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VOL. 121 | NO. 95 | Thursday, May 4, 2006

A Closing Chapter for Burke's?

Bookstore owners ask community to help keep the doors open

In the winner-take-all, Texas hold 'em competition that is the world of retail, how many small bookstore owners can say they have a credit card slip signed by actor Gene Hackman lovingly taped to their refrigerator?

Who's Your Daddy? It's Easier to Find Out Than You Think

You don't have to see a billboard along Interstate 240 to know that DNA testing has been accepted as a part of the mainstream legal system. The "Who's the Daddy?" billboards posted across the city can seem sensational, but DNA testing is being used quietly in the legal community in everything from criminal to family law.

Patent This: Baker Donelson Attorney Regularly Navigates Intellectual Property Issues

Many aspects of the law seem abstract and incomprehensible to the lay person, but probably none more than the concept of intellectual property.

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The Memphis Bar Association holds a reception to honor attorneys for their pro bono service today from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the offices of Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 500. For more information, contact Dottie McCallen at 527-3573.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 83 363 9,932
MORTGAGES 91 378 11,692
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 39 1,673
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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