The Morning Cram [ high in the sky edition]

May 13, 2013


From NPR: Since 1958, researchers have been measuring the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory. The remote outpost has just reported a carbon dioxide level of 400 parts per million — the highest it has climbed in the modern age.

Kentucky: Murray State President Randy Dunn has been selected to be Youngstown State University's next president. Supreme Court Justice Michelle M. Keller will be formally sworn in at a Capitol ceremony tomorrow. 

Tennessee: Gov. Bill Haslam must decide this week whether he will allow a bill to become law that requiring images documenting animal abuse to be turned over to law enforcement within 48 hours.

Illinois: The courts, the Capitol and the clock are complicating a debate over how to end the prohibition on carrying concealed firearms in Illinois.