the morning cram [slapping the pig skin edition]
From NPR: NCAA just announced sanctions on Penn State University's top leadership.
From Kentucky: Kentucky is a business-friendly state when it comes to taxes. State Representatives would like to see some economic development incentive programs that benefit rural districts like his. Kentucky businesses that allege the state’s unemployment compensation system is weighted against them may be surprised by the actual figures from 2011. We have an excessive heat warning in effect from 10 this morning until 7 Thursday night for the Four Rivers Region. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge from 8 am until about noon today. A newspaper analysis of records involving child fatalities in Kentucky finds that child protection workers didn't always conduct internal reviews. Following Marshall County and the City of Murray, another western Kentucky community will vote on legalized alcohol sales this summer. Kentucky State Police say a serious crime took place every two minutes and 38 seconds in the Commonwealth during 2011.
From Tennessee: Henry County, Tennessee commissioners have approved their 2012-2013 budget. Downloads in Tennessee's Regional E-book and Audio Download System, or READS, increased 77 percent in the past year.