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the morning cram [rebuilding Japan edition]

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As Japan slowly recovers from the devastating March earthquake, Japanese citizens ponder the future of the country.

NPR reports in the midst of devastation and tragedy, opportunity for shaping the future of Japan arises.

Kentucky~ A man is ordered to put his gun away in a Paducah City Council meeting. 267 soldiers have returned to Fort Campbell. A man died when he was hit by a truck this weekend. Legalized Sandhill Crane hunting is fast approaching. Flood assistance is available for farmers (female and Mexican farmers too). One official thinks Kentucky will be the new China.

Tennessee~ Clarksville’s Mayor may be limited to 2-year terms in the future. A man is charged with child rape.

Datebook – September 1, 2010

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It’s Wednesday, September 1.

The 35th Annual Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers near 1-24, Exit 31. Hours are 9 to dusk Saturday, 9 to 5 Sunday and 9 to 3 Monday. It costs $1 per walk-in or $3 per car. About a hundred craft booths and artisans from seven states offer wares. There are food vendors on site. See kentuckylakebarkley.travel.

There’s a Gunner’s Magic Train Birthday Celebration Saturday from 9 to Noon at Mike Miller Park in Draffenville. A tree planting ceremony starts at 10 a.m. and the morning includes a bounce house and games organized in memory of Gunner Henry Gillespie’s 10th Birthday.

Paducah’s Labor Day Weekend has Music at Carson Park, Joe Clifton Drive at 28th and Madison Saturday from 2 to 4 accompanied by food arts and crafts, and speakers. Confederate Railroad is on stage Saturday with the band For Heaven’s Sake at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The parade Monday begins at 2nd and Broadway at 9:30 a.m.

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Written by Matt Markgraf

September 1, 2010 at 10:25 am