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morning cram [google spy edition]

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Intelligence agencies have traditionally relied on top-secret information to track changes in other countries. But wiretaps and secret intercepts didn’t help US officials predict revolutions popping up across the Middle East and North Africa.

NPR reports officials say in hindsight, maybe they should have just used Google.

KENTUCKY~ The Paducah-McCracken merger study group says volunteer fire networks would remain unchanged. School officials promise streaming video of construction at the new McCracken County High School site. The Medicaid Special Session ends, but lawmakers are still being paid. Senators keep the state’s high school dropout age @ 16.  The Commonwealth invests a few bucks in several high-tech firms. The state Supreme Court temporarily halts executions.

ILLINOIS~ Honeywell and union reps pen in another date (next month) to debate.

morning cram (ticks & poison ivy edition)

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A study finds climate change is good for one thing: ticks & poison ivy.

bite me.

KY~ A man was charged with murder after an I-24 DUI hit ‘n run near Clarksville. Traffic will be restricted today @ the intersection of Bleich/Lone Oak Roads.  A Madisonville church group heads to Haiti. A pilot is injured after overshooting the Princeton airport. The Commonwealth is bringing executions back. Tea Party spurs activism… but not voting. (Accused killer) Nunn’s mental eval is scheduled this afternoon. The Attorney General warns us about the dangers of using Facebook.

TN~ E-Verify your (il)legal worker.

morning cram (tue$day edition)

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We still need you to pay our (public radio) bills, pretty please. <HERE>

KY~ Ohio river coal barge crash cleaned up. Housman’s vote may see political retribution. McCracken Schools looking to replace superintendent (again). Graves high students win TV award. Hopkins firefighters get name tags. 6-year road plan up for House vote. Should we watch inmates get put down?

TN~ Montgomery County makes it illegal to chain your dog up for longer than half an hour. Fog blamed for killing all those birds in Clarksville.