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Morning Cram
9:17 am
Tue July 10, 2012

the morning cram [cliff diving edition]

From NPR: Much of the political focus when discussing the Bush-era tax cuts is on the wealthy, but they're not the only ones who would be affected if the tax cuts are allowed to expire at the end of this year.

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Morning Cram
7:26 am
Mon July 9, 2012

the morning cram [killer coal edition]

Late stage Black Lung disease.
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From NPR: Cases of Black Lung surge as an investigation by NPR and CPI uncovers regulators' inability to control a deadly disease.

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Morning Cram
8:30 am
Fri July 6, 2012

The morning cram [the veni, vidi, censui edition]

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NPR reports the Supreme Court has ended a session for the history books.

Kentucky -  The present weather advisory has been extended to Saturday. A Commonwealth program helping College students finish their studies wins a national award.

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Morning Cram
10:52 am
Thu July 5, 2012

morning cram [the highwaymen edition]

Black has been in and out of prison for drug and fraud charges while battling his addiction to cocaine. During his prison time, Al was given the opportunity to paint murals on the walls of The Central Florida Reception Center where he was housed.
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Morning Cram
8:59 am
Tue July 3, 2012

the morning cram [no relief in sight edition]

NPR reports around 2 million people in the US are without power, while heat waves still blanket much of the country. 

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Morning Cram
9:13 am
Mon July 2, 2012

the morning cram [God particle edition]

NPR reports before we get to the fireworks on the Fourth of July, we might see some pyrotechnics from a giant physics experiment near Geneva, Switzerland.

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Morning Cram
8:42 am
Wed June 27, 2012

the morning cram [ we need two big pizzas...a whole lotta water...and Funyons edition]

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NPR reports a new law in Chicago may mean you won't go to jail for "just a little" pot.

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Morning Cram
9:00 am
Tue June 26, 2012

the morning cram [enemies among us edition]

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NPR reports the FBI has identified around 100 Muslim extremists in the US military

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Morning Cram
9:24 am
Mon June 25, 2012

the morning cram [ribeye, bbq, and ham topped triple bacon burger edition]

NPR reports we have evolved to eat meat, but we might be going overboard with some dishes. 

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Morning Cram
10:04 am
Thu June 21, 2012

morning cram [mango pickle down river edition]

If the workers disobey or slack off, they're beaten with stingray tails, tire irons, engine belts and, in one case, a sword.

Today on NPR: Vannak Prum was forced to work on a Thai fishing boat for three years before he escaped by jumping overboard. With little oversight, rogue captains buy men like Prum from traffickers and use them to plunder the fishing grounds of surrounding nations.

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