Posts Tagged ‘ovc’
If all else fails, act as if you belong…
NPR reports a Wisconsin man is in jail for walking into a Denny’s, announcing he is the new manager and cooking himself a burger. How long is the jail term for Awesome in the second degree?
Kentucky~ The Murray City Council discusses whether or not to make students buy a city sticker. MSU gets some B-Ball payback! The gambling amendment is DOA in the senate. A pseudoephedrine bill is withdrawn. The state Supreme Court will hear redistricting arguments today. A group challenges Beshear’s prayer breakfast.
…and she has it all. Adele sweeps the Grammys, winning all six categories she was nominated for.
NPR reports the singer dominated the awards show, performing for the first time following throat surgery last year.
Kentucky~ Say good-bye to warm weather: winter storms are coming this way. An Amish man’s heartfelt letters sway state lawmakers (when not busy challenging health reform). Managed care operators fumble early on after taking over Mediciad. The Murray State Racers bounce back. A series of pharmacy thefts worry business owners. The Delta-Mariner is due for repairs in Paducah.
Quick – Puff out your chest, it’ll scare him away!
NPR reports Iran stands defiant amidst Israel’s threat of strikes against their nuclear program.
Kentucky~ River levels are on the rise. A McCracken Sheriffs Deputy resigns after visiting his lady friend on the clock. Mammoth Cave is a moneymaker for the Commonwealth. Smart kids rejoice; you can get out of high school early. Pill mill legislation is working its way through the legislature. The state wants to make substantial budget cuts to post-secondary schools. Lawmakers may be through with the redistricting fight.
The Human population just hit seven billion this morning.
NPR reports just two centuries after the world population was 1 billion, we’ve now hit the 7 mark. Some are worried about overpopulation while others contend many hands make light work.
Kentucky~ Some local Amish really don’t like that orange warning sign. Fulton is trying to take out the trash. OVC football scores are in. The Department of Education wants to track alternative schools. Gubernatorial candidates face off in their last debate tonight.
Authorities report at least 89 people have died in the southwest Missouri city of Joplin after a massive tornado blasted through with cataclysmic force.
NPR details the disaster.
KENTUCKY~ McCracken County officials will vote tonight to decide if proposed coal facilities on the Ohio River will become a reality. A high-speed chase through Marshall and McCracken ends in suicide. MSU ups its tuition rate$. The state gears up to redraw voting district lines. You can get your GED test for free (limited time offer). GOP candidate for governor David Williams holds a rally/attacks Gov Beshear. Cops’ campaign reminds drivers that seat belts save lives.
TENNESSEE~ FEMA assigns $5mil for disaster aid.
ILLINOIS~ The state Treasurer claims the state is facing financial apocalypse.
OVC BASEBALL~ MSU > TTU, APSU > UTM.
Most high school students are chronically tired from juggling school, sports, homework, chores, friends and family.
NPR hears how the typical high school senior gets less than seven hours of sleep on school nights, but they need a great deal more.
KENTUCKY~ The Ohio River Bridge (Wickliffe-Cairo) is back open. McCracken officials will listen tonight to public comments on a proposed coal-2-liquid plant and they voted to fund MSU’s new Paducah campus. MSU loses Head Basketball Coach Billy Kennedy to Texas A&M. An Amish teen drowned in a pond. National Democrats are closely watching Kentucky’s Governor race. Attorney General Conway accuses Marathon Oil of price gouging.
TENNESSEE~ Democrats are renewing efforts to extend the state’s unemployment. A new study finds the state’s schools aren’t producing enough tech grads. Several counties are eligible for disaster unemployment benefits.
OVC BASEBALL~ MSU < MhSU, APSU > SEMO.