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morning cram [debt edition]

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President Obama’s fiscal commission begins a final round of meetings today, which could produce a plan to cut the nation’s growing debt.

~NPR takes a page from Charles Dickens, pointing out ghosts of debts past and the present partisan spirits locking it into place.

KENTUCKY~ A Paducah man is convicted for the bathroom stabbing of a VFW patron. Kentucky’s College King visits Madisonville today. A Louisville company will produce a horse fertility drug. A local sheriff offers another scam warning.

TENNESSEE~ There’s a groundbreaking today for Outlaw Field’s new fire station. A Montgomery County company gets a employee improvement grant. Outgoing Gov. Phil Bredesen asks the fed for drought disaster money.

ILLINOIS~ Gov. Quinn grants clemency to almost half of those asking for it. Could civil unions be legalized this legislative session?

Written by Chris Taylor

November 30, 2010 at 9:27 am

Posted in The Morning Cram

Datebook: November 30 – Lucy wed Desi 70 yrs ago

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It’s Tuesday, November 30

Amy Martin directs The Paris Henry County Arts Council’s 43rd Annual Community Christmas Concert- Sunday at 3 pm at First United Methodist Church. Hear the Henry County High School Madrigals, Veazey Vocals, and “Celebration Handbells”.  A reception follows. Admission is free.  The Church is at 101 East Blythe Street.

The Jackson Purchase Dance Company presents a Holiday Dance Fest Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Murray State’s Lovett Auditorium.  The concert reunites two dancers from the Company’s original group – both are choreographers who now live and dance in Nashville.  Admission is $8 for adults; $6 students under 16.

Tomorrow Grace Episcopal Church commemorates World AIDS Day.  There’s a 5:30 p.m. candlelight walk beginning at the church at 9th and Broadway in Paducah and ending there at 5:50 for a candlelight vigil.  At 6:15 a service of remembrance includes presentations by HIV activists and physicians, the NIA dancers and local choirs.  There’s a reception at 7:30.

See a schedule of our special holiday programs at wkms.org.  Hear Hanukkah Lights Thursday at Noon.

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