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morning cram [insane edition]

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12 days after the Tucson, AZ shooting rampage, Jared Loughner’s legal battle has just begun.

NPR reports an insanity defense could be a tough sell at the federal level and even tougher in a state court.

Incoming snow today.

KENTUCKY~ Paducah seeks bids to seal off and finish parts of the Julian Carroll Convention Center. The former manager of Halloween City (allegedly) stole +$12k in costumes. Hopkinsville’s Mayor wants to renew an inner-city improvement program. Three area businesses make this year’s best workplace list. Governor Beshear and Senate Prez Williams spar over the Medicaid budget. A pair of freshwater mussel species found in the Commonwealth are dying out (blame coal mining and dams).

TENNESSEE~ Governor Haslam (ironically) encourages transparency while he defends hiding his income from the public.


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