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VOL. 123 | NO. 158 | Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Cash Wants to Enlist Paid Tutors From Student Ranks

As part of the sweeping overhaul he envisions bringing to Memphis City Schools, new district superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash wants to enlist students to work for the school system as tutors.

ACORN Takes Step Forward In War on Cancer

A local research network with ties to The West Clinic has taken a step to ensure the best treatment methods are chosen for cancer patients who are treated in The West Clinic as well as other clinics affiliated with the network.

Rejected Charter Ordinance Puts County in ‘Critical’ Situation

The Shelby County Board of Commissioners can’t agree on what voters were saying last week when they voted down one of two proposed sets of amendments to the County Charter – charter ordinance No. 360.

June Trade Deficit Shrinks as Exports Climb

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly fell in June as exports advanced to an all-time high, offsetting another big surge in oil imports.

Fed Holds First Auction For 84-Day Loans

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve has auctioned another $25 billion in loans to the nation’s banks and given them more time to pay the money back in an effort to combat a serious credit squeeze.

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EVENTS

Talk Shoppe will present “Don’t Fall Victim to Business and Real Estate Scams” today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 759-7808.

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Blockman Joins Keller Williams

Harold Blockman has been named the new vice president & principal broker of the Memphis Central Market Center for Keller Williams Realty.

Zillow: Quarter of Homes Sold at Loss in Past Year

NEW YORK (AP) - Almost one in four home sellers who sold their property in the past year lost money on the deal, a new report from Zillow Inc. showed Tuesday, while foreclosures made up 15 percent of all sales.

Most Companies in U.S. Avoid Federal Income Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Unlike the rest of us, most U.S. corporations and foreign companies doing business in the United States pay no federal income tax, according to a new report from Congress.

BlueCross BlueShield of Tenn. Settles Suit in NJ

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has agreed to pay $2.1 million to settle a federal complaint over Medicare charges in New Jersey.

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RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 115 270 19,843
MORTGAGES 141 311 23,225
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 35 83 8,387
BUILDING PERMITS 0 338 40,366
BANKRUPTCIES 74 196 13,300
BUSINESS LICENSES 25 48 6,185
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 40 125 13,120
MARRIAGE LICENSES 15 73 4,915

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