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morning cram (drug war edition)

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Not surprising.

KY~ If you’re a registered party (animal), GO VOTE! There’s a contentious race to be the next Hopkinsville mayor. 2 men have a September trial date for robbing a US Bank in Paducah. A creepy Benton man gets the max sentence for downloading tons of child porn. Primary battles today: 9 Senate and 25 house districts. Whitfield’s kicking back for today’s primary, but has a challenger in November.

TN~ Clarksville businesses can get $2mil low-interest loans to recover from flood damage. No new Montgomery County property taxes leave the school system strapped.

morning cram (rip dio edition)

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Jack Black must be devastated.

KY~ A former Calloway County student-teacher will avoid jail and registering as a sex offender because he’s in a wheelchair. A Murray woman is charged with attempted murder. Officials need more time to investigate Reidland High’s bingo scam. A Hopkinsville businessman admits part in illegal cigarette sales. We’ll soon find out more of how and where PGDP workers were exposed to contaminants. LBL can’t wait for the lakes to go down. Rand invites you to tea.

TN~ A federal jury will make a Henry County Sheriff’s deputy pay $75k. Word of Clarksville Mayor Piper’s alleged threats has hit the AP and there was a stabbing over the weekend.

morning cram (deepwater views edition)

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‘crater plume gassing’ or ‘when self-regulation fails

KY~ PATS’ executive director is resigning. Five Trigg County gang-rapists take a plea deal. Another mushroom dealer goes to prison. A green and healthy Graves County  school is being honored in Frankfort. Beshear proposes a new budget making the legislature swoon.

TN~ Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper may have threatened a school official over his wife’s job. Call center Convergys may move to the north side of Clarksville.

morning cram (burn the ocean edition)

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from tajvaccarella.com

They’re s’posed to strike a match around noonish.

KY~ Paducah’s cool with Sunday alcohol sales at temporary events and may spend $1m on new vehicles. Police bust the (alleged) culprits who burgled Heath High and Middle Schools. MSU procrastinates on the domestic partner debate. Expect delays on I-24 near Paducah today. Christian County’s Emergency Manager is retiring and their health department hopes to construct a $2.5m annex. We’ll find out today who will oversee elections since Sec ‘o State Trey is in the running. Beshear will call the General Assembly back when he darn well feels like it.

TN~ Montgomery County Schools will request a property tax hike. Henry County nabs over $1m in Race to the Top funds. A proposed law that would close access to a list of who can carry loaded handguns has (probably) failed. The Senate is about to vote on a bill that admittedly does nothing>25 MPH speeders could face $500 tickets.

IL~ African-American students may be more likely to be suspended/expelled than whites.

OVC SPORTS~ (Baseball) MSU < OleMiss, APSU > Vandy; (Softball) UTM > EU.