Afternoon Update
4:20 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/7/12

Today on NPR: The European Union is set to stop all purchases of Iranian oil on July 1.

 

Around the Commonwealth:

Paducah Public Schools will use a state grant to hire a full-time coordinator to work with homeless students.

Former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer has put his Frankfort home up for sale a month after a bank filed a foreclosure lawsuit on the property.

Groups that support so-called "right to work" laws are looking to pass such a measure in Kentucky.

The majority of the state's public universities are not following the University of Kentucky's lead in laying off a large number of employees to balance the budget.

The two people who embezzled more than $200,000 from the Paducah/McCracken County Convention and Expo Center will serve two year and 18 month respective prison sentences.