Morning Cram
8:57 am
Thu June 14, 2012

the morning cram [6 in tha mornin edition]

NPR discusses the art of Hip-Hop with rhyme legend Ice-T. 

""A rapper is someone who rhymes. You could consider Dr. Seuss a rapper...an MC is someone who has that party-rocking skill..." -Big Daddy Kane

Kentucky ~ Christian County Public Schools have a new superintendent. A Paducah man is charged with murder in connection with a Tuesday morning shooting death in Paducah. Murray State Rifle team freshman Kelsey Emme is the 2012 USA Shooting Junior Air Rifle National Champion. The Kentucky Medicaid program has recovered $7 million dollars in a settlement with Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies. Kentucky is being recognized for job creation and investment projects by an award from a magazine that covers corporate site selection and relocation. 

Illinois ~ Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is set to sign several bills passed by the Legislature this year, including those that will slash health care coverage and increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack to help finance the Medicaid program. 

Tennessee ~ The Tennessee Valley Authority is moving up repairs on the West Sandy Dewatering Project on Kentucky Reservoir in Henry County, Tennessee.