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morning cram [profit prisons edition]

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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.

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