Posts Tagged ‘101st Airborne Division’
Ten years after it’s signing, the Patriot Act is still controversial.
NPR reports that on the tenth anniversary of President George W. Bush’s Patriot Act, Americans still disagree about whether or not it violates their right to privacy.
Kentucky~ Paducah property taxes go up (a little bit). Paducah Middle’s Walker moves to the district office under scrutiny. The 101st deals with budget cuts. Records show no evidence of David Williams sexual abuse. Beshear is well in the lead with money to blow.
Tennessee~ The Legislative Black Caucus wants in on redistricting.
Imagine the US Government told the people living around Yellowstone that wildlife conservation was their job. That’s what’s going on in Namibia.
NPR reports that in an effort to conserve wildlife, the Namibian government handed responsibility over to farmers, and its working.
Kentucky~ Police busted a Chicago drug dealer in Paducah. More Amish are refusing to use triangles. Special crops are getting state money. Fort Campbell remembers fallen this week. Gubernatorial candidates are coming to Paducah. Conway is getting a money boost.
Tennessee~ AARP hopes to clarify voter ID law.
Two health care giants have merged. How could that affect you?
NPR reports last month’s merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Services will give someone the power to greatly affect your pocketbook.
Kentucky~ A Trigg County Amish man was killed by farm equip. The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Dept is gettin some money. Stumbo says we need to keep an eye on doctors. The First Lady is celebrating green schools. An appeals court rejects former soldier convicted of rape and murder. State ACT scores are low (insert dumb Kentuckians joke here).
The royal rumble of debates went down in Iowa last night.
NPR reports that while Romney remained unscathed, other candidates embarked down a path of fire.
Tennessee~ Enrollment over the summer was up for UT Martin.
As the Latino population of the US grows, appealing to Hispanic voters becomes increasingly important to politicians.
NPR reports both Democrats and Republicans hope to make gains with the nation’s fastest growing minority, however Hispanic voters are frustrated with leaders from both parties.
Kentucky~ The Union puts off the Honeywell vote (what’s a few more weeks?). A Paducah man wins the British Senior Open. Debates continue over a hospital/religion merger. A Fort Campbell soldier faces murder charges. The state needs more dentists (insert Kentucky teeth joke here).
Illinois~ Report says gambling money goes to political campaigns.
Tennessee~ A Henry County Medical Center project seeks more money.
Tens of thousands of Americans are afflicted by a condition that causes an incessant ringing in the ears.
NPR reports that while diagnosis and treatment of tinnitus (aka ringing ears) is in the early stages, some progress is being made.
Kentucky~ An MSU student won the Fulbright Scholarship. A WKU student is crowned Miss Kentucky. A Hopkinsville man is killed by a car. More students are defaulting on loans. Some art groups got some money. The 101st Airborne command is changing hands. Some state politicians think there should be a special session to redraw district lines, while others do not.