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VOL. 121 | NO. 195 | Wednesday, October 4, 2006

In Step with Biotech

Southwest tailors technical program to growing bioscience industry

A plan proposed by Gov. Phil Bredesen in September to increase Tennessee's high school graduation rate could shine light on something that's been going on in Memphis for some time.

Wine and Quiche Bubble Over Onto Cheesecake Corner Menu

Kevin Matthews, owner of The Cheesecake Corner at 113 East G.E. Patterson Ave., is used to doing things on his own.

Prestidge Chosen to Head Kroger Delta Division

Mark Prestidge has been promoted to president of The Kroger Co.'s Delta Division. The Delta Division is based in Memphis and includes 111 Kroger stores in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Prestidge succeeds Richard Tillman, who recently announced his retirement after a 42-year career with Kroger. Prestidge previously served as vice president of operations for Kroger's Southwest Division.

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Humidity: 67%

EVENTS

The Center City Commission's Design Review Board meets today at 5 p.m. in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.

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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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