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the morning cram [the all american rejects edition]

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Many occupy protesters were forced out of their camps across the country.

NPR reports the NYC occupy group was given the boot from Zuccotti Park  last night, and other occupy groups are being forced out of public spaces they’ve called home since September.

Kentucky~ Murray State B-Ball wins first away game. The Carson Center may be taking the reigns of the Paducah Convention center.  TVA’s electricity rates are about to go up.  Go get your gun, sandhill crane season is about to begin! Kentucky is awarding cash for illegal dump cleanup. Occupy supporters are showing up in most Kentucky cities.

Illinois ~Catholic Charities stop taking state money. Quinn decides to pay superintendents again.

the morning cram [fresh start edition]

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Many vets are finding it hard to start again stateside, but there’s a group of people helping to bring vet’s business ideas to life…

NPR reports a Milwaukee-based company seeks to help vets start businesses which can in turn hire more veterans.

Kentucky~ David Williams’ bus tour rolls through Paducah and Mayfield. The Secretary of State predicts the voter turnout in the upcoming election.  Lieutenant Governor hopefulls threw down last night.

Tennessee~ The deaths at a biker rally last month were a result of carbon monoxide. Fort Campbell opens a new training facility today.

Illinois~ Get ready, here come the vetoes!

the morning cram [doomsday do-over edition]

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If at first you don’t succeed…

NPR reports the Doomsday Prophet may have missed his first judgement day prediction of May 21st, but he’s taking another swing.  Batting .500 will still get you into Cooperstown.

Kentucky~ A Lone Oak High student was caught with a knife at school. A Louisville Hospital Merger may mean bad news for reproductive care as we know it. State Optometrists donate a large amount of cash to the gubernatorial candidates.  Rand Paul backs off on the opposition to the pipeline safety bill.

Illinois~  The State Department of Education wants to hear public sentiment on funding.