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morning cram [stevens’ regret edition]

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The 90-year-old justice retired this summer. During a lengthy and wide-ranging interview, John Paul Stevens says he regrets one vote: his 1976 vote to uphold the death penalty.

~NPR has more.

KENTUCKY~ Demolition work begins @ Paducah’s Big E. The city of Oak Grove sues Christian County‘s Board of Education. An MSU student dies in a fatal weekend car wreck. A local union and the environmental cleanup company ink a 4-year Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant contract. Another Fort Campbell hero dies in an IED attack. State education officials meet this week to figure out how to change the state’s assessment system. Jack and Rand star in a nationally televised Fox News debate.

TENNESSEE~ A sleeping teen driver hits/kills Clarksville man. The Bill/Melinda Gates Foundation throws over a quarter-million dollars to the state’s Chamber of Commerce to increase college completion rates. Democratic candidate for governor McWherter says (if necessary) he would change up how much the state’s lottery goes to scholarships.

OVC SPORTS~ (Football) MSU < JSU, UTM > TTU. (Soccer) MSU = APSU, UTM > JSU.

morning cram (frozen edition)

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It’s cold.

KY~ Notable donor-lady dies in Paducah.  Frozen pipe-burst flooding evacuates a Paducah apartment building. Tear down the Big-E for +$1m. Icy conditions close river ferry to Missouri. Princeton may lock up their kids at night. Reps vote on tracking bill tomorrow. Jury selection today in ex-soldier’s re-trial. Accused triple-murder rapist’s attorneys want to exclude horrible photo evidence.

TN~ Tomorrow’s special education session better be quick.

IL~ Start voting now!

SPORTS (scores)Women’s = UTM < TSU, APSU > MSU. Men’s = MSU > APSU, UTM < TSU.

Written by Chris Taylor

January 11, 2010 at 9:47 am