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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.

Kentucky ~ The city of Paducah has received over $60,000 dollars from an insurance claim on the embezzlement of more the $230,000 dollars from its convention and expo centers. One man is dead and another jailed after an apparent fight led to a murder early Friday in Paducah. A Kentucky Transportation Cabinet electrical crew is checking the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge after navigation lights failed overnight. Sunday marked the 4th consecutive day of record-setting triple digit highs in Paducah. Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing are heading to the Persian Gulf region. 

Illinois ~ Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he was disturbed by media reports of dozens of cases of alleged abuse against disabled people uninvestigated by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Tennessee ~ Tennessee’s colleges and universities have received a mixed review in a new national report. 


Gary Pitts is a music loving outdoorsman who coincidentally loves outdoor music. He is a student at Murray State pursuing a music minor to complement his history major. Gary is a member of the MSU Guitar Ensemble and greatly enjoys the Latin grooves he and the other ensemble members get throw down on. When he is not producing news, jamming on his guitar, or pursuing music history research, he is usually canoeing or biking somewhere in nature with his wife Siobian.
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