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Datebook – September 7, 2010

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It’s Tuesday, September 7.

Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham is the guest speaker for the Friends of CASA Banquet tonight at Murray State’s Curris Center. A silent auction starts at 6 with dinner following at 7. Proceeds benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children in Calloway and Marshall Counties. Tickets are $25.

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the season “Magnificent” is Saturday at the Carson Center. The Symphony invites artists to show works in the lobby at the concert. Bring ready to hang and priced artwork to the Symphony Office on Broadway across from the Yeiser Art Center by noon Tomorrow.

Murray Calloway County Hospital hosts a presentation on new treatment options for arthritis and related conditions with rheumatologist Dr. Bill Bailey, tonight at 6 at the Center for Health and Wellness on Poplar Street. The hospital also starts an 11 week Grief Recovery Outreach Program at 7 p.m. tonight at the Educational Services Building on 8th Street.

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morning cram [sleepy fat kids edition]

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A new study finds a good, long night’s sleep may be just as important as diet and physical activity for infants and preschoolers.

~ NPR hears children getting less sleep are nearly twice as likely to become overweight.

KENTUCKY~ Car vs horse buggy injures 3 (one’s a toddler). A man gets stabbed after chasing down a suspected thief. Fort Campbell’s private family housing is rebranding itself. A former Paducah Tilghman student now plays on the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad. Officials warn the weather is ripe for wildfires!

TENNESSEE~ Paris finds out its new sewers won’t cost as much as first thought.

ILLINOIS~ While United Steelworkers claim to have heard an explosion at Metropolis’ Honeywell hexafluoride plant, company officials explain the event was ‘normal.’ Governor Quinn is replacing the head of the state’s Dept. of Corrections.