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the morning cram [The next time I have to come in here I’m crackin’ skulls edition]

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Good News. If you’re ever captured by Somali Pirates, Obama’s got your back, even if you’re Danish!

NPR reports Obama sent in his A-squad to deal with a hostage situation. With their success rate, I think Obama should start using the special forces to deal with all of his problems. Let’s start with a raid on the investment banks.

Kentucky~ The PRA is now a city agency. Here’s to hoping shiny tape will save our Amish from jail.  Cadiz seeks to ban synthetic marijuana. Looks like Kentucky teachers may have to be held back. The Commonwealth considers a tax amnesty plan.

Tennessee~ Titan tire hopes to hire 300 people  by the year’s end.

 

 

the morning cram [Hey everyone! Come and see how good I look edition]

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It’s time for a change…of neck-wear.

NPR reports Arizona is celebrating its centennial by encouraging us to love that ultimate laryngeal habiliment, the Bolo Tie.

Kentucky~  MSU beat Memphis to remain undefeated.  A Benton man is arrested for rape.  Eagle watching tours begin on the lakes.  Graves County officials investigate Mayfield shooting Wayward cows on I-69 have nearly all been found. The high water is down, so Cave-In-Rock ferry is back in business.

the morning cram [tenacious Demonstrator edition]

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It’s getting real in the Port of Oakland parking lot.

NPR reports the Occupy Oakland protests are becoming more volatile between police and local protesters. Flashbangs and tear-gas anyone?

Kentucky~ McCracken County Clerk appeals financial oversight. Two Hopkinsville firefighters were arrested for pocketing money.   KSP says watch out for those frisky deer.

Illinois~ SIU professors are on strike. Debate continues on state funding of huge cross in Southern Illinois.


the morning cram [the redshift edition]

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Three U.S. physicists win the 2011 Nobel Prize.

NPR reports the discovery of dark energy and the ever-increasing speed of the expansion of the Universe nets three researchers the coveted prize.

Kentucky~ Work begins on reopening Kentucky Kingdom. Kentucky receives a federal 27 million dollar education grant. David Williams whines to the press about the press.  The Commonwealth insures its own cars. It seems the deer/automobile rivalry is dying down.

Tennessee~ Tennessee DOC and other state agencies team up to address parole issues.  Driver service centers are about to get busier.  The state’s credit rating stays top notch.