The Morning Cram [big daddy edition]

Jan 17, 2013

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Kentucky: U.S. Senator Rand Paul says allowing principals and teachers to be armed could be an effective preventive measure to make schools safer. Kentucky officials say an inventory that records industrial toxic releases in the state showed a reduction in 2011. The Kentucky Department of Education says Commissioner Terry Holliday has accomplished his goal of visiting schools in all 174 public school systems.

Illinois: The number of Illinois residents relying on food stamps and food banks is rising along with the state’s poverty rate.