The Morning Cram [breakfast of champions edition]

Jan 30, 2013

Scarf this down. A Spanish study is showing overweight people who ate most of their calories before 3 p.m. lost significantly more weight than their counterparts who were nighttime eaters.

Kentucky: Last night’s storm system brought 80 mile an hour winds and multiple tornado sightings to our region as it moved through, but little actual damage was reported. Western Kentucky University says it is challenging other Kentucky colleges and universities to see which can conserve more energy over a three-week period. The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is making changes to benefit visitors this spring.

Illinois: The Illinois House returns to work as the General Assembly gears up for a spring session. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now moving work upstream in response to river levels lowered by recent drought conditions.

Tennessee: The Tennessee secretary of state's office is warning businesses about letters asking for money to file their annual reports. A coalition of Tennessee legal groups is launching a toll-free phone line offering free legal information. Some Tennessee Democratic lawmakers say they support Gov. Bill Haslam’s proposal placing stricter enrollment requirements on online public schools. Former Governor Phil Bredesen says small businesses suffer an unfairly high tax rate.