Afternoon Update
4:01 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 8/7/12

Today on NPR: In France, some say a gastronomic icon is under threat. For the last decade, the number of pre-prepared, frozen croissants sold in bakeries has been increasing. These knock-offs are cheaper, but they're also less delicious.

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KY Politics:

  • Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is defending his leadership role against conservative critics.
  • U.S. Senator Rand Paul will continue to build his national profile with a speech at the Republican National Convention later this month.