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the morning cram [be careful with that phone, lieutenant. In time you could develop a tumor edition]

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If the question is ‘should I post this’ the answer is always no.

NPR reports the pentagon believes insurgents aren’t the real enemy, instead the armed forces need to wage war on cell phone cameras.

Kentucky~   Most area schools kids have the day off! MSU basketball is killing it! The weather is making roads dangerous- be careful out there.  Apparently local Amish didn’t get enough of jail during rumspringa. Other meth laden state officials are offering some advice to the General Assembly.

the morning cram [crowded house edition]

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The Human population just hit seven billion this morning.

NPR reports just two centuries after the world population was 1 billion, we’ve now hit the 7 mark. Some are worried about overpopulation while others contend many hands make light work.

Kentucky~     Some local Amish really don’t like that orange warning sign. Fulton is trying to take out the trash.   OVC football scores are in. The Department of Education wants to track alternative schools. Gubernatorial candidates face off in their last debate tonight.

Tennessee~ The state is trying to figure out what to do with wild hogs (the animal, not the movie).

Illinois~  SIU is hosting Native American life and culture celebration. Elementary Schools are improving across the state.

the morning cram [Namibian conservation edition]

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Imagine the US Government told the people living around Yellowstone that wildlife conservation was their job. That’s what’s going on in Namibia.

NPR reports that in an effort to conserve wildlife, the Namibian government handed responsibility over to farmers, and its working.

Kentucky~ Police busted a Chicago drug dealer in Paducah. More Amish are refusing to use triangles. Special crops are getting state money. Fort Campbell remembers fallen this week.  Gubernatorial candidates are coming to Paducah. Conway is getting a money boost.

Tennessee~ AARP hopes to clarify voter ID law.

the morning cram [Bizarro Stanford Prison edition]

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The ‘evil scientist’ who gave us the Stanford Prison experiment wants to change his legacy.

NPR reports Philip Zimbardo, the scientist known most for his prison experiment, is attempting to show that humans can be made into heroes as easily as they can be made into monsters.

Kentucky~ The Graves County Amish men are taking their traffic case to the Supreme Court. Gas prices are higher. Food banks are buying unused produce. A Fort Campbell woman is in jail for scamming people. A vote will be held in Bowling Green to determine how the accused terrorists will be tried.  The state judiciary is financially stable for the first time since 2008. Meetings will begin soon to help address the needs of the blind.

Tennessee~ A Clarksville woman is in jail for leaving her kids in a hot car.

Illinois~ The Fire Marshal says to stay away from illegal fireworks.

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