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Afternoon Update
4:45 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/1/12

Today on NPR: Wal-Mart To Leave Conservative Legislative Group

 

Four Rivers Region:

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Afternoon Update
4:05 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/31/12

They're not meant to be a direct reference to polygamy and those kittens they're holding in their laps are ... just part of a photograph that's reflective of the 1890s to early 1900s. For all anyone knows, they might be lesbians.

Today on NPR: While "Five Wives Vodka" is made and sold in Utah, officials in Idaho have decided its name and label might offend both Mormons and women.

Four Rivers Region:

Construction begins next summer on a massive marina and riverfront project in downtown Paducah.

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Afternoon Update
4:01 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

5-30 Afternoon Round-Up (with special video)

From NPR: Illinois State Rep. Mike Bost, a Republican representing Murphysboro,  lost his cool after receiving a new version of pension-reform legislation.

From around the region:

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Afternoon Update
4:54 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/29/12

C.M. Fitzpatrick United States Department of Defense

Today on NPR: The administration has created a "strange, secret trial in a way," by which it determines which suspected terrorists get marked for death, The New York Times' Scott Shane reports.

Kentucky:

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Afternoon Update
4:18 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/28/12

When President Obama came out in support of gay marriage, some African-American religious leaders protested. But according to new data, African-Americans are no less supportive or opposed to gay marriage than any other group.

Today on NPR: Blacks, Gays And The Church: If public perceptions and pundits are to be believed, black churches are overwhelmingly against same-sex marriage. Except, it's not true.

Around the Commonwealth:

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Afternoon Update
4:18 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/25/12

James Selesnick U.S. Army

Today on NPR: Some patients that doctors are in too big of a hurry. That is troubling — and frustrating — to physicians who feel that they are already packing more into every workday and are stretched thin by paperwork.

 

Four Rivers Region:

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Afternoon Update
4:00 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/24/12

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Today on NPR: Your Doctor just doesn't have time for you...

The Bridge:

The bridge will open tomorrow!

The public will be allowed to walk on the span before it is open to traffic.

In the Purchase Area:

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Afternoon Update
4:33 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/21/12

Illustration in a 1517 book showing a then method for treating a depressed skull fracture.
Hans Von Gersdorf Wellcome Library, London
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Afternoon Update
4:20 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/18/12

The two similarly-titled books, released at the same, are giving some mixed up readers a suprise.
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Afternoon Update
3:39 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/17/12

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Today on NPR:  100 things you didn't know about strawberries.

Around the Commonwealth:

Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John Minton has been elected to a second term.

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