The Morning Cram [new projects edition]
From NPR: The city has torn down all of its high rises and says it's close to completing its plans to transform public housing. Chicago leaders want to use public housing funds to build not just homes for poor families but stores as well. However, some say that breaks a promise to provide affordable housing.
Kentucky: Murray State University is creating endowed professorships. Health care reforms could force Kentucky to strengthen physician recruitment. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is calling into question the effectiveness of the government's sweeping surveillance. A three-judge panel will decide soon whether to grant a stay in a pair of lawsuits involving legislative redistricting.
Tennessee: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers will saturate reservoirs across the state this weekend, looking particularly for operators boating under the influence. The state Board of Education has passed a proposal that will change how teachers are paid.