Government
7:11 am
Tue December 17, 2013

The Morning Cram [raised beds edition]

From NPR: Across the country, a new model of housing development is springing up that embraces the local food movement. Farms — complete with livestock, vegetables and fruit trees — are now serving as the latest suburban amenity.

Kentucky: Jerome Mansfield of Paducah will take over as Emergency Management Director of McCracken County. Kentucky's U.S. senators and its five Republican congressmen have inserted themselves into a Supreme Court case. Kentucky's Jack Conway is asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to require tamper-resistant pain relievers.

Tennessee: Laura Herzog is leaving her position as spokeswoman for Tennessee’s U.S. Senator Bob Corker for Governor Bill Haslam in Nashville. Nashville International Airport is adding a daily nonstop flight to New York City's LaGuardia Airport.