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The Morning Cram [meet me tonight in atlantic city edition]

The Morning Cram [meet me tonight in atlantic city edition]

From NPR: It’s a month after Hurricane Sandy, and Atlantic City wants its visitors back. Very few of the tourist attractions like casinos and restaurants suffered damage although television coverage of the storm left many potential visitors with the idea that the boardwalk was destroyed. Now the city is taking action to show that all is well and up and running.

Kentucky: Gov. Steve Beshear says he won’t run against Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2014, but he speaks well of Ashley Judd. The Blue Ribbon Tax Commission is meeting with Beshear today to assess the individual income tax and present its recommendations. An Energy and Environment Cabinet grant is now available for projects using scrap tires.

Tennessee: The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency released 90,000 rainbow trout to create more fishing opportunities.

Illinois: Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget cuts will stand and Tamms prison along with several other facilities will close because of the cuts.

Whitney grew up listening to Car Talk to and from her family’s beach vacation each year, but it wasn’t until a friend introduced her to This American Life that radio really grabbed her attention. She is a recent graduate from Union University in Jackson, Tenn., where she studied journalism. When she’s not at WKMS, you can find her working on her backyard compost pile and garden, getting lost on her bicycle or crocheting one massive blanket.
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