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Wed July 25, 2012
Afternoon Round-Up 7/25/12
By Rose Krzton-Presson
Today on NPR: Some pay phones offer free Wi-Fi as part of New York City's experiment to breathe new life into its abandoned public phones.
Around the Commonwealth:
- Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has ordered flags at all state office building to half staff on Friday in honor of last week’s Colorado shooting victims.
- The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department is looking for suspects after $41,000 in copper and other metal was stolen.
- Mitch McConnell challenged Democrats to vote on a bill to end the Bush era tax cuts for wealthier Americans.
- Governor Steve Beshear is on his way to Germany and France to help economic development in Kentucky.
- A former financial planner for the Kentucky Pension Systems says an international banking scandal is leading to millions of dollars in losses for Kentucky agencies.
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