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the morning cram [Namibian conservation edition]

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Imagine the US Government told the people living around Yellowstone that wildlife conservation was their job. That’s what’s going on in Namibia.

NPR reports that in an effort to conserve wildlife, the Namibian government handed responsibility over to farmers, and its working.

Kentucky~ Police busted a Chicago drug dealer in Paducah. More Amish are refusing to use triangles. Special crops are getting state money. Fort Campbell remembers fallen this week.  Gubernatorial candidates are coming to Paducah. Conway is getting a money boost.

Tennessee~ AARP hopes to clarify voter ID law.

the morning cram [breaking atoms edition]

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America’s Giant Particle Collider prepares to power down.

NPR reports the American version of the CERN Large Hadron Collider has been overshadowed by its Swiss cousin and is scheduled to be powered down.

Kentucky~ Home School Students form a football team. Jackson Purchase teen golfer takes national title. Ag Commissioner hopefuls battle over their qualifications. Kentucky Flags at half-staff for fallen Ft. Campbell soldier.  Road work on US-41 begins. Kentucky continues to rebuild courthouses.  UK researchers discover an alloy that may help in energy production.

Tennessee~ Officials attempt to inform the public of the voter ID initiative.

morning cram [mined edition]

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The men began emerging like clockwork from the depths of a mine that could easily have been their tomb. They jubilantly embraced their wives, children and rescue workers, looking remarkably composed after languishing underground for 69 days.

~NPR covers the successful rescue effort at Chile’s San Jose Mine amid a torrent of press.

KENTUCKY~ Grand Rivers’ Vulcan Materials workers could unionize. Mayfield’s Zoning Board will take (yet another) look at a permit request for a downtown mosque. A Mayfield man is arrested in McCracken County for a DUI hit and run. The Paducah Sun has it that an Oklahoma city administrator will likely be Paducah’s new city manager. Paducah city commissioners will vote next week to keep property taxes the same. If given the shot, Rand Paul would kill the IRS and the federal income tax.

TENNESSEE~ Murder, kidnapping & suicide in Clarksville (Oh my!). State sales tax revenue grew again last month. Early voting begins.