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morning cram [blame edition]

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The National Commission on BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill is pulling no punches assigning blame for the explosion last April.

~An official tells NPR that BP, Transocean and Halliburton all made baffling decisions which played a role in the disaster.

KENTUCKY~ Hundreds of dead birds were found last week near MSU. Mayfield’s leaders plan an all day summit Saturday. McCracken County’s court systems get a liaison. Oak Grove bans public smoking. Gov. Beshear is far outpacing the GOP contenders in fundrai$ing. A Senate committee clears a bill aiming to reward math and science teachers for students’ AP high scores, another approves a tax code improvement initiative, and a Lexington lawmaker proposes toughening the state’s ethics law.

TENNESSEE~ A bunch of TVA industrial customers gripe about ‘worse than ridiculous‘ rates.

 

morning cram [nutritious edition]

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 is a series of compilations put out by the Italian alternate label Oggetti Volanti Non Identificati. “Hunger in America is complicated. It’s not just getting enough food, but getting the right food — and making the right choices.”

~NPR digests the expense of buying healthy food.

KENTUCKY~ State Police hand over the Reidland Farley Fire Department financial investigation to the Commonwealth Attorney’s office. Murray’s Briggs & Stratton plant has a $35mil upgrade planned. 2 separate wrecks on bridges over the Ohio River yesterday closed Paducah off from Illinois for a short time. Bridge work at Smithland continues. West Kentucky Allied has already exhausted its new grant$. Madisonville is now an accredited National Main Street city. Lawmakers need to address a $1 billion hole in their Medicaid budget. Whitfield teleconferences with +5k constituents. Attorney General: beware of fake sweepstakes!

TENNESSEE~ A woman accused of leaving her baby to die in a hot car (while bar hopping with friends for +6 hours) goes on trial.

ILLINOIS~ Police ID the man who died during a standoff with law enforcement.