Meteorologist Jennifer Rukavina - odds of a 7+ quake in New Madrid - lots better than lottery.
While we were looking the other way….
News is happening in other areas besides the Paul victory and the Gulf oil spill. Here's a tiny glimpse of what went past us.
Tennessee continues to clean up from devastating flooding. The damage to Nashville and the tourism industry in middle and west Tennessee is largely unremarked. Estimates of repair and replace costs to residents and businesses? One billion dollars. Underreported, but significant, Opryland Mall and Opryland Hotel, a tourist magnet, won’t be fully operational until the Christmas season.
KY Dems cast 520,412 ballots in US Senate primary. Kentucky’s second place Democratic candidate, Dr. Dan Mongiardo, got 224,989 votes. That’s 18,177 more votes than GOP winner Rand Paul. 168,485 more Dems voted than Republicans in May.