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morning cram [stuffed edition]

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“The motivation to take cocaine in the case of a drug addict is probably engaging similar circuits that the motivation to eat is in a hungry person.”

~NPR hears from Yale University brain scientist Ralph DiLeone on the similarities of over-eating and drug addiction.

KENTUCKY~ Police arrest a man who attacked someone with a beer mug. Founders of an area scholarship are honored today. US-60 in McCracken County faces daytime lane restrictions over the next couple days. Several teachers for the deaf and blind are behind the latest lawsuit challenging state furloughs. A lawmaker proposes a law requiring coroners to check on nursing home deaths. NKU founder Dr. Frank Steely will be buried in Hazel Friday. The Commonwealth’s annual Farm Bureau Convention kicks off in Louisville.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville’s Police force grows by 11 today.

ILLINOIS~ House members approve civil unions (by a hair). IDOT’s website gets an overhaul.

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