Afternoon Update

Afternoon Update 5-8

May 8, 2012

From NPR: World oil prices have been falling recently — and that's good news for oil consumers such as the U.S., Europe and China, and a potential challenge for the big exporters like Saudi Arabia and Russia.

From the Four Rivers Region:

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Today on NPR: What happens in Vegas... gets you fired.

At a sometimes heated hearing today where members of the House got to express outrage about the excessive and wasteful spending by officials from the General Services Administration during a 2010 conference in Las Vegas, the man at the center of the scandal refused to testify.

And now... news from the Four Rivers Region:

Today on NPR: Facebook is Buying Instagram (Somewhere in Portland a hipster is quietly sobbing into his can of PBR)

And now the news from around our region:

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On NPR this afternoon: The Cutting Edge of Table Saws

From WKMS:

The Bridge:

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are working on the remaining spans of the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge ahead of the arrival contractors to replace a collapsed portion of the bridge

Alcohol:

Afternoon Round-Up 2/24/12

Feb 24, 2012

Cops & Toddlers:

A Clarksville man is detained in Montgomery County Jail on false report charges after he allegedly posted a Craigslist ad for a baby for sale.