#MorningMonarchy: February 28, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: February 28, 2018Robo-crops, yellow cardinals and eugenics law + this day in history w/the assassination of Olof Palme and your song of the day w/Kacey Musgraves on your Morning Monarchy for February 28, 2018.

Notes/Links:

Portland cookbook's top prize revoked after awards conflict
http://www.oregonlive.com/dining/index.ssf/2018/02/portland_cookbooks_top_prize_r.html

World's first hands-free crop planted, grown and harvested in the UK
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968567445941141504

The Arctic Doomsday Seed-Vault Is Getting Some Major Upgrades
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/967924082548277249

NOAA Caught Adjusting Big Freeze out of Existence
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/967583272661405696

Record reservoir flood predictions kept secret before Hurricane Harvey hit Houston
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/966723845322428416

A proposed oil terminal in the Port of Vancouver is officially dead after a unanimous port vote
https://twitter.com/OPB/status/968610896938332161

‘Americans leave behind scorched earth’: US refuses to clean up ‘carcinogenic’ waste at Azores base
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/966881072096018434

Tourists catching a flight out of Las Vegas can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers at the airport
https://twitter.com/AP_Oddities/status/967421636545740800

Buzz and booze: Clark county commissioners in Las Vegas consider an ordinance that would allow customers at salons and barbershops to buy beer or wine while getting their haircut
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/967856504761036800

WV House votes to increase fines for ginseng violations
https://twitter.com/wvgazettemail/status/968591570504122368

Photo of 'one in a million' yellow cardinal goes viral
https://twitter.com/koat7news/status/968511564595671040

Brewery finds Girl Scout cookies and beer make the perfect pair
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968594570123472896

It's Girl Scout cookie season and Dunkin' Donuts is ready to give your fix through its new line of coffee. Thin Mints java, anyone?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968323788801740800

Cops & Doughnuts: Police officers in Michigan rescue closing bakery, start doughnut chain (Audio)
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/967820459654897664

Slumping Subway Offers "Free Cookies & Chips", $2 Discounts To Revive Sagging Sales
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/967575291978768385

Tops Markets files for Chapter 11
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/967615383791288320

General Mills to buy pet food maker Blue Buffalo for $8 billion
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/967125335471931392

@GeneralMills to Buy @BlueBuffalo (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968764814930702337

FDA says 44 deaths linked to kratom products; recall initiated
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/966986907803574273

Superbugs set to kill more than cancer, Jeremy Hunt warns, with a fifth of antibiotic prescriptions needless
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/968337584177983488

Second lawsuit eyed against government over eugenics law, as records in 13 prefectures show sterilizations of children aged 15 and below
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/966669324281876481

'#Eugenics Law': Forced sterilization affected thousands of people with health issues in Japan (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968762649289912320

#ThisDayInHistory: #February28 w/#OlofPalme, 26th Prime Minister of Sweden, is assassinated in Stockholm in 1986 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968912160859418624

+ #USSPrinceton explodes, #Reichstag Fire Decree aka the Nazi #PatriotAct, #DNA structure, #Discoverer1 fail, #TheloniousMonk on CIA's @TIME cover, #FrankieLymon OD's, #RayCharles attack, #Waco raid
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968913194608574464

+ #BugsySiegel, #FrankGehry, #JohnFahey, #TommyTune, #JoeSouth, #BrianJones, #StormThorgerson, #BernadettePeters, @RealGilbert, #JackAbramoff, #JasonAldean birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968914207939837953

#PumpUpThaVolume: Kacey Musgraves - "Space Cowboy" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/968753250928332800