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morning cram [discussions edition]

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Officials say General Stanley McChrystal is ordered to the White House in person tomorrow to discuss controversial comments with President Obama.

NPR has the story.

It’s still hot.

KENTUCKY~ Traffic is down to one lane on Murray’s Main Street today. Fulton Airport is expanding its runway. Those Todd County escapees have been captured in Indiana. 2 Fort Campbell soldiers died in Afghanistan last week and flags are flying at half-staff today. High schools can track their students’ higher education progress. Someone vandalized the State Capitol.

TENNESSEE~ A Henry County couple faces aggravated child neglect charges. Clarksville PD is searching for two armed robbery shooters. Governor Bredesen may veto part of the budget.

ILLINOIS~ Governor Pat Quinn signs a bill into law that caps storefront loans.

morning cram (sad chocolate edition)

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Sad Chocolate

Researchers question chocolate’s motives; just in time for Arizona’s new law.

KY~ McCracken County hooks up a Paducah wholesale food distributor. MSU plans a forum on tuition hikes. Fort Campbell preps for another Afghanistan deployment. Multiple countries attend a clean coal conference in the Commonwealth. Legislation from the General Assembly’s  special session next month will take effect July 15.  Beshear vetoes a bill that scrutinizes state contracts.

TN~ Clarksville has disappointingly-low Census return rates. Undercover officers bust up a Henry County High School drug ring.  Republicans consider cutting pre-kindergarten programs.

IL~ Metropolis throws Harrah’s a $30k bone.