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morning cram [radioactive fish] edition

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“Every day, hundreds of tons of fish and seaweed are bought and sold at Tokyo’s seafood markets. The markets are still bustling, but prices have fallen sharply amid concerns that some products might be contaminated with radioactive material leaking from Japan’s troubled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant.”

NPR asks “How likely is that?”

KENTUCKY ~ Ten injured, two confirmed tornadoes from yesterday’s severe storms. Students more well-behaved in schools, but using drugs more. Mayfield woman charged with embezzling money from school, others, goes to trial.

TENNESSEE ~ Proposal would allow multi-party elections. Former Gov. McWherter dies at 80. Cannon fire to boom every few hours at Fort Defiance opening this weekend.

morning cram [flamingo edition]

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While we normally associate flamingos with tropical lagoons, they’re not always warm weather birds.

As NPR‘s Robert Krulwich discovers in a rare, but repeated instance, flamingos have turned up in Siberia.

KENTUCKY~ Whistleblowers write another letter renewing scrutiny of McCracken County Clerk Jeff Jerrell’s administration. Paducah organizers cancel this summer’s Festival. A longtime Caldwell County official resigns amid an improper conduct investigation. Lawmakers legalize ‘dangerous’ fireworks! Tornado drills tomorrow will sound throughout the Commonwealth. Lawmakers head back to the hill for three more days hoping to agree on a budget.

TENNESSEE~ A judge, a printing company and a photographer team up to support a bereaved western Kentucky Amish family. Lake County cops charge a man with a weekend double murder. Former House Speaker: bill to restrict teacher’s union will die.

OVC TOURNEY~ (Men’s) MSU < TTU, MhSU > APSU. Morehead wins the championship. (Women’s) APSU < TTU, UTM > MhSU & TTU. UT Martin wins the championship.

morning cram (potentially tornadic edition)

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watch out

KY~ Watch out for adverse/extreme weather conditions tonight/tomorrow. The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant is getting a new toxic maid service and another Executive Inn suitor flirts with the city. A Mayfield John Deere salesman allegedly embezzled $1 million (over 13 years). A Hopkinsville man will be re-tried for murder. The state needs you: Future Election Worker-Person!

TN~ The Senate passed another constitutional change to put the state’s Attorney General up for popular vote.

IL~ The man who threatened a Marion VA Hospital gets jail time.

SPORTS~ (OVC Softball) MSU > MCU, UTM < MTSU.