The Morning Cram [to thine own self be true edition]

Jan 24, 2013

It all started with two men in a pub. both scientists, were drinking beer and discussing a problem. Now the

British scientists have stored all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets on tiny stretches of DNA.

Kentucky: Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is the keynote speaker at this year’s Voting Summit in Washington D.C. Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer is starting two programs to help military veterans find jobs in agriculture. Kentucky TC crews are pre-treating area highways in preparation for a winter weather system through tonight into tomorrow morning. Automobile production in Kentucky surpassed 1 million vehicles. The Reidland High School teacher who asked a student to write a letter expressing concerns over school safety to the editor of The Paducah Sun has been fired.

Illinois: Illinois' public employee unions are asking for a meeting with Governor Pat Quinn and legislative leaders to come up with an agreement on pension changes.

Tennessee: A Nashville judge has ruled the Tennessee Department of Children's Services must provide records to the public. Tennessee is one of five states receiving federal grant money to establish an Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence.