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the morning cram [this is bat country edition]

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A recreational drug may be just what the doctor ordered.

NPR reports the club drug, Ketamine may be able to make depression dissapear almost immediately. Are we sure it’s not the trance beat and strobe lights?

Kentucky~ There’s a flood warning starting tomorrow in Paducah. Think twice about taking a leisurely stroll on the remaions of the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge. Commercial driver’s licensing requirements are changing.

Tennessee~ The state is attempting to halt the growing numbers of prescription drug overdoses.

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the morning cram [i’m afraid your world is over edition]

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Just in case you hadn’t heard, Kim Jong Il is dead.

NPR reports North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il is dead at 69 from an apparent heart attack. Now, the reigns of leadership may be passed on to his son Kim Jong Un.

Kentucky~ A Calloway County pastor charged with sex abuses says he needs help. Gas prices are higher than ever for this time of year, Merry Christmas.  We’ve lost the race to the top.  Our juvey justice system makes more criminals apparently, oops.

morning cram [stuffed edition]

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“The motivation to take cocaine in the case of a drug addict is probably engaging similar circuits that the motivation to eat is in a hungry person.”

~NPR hears from Yale University brain scientist Ralph DiLeone on the similarities of over-eating and drug addiction.

KENTUCKY~ Police arrest a man who attacked someone with a beer mug. Founders of an area scholarship are honored today. US-60 in McCracken County faces daytime lane restrictions over the next couple days. Several teachers for the deaf and blind are behind the latest lawsuit challenging state furloughs. A lawmaker proposes a law requiring coroners to check on nursing home deaths. NKU founder Dr. Frank Steely will be buried in Hazel Friday. The Commonwealth’s annual Farm Bureau Convention kicks off in Louisville.

TENNESSEE~ Clarksville’s Police force grows by 11 today.

ILLINOIS~ House members approve civil unions (by a hair). IDOT’s website gets an overhaul.