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the morning cram [this is bat country edition]

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A recreational drug may be just what the doctor ordered.

NPR reports the club drug, Ketamine may be able to make depression dissapear almost immediately. Are we sure it’s not the trance beat and strobe lights?

Kentucky~ There’s a flood warning starting tomorrow in Paducah. Think twice about taking a leisurely stroll on the remaions of the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge. Commercial driver’s licensing requirements are changing.

Tennessee~ The state is attempting to halt the growing numbers of prescription drug overdoses.

morning cram [hindu psychiatry edition]

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“In India, there is only 1 psychiatrist for every 400,000 people. It means that most people go untreated for substance abuse problems, severe depression and psychotic disorders. Or rather, they go untreated by doctors. Instead, they turn to the gods.”

~NPR hears prayers asking Shiva to purge the mentally ill of evil spirits.

KENTUCKY~ Current McCracken developers want new subdivision changes to apply to them. A former-Ledbetter pastor is charged with stealing from his church. A Kevil woman gets indicted for complicity to first-degree manslaughter. 2 suspects are in custody for a drive-by in a Farley neighborhood. Police suspect a Calloway County couple died in a murder-suicide. State Police pull up +800 pot plants. Murray State is one step closer to launching a biomass project. Owensboro’s famous Moonlite BBQ Inn is damaged in a fire. Education officials present the Commonwealth’s Race to the Top application in Washington DC today.

TENNESSEE~ A former Clarksville narcotics detective gets arrested for buying painkillers. TVA says electricity demand (almost) broke records last week.

ILLINOIS~ Honeywell vs. United Steelworkers: talks resume today.