Morning Cram

Morning Cram
9:21 am
Wed May 23, 2012

the morning cram [Texas Tea (party) edition]

I suppose everything is bigger in Texas if one kid there can change a whole in election in Kentucky.

NPR reports a 21-year-old college student from Texas gave half-a-million dollars to a Super-PAC, and now Thomas Massie will likely represent Kentucky's 4th Congressional District.

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Morning Cram
9:41 am
Tue May 22, 2012

the morning cram [party's over edition]

No more four day sangria binges. Talk about cruel and unusual punishment.

NPR reports Spain's government will move any holidays that fall on Tuesday or Thursday to Monday, essentially eliminating the four day weekend.

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Morning Cram
9:53 am
Mon May 21, 2012

the morning cram [that's what I love about high school...edition]

Things really are getting worse in Washington.

NPR reports Congress members talk like 10th graders, which is back a grade level from 2005.

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Morning Cram
9:58 am
Fri May 18, 2012

the morning cram [the rich friends edition]

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"...the bull has sent you a friend request."

NPR reports Facebook is only moments away from being publicly traded.

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Morning Cram
8:56 am
Thu May 17, 2012

the morning cram [it tastes like chicken edition]

"...this is one of the cleanest proteins you can get."

NPR reports a new company has come up with a chicken alternative that tastes like the real thing. 

Kentucky ~ Rand gets rejected in Washington.

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Morning Cram
10:11 am
Wed May 16, 2012

the morning cram [see them tumbling down edition]

"...drifting along with the tumbling tumbleweeds."

NPR reports on the journey to stardom for US gymnast Aly Raisman.

Kentucky ~ 1,200 jobs in Paducah are safe for now. Paducah commissioners oppose flying the rebel flag

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Morning Cram
10:02 am
Tue May 15, 2012

the morning cram [I'm so fracking sick of this edition]

"And all of a sudden your tongue gets this metal taste on it. And it feels like it's enlarging, and it just feels like you're not getting enough air in, because your throat gets real 'burn-y.' And the next thing I know, I ... passed out..."

NPR reports as many claim pollution from fracking has made them sick, experts are still divided on how much of a health concern it is. 

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Morning Cram
9:38 am
Mon May 14, 2012

the morning cram [let me get one wave, just one wave edition]

"...but I knew you wouldn't miss the fifty year storm."

NPR reports "Wingnut", "Frosty", and "Fathead" are all surfers, but they're also Santa Cruz city council members, and now they have a World Surf Reserve.

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Morning Cram
8:34 am
Thu May 10, 2012

the morning cram [takin' it to the bridge edition]


Engineers hope to fit a replacement span into the Eggner's Ferry Bridge by the weekend.

Republican voter registrations in Kentucky are outpacing Democratic ones.

Fort Campbell will hold a drill for first responders on, and off, post.

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Morning Cram
9:00 am
Tue May 8, 2012

the morning cram [happiness isn't always the best way to be happy edition]

NPR reports Maurice Sendak, the author of children's stories like Where the Wild Things Are, has passed away. He was 83.

Kentucky ~ Fourth and fifth congressional district candidates discuss issues on KET's Kentucky Tonight.