the morning cram [let ’em fight it out with clubs, the best country wins edition]
Angela Merkel has been even-keeled, consistent and cautious throughout the European crisis. Some say that’s not what’s needed.
NPR reports Merkel’s detractors believe her measured approach hasn’t worked and Europe is in need of some impassioned leadership.
Kentucky~ A fire and explosion rocked a plastics factory in Henderson. SIU Carbondale buys. The Cave-In-Rock ferry is back in business. Department of Education unveils a digital learning plan.
Illinois~ SIUC Carbondale buys some porn domain names (no, really). Quinn comments on Blago’s sentencing.
Tennessee~ A Fort Campbell soldier is caught stealing band instruments.