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the morning cram [face it, we’re younger and faster…edition]

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…face it, I’m older and have more insurance.

NPR reports as economic struggles have kept more people from retiring, and brought many out of retirement, age discrimination claims are up. But it’s tough to prove.

Kentucky~ The Racers are OVC champs. ‘Your lights were out‘, says the giant boat to the tiny bridge. There are more ways to win, or more likely lose at Kentucky Downs.

Illinois~ There’s a new sheriff in town (sheriff meaning chief, and town meaning Metropolis).

Tennessee~ Haslam gave up his class size idea.  Residents are getting out early in the primary. It’s getting harder to ‘say’gay’.

morning edition [crawling edition]

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“The question isn’t why did the caterpillar cross the road but how? Researchers have discovered that at least one species of caterpillar precedes each step with a thrust of its gut.”

~NPR gets out the microscope.

KENTUCKY~ A real-life MySpace date in Draffenville (with an underage girl) lands a Louisiana man on rape charges. Madisonville Police quickly diffuse a hostage situation. Murray-Calloway’s Chamber of Commerce hands out some awards. State Budget Director is ‘cautiously optimistic‘ about the Commonwealth’s fiscal future and the Education Commissioner wants to reorganize his department. Jack and Rand stab each other (with words).

TENNESSEE~ A jury finds a Clarksville mom guilty of  killing her baby. Army Corps of Engineers: Please, public, comment on our critical report. APSU joins Hopkinsville Community College to offer a green occupation degree. Early voters are coming out in droves.

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