The Morning Cram [shshshshshshsh edition]

Oct 8, 2013


From NPR: For the few hundred people living in the cell- and wireless-free town of Green Bank, W.Va., staying connected — to each other and to the outside world — is a daily challenge. The area is within a zone designed to protect a giant radio telescope from interference.

Kentucky: Kentucky students are being recruited to spread the message about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. Churchill Downs is installing a video board bigger than three basketball courts to make sure everyone attending the Kentucky Derby can actually see the horse race.

Illinois: The Illinois State Board of Education is announcing a series of public hearings as it re-examines school funding.

Tennessee: New data from the Tennessee Health Department shows more drug dependent newborns in the first nine months of this year than in all of 2011.