KY http://wkms.org en Retirement Official Says Pensions Systems Haven't Used Controversial Placement Agents Recently http://wkms.org/post/retirement-official-says-pensions-systems-havent-used-controversial-placement-agents-recently <p>After being heavily criticized for their use, Kentucky’s major pension program says it hasn't used a placement agent for three years.<br><br> Placement agents are investing middle men that direct pension funds to investment opportunities. Kentucky has not had a good track record with placement agents, who have been accused of mismanaging millions for the pension funds according to a 2011 audit. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 18:18:53 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22059 at http://wkms.org Retirement Official Says Pensions Systems Haven't Used Controversial Placement Agents Recently the morning cram [the man, the legend edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-man-legend-edition <p>&quot;When Earl played, he put fire in his right hand...it had the stank on it...it was the right thing.&quot; - Ricky Skaggs</p><p>NPR reports <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2012/03/29/149575679/bluegrass-legend-earl-scruggs-has-died">Earl Scruggs</a>, legendary banjo picker and giant of bluegrass music, has passed away at the age of 88.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:52:39 +0000 Gary Pitts 17443 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [the man, the legend edition] the morning cram [there's no place like home edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-theres-no-place-home-edition <h2>Nine years of war in Iraq is symbolically coming to an end.</h2><h3><span style="color:#ff0000;">N</span>P<span style="color:#0000ff;">R</span> reports the number of troops in Iraq has fallen from 20,000 to 4,000. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 17:55:02 +0000 Drew Adams 84 at http://wkms.org