From NPR: Ancient seeds show agriculture first grew in Iran, 12 thousand years ago.
Kentucky: The contractor for U.S. 51 bridge repair pushes the start date back past the 15th of July. A Fulton County man faces off against police, and is now in a Memphis hospital in critical condition. A Versailles businessman is tapped to head Kentucky Correctional Industries.
Tennessee: The state's Board of Education draws sharp criticism from teachers over pay. Tennessee offenders can pay fees and fines online or on the phone.