The Morning Cram [made in China edition]

Oct 22, 2012

From NPR: If the last presidential debate was any indication, you'll be hearing a lot about China in tonight's third and final face-off between President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

Kentucky: The Kentucky League of Cities has elected Mayfield Mayor Teresa Cantrell to the group’s Executive Board. The man who conducted an undercover investigation leading to charges against two employees of the McCracken County Humane Society has been banned from his job at the facility. The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is calling on the state to end the use of the death penalty, saying it is often applied unfairly against minorities and the poor. A Kentucky man run over by a Murray State basketball player in a Wal-Mart parking lot says he's angry that his attacker is allowed to return to the team after pleading guilty. People who want to be considered as write-in candidates in the Nov. 6 election in Kentucky must have their paperwork and filing fee turned in this week. A Hickman man is in Graves County Jail after shooting at a Sheriff’s deputy Saturday afternoon. West Kentucky residents have a chance today to give their opinions on a new area code that will be needed in the region during a meeting in Henderson. The City of Mayfield is getting a $15,000 Homeland Security Grant.

Tennessee: Tennessee police are trying to determine what caused an eight-car pileup they are calling "crashfest."