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Afternoon Round-Up 4/06/12

Apr 6, 2012
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Today on NPR: Homelessness Becomes A Crime In Hungary

Kentucky Politics:

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign opens its first Kentucky office tomorrow in Louisville with an open house.

A 10-foot albino python discovered in Land Between the Lakes Wednesday is the latest in the growing problem abandoned pets pose to public parks. LBL's Denise Scmittou says abandoned animals are a burden to LBL staff who must capture the animals and find a suitable shelter. Abandonment is also hard on the animals, who often lack the skills to survive in the wild. She says people unable to take care of their animals have plenty of options other than abandonment.