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The Justice Department is proposing to overturn 30 years of legal precedent by sharply limiting patents on genes.
~NPR reports the government surprised just about everyone when it suggested this change of policy in a court filing last week.
KENTUCKY~ The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is on winter hours. Smithland’s gone damp and the historic Gower House may end up a ‘frontier’ restaurant. Hopkinsville plans to be bigger come January. US-60 work starts today in Union County. What’s ahead for state lawmakers? Budget tweaks, school reforms and redistricting (oh my!). Poll: Almost half of Paul supporters don’t party with the Tea. Want to run for office in 2011? Filing deadlines are set.
TENNESSEE~ Study: Clarksville cops are underpaid.
ILLINOIS~ Brady won’t concede to Quinn in Governor race.
The Pew Research Center’s final pre-election poll is out, and (no surprise) it finds the GOP will likely recapture control of the House.
KENTUCKY~ Paducah Schools’ property buyout extravaganza: 7 down, 24 to go. The National Park Service meets in Paducah tonight to talk about extending the Lewis & Clark trail. A wreck on I-24 covers the roadway in lactose. A Marshall County grand jury indicts a man on DUI-murder charges. Local officials will break out the shovels today for the construction of Murray’s Merryman House. PSC: natural gas prices should hover around last year’s. The state launches a new child ID initiative to protect kids. Jack and Rand are still running around ahead of tomorrow’s election.
OVC Football~ MSU < EKU, APSU < EIU, & UTM > Lambuth.
NPR reports some prison companies have a new business model to lock up illegal immigrants and one company’s plan became Arizona’s immigration law.
KENTUCKY~ Meteorologists: 3 tornadoes touched down Tuesday. Drivers in and around Gilbertsville and Grand Rivers should watch out for a few loose cows along the roadways. McCracken County School officials look over several possible design changes to the consolidated high school. Paducah’s WKCTC receives a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant. A Murray man is charged with trafficking narcotics. A Union City man died yesterday in a coal mining accident. Rand Paul isn’t going to return donation$ from a supporter (who stepped on an activist’s head outside the last senatorial debate).
TENNESSEE~ 2 of 7 Clarksville mayoral candidates spend tens of thousands, while 5 others spend < $100. Police: Clarksville man was dragged from a home and shot dead. Republican candidate for governor Bill Haslam is frustrated about the media’s coverage of his gun comments.
In a discussion with NPR‘s All Things Considered co-host Robert Siegel, Jack Conway didn’t retreat from his recent attack ad against Rand Paul, saying that candidates must be accountable for their actions.
~Siegel implicitly asks Conway: how relevant are college pranks in a senatorial election?
KENTUCKY~ Paducah officials draft a contract to lock in city manager-select Jeff Pederson. MSU’s Women’s Golf team dominates @ an APSU tourney. Have a profitable clean energy idea? You could get it funded. Federal money will help Kentucky figure out the whole state health insurance exchange thing. Drivers should watch out for the Commonwealth’s 900k deer lurking ‘unpredictably’ just beyond the road’s edge. Spot election fraud or fishy polling activity? Call 1-800-328-VOTE. Jack leads Rand in a new Democrat-funded poll.
TENNESSEE~ The state’s website wins high national honors.
ILLINOIS~ Judge: locked out Honeywell workers violated a restraining order at the plant.
~NPR hears how scientists aboard a flying laboratory hope to figure out what makes the storms so sneaky.
KENTUCKY~ A Murray schizophrenic pleads guilty to murder. Paducah Power christens its gas plant. A Benton man is charged with a DUI murder. Officials ID the dead body found near Earlington. A 200-mile yard sale begins this weekend. Flags are @ half-staff today in honor of another Fort Campbell casualty and one soldier at the base is awarded a bronze star. Nightly roadwork begins tomorrow on a couple of Paducah I-24 interchanges. An education report calls the Commonwealth’s schools too slow after poor test results. You have only 1 week left to register if you want to vote in November.
TENNESSEE~ A Clarksville shooting suspect turns himself in.
As Republicans are expected to pick up seats in the House of Representatives, the GOP hopes that voters will give them the majority. They call themselves the Young Guns.
KENTUCKY~ Murray State creates a nursing doctoral program (coming 2012). A man accused of a Murray rape claims his innocence in court. Police: man left toddler in his yard as he ran from detectives. Train vs. SUV in Christian County claims 3 lives. Paducah’s mayor is slated to be the next president of the Kentucky League of Cities. High schoolers are voting in fake elections this week. Area foresters seek to burn +11k acres. Another Fort Campbell hero dies in Afghanistan. Beshear tackles nursing home abuse.
TENNESSEE~ A former Fort Campbell gun smuggler sentenced to +9 years.
SPORTS~ (football) MSU < CAU, APSU > TTU, UTM > EIU. (soccer) MSU < LTU & WMU, APSU > Valparaiso, UTM > SIUe.