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the morning cram [the best way to hurt rich people is to turn them into poor people edition]

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It’s official, Americans like to spend money.

NPR reports pound for pound, dollar for dollar, we like to spend far more than our counterparts throughout the world (and we hate to save too).

Kentucky~ A shootout in Hopkins County hospitalizes four. Apparently you can get cash for farming land that doesn’t belong to you. State Reps want Kentuckians to have a tax-free weekend next school year. The Commonwealth begins a new tourism campaign.

Tennessee~  The Arts Commission commissioned its new website (I couldn’t resist). The state is honored for financial reporting.

 

 

 

 

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 [pawpaw edition]

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The Pawpaw: North America’s forgotten fruit.

NPR reports a long lost tropical-like fruit which grows in our temperate climate is a little known treat found throughout 26 states.

Kentucky~ The Paducah Renaissance Alliance Director quits after two months on the job.   A Caldwell County judge declares a mistrial in the Allison murder case. Rand Paul is making the rounds in the Purchase Region today.  We all need a little help from our friends, says Todd P’Pool.  An accrediting body takes a long, hard look at National College. Senator Paul wants to chat with other Senators about pipeline regulations.

Tennessee~ State Senator Kyle says tweak the lottery, don’t steal from scholarship funds.

the morning cram [return of Putin edition]

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Can US-Russia relations survive another Putin presidency?

NPR reports Russia’s leading political party, United Russia, wants Putin and Medvedev to switch jobs in the next election.

Kentucky~ Waide says no to Hopkins County sports complex. Medal of Honor winner sacrifices job opportunity to be fair. Paducah might have a police/firehouse. Conway is filing suit against another for-profit university. A judge says Iraqi terror suspects can be tried in civilian court.

Illinois~ The EEOC says Mach Mining won’t hire women.

 

the morning cram [GOP v. science edition]

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Among some Republican Presidential hopefuls, one finds skepticism regarding science.

NPR reports GOP candidates like Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann question the science of evolution and climate change, and it could help them in the polls.

Kentucky~ The Hopkins Board of Ed settled with Land O’ Frost. WKU wonders why freshmen aren’t coming back. A health care company is accused of cheating the system.

Tennessee~ Many parents are protesting a Montgomery County/Clarksville redistricting.

morning cram (centrist edition)

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Is this the line for the party?

KY~ An attempted murder victim claims he doesn’t remember being hit by a car. Don’t fall for shady texts from fake financial institutions. Multiple escapes prompt police to investigate Paducah’s halfway house. What should Mayfield do with all its piles of extra cash? Murray officials keep mum about their meeting with city firefighters’ lawyer. Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne cases its colors ahead of its stint in Afghanistan. LBL may change its trees. The state’s election fraud hotline captured 116 complaints. Beshear will set the special session agenda this week.

TN~ The federal government denies funding a new Clarksville Airport terminal.

morning cram (thur$day edition)

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KY~ Coroner: 15-year-old volleyballer Courtney Koehler’s death appears natural. Paducah Inn owner sues KY Oaks Mall owner. KY House passes budget. Some school projects get funded; others (in need) are snubbed. Bill Johnson drops out of the Senate contest.

TN~ Paris man arrested for allegedly strangling a long-time acquaintance.

Written by Chris Taylor

March 11, 2010 at 9:03 am