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morning cram [debris edition]

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Before Haiti is able to rebuild it must remove tons of rubble left behind by last year’s devastating earthquake. 

NPR hears how some Haitians aren’t waiting for the government to clear the debris: They’re freeing their communities using hand-cranked machines.

KENTUCKY~ Paducah will hold a public hearing about building a proposed electrical substation in front of Coleman Place and the Police Department shows off its new bookkeeping software. Bardwell city officials put off voting on a proposed payroll tax. A Hopkins County ex-Magistrate declines being the new Community Development Director there. Murray could get a skate park @ Chestnut this summer. Four charged in connection to a Murray home invasion will be back in court by the end of the month. Who is the Commonwealth’s first woman to file to run for a state office? KET joins the fight to prevent cuts to federal funding for public broadcasting. Gov. Steve Beshear is comfortable with people carrying guns into the state Capitol. Oak Grove’s Police Chief is reinstated.

TENNESSEE~ Farmers are using social media to promote agritourism to their farms. Paris’ Dana Corp. expects to add 25 new jobs to its workforce.

ILLINOIS~ Whether or not the state abolishes the death penalty is now up to Gov. Pat Quinn.

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morning cram [off edition]

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“A dangerous and potentially illegal act at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia two months before a massive April explosion killed 29 mine workers.”

~NPR turns on the light.

(alleged) meth pirate

Randall Houser, 52

KENTUCKY~ Murray Police connect 4 more to this week’s home invasion. 5 Trigg County men publicly apologize for a 2008 Memorial Day sexual assault. Area police are searching for a man –> wanted on meth-related charges. A write-in candidate will challenge McCracken Clerk incumbent Jeff Jerrell. The public can comment tonight on a planned Henderson County coal gasification plant. Beshear: driveby texting is now illegal.

TENNESSEE~ Henry County’s budget still needs to shed a half-mil.