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morning cram [whaling edition]

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88 countries may formally sanction commercial whale hunts for the first time in 24 years, leveling focus on Japan. NPR has the low-down.

It’s hot out. Heat advisories last until 8:00pm Wednesday with temps ranging 100-105°. Hug your A/C and drink plenty of liquids.

KENTUCKY~ 8 women claim a Paducah social worker abused them, leaving police wondering if it was even illegal. Paducah school officials have 3 plots to consider building a new middle school. Someone may have killed Hopkinsville’s Police dog. 2 Todd County inmates escaped Saturday. Proponents want to bring the state up to speed with wind power, but face opposition from coal industry skepticism.

TENNESSEE~ A Fort Campbell soldier dives into the Cumberland River to save a suicidal woman. 7th graders need 2 more immunization shots before fall. A study finds less ex-felons are going back to the pen. TennCare Director is a 2011 Medical Leadership Institute fellow.

morning cram (beach bum edition)

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A new plan B

KY~ Graves County is gonna be making a heck of a lot more guns. A Calloway jury recommends life sentence for Almo murder. Paducah Fire Department proposes a novel way to reclaim some costs. Afghani President Karzai will visit Fort Campbell Friday. Lyon County will close it’s middle school to confront concrete-rot. A state education task force is aggregating recommendations. Trey is on a bus.

TN~ Bredesen will pilfer the  state mattress to help flood victims. US Senators are going to grill the US Army Corps of Engineers on their Nashville response. TVA is looking a little greener after turning on the fans.