Posts Tagged ‘Board of Education’
The Big Easy is making a comeback!
NPR reports New Orleans is enjoying an influx of start-ups. Good music, oysters and successful business opportunities anyone?
Kentucky~ Officials are investigating a Marshall County wreck involving a police cruiser. The State Board of Elections fired its director. A Graves County Board of Education member is running for a State House seat. Beshear is doubling down on expanded gambling. The Governor says the state needs to tighten its purse strings.
Illinois~ The state is getting a $15M performance bonus for its work with uninsured children .
Occupy LA is no more after police attacked in the night and arrested around 200.
NPR reports around 1400 LA Police officers raided the Occupy LA camp last night, arresting 200 in an overwhelming show of force.
Illinois~ A pension bill is on Gov Quinn’s desk.
After 100 days in office as Chicago’s Mayor, Rahm Emanuel sounds off on his new job.
NPR reports that Emanuel’s transition from the White House’s Chief of Staff to Mayor may have paid off for both Rahm and Chicago.
Kentucky~ McCracken County works on getting cash in the hopes of bringing MSU to Paducah. The Paducah Board of Education nudged the tax rate up. Nortonville’s water system is falling apart. GOP says Beshear’s campaign fundraising needs a closer look.
“Talk about ‘the death of the book’ has been going on for more than a decade. But recent events suggest the end may be imminent for paper-bound books, which may never totally disappear, but they could become scary scarce like 8-track tapes, typewriters and wooden tennis rackets.”
~NPR reads into the future of books.
KENTUCKY~ Paducah’s Executive Inn super-duper liquidation sale is underway (44 days left). McCracken County (school) property tax rates stay the same. Princeton KY-91 roadwork is expected to cause traffic delays. LBL foresters: let’s thin some 500 acres of wooded areas. A judge rules prosecutors can push to put former-lawmaker/alleged-killer Steve Nunn to death. State furloughs will probably inconvenience some residents. Coal-loving legislators fear climate change consultation.
“It took millions of years for our hands to go from grasping tree limbs to writing poetry. And scientists believe that making stone tools helped propel that evolution.”
~NPR hears how our thumbs came to oppose.
KENTUCKY~ Expect delays on US-68/KY-80 Eggner’s Ferry Bridge and the US-60 Tennessee River Bridge @ Ledbetter. Heath High shooter Michael Carneal will have a hearing to see if he can appeal. A Fort Campbell soldier dies abroad in a non-combat incident. Military officials ID the remains of Fort Campbell helicopter pilot nearly 4 decades later. $omebody <3’s WKU… The school busted its record for cash donations. State Board of Education members get oriented today. Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino’s (alleged) extorter is on trial today. The American Lung Association lobbies the National Conference of State Legislatures in Louisville for changes to Medicaid.