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the morning cram [campsite scalper edition]

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Scalpers sell tickets to ball games, concerts, and… campsites?

NPR reports demand for campsites in popular destinations such as Yosemite National Park have led scalpers to buy-up reservations and sell them online for a tidy profit.

New jobs are on the horizon in Kentucky and Tennessee in the auto industry.

Kentucky~ A new plant could create jobs in McCracken County.  6 people died on roadways during the holiday weekend. JP Morgan is the state’s new banker. Senator Paul says the debt situation could be worse. The state’s waterways could provide more jobs in the future. Gov Beshear wants to discuss Medicaid.

Tennessee~ Many arrests were made for drunken boating during the holiday. An airport in the northwest portion of the state could help economic development. Gov Haslam wants to discuss teacher accountability programs.

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s First Speech on Senate Floor on “Compromise”

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The WKMS News Room just received this notification from Senator Rand Paul’s office. He gave his first speech on the Senate floor today. The topic: Compromise.

Quite interesting to see his focus on Henry Clay “The Great Compromiser” juxtaposed to his cousin Cassius Clay who did no such thing.

Take 8 minutes of your day to see what your (if you live in Kentucky) Senator is saying about compromise, the legacy of Henry Clay and his plans for the U.S. Senate.

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Written by Chad Lampe

February 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm