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morning cram [whaling edition]

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88 countries may formally sanction commercial whale hunts for the first time in 24 years, leveling focus on Japan. NPR has the low-down.

It’s hot out. Heat advisories last until 8:00pm Wednesday with temps ranging 100-105°. Hug your A/C and drink plenty of liquids.

KENTUCKY~ 8 women claim a Paducah social worker abused them, leaving police wondering if it was even illegal. Paducah school officials have 3 plots to consider building a new middle school. Someone may have killed Hopkinsville’s Police dog. 2 Todd County inmates escaped Saturday. Proponents want to bring the state up to speed with wind power, but face opposition from coal industry skepticism.

TENNESSEE~ A Fort Campbell soldier dives into the Cumberland River to save a suicidal woman. 7th graders need 2 more immunization shots before fall. A study finds less ex-felons are going back to the pen. TennCare Director is a 2011 Medical Leadership Institute fellow.

morning cram [kandahar edition]

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“The battle for Kandahar may not have officially begun, but it is quietly under way”… NPR has an in-depth look into the Afghanistan operation.

KENTUCKY~ Beshear’s in Murray this morning to tout a multi-million dollar deal. Paducah Police bust a 70-year-old social worker for promoting prostitution as a secret sex therapy program. Despite rumors, the Julian Carroll Convention and Paducah Expo Centers will not be razed. Police ID the victims of Tuesday’s fatal crash in Reidland. A crop-duster plane crash yesterday closed the Mayfield-Graves County Airport for 7 hours. Calloway County budgets employee raises. The state’s next chief appellate judge will be a judge from Owensboro. A policy analyst calls Rand Paul’s defense against Medicare criticism a no-win argument. A Louisville state senator wants to supplant Senate Prez Williams.

TENNESSEE~ Paris claims $30k in federal grant$ for parks.

Morning Cram [GONE TO SEATTLE] Edition

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Our regular cram wizard is off for the week, but we’re still here to give you your morning news briefs.

KY: Episcopalians go to the polls, come back with new bishop. Expect some construction traffic jams in Livingston Co. later this month. McCracken County police hit the streets to crack down on crack and streetwalkers.  Prison guards hoarding drugs. Conference prepares for mother’s nature’s worst.

TN: Boy drowns with no supervision. Law allows alcohol to flow at local marina. The state Senate gives Arizona’s new immigration law a thumbs up.