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the morning cram [Is it safe edition]

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College Bands are the last place you’d expect to find brutality, but there it is…

NPR reports on the growing  concern of hazing within historically black universities’ marching bands.

Kentucky~ Paducah’s prospective homeless shelter building is condemned. The CCC contract is nearly finished.Graves County High students were caught with drugs on the bus. The main suspect in Sunday’s Trigg County shooting turns himself in. Many Kentucky National Guardsmen will be home for the holidays. A major state coal official is hanging up his hat.  A former horse racing Commission Chief seeks reinstatement.

 

 

 

morning cram [youth vote edition]

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The White House is trying this week to re-energize college students and young voters who played a big role in electing President Obama two years ago.

~NPR reports polls show Democrats still lead the youth vote, though not by the record margin they did in 2008.

KENTUCKY~ Police search for a band of ruffians who tied up and robbed an elderly lady. An investigation report is due out tomorrow on Paducah’s halfway house escapes and nearby Kentucky Oaks Mall has a couple new stores opening up next month. Calloway County’s 911 system will stand on its own. A family gives Murray State University $1.3mil. Paving begins on a short stretch of US-68 tomorrow near Draffenville. A coal company gets a pat on the back for it’s environmental efforts. Fort Campbell prepares to deploy another 4k soldiers. Federal regulators greenlight Paducah’s Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Facility and a study is released finding a higher average of past employees died from leukemia and lymphoma.

TENNESSEE~ A man pleads guilty to a Clarksville 2006 double murder. A man dies in a high speed Montgomery County wreck. One institute has committed over $9mil for business solar grants.