the morning cram [blew out my flip-flop edition]

Mar 5, 2012

NPR reports the science behind why we hate political flip-floppers is simple: it's all about brains.

Kentucky~ The region continues to recover from severe storms. The Murray State Racers won their 15th Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship Saturday night with a 54 to 52 win over Tennessee State. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer is the featured speaker at the Purchase Area Cattleman’s Association dinner at Graves County High School. Gov.  Steve Beshear's tax reform commission is scheduled to hold its first meeting public meeting next week. The Amish, riding a wave of goodwill among Kentucky lawmakers, have little reason to worry about a new bill. MSU's Board of Regents has suspended talk of a new library, continue evaluations of president Randy Dunn.

Illinois~ A new analysis from the Chicago Tribune finds caseloads for Illinois Department of Children and Family Services investigators are too high. A Harrisburg Church's good deeds come full circle. Election officials say the small number of residents who didn't have proper identification during early voting indicates people are adjusting to a new law requiring a photo ID to vote.