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the morning cram [Houston, we have a problem edition]

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Who needs an education? We’ve got guns…

NPR reports Texas’ education system was in dire straits before the powers that be decided they needed the rest of their school’s money.

Kentucky~  Doug Harnice throws his hat in the ring for Paducah Mayor. TVA COO is stepping down in the hopes of getting some R&R.  The Lotto says everyone’s a winner!  Want to drink and fly- become a cargo pilot! The EPA sets new power plant regulations. Get some extra cash for your abandoned mine.

Tennessee~ Non-profits statewide should be getting a tax extension.

the morning cram [there’s no place like home edition]

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Nine years of war in Iraq is symbolically coming to an end.

NPR reports the number of troops in Iraq has fallen from 20,000 to 4,000. Hopefully the real end is on its way as well.

Kentucky~  Five more Amish are in hot water over the infamous orange triangle. TVA says electric bills will be cheaper in January- thank you mother nature! Foes of expanded gambling are looking for a scrap.Governor Beshear sets a date for the State of the Commonwealth.

Tennessee~ The 506th Currahee gets a new commander. The Governor says the battle with the occupy protestors is worth having.