Afternoon Update http://wkms.org en Afternoon Update 5-8 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-update-5-8 <p>From <strong>NPR: </strong>World <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/07/152205847/falling-oil-prices-a-blip-or-a-hint-of-the-future">oil prices have been falling</a> recently &mdash; and that&#39;s good news for oil consumers such as the U.S., Europe and China, and a potential challenge for the big exporters like Saudi Arabia and Russia.</p><p>From the <strong>Four Rivers Region:</strong></p> Tue, 08 May 2012 21:25:14 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17901 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Update 5-8 Afternoon Round-Up 4/16/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-41612 <p><strong>Today on NPR: <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/16/150728786/key-players-in-federal-agencys-vegas-scandal-due-at-hearing">What happens in Vegas... gets you fired</a>. </strong></p><p>At a sometimes heated hearing today where members of the House got to express outrage about the excessive and wasteful spending by officials from the General Services Administration during a 2010 conference in Las Vegas, the man at the center of the scandal refused to testify.</p><p>And now... news from the Four Rivers Region:</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:46:17 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17652 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/16/12 Afternoon Round-Up 4/9/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-4912 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/04/09/150292381/facebook-is-buying-instagram">Facebook is Buying Instagram</a> (Somewhere in Portland a hipster is quietly sobbing into his can of PBR)</p><p>And now the news from around our region:</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 21:39:29 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17574 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/9/12 Afternoon Roundup 4-2-2012 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-roundup-4-2-2012 <p>On NPR this afternoon: <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/02/149843351/fixing-the-cutting-edge-innovation-meets-table-saw">The Cutting Edge of Table Saws</a></p><p>From WKMS:</p><p><strong>The Bridge: </strong></p><p>Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are working on the remaining spans of the Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge ahead of the arrival contractors to replace a <a href="http://wkms.org/post/crews-scramble-repair-eggners-ferry-bridge">collapsed portion of the bridge</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Alcohol:</strong></p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 22:11:48 +0000 Chad Lampe 17495 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Roundup 4-2-2012 Afternoon Round-Up 2/24/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-22412 <p><strong>Cops &amp; Toddlers</strong><strong>:</strong></p><p>A Clarksville man is detained in Montgomery County Jail on false report charges after he allegedly posted a Craigslist ad for a <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/clarksville-man-arrested-after-posting-%E2%80%9Cbaby-sale%E2%80%9D-ad-craigslist">baby for sale</a>.</p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:30:34 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17047 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 2/24/12