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the morning cram [the wrong, commie… it’s Houston! edition]

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“In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One.”

NPR reports signs of a media crackdown in Russia as the country nears its presidential elections.

Kentucky~ Murray State trumps Saint Mary’s at Saturday’s  ESPN Bracketbuster game. The death of a 14-year-old Christian County girl has sparks a movement against bullying and suicide.  The closing of Madisonville’s medical examiner’s office is causing an outrage. A little-known 2001 law could have prevented an infant’s death and a teen mother’s arrest. The Delta Mariner resumes its voyage to Cape Canaveral. Educators from 17 states come to learn about the state’s new education standards.

Tennessee~ A new bill may help military spouses facing unemployment.

morning cram (weekender edition)

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Hi, friends.  The Front Page (responsible journalism) airs today @ noon on 91-3. Enjoy your weekend (in excess).

KY~ McCracken County is $9m ahead and Paducah wants to hold hands.  Area towboat operator may layoff +150 employees. Murray stabber’s complicit wife charged. Swine flu kills 37-year-old Oak Grove lady. Hopkinsville still suing AT&T.  Pre-filed bill may kill gambling debate. Domestic violence tracking bill gains support. Officials will discuss education standards.  Former Gov. endorses Dr. Dan.

TN~ Clarksville is totally going to study things.