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morning cram [gi jane edition]

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Over the past decade, the number of female veterans who have become homeless has nearly doubled to roughly 6,500.

~NPR hears most of them are younger than 35.

Have a reflective Veteran’s Day.

KENTUCKY~ VISA tells CFSB someone hacked into their accounts. A Murray business lands some $50k in tax benefits to save or create 1 job. Burn bans are back in Marshall, Fulton and Christian Counties. The chief of police in Oak Grove is suspended and is being investigated for unknown reasons. An AWOL soldier plans to turn himself in to Fort Campbell authorities today. Several veteran’s cemeteries throughout the state host ceremonies today. Governor Beshear hands down a pair of magistrate appointments and announces Uncle Sam will pay for improvements @ 2 area airports. State revenue is still looking good.

ILLINOIS~ Police: a deadly Brookport home invasion was not random.

morning cram [less ladies edition]

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This year’s election will probably be the first time in 30 years that the number of women serving in Congress declines.

~NPR reports ironically it began as a banner year for female candidates, with more running in party primaries than ever before.

KENTUCKY~ The US Army Corps of Engineers wants to know what you think about plans to fix up Paducah’s Floodwall. Calloway County officials will review an ordinance today that will issue a $25 million loan for a local chemical company to expand. The state budget may see a surplus. Republican gains in the state senate may change up the horse industry’s gameplan to bring video lottery terminals at race tracks. Governor Beshear declares a drought-driven state of emergency and orders flags to half today.

TENNESSEE~ Police arrest 2 men for last week’s murder. TVA’s board votes to give the CEO a 10% raise.

ILLINOIS~ Democrats are not calling for a vote on Governor Quinn’s pension borrowing plans.

SPORTS~ (Women’s Soccer) APSU > MSU; (Men’s Basketball) APSU > CMU.