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Datebook – September 16, 2010

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It’s Thursday, September 16.

There’s a Doggie Day Spa Saturday from 9 to 2. at Carmen Pavilion on College Farm Road across from Calloway County High School. The Humane Society microchips dogs for $10 each and photographs pets for their free Lost Pet Photo Registry. Engraved custom pet ID tags are $3 each on site. Murray State AHT and Pre-Vet students do $7 baths, $4 ear cleaning & nail trimming or $10 for “the works.”

St. Joseph Catholic School in Mayfield seeks donations for its annual Christmas auction on November 20. Gifts may be delivered to the St. Joseph School Office or scheduled for pick up. Call 270-247-4420 to help.

The Kuttawa Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers a Safe Boating Course at Eddy Creek Marina Resort Saturday.  The course is $20, goes from 8 to 5 with a lunch break. The Marina is at 7612 State Route 93 South of Eddyville. Pre-registration is required at 270-388-9799.

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morning cram [very light car edition]

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The future of fuel-efficient cars top the 100 miles per gallon mark. This week, the Edison2 team is being rewarded with half of the technically prestigious $10 million X Prize.

~NPR takes a ride in a very light car.

KENTUCKY~ Paducah rocks out on an insurance safety test. Beshear announces another major industrial tax break (in Calvert City). State Police arrest a man for zooming around like a cop. An MSU sophomore is the OVC’s Golfer of the Week. Oak Grove’s mayor removed his opponent from the tourism board for wearing a campaign T-shirt at a public festival. Even though 63 new KSP troopers graduate this week, the Commonwealth is still short some 150.  Dentists keep getting older.

TENNESSEE~ A Clarksville hotel employee finds out the hard way seeing-eye dogs are not ‘pets’. Bredesen divvies up $15mil for statewide highway law enforcement.

ILLINOIS~ Free fishing Saturday!