Archive for the ‘The Morning Cram’ Category
If all else fails, act as if you belong…
NPR reports a Wisconsin man is in jail for walking into a Denny’s, announcing he is the new manager and cooking himself a burger. How long is the jail term for Awesome in the second degree?
Kentucky~ The Murray City Council discusses whether or not to make students buy a city sticker. MSU gets some B-Ball payback! The gambling amendment is DOA in the senate. A pseudoephedrine bill is withdrawn. The state Supreme Court will hear redistricting arguments today. A group challenges Beshear’s prayer breakfast.
Gentlemen, telling the ladies that you have a Silver Star, Purple Heart and the Congressional Medal of Honor may get you more than shot down at the bar…
NPR reports the Supreme Court is considering whether or not claiming you’ve won medals could get you thrown in the clink.
Kentucky~ Paducah officials want to reevaluate the areas earthquake risk. Senator Paul does some pro bono surgery in Paducah.A Paducah juvenile was arrested for burning down three homes. State officials debate the drop out age bill. The UPIKE debate continues.
Tennessee~ The “Don’t Say Gay” bill loses some momentum.
As Rick Santorum climbs in the polls, can he attract the vote of one of the largest voting groups in the nation (women)?
NPR reports even if Santorum can win the nomination, one of the greatest obtacles in his path to the White House is a struggle shared by many GOP candidates, appealing to women.
Some awoke to the rumble of an earthquake this morning.
Kentucky~ United Way made its goal. The Amish buggy standoff could soon end. Stumbo is pushing his UPIKE bill among much distraction. A woman pleads guilty to charges after hitting her toddler over the head and leaving him on an interstate.
Big Pharma gets a do-over…
NPR reports the FDA isn’t pulling any punches while they reevaluate weight loss drugs previously denied because of side-effects. Sure you’ll grow a third ear, but at least you’ll be skinny!
…face it, I’m older and have more insurance.
NPR reports as economic struggles have kept more people from retiring, and brought many out of retirement, age discrimination claims are up. But it’s tough to prove.
Illinois~ There’s a new sheriff in town (sheriff meaning chief, and town meaning Metropolis).
Surprise! Big schools bring in big money.
NPR reports Harvard and Yale once again top the list of colleges for money received in 2011.
Kentucky~ Gov. Steve Beshear defends Paducah’s nuclear-enrichment plant. The University of Pikeville could become a part of the state’s higher education system. The House approves an Amish buggy bill. New legislation could give whistleblowers a cash reward. A teen is charged with killing her newborn child. Surface mining opponents rally in Frankfort. Paducah’s Fountain Avenue comes a step closer to restoration.