Guide Morris in New Center City Post

Memphis native Paul H. Morris spent two years living and working in New York City after graduating from law school at Vanderbilt University in 1999. As a single guy in his 20s, living in New York was a great experience, but Morris said he knew he would not stay there forever.

Come Join the Debate About Journalists and Politics

When someone pointed out recently that I'd been misspelling the word "Cincinnati" in the newspaper, I just about died of embarrassment.

Homeowners Pull out All the Stops to Sell These Days

Editor's Note: This is the third in The Daily News' three-part series "Housing Hurdles," an examination of the slumping real estate market and what it means for Realtors, builders and homeowners.

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EVENTS

Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and FM 100 will host the ninth annual Radiothon at Le Bonheur today. The Radiothon will run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 866-350-9355 during the Radiothon to donate. For more information, call 287-6030.

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Networx Becomes Target Of Investigation Request

Seven Memphis legislators formally have requested that the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA) investigate the fiber optics company Memphis Networx and its connection to Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division (MLGW).

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 87 87 7,836
MORTGAGES 108 108 9,307
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 8 8 1,366
BUILDING PERMITS 130 130 16,737
BANKRUPTCIES 55 55 5,461
BUSINESS LICENSES 32 32 2,980
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 47 47 3,297
MARRIAGE LICENSES 37 37 1,725

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