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the morning cram [there’s no place like home edition]

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Nine years of war in Iraq is symbolically coming to an end.

NPR reports the number of troops in Iraq has fallen from 20,000 to 4,000. Hopefully the real end is on its way as well.

Kentucky~  Five more Amish are in hot water over the infamous orange triangle. TVA says electric bills will be cheaper in January- thank you mother nature! Foes of expanded gambling are looking for a scrap.Governor Beshear sets a date for the State of the Commonwealth.

Tennessee~ The 506th Currahee gets a new commander. The Governor says the battle with the occupy protestors is worth having.

Morning Cram [POST-ADDRESS] Edition

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Thank goodness we have pundits to tell us what  President Obama’s first speech from the Oval Office means.

KY: Car wreck in Reidland results in two dead, two injured. Governor Beshear jumps on the Conway campaign bandwagon. Conway looks into Rand Paul’s history with Medicare patients. Marshall County households lose power from storms. The Dems have a new chairman. Congressman Whitfield says BP had warning signs before oil spill.

TN: Clarksville officials look to pretty up Riverside Drive. Governor Bredesen pays children to walk to school. Henry County increases property taxes.

IL: Metropolis port project keeps rolling, rolling on the river.