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Morning Cram
8:54 am
Thu July 19, 2012

the morning cram [what's the deal with airplane peanuts? edition]

From NPR: Jerry Seinfeld's new series is called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and the promos promise exactly that.

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Morning Cram
9:02 am
Wed July 18, 2012

the morning cram [here we go again edition]

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From NPR: If you thought last month's Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act was the final word on the legality of the health law, think again.

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Local Government
8:48 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Ethan Allen Carriage House in Paducah to be Demolished

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The Paducah City Commission decided at their meeting last night to allow the owner’s of the Ethan Allen Carriage House to demolish the building. 

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Local Government
8:30 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Paducah Commission Approves Floodwall Letter of Intent

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The City of Paducah will submit a letter of intent to the US Army Corps of Engineers to support the city floodwall’s rehabilitation. 

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Court
9:01 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Former Girlfriend Testifies in Walker Dorm Fire Trial

Jerry Wayne Walker Jr.’s ex-girlfriend testified in his trial yesterday in Marshall County. Walker faces charges stemming from the 1998 Murray State University Hester Hall dorm fire that killed student Michael Minger. 

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Morning Cram
8:59 am
Tue July 3, 2012

the morning cram [no relief in sight edition]

NPR reports around 2 million people in the US are without power, while heat waves still blanket much of the country. 

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Roads
8:11 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Oil Well Explosion in Webster County

An oil well explosion shut down a portion of US-41 Alternate in Webster County for part of last night. 

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Morning Cram
9:13 am
Mon July 2, 2012

the morning cram [God particle edition]

NPR reports before we get to the fireworks on the Fourth of July, we might see some pyrotechnics from a giant physics experiment near Geneva, Switzerland.

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Crime
8:34 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Man with Body in Shopping Cart Arrested for Murder

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One man is dead and another jailed after an apparent fight led to a murder early Friday in Paducah. Police responded to a call early yesterday after someone saw a man pushing a shopping cart with a body in it. 

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Roads
8:30 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Lights Out on Eggners Ferry Bridge

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet electrical crew is checking the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge after navigation lights failed overnight. 

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