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morning cram [google spy edition]

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Intelligence agencies have traditionally relied on top-secret information to track changes in other countries. But wiretaps and secret intercepts didn’t help US officials predict revolutions popping up across the Middle East and North Africa.

NPR reports officials say in hindsight, maybe they should have just used Google.

KENTUCKY~ The Paducah-McCracken merger study group says volunteer fire networks would remain unchanged. School officials promise streaming video of construction at the new McCracken County High School site. The Medicaid Special Session ends, but lawmakers are still being paid. Senators keep the state’s high school dropout age @ 16.  The Commonwealth invests a few bucks in several high-tech firms. The state Supreme Court temporarily halts executions.

ILLINOIS~ Honeywell and union reps pen in another date (next month) to debate.

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