saggy pants http://wkms.org en the morning cram [keep it secret edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-keep-it-secret-edition <p>There&#39;s a rumor quietly circulating in secret circles that the University of Kentucky Wildcats won the NCAA National Championship. But you didn&#39;t hear it from me.&nbsp;</p><p>NPR reports the Wildcats are <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/02/149887730/kentucky-defeats-kansas-in-ncaa-championship-game">national champs</a> for the first time since 1998, and <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/wildcat-fans-get-out-hand">UK fans</a> did not go quietly into the night.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 13:57:48 +0000 Gary Pitts 17505 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [keep it secret edition] Saggy Pants Bill Headed to Governor's Desk http://wkms.org/post/saggy-pants-bill-headed-governors-desk <p>A measure that would prohibit students from dressing indecently in school is headed to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam&#39;s&nbsp;desk for his consideration.&nbsp; The Senate passed the proposal 29-0 on Monday evening, and the House approved it 81-9 shortly afterward.&nbsp; The legislation seeks to prohibit students from exposing &quot;underwear or body parts in an indecent manner that disrupts the learning environment.&quot;&nbsp; A stricter version of the proposal failed to pass the Legislature three years ago. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:41:37 +0000 Associated Press 17500 at http://wkms.org Saggy Pants Bill Headed to Governor's Desk Saggy Pants Bill to be Heard by House, Senate http://wkms.org/post/saggy-pants-bill-be-heard-house-senate <p>A measure that would prohibit Tennessee students from dressing indecently in school is scheduled to be heard on the floor of the House and Senate this evening.&nbsp; The bill seeks to prohibit students from exposing &quot;underwear or body parts in an indecent manner that disrupts the learning environment.&quot;&nbsp; A stricter version of the proposal failed to pass the Legislature three years ago. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 12:45:59 +0000 Todd Hatton 17478 at http://wkms.org Saggy Pants Bill to be Heard by House, Senate the morning cram [the man, the legend edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-man-legend-edition <p>&quot;When Earl played, he put fire in his right hand...it had the stank on it...it was the right thing.&quot; - Ricky Skaggs</p><p>NPR reports <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2012/03/29/149575679/bluegrass-legend-earl-scruggs-has-died">Earl Scruggs</a>, legendary banjo picker and giant of bluegrass music, has passed away at the age of 88.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:52:39 +0000 Gary Pitts 17443 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [the man, the legend edition] Saggy Pants Bill Headed to Full Floor Votes http://wkms.org/post/saggy-pants-bill-headed-full-floor-votes <p>A proposal that would prohibit Tennessee students from dressing indecently in school is headed for floor votes in both chambers of the Legislature.&nbsp; The measure unanimously passed the Senate Education Committee Wednesday and is now scheduled for a vote on the Senate floor. A full vote in the House is scheduled for Monday.&nbsp; The bill would prohibit students from exposing &quot;underwear or body parts in an indecent manner that disrupts the learning environment.&quot;&nbsp; A stricter version of the proposal failed to pass the Legislature three years ago. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:40:47 +0000 Associated Press 17441 at http://wkms.org Saggy Pants Bill Headed to Full Floor Votes the morning cram [are we there yet? edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-are-we-there-yet-edition <p>NPR <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/03/26/149218060/4-questions-that-could-make-or-break-the-health-care-law">reports </a>the Supreme Court&nbsp; begins the first of three days of oral arguments on President Obama&#39;s health care law today. The court has boiled the arguments down to four key questions. First up: Does the court even have to hear this case right now?</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:39:43 +0000 Seth Helton 17369 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [are we there yet? edition] Saggy Pants Proposal Advancing in Legislature http://wkms.org/post/saggy-pants-proposal-advancing-legislature <p>Three years ago, Rep. Joe Towns failed to make Tennessee the first state to fine teenagers for wearing saggy britches. Now the Memphis Democrat has a more comprehensive measure to prohibit &quot;risque dressing&quot; in schools - and its chances of passage are looking good.&nbsp; The proposal is headed for a House floor vote and is moving steadily in the Senate. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:39:46 +0000 Matt Markgraf & AP 17364 at http://wkms.org Saggy Pants Proposal Advancing in Legislature