The Morning Cram [question mark edition]

Sep 18, 2013

From NPR: Author Leah Hager Cohen says it's time to stop faking your way through conversations. "Once you finally own up to what you don't know, then you can begin to have honest interactions with the people around you," she explains.

Kentucky: Gov. Steve Beshear and Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday are celebrating the state’s education assessments. Gov. Beshear said that he believes the commonwealth has an obligation to address climate change. Kentucky has some of the worst rankings in the nation for chronic diseases, but the Commonwealth is a leader for the use of electronic record-keeping. Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site is offering special exhibits about archaeology when it celebrates Friends of Wickliffe Mounds Appreciation Day this month. A second employee has left the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. A national tea party group is seeking input from Kentucky conservatives on whether to endorse Louisville businessman Matt Bevin.

Illinois: Illinois officials say the state saved about $44 million in five months because of a vendor's work to scrub unentitled Illinois residents from the Medicaid rolls.

Tennessee: The Securities Division with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is sharing a new resource for investors.