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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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Environment
3:30 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Frankfort Participates in Earth Hour

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The Kentucky state capitol will turn off unnecessary lights tomorrow night as part of International Earth Hour. This is the fourth consecutive year the capitol has participated in the event sponsored by the World Wildlife Federation. Officials say this is part a comprehensive plan to reduce energy consumption in state buildings by 15% in the next three years and 25% by 2025.