From NPR: While the news from Mexico often focuses on drug-related violence, there’s good news south of the border too. Their economy is growing thanks to exports to the U.S. In fact, your flat-screen TV was probably made there.
Kentucky: Officials says the tax amnesty program has been a success. The deadline for the program is today. The lane restriction on the Ledbetter bridge is being temporarily lifted until Sunday. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry won’t carry commercial trucks because of low water levels of the Mississippi River.
Tennessee: A school voucher task force submitted its recommendations to Gov. Bill Haslam.
Illinois: Rep. Lou Lang still has hope for the gambling expansion.