Afternoon Update
5:07 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/22/12

Our Afternoon Headlines

From NPR: Big grocers ban pink slime.

From the Commonwealth:

Kentucky’s jobless rate has fallen to 8.7 percent.

The Christian County Board of Education is finalizing search a committee as they look for a new superintendent.

An investigation into the embezzlement of more than $230,000 dollars from the Paducah-McCracken County convention and expo centers is complete.

From Kentucky's Capitol:

Kentucky lawmakers are set to pass a bill with the hope it will help a uranium enrichment plant in Paducah create new operations.

A proposal to require doctors to allow women seeking abortions to see ultrasound images has been voted down in the Kentucky legislature. The House Health and Welfare Committee rejected the measure 9-5 Thursday.