Posts Tagged ‘Honeywell Corporation’
The FBI has a special unit that goes into people’s homes while they are on vacation and plants bugs. Is your home bugged?
NPR talks with author Ronald Kessler about his new book, ‘Secrets of the FBI’.
Kentucky~ The Governor’s wife is going to talk with military spouses at Fort Campbell. Sen Leeper says don’t get to excited about extra money. Gubernatorial hopeful Williams’ daddy-in-law is giving a lot of money to the cause. Not enough people are playing the lottery. Candidates for Governor are slinging mud (surprise, surprise).
Illinois~ The Union votes today to go back to Honeywell.
As the Latino population of the US grows, appealing to Hispanic voters becomes increasingly important to politicians.
NPR reports both Democrats and Republicans hope to make gains with the nation’s fastest growing minority, however Hispanic voters are frustrated with leaders from both parties.
Kentucky~ The Union puts off the Honeywell vote (what’s a few more weeks?). A Paducah man wins the British Senior Open. Debates continue over a hospital/religion merger. A Fort Campbell soldier faces murder charges. The state needs more dentists (insert Kentucky teeth joke here).
Illinois~ Report says gambling money goes to political campaigns.
Tennessee~ A Henry County Medical Center project seeks more money.
The space shuttle Atlantis has landed at Kennedy Space center ending a 30-year era in travel beyond our world.
NPR gives a minute by minute breakdown of Atlantis’ journey back into the atmosphere and back to earth.
Kentucky~ Home invaders are not attempted murderers. An alleged war-hating, child-porn-loving soldier is AWOL. From a Jewish and Catholic hospital merger in Louisville arises concern. Parts of Nunn’s files will be made public.
Illinois~ The union is set to vote on a Honeywell agreement.
Authorities report at least 89 people have died in the southwest Missouri city of Joplin after a massive tornado blasted through with cataclysmic force.
NPR details the disaster.
KENTUCKY~ McCracken County officials will vote tonight to decide if proposed coal facilities on the Ohio River will become a reality. A high-speed chase through Marshall and McCracken ends in suicide. MSU ups its tuition rate$. The state gears up to redraw voting district lines. You can get your GED test for free (limited time offer). GOP candidate for governor David Williams holds a rally/attacks Gov Beshear. Cops’ campaign reminds drivers that seat belts save lives.
TENNESSEE~ FEMA assigns $5mil for disaster aid.
ILLINOIS~ The state Treasurer claims the state is facing financial apocalypse.
OVC BASEBALL~ MSU > TTU, APSU > UTM.
Embattled International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned.
NPR reports he wants to devote “all his energy” to battle the sexual assault charges he faces in New York.
KENTUCKY~ Livingston County may may have 150 damaged homes. The Army Corps of Engineers will set up a Birds Point/New Madrid Levee Info Center. Paducah is closing roads prepping for the Lowertown Music & Arts Fest. MSU officials will vote tomorrow to accept Paducah/McCracken County’s funding agreement for their own mini-campus. Murray’s Pella will add 75 jobs. US Sen McConnell defends the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The (unofficial) loser in the GOP Secretary of State race isn’t conceding and will ask for a recanvass. Voter counts prove not many cared about Tuesday’s Primary. The Governor’s race is heating up and Beshear is launching TV ads next week.
ILLINOIS~ Another round of Honeywell v USW is slated for next week.
One year ago today, BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, spewing crude into the Gulf of Mexico.
NPR revisits a Cajun family living on the fragile edge of Louisiana for their community’s annual Blessing of the Fleet: a traditional launch of the shrimp season, where boats get blessed with holy water.
KENTUCKY~ McCracken County’s public hearing yesterday for proposed Ohio River coal industry projects is swarmed with input. High winds last night took out some area trees and a few power lines. MSU mulls tuition hikes. Several area high schools hop on WKCTC’s Commonwealth Middle College program. College students learn about binge drinking. A one-vehicle wreck on KY-131/Said Rd proves fatal. I-24 in Lyon County gets blocked by a truck-fire. Police: dental records confirm skeletal remains belonged to a missing Marshall County man.
ILLINOIS~ Honeywell Corp & USW talks make progress.
OVC SPORTS~ (Baseball) MSU< UE, APSU > Lipscomb, UTM > SIU-C; (Softball) UTM > Belmont x2.
A second explosion today at Japan’s Fukushima Daichi plant nuclear power plant has officials warning three reactors are now having cooling problems.
Japanese officials tell NPR the blast didn’t harm the reactor or release radioactive contaminants (unlike Saturday’s).
KENTUCKY~ River levels continue to float upward. A Graves County motorcycle crash claims the life of a Wingo man. Heath High shooter Michael Carneal is back in court today. Calloway High’s girls team made it further than ever before in the state championship. MSU will play Missouri State Tuesday @ 7pm. Lawmakers bicker over how to pay for Medicaid for $64k a day and Gov Beshear says you should be outraged.
A survey of high school biology teachers finds only 28% consistently follow National Research Council guidelines that encourage teaching students about evolution.
NPR News’ blog The Two-Way notes creationism is still taught in many American classrooms.
KENTUCKY~ A TV news reporter finds a missing autistic woman in Paducah. A Japanese auto parts maker plans to open up shop in Hopkinsville. Guess how many meth labs it took to break a record last year. An initiative ending the Commonwealth’s ban on nuclear plants passes the Senate. A hearing on the proposed immigration bill continues today after yesterday’s session.