Republican National Convention http://wkms.org en The Morning Cram [Rain's-on-the-Way-But-Keep-on-Going-to-Work Edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-rains-way-keep-going-work-edition <p><strong>From NPR:</strong> &nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: georgia, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 23.200000762939453px; background-color: rgb(229, 229, 229); ">When the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=160081650" style="color: rgb(51, 102, 204); font-family: georgia, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 23.200000762939453px; background-color: rgb(229, 229, 229); " target="_blank">Republican National Convention</a><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: georgia, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 23.200000762939453px; background-color: rgb(229, 229, 229); "><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/08/28/160156299/romneys-forces-are-in-control-for-now-but-maybe-not-forever">&nbsp;</a>finally gets underway today in Tampa, it will renew a civil war that's been raging — off and on — for more than a century. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:30:42 +0000 Dave Shinall 21389 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [Rain's-on-the-Way-But-Keep-on-Going-to-Work Edition] Afternoon Round-Up 8/27/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82712 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/09/158522519/afghan-women-fear-backsliding-on-key-gains">Women in Afghanistan</a> are, in general, better off today than when the Taliban ruled. But activists say there has been backsliding on the gains of the past decade.</p><p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 21:20:48 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21357 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/27/12 Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82112 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> A growing number of phone apps are using internal GPS to locate other potentially compatible singles nearby. But to date, far <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/08/20/159365445/smartphone-apps-help-more-singles-find-the-boy-or-girl-next-door">more men than women are signing up</a> for the services.</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:15:24 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21089 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul to Speak at Republican National Convention http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-sen-rand-paul-speak-republican-national-convention <p><font size="2">U.S. Senator Rand Paul will continue to build his national profile with a speech at the Republican National Convention later this month.<br /><br /> A speaking slot at a convention is usually a springboard for wider national appeal. Senator Paul is a rumored running mate for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and a potential presidential candidate in 2016.</font><br /> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 17:31:47 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 20370 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul to Speak at Republican National Convention