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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.

 

 

 

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the morning cram [what do you want to do…I don’t know, what do you want to do edition]

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It seems the Supercommittee  is having trouble figuring it all out as well.

NPR reports as the Wednesday deadline approaches, the congressional Supercommittee is still a long way from coming to an agreement. How will Wallstreet react?

Kentucky~ No more fake weed in Paducah. A humane society  guy is charged with allegedly torturing animals in Paducah. Lexington is rollin’ in it after the equestrian games.

Illinois~ Man pleads guilty to SIU bomb threat. Pensions are in trouble.

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 [post Olympic Atlanta edition]

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Though bringing the Olympic games to Atlanta in ’96 helped to revamp the city’s economy, many areas never saw the benefit.

NPR reports the Olympic Games put Atlanta on the map, boosting a slow economy, and creating an iconic downtown. Many areas of the city, however, have remained in an economic decline.

Kentucky~ A McCracken Co teen is missing. Hopkins Co wants $3mil for a new sports complex. The Board of Education put off their testing vote. Some want a new online university for the state.

Illinois~ Their are more gays and lesbians throughout the state.

morning cram [off edition]

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“A dangerous and potentially illegal act at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia two months before a massive April explosion killed 29 mine workers.”

~NPR turns on the light.

(alleged) meth pirate

Randall Houser, 52

KENTUCKY~ Murray Police connect 4 more to this week’s home invasion. 5 Trigg County men publicly apologize for a 2008 Memorial Day sexual assault. Area police are searching for a man –> wanted on meth-related charges. A write-in candidate will challenge McCracken Clerk incumbent Jeff Jerrell. The public can comment tonight on a planned Henderson County coal gasification plant. Beshear: driveby texting is now illegal.

TENNESSEE~ Henry County’s budget still needs to shed a half-mil.