Morning Cram
9:08 am
Fri October 26, 2012

The Morning Cram [i want it now edition]

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From NPR: We've been looking at how technology has totally changed what it means to watch television or a movie. One of the biggest changes has been in demand — people want a baseball game — on their smartphone, wherever they are, right now.

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8:31 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Voters Can Cast Ballots in Honor of Veterans

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The Kentucky Secretary of State’s office says residents of the Commonwealth can vote in next month’s general election in honor of military veterans. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says voters can get lapel buttons, which can be personalized with a soldier’s name, to show that they voted in honor of a veteran. The program for honoring troops has been in place across the country since 2007. For more information about how to request a button go to

8:10 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Tenn. Early Voting Begins Today

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Tennesseans can start casting their ballots for the presidential election Wednesday. Voters will have to present a government-issued ID to when they come to the polls adhering to a new state law. Beginning with this election voters will also be able to see candidates’ party affiliations on the ballot after a federal appeals court allowed the change in August.  Early voting for the general election ends Nov. 1.

7:10 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Tenn. Voter Registration Deadlines

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Tennesseans who want to vote by mail this election must register today. Post offices will be closed Monday for Columbus Day, which is also the last day to register to vote in person. Only Lewis and Hickman county election offices will be closed Monday. All others will be open for last-minute registrations. Eight driver service centers will open Saturday to issue photo IDs to allow voters to comply with a new state law requiring identification for casting ballots. The offices will be in Davidson, Hamilton, Knox, Madison, Putnam, Shelby, Washington and Weakley counties.

4:08 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Commentary: Politics Is Not a Spectator Sport

One of the greatest expressions of American democracy is going to the polls on election day and casting your vote. Yet, low voter turnout cast a shadow over the Kentucky May Primary. Commentator Richard Nelson says the health of the Commonwealth depends on citizen involvement in the election.

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8:51 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Grimes off to Middle East to check military

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is in the Middle East this week, part of a group of U.S. officials reviewing military voting procedures.  Grimes says members of the military who are risking their lives abroad must be ensured the right to vote in elections back home. 

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Morning Cram
8:37 am
Fri September 7, 2012

the morning cram [who do you love? edition]

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Today on NPR:

Your choice for president comes down to whose myths you believe.

In Kentucky:

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2:38 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Montgomery County in Need of Poll Workers

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Montgomery County, Tennessee officials say they are in need of additional citizens to work at polling places. 

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