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the morning cram [doomsday do-over edition]

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If at first you don’t succeed…

NPR reports the Doomsday Prophet may have missed his first judgement day prediction of May 21st, but he’s taking another swing.  Batting .500 will still get you into Cooperstown.

Kentucky~ A Lone Oak High student was caught with a knife at school. A Louisville Hospital Merger may mean bad news for reproductive care as we know it. State Optometrists donate a large amount of cash to the gubernatorial candidates.  Rand Paul backs off on the opposition to the pipeline safety bill.

Illinois~  The State Department of Education wants to hear public sentiment on funding.

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the morning cram [another one bites the dust edition]

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An al-Qaida leader is reported dead in drone attack.

NPR reports Anwar al-Awlaki, the US born cleric and spokesperson for al-Qaida in Yemen has been killed.

Kentucky~ Fulton may lose its ambulance service. Go get your flu shot now! Restoring America saturates the airwaves with political ads.  An LGBT group responds to the latest Restoring America ad.  Beshear is not happy with Obama about coal jobs.

Tennessee~ Tenessee is one of a few states found to be compliant with the Adam Walsh Act.

the morning cram [debt doom discussions edition]

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Bipartisan talks on the debt ceiling continue today as the deadline approaches.

NPR reports members of both parties will meet with President Obama today to try and reach a deal on the debt ceiling, and prevent the first ever government default.

Kentucky~ The weather for today… is HOT, BLISTERINGLY HOT!! The Paducah Symphony Orchestra has found a new director. A semi-truck hit an Amish buggy and killed a toddler. A visiting Job Corps student drowned in Lake Barkley. Coal workers donate large sums to politicians. Police say they wrote 21,000 seat belt tickets during a two-week crack down. The US Army is bringing murder charges against Brent Burke.

Tennessee~ Goodyear in Union City is shutting down. Gov Haslam plans to be ‘more proactive’ with the General Assembly for the next fiscal year. TVA is trying to help reduce energy costs for customers. A West Tennessee group is answering questions about construction.

morning cram [middle woes edition]

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Being middle class in America once meant feeling secure. You could count on having a decent home, a regular paycheck and food in the fridge.

~NPR reports government statistics confirm just how dramatically life has changed for the middle class.

KENTUCKY~ Mayfield law enforcement denies Florida pastor Terry Jones’ allegations the city’s Muslim community is violent. Police in McCracken County are searching for a missing and possibly depressed homeless man. A Murray construction firm wins a bid to build Marshall County’s new Health Department.  An Owensboro chemical plant may relocate to Dawson Springs. Trigg County’s Ham Fest begins this weekend!!! The Beshear camp banks +$3mil.

TENNESSEE~ South Fulton officials stand by a decision to let a house burn because the residents didn’t pay their annual protection fee. Clarksville mayoral candidates differ on how to prepare for the city’s predicted population explosion. The state’s Employees Association head plans to petition election candidates for pay raises.