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The Tea Party is thriving as a national movement and hopes to put its mark on this year’s midterm elections. A group of Virginia Tea Partiers discuss what propelled them into activism.

~NPR hears what, in some cases, placed them at odds with the Republican Party.

KENTUCKY~ Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell and Ed Whitfield will be on Murray State’s campus @ 2:00pm and some MSU students this weekend will operate radar equipment in Cadiz to look for unmarked graves. Paducah’s compost facility is open to the public today through Saturday. Paving work on part of Calloway County’s US-641 starts this weekend. A Fort Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan and back at base, a Revolutionary War soldier gets a new grave marker. Payday lending critics met yesterday with the state’s Consumer Advisory Council.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville gets +$2mil to renovate its WIC office. TVA plans to lower electricity rates beginning in November.

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