earth hour http://wkms.org en Afternoon Round-Up 3/30/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-33012 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/03/30/149712048/the-economic-impact-of-killing-pink-slime">The Economic Impact Of Killing &#39;Pink Slime&#39;</a></p><p><strong>Frankfort:</strong></p><p>The Kentucky Senate has passed an amended bill that would help the state<a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/senate-passes-unemployment-insurance-loan-bill"> repay interest</a> on a federal unemployment insurance loan.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:50:10 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17473 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 3/30/12 Frankfort Participates in Earth Hour http://wkms.org/post/frankfort-participates-earth-hour <p>The Kentucky state capitol will turn off unnecessary lights tomorrow night as part of <a href="http://www.worldwildlife.org/sites/earthhour/index.html">International Earth Hour</a>. This is the fourth consecutive year the capitol has participated in the event sponsored by the World Wildlife Federation. Officials say this is part a comprehensive plan to reduce energy consumption in state buildings by 15% in the next three years and 25% by 2025.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:30:34 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17472 at http://wkms.org Frankfort Participates in Earth Hour