The Front Blog

Conversations from the Four Rivers Region

Posts Tagged ‘iPad

morning cram [greasy estimates edition]

leave a comment »

A federal commission’s BP oil spill investigation report blames the Obama administration for misrepresenting “the amount and fate of the oil” in the Gulf of Mexico.

~NPR reports the White House ignored or obscured scientific evidence, giving the public inaccurate information and damaging the government’s credibility.

KENTUCKY~ A Cadiz man who won the democratic primary for County Attorney will again face off with the incumbent he beat (who’s now running as a write-in candidate). Benton DUI murder case heads to a grand jury. Police arrest a New Concord woman after finding a methlab.  MSU President Randy Dunn applies to be the next president of the University of Tennessee. Quran-burning advocate Pastor Terry Jones says he’s not coming to Mayfield. The state lands $1 million for health department improvements. Former President Bill Clinton may stop by the state to campaign for Jack Conway. (Another) Fort Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville City Council members will vote today on iPad policies. Attorneys who find evidence someone may have been wrongly convicted are now ethically required by the state’s Supreme Court to investigate.

Advertisements

morning cram [psycho brain edition]

leave a comment »

“See it in their eyes… an intensity in their stare, as if they’re trying to pick up signals on how to respond. But the eyes are not an element of psychopathy, just a clue.”

~NPR has more.

KENTUCKY~ A cucumber truck spill on WKY Parkway in Caldwell County is slowing traffic (this morning). McCracken County may grant developer incentives. A West Paducah mom (allegedly) writes a fake letter to get her son out of jail. A Fort Campbell soldier from Arizona died in Afghanistan in a non-combat incident and another lost an appeal for possessing a rocket at his home. Madisonville expands its recycling effort. The Commonwealth ranks 3rd fattest in the nation.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville’s next budget may include iPads for City Council members. Unemployment in Henry County drops almost 1% in April to May.

ILLINOIS~ Union/Honeywell negotiations remain a stalemate. There’s a call to strip some elected Metropolis officials’ health insurance coverage.

morning cram (iSad edition)

leave a comment »

As mentioned on Marketplace…

KY~ A Mayfield schizophrenic and a Fulton sweetheart are both in Graves County court on (unrelated) murder-ish charges.  Month-long I-24 work begins in Christian County. Too broke to take your pet to the vet? Judge: (alleged killer) Steve Nunn is competent. Beshear campaign raises $900k. Rand & Trey pledge allegiance to the coal. Kentucky-made space lab modules are set to arrive @ the ISS tomorrow.

TN~ Montgomery County refinance will save $3mil. The governor won’t be able to suspend gun sales in a state of emergency (if this bill passes).