Posts Tagged ‘senate’
Big Pharma gets a do-over…
NPR reports the FDA isn’t pulling any punches while they reevaluate weight loss drugs previously denied because of side-effects. Sure you’ll grow a third ear, but at least you’ll be skinny!
Surprise! Big schools bring in big money.
NPR reports Harvard and Yale once again top the list of colleges for money received in 2011.
Kentucky~ Gov. Steve Beshear defends Paducah’s nuclear-enrichment plant. The University of Pikeville could become a part of the state’s higher education system. The House approves an Amish buggy bill. New legislation could give whistleblowers a cash reward. A teen is charged with killing her newborn child. Surface mining opponents rally in Frankfort. Paducah’s Fountain Avenue comes a step closer to restoration.
Facebook decides to “share” stock options with the public, but will the company “like” the risks?
NPR reports the move to go public presents many hurdles to the social media giant.
Kentucky~ Lawmakers consider a proposal allowing counties to consolidate via vote. The Senate passes a bill allowing Amish to use reflective tape in place of orange signs on buggies. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry will delay service this morning until 9. The Eggner’s Ferry Bridge awaits approval from inspectors.
Illinois~ A two-year study will look for the reason the treatment of lung cancer is lagging in southern Illinois.
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.
A recount shows that Santorum won the Iowa Republican caucus by 34 votes. Somewhere off in the distance Al Gore sheds an empathetic tear.
NPR reports Iowa voters preferred Santorum to Romney. Romney calls the new tally a “virtual tie.”
Kentucky~ Murray State keeps the winning streak alive. KY house says they are fine with school bus ads. Weight enforcement stepped up on western Kentucky bridge. KY Senate debates redistricting. KY gets new partner in war against prescription drug abusers.
So-called deadbeat parents, usually dads, have long been a conundrum for the law.
NPR reports now they are the US Supreme Court’s legal problem.
KENTUCKY~ Paducah police union signs deal for another three years, increased wages. Outside firm to study environmental impact of Paducah riverfront development. Senate A&R Committee takes up Medicaid compromise. Three more arrested in connection to December Evrard kidnapping.
SPORTS~ (Baseball) MSU < Mid-Continent, Austin Peay < West Kentucky, (Softball) MSU Women’s < > SIU Edwardsville, Austin Peay < > UT-Martin.