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morning cram [bias? edition]

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“In the health care challenges and other politically charged disputes, the judges hearing the cases are now drawing almost as much attention as the law.”

~NPR reports on the rekindling of the long-standing debate over whether party affiliation or political background can predict how a judge will rule.

KENTUCKY~ Paducah’s Southside Salvation Army suffers flood damage. An unknown woman attacked Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp’s wife at her home. Less western Kentuckians sought financial heating assistance this year. A report due out early next year will guess how many of the Commonwealth’s high schoolers are smoking pot. One lawmaker wants legislative leaders to stop hiding while concocting the state budget. Ag officials warn of poor tobacco yields. The state ranks lowest on protecting animals (according to ALDF). Basketball: MSU > Bethel.

TENNESSEE~ 3 Stewart County men face federal poaching charges of illegal deer harvesting on Fort Campbell property. TVA buys up more wind power.

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