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the morning cram [virtual money edition]

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A money used by no government, that’s not tangible, backed only by those who use it. Can it work?

NPR reports Bitcoin could be the money of the future, existing only in the virtual universe. And it can’t be messed up by politicians.

Kentucky~ Hopkins County librarians got that money. The Christian County Jail is broke. Paducah’s building inspector has passed away. Holly Patreus makes her return to Fort Campbell.

Illinois~ The state will try a Health Care Exchange with help.

the morning cram [rebuilding Japan edition]

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As Japan slowly recovers from the devastating March earthquake, Japanese citizens ponder the future of the country.

NPR reports in the midst of devastation and tragedy, opportunity for shaping the future of Japan arises.

Kentucky~ A man is ordered to put his gun away in a Paducah City Council meeting. 267 soldiers have returned to Fort Campbell. A man died when he was hit by a truck this weekend. Legalized Sandhill Crane hunting is fast approaching. Flood assistance is available for farmers (female and Mexican farmers too). One official thinks Kentucky will be the new China.

Tennessee~ Clarksville’s Mayor may be limited to 2-year terms in the future. A man is charged with child rape.

morning cram (beach bum edition)

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A new plan B

KY~ Graves County is gonna be making a heck of a lot more guns. A Calloway jury recommends life sentence for Almo murder. Paducah Fire Department proposes a novel way to reclaim some costs. Afghani President Karzai will visit Fort Campbell Friday. Lyon County will close it’s middle school to confront concrete-rot. A state education task force is aggregating recommendations. Trey is on a bus.

TN~ Bredesen will pilfer the  state mattress to help flood victims. US Senators are going to grill the US Army Corps of Engineers on their Nashville response. TVA is looking a little greener after turning on the fans.