The Morning Cram [up late edition]

Feb 3, 2014

From NPR: From the early 1920s to 1940, the Cotton Club was the showplace for African-American performers in New York. Now the Harlem landmark and the artists who made it great — Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Bessie Smith and the Nicholas Brothers are just a few of them — are being celebrated in called After Midnight.

Kentucky: There are a number of closings, cancellations and traffic delays this morning caused by the winter weather. Leaders from both the Kentucky House and Senate are scheduled to meet with Gov. Steve Beshear Monday to talk tax reform. The Kentucky governor's mansion has turned 100 years old.

Tennessee: The Tennessee Board of Education has changed its stance on rules effecting the licensing of teachers. Republican Governor Bill Haslam is giving his fourth State of the State address tonight.