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Company plans Memphis distillery

The Commercial Appeal reports that D. Canale & Co. will open Old Dominick Distillery in a converted industrial warehouse.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

Logistics firm close to buying new HQ in East Memphis

Green Mountain Consulting is about to buy this office building at 5860 Ridgeway Center Pkwy.

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Related Topix: Cordova, TN

The Daily News

Memphis' Water Remains Envy of Other Cities

Brian Waldron is cautious even as he talks about the city's advantages in its water supply and the abundance of that supply.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Carr wins tea party backing, Alexander calls for border security, Ball wants Medicaid expansion

The Shelby County general election and the state/federal primary will be held Aug. 7 .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Immigration Reform, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Memphis Commercial Appeal

County Commissioner Justin Ford cleared by county attorney in residency probe

July 9, 2014 - Justin Ford reported to the Shelby County Election Commission that his residence is located in the Fairway Apartments at 638 Tulane Cove South.

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The Daily News

After the Flood

When the flood water and debris from Nonconnah Creek receded last week from the Wheel Estate Mobile Home Park on East Brooks Road, it exposed a set of familiar issues for such properties in Memphis.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Natural Disasters, Flood

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Germantown reviews dress code, teacher suspension policies

In a work session Wednesday, the Germantown Municipal School Board outlined a basic dress code and discussed whether suspended teachers should receive pay.

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Related Topix: Germantown, TN, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Special prosecutor will probe residency issue involving Shelby County Commissioner Henri Brooks

Henri Brooks addresses members of the media outside of a Shelby County courtroom July 3 after Chancellor Kenny Armstrong issued an order Thursday restraining the Shelby county commission from filling Henri Brooks' seat because he found the investigation into her residency to be incomplete.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal

Border security intensifies as issue in Tennessee Senate race

The Shelby County general election and the state/federal primary will be held Aug. 7 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Murfreesboro, TN, Chattanooga, TN

The Daily News

Finding Forever Homes

Rescue Labrador retriever Bambino and Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County Development Specialist Susan Huff return to the administrative offices after playing outside.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Haslam plans to send extra state troopers to Memphis if requested

Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he's planning to send additional state troopers to Memphis to help police the city if Mayor A C Wharton asks for state aid.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors

The Daily News

Six Poplar View Office Park Buildings Sell for $1.5 Million

Poplar View Offices LLC , which lists a Collierville address, purchased the buildings in the Class B office park from Pro Memphis LLC in a June 16 warranty deed.

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN, Bartlett, TN

The Daily News

Joe Brown Renews Weirich Allegations

After a week in which his campaign for Shelby County district attorney general took heavy criticism from numerous political fronts, including his own party, Joe Brown said he has no regrets about alleging Republican incumbent District Attorney General Amy Weirich is gay.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Midtown, TN, Django Unchained

The Daily News

Commission To Hold Brooks Hearing, Sets Standardized Property Tax Rate

Shelby County Commissioners agreed Monday, to make their own determination about the residency of commissioner Henri Brooks probably toward the end of July in a proceeding that one commissioner described as a "question and answer session."

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The Daily News

Addison at Collierville Owner Files $17 Million Loan

G&I VII Addison at Collierville LLC filed the multifamily deed of trust, absolute assignment of leases and rents and security agreement July 1 through CBRE Capital Markets Inc .

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN, Memphis, TN

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Car crashes into Cordova apartment

Shelby County Fire Department crews responded to an apartment complex in Cordova Monday night after a car crashed through an apartment window, injuring one person inside, fire officials said.

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Related Topix: Cordova, TN, Fire

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily News

Armstrong Cancels Regular Days Off as Blue Flu Spreads

As the work week after the Fourth of July holiday began, the number of Memphis Police officers taking sick leave grew from 308 Sunday evening to 522 by the end of the work day Monday, July 7 in a widening job action by cops unhappy with the city's cut in health insurance benefits.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal

Commission reduces Shelby County property-tax rate

July 7, 2014 - Shelby County commissioners Sidney Chism and Heidi Shafer during discussion about the tax rate during the commission meeting.

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The Memphis Flyer

MLGW Installing Free Air-Conditioning Units For Senior Citizens

Memphis Light, Gas and Water in collaboration with the Neighborhood Christian Center will make that task a little easier for some with their "Play It Cool" initiative.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal

SRVS, Special Kids & Families to merge

SRVS , Tennessee's largest such provider, will combine with Special Kids & Families , which provides early intervention for children with special needs.

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