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Datebook – September 9, 2010

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It’s Thursday, September 9.

Hopkinsville’s 23rd Annual Trail of Tears Native American Indian Pow Wow is Saturday and Sunday at Trail of Tears Commemorative Park. See colorful dancing and drumming competitions while browsing Native American-made craft and food booths. Gates open at 10 a.m. both days. Donation at the gate is $6 for adults, $3 children ages 6 to 12. The Park’s at Pembroke Road and 9th.

Friends of Graves County Public Library host the annual book and bake sale tomorrow and Saturday from 9 to 5 at the library meeting room. Books range from 50 cents to $2. browse movies, dvd’s music cd’s and encyclopedias. The library’s at 601 North 17th Street in Mayfield.

A ‘maize of Grace opens tonight at Locust Grove Baptist Church five miles from Murray, two miles off Highway 121 South on Locust Grove Road. The 2nd Annual Corn maze is open every Thursday Friday and Saturday in September, 6 to 9 p.m.. Admission is $3 per person.

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morning cram [write-off edition]

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“Speaking near Cleveland on Wednesday, President Obama said all U.S. companies should be allowed to write off all of the investments they make through 2011.”

~NPR wades through the proposal’s mixed reactions.

KENTUCKY~ d Write-in McCracken County Clerk challengers want incumbent Jeff Jerrell to recuse himself from overseeing the election (he won’t). A Paducah woman is busted for selling crack. Watch out for oversized loads today/tomorrow near Calvert City’s Industrial Parkway. A Trigg County man died in a wreck yesterday. Fort Campbell ceremonially honors 11 fallen heroes (42 have died since June).  A Livingston County wildfire injures a forest ranger. UK’s President Lee Todd: I’m outta here! Beshear wants landlords who lease office space to state government to drop rent (by 5%). Jack makes $300k from web donations; Rand scrambles to make more.

TENNESSEE~ 9 cows die after a semi-truck overturns near Puryear. Retired attorneys will soon be able to do pro bono work.

ILLINOIS~ Enrollment down @ SIU-Carbondale.