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morning cram (denial edition)

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KY~ MSU’s Billy Kennedy is expected to sign a contract extension today. Paducah officials deny being confused. Fort Campbell will tighten its (financial) belt while soldiers are away. A US-62 bridge near Lake City is down to one lane till noon. Murray’s Chamber of Commerce will release how its members feel about a payroll tax later this week. Two bills now sit on Beshear’s desk: one forces 2 organizations out into the public eye and another wants to reduce teen suicide. Most lawmakers get a day off as budget talks resume. No ‘Race to the Top’ $$$. More universities may establish nursing doctoral degree programs.

TN~ The state expects a $75m revenue shortfall. The Senate has passed a constitutional ban on an income tax.


morning cram (masses choose it edition)

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How does Brown turn a blue state purple?

KY~ Paxton still wants to bail out Greyhound. Executive Inn should be gone by November. Watch out for I24 work (Paducah’s exit 3). Paducah to try serial killer. Judge Woodall, what’s a territory? PETA decries Fort Campbell pig killings. Hopkinsville Community College pushes state to retract cuts. A license to poke. Beshear: slot money is only (practical) option.

morning cram (recuse me? edition)

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KY~ Will Judge Woodall step down from the triple-murder case? Paducah will use grant$ to continue its trail and buy a new robot. MSU adds five hall of famers. Calloway County is under the school-oscope. Some of us are out of propane. That tracking bill clears the House, and the Senate will vote on education bill today.  State unveils transparent URL.

TN~ Henry County plans to buy an inflatable tower. Bredesen pushes harder for education plan, while the Senate stalls a paper ballot law.

IL~ Officials grace an earthquake summit.

morning cram (weekender edition)

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Hi, friends.  The Front Page (responsible journalism) airs today @ noon on 91-3. Enjoy your weekend (in excess).

KY~ McCracken County is $9m ahead and Paducah wants to hold hands.  Area towboat operator may layoff +150 employees. Murray stabber’s complicit wife charged. Swine flu kills 37-year-old Oak Grove lady. Hopkinsville still suing AT&T.  Pre-filed bill may kill gambling debate. Domestic violence tracking bill gains support. Officials will discuss education standards.  Former Gov. endorses Dr. Dan.

TN~ Clarksville is totally going to study things.