From NPR: The editor of The Daily Beast returns to recommend three compelling reads on the topic of the stories media tell about conflict in the world around them — and the surging force of social media, which increasingly sets the storytelling agenda.
Kentucky: A new U.S. Army restructuring plan means Fort Campbell and Fort Knox will each lose an active duty combat brigade. Paducah City Manager Jeff Pederson says the city will reevaluate its Main Street Department. Paducah’s mayor and city commission decided yesterday to hire the Louisiana-based artist who painted the city’s floodwall to restore three of its murals.
Tennessee: A new study shows Tennessee is among 11 states in which charter school performance has outpaced traditional public school growth in both mathematics and reading. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says he will soon start paying adviser and lobbyist Tom Ingram out of his campaign account instead of from personal funds.