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Winter Wonderland, Murray Edition

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I took some pictures of Murray and the campus of Murray State University on my morning walk to work today.  Saw a runner, but he whisked away before I could get a picture. But talk about dedication! Brrrrr. . .

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Written by Angela Hatton

February 10, 2011 at 9:50 am

morning cram [competitiveness edition]

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In his second State of the Union address, President Obama outlined the United States’ challenge of improving global competitiveness.

NPR reports Obama’s call for America to (once again) reinvent itself includes new government ‘investments’ in education, renewable energy and infrastructure.

1-7 inches of wet snow blankets the region overnight while road crews are almost out of salt. Watch out for bad winter weather drivers and find area closings, delays and road conditions below.

KENTUCKY~ Mayfield Police are still searching for suspects after a local pharmacy was pilfered for pain meds. A Fulton babysitter discovers a toddler drowned in a bucket.

ILLINOIS~ One legislator/pilot wants new state charges for pointing lasers at airplanes. SIU-Carbondale’s new provost resigns (after +1 week on the job).

morning cram [special deliveries edition]

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“Faced with an $8.5 billion loss, the U.S. Postal Service has been cutting back: slashing hours, combining routes and closing offices. In East Cleveland, Ohio, the city’s only post office has been downsized from nearly 100 employees to just one.”

~ NPR has special memories from a struggling industry.

KENTUCKY ~ Roads are treacherous after Thanksgiving Day weather. Black Friday means beefed-up security in many communities. The flu is here, but the vaccine supply is plentiful.  A Turkey Day car crash at Kenlake State Park kills one, injures another. A soldier’s death may have been suicide. A legislator wants to make state government transparent. Wild horses need homes, and endangered cranes huddle up in Union County.

SPORTS ~ MSU > Stanford