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morning cram [rip ted edition]

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kerrywaghorn.com“The gruesome details of the airplane crash that killed Ted Stevens and four others emerge as investigators work to figure out how the plane crashed into a mountain during a fishing trip. Three teenagers and their parents were on the plane, including the former head of NASA.”

~NPR hears how weather may have played a role in the crash.

KENTUCKY~ Paducah announces surprise savings on its bond refinancing and votes next week to hire a new city manager. (Another) Paducah pastor is accused of stealing: this time from an elderly woman. Police ID a Calloway County couple thought to be a murder-suicide. The Regional US Census Bureau pats the Commonwealth’s back for participating. Rand Paul tells Sean Hannity last weekend’s Fancy Farm stumping event was a wild affair, packed with beer-throwing and booing partisan picnickers.

TENNESSEE~ The state’s Agriculture Commissioner is now a senior adviser for the McWherter (for governor) camp.

ILLINOIS~ Honeywell Corp and United Steelworkers disagree (yet) again. A metropolis man wanted on child sex crime charges makes Fox’s America’s Most Wanted list.

morning cram (cinco de mayo edition)

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Check out that tune; it’s good.

KY~ High waters close LBL facilities, as the lake levels continue to climb.  Hopkinsville escapes flooding. Party foul – Mongiardo: Conway is unethical; Conway: Mongiardo is desperate. Mitch <3’s Trey. Voter turnout will be same ‘ole.

TN~ Clarksville flooding will last until (early) Saturday. Cumberland River barges are not shipping. Hope you have flood insurance. Henry County elects new local offices.

OVC BASEBALL~ UTM < ASU.