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morning cram [obama-cameron edition]

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President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are holding a joint news conference in London this morning.

NPR is live-blogging the event.

Severe weather slated to begin sometime this afternoon. Conditions will make tornadoes possible.

KENTUCKY~ Paducah officials will vote next month on legalizing fireworks. FEMA centers open in McCracken/Livingston Counties. Farmers and self-employed workers can register for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. McCracken County is suing a local hotel owner over back taxes. A Mayfield-based State Trooper garners top honors. The US Drug Czar applauds/criticizes the Commonwealth’s prescription tracking system.

ILLINOIS~ State Police will be out in force in the southernmost counties next month thanks to a federal grant and Gov Quinn asks for a federal disaster declaration for flood recovery there.

TENNESSEE~ An EF-2 tornado Monday blew through Stewart County leaving two injured in the Big Rock community. Extra unemployment benefits a go!

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Written by Chris Taylor

May 25, 2011 at 9:29 am

Posted in The Morning Cram

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