The Morning Cram [candle in the wind edition]

Aug 14, 2013

Credit Arnold Paul, via Wikimedia Commons

From NPR: Sagging power lines and computer glitches lead to a power outage that left 50 million people across the Northeast U.S. and part of Canada in darkness on Aug. 14, 2003. New sensors have been installed. and operator training and computer systems have been upgraded. But is that enough to prevent another massive blackout?

Kentucky: Paducah’s Mayor and City Commission could recycle old building material for its Riverfront Redevelopment Project. The ad campaign for the state’s GOP Primary is heating up.

Tennessee: The Tennessee Senate Education Committee plans a hearing in October to review the state’s textbook selection process for K-12 schools.