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morning cram (oh lordy we’re forty edition)

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

KY~ An empty barge tow smacked the Cairo Bridge. Lake Barkley is slowly draining. Paducah’s Police Chief wants mounties. That’s no salesman… It’s a census worker! Former Senator Wendell Ford likes Jack. Rand is not a huge fan of Mitch. Not only does Kentucky (so far) not have a budget, but it took a $45mil hit in tax revenue.

TN~ Flooding has crippled much of Montgomery County’s farmland.The Clarksville city workers will pick up your trash if you stack it by the road. Democrats worry Republicans are eying the state worker bonus. The Senate passes voter citizenship check. The DUI-ignition lock bill is on Bredesen’s desk.

morning cram (denial edition)

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nah...

KY~ MSU’s Billy Kennedy is expected to sign a contract extension today. Paducah officials deny being confused. Fort Campbell will tighten its (financial) belt while soldiers are away. A US-62 bridge near Lake City is down to one lane till noon. Murray’s Chamber of Commerce will release how its members feel about a payroll tax later this week. Two bills now sit on Beshear’s desk: one forces 2 organizations out into the public eye and another wants to reduce teen suicide. Most lawmakers get a day off as budget talks resume. No ‘Race to the Top’ $$$. More universities may establish nursing doctoral degree programs.

TN~ The state expects a $75m revenue shortfall. The Senate has passed a constitutional ban on an income tax.

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