Morning Cram

Morning Cram
7:38 am
Wed July 24, 2013

The Morning Cram [who what when where edition]

From NPR: Social scientists recently made an interesting discovery: The wage gap between blacks and whites (working identical jobs) varies greatly by location.

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Morning Cram
7:22 am
Tue July 23, 2013

The Morning Cram [heart healthy edition]

From NPR: A new study finds that men who routinely skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk of having a heart attack or dying from coronary heart disease compared to men who ate breakfast.

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Morning Cram
7:56 am
Mon July 22, 2013

The Morning Cram [off the wagon edition]

From NPR: In the unregulated heyday before Prohibition, distilleries in New York produced whiskey, gin, rum and other spirits. Then the industry was all but wiped out for the next 80 years. But state laws regulating distilling have been loosened and now dozens of new distilleries have sprung up.

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Morning Cram
7:49 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Morning Cram [beep boop beep boop edition]

From NPR: More than half the moms in Japan quit their jobs after giving birth, and it’s hurting the nation’s economy. The new moms simply can’t find childcare. The government’s answer – someday robots will do the child rearing.

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Morning Cram
8:01 am
Tue July 16, 2013

The Morning Cram [Imaginary Football edition]

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From NPR: The changing face of sports that aren't real.  Sort of.

Kentucky: The Commonwealth's lone Democratic Congressman says U.S. Senator McConnell will have a fight on his hands in next year's election.  The state treasurer warns Kentuckians of scams involving unclaimed property.

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Morning Cram
9:09 am
Mon July 15, 2013

The Morning Cram [Glowing Commonwealth edition]

Recycling logo found on plastic water bottles.
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From NPR: BPA in plastics go on trial in Texas.

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Morning Cram
8:04 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Morning Cram [twist and shout edition]

From NPR: The founder of a game that’s responsible for many awkward party moments for many years has died. Chuck Foley, the co-founder of the game Twister, died earlier this month at the age of 82. His son says Foley enjoyed creating things.

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Morning Cram
8:13 am
Thu July 11, 2013

The Morning Cram [Striking against solitary edition]

California's Pelican Bay State Prison
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From NPR: California prisoners are on a hunger strike to protest excessive use of solitary confinement.

Kentucky: Attorney General Jack Conway is the Commonwealth's first elected official to sign on to speak at this year's Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County.

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Morning Cram
8:15 am
Wed July 10, 2013

The Morning Cram [Not so grate edition]

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From NPR: Something as simple as a pair of shoes could help Oregon reduce health care costs.

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Morning Cram
9:39 am
Tue July 9, 2013

The Morning Cram [Looking for the Man edition]

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From NPR: If you played with Matchbox cars as a kid, that may have influenced the kind of car consumer you are today.

Kentucky: PACRO says administrative search is an "emergency."

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