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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.

Local Weather
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Wind: Northeast at 5.8 mph
Humidity: 73%

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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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 78 307 21,073
MORTGAGES 82 330 24,691
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 66 93 8,703
BUILDING PERMITS 0 837 43,174
BANKRUPTCIES 63 240 14,142
BUSINESS LICENSES 17 75 6,476
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 25 139 13,650
MARRIAGE LICENSES 10 77 5,146

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