Afternoon Update

Afternoon Update
3:50 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/30/12

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Today on NPR: The Economic Impact Of Killing 'Pink Slime'

Frankfort:

The Kentucky Senate has passed an amended bill that would help the state repay interest on a federal unemployment insurance loan.

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Afternoon Update
4:33 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/29/12

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Today on NPR:  Shin Dong-hyuk is the only person known to have been born in North Korea's prison camps and gotten out alive. Journalist Blaine Harden tells the story of Shin's daring escape.

Kentucky Education:

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Afternoon Update
4:40 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/28/12

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Today on NPR: Pope meets Fidel Castro, wraps up visit to Cuba.

Kentucky:

The US Department of Transportation will award a $9 million dollar grant to the Kentucky for repairs to the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge.

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Afternoon Update
3:39 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/27/12

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On NPR: To keep customers, brick-and-mortar stores look to smartphones.

 

Education:

Kentucky lawmakers are trying again to raise the state's dropout age.

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Afternoon Update
4:15 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/26/12

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A private air ambulance service, is establishing a base in Mayfield, Kentucky.

Healthcare Legislation:

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Afternoon Update
5:07 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/22/12

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Our Afternoon Headlines

From NPR: Big grocers ban pink slime.

From the Commonwealth:

Kentucky’s jobless rate has fallen to 8.7 percent.

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Afternoon Update
4:26 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Afternoon Update 3-21

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Here's our roundup of today's headlines:

On NPR: Will Romney reset like an "Etch-A-Sketch" for the fall election.

From the Capitol:

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Afternoon Update
3:54 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/14/12

Kentucky Politics:

The Kentucky Senate Health and Welfare Committee has unanimously approved a bill to help 18-year-olds transition from foster care to independent living.

A Kentucky Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill that calls for a constitutional amendment to allow lawmakers to divide more counties during redistricting.

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Afternoon Update
3:33 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/13/12

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is opposing budget cuts to a health care program for the blind.

 

 

 

Kentucky Politics:

The Kentucky House has passed a measure giving retired prosecutors special privileges to carry concealed weapons anywhere in the Commonwealth.

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Afternoon Update
3:48 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Western Kentucky Enters NCAA Tournament

Western Kentucky University’s basketball team has made its way into the NCAA tournament, despite a losing season record. The 15 and 18 Hilltopppers clinched the invite last night with a win over North Texas to take the Sun Belt Conference championship. Western Kentucky last participated in theNCAA tournament in 2009.

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