The Morning Cram [Mummies, Retirement, Debate & Duck House Edition]

Aug 15, 2012

From NPR: A couple of thousand years before the Egyptians preserved some of their dead, a much simpler society made the first known mummies.The desert area where they lived was so dry, dead people turned into mummies naturally.

From Kentucky:  Eastern Kentucky University's President says he'll retire. Paducah's City Commission supports ducks. There's a new history app. Commercial building incentives may soon be here for Paducah's Fountain Avenue Neighborhood.

From Illinois:  Governor Pat Quinn signed five new agriculture laws at the state fair. Congressional candidates debate tonight.

From Tennessee:   Democrats ask state election officials about improper ballots in the recent primary.