Fancy Farm Picnic

Afternoon Round-Up 7/25/12

Jul 25, 2012
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Today on NPR: Some pay phones offer free Wi-Fi as part of New York City's experiment to breathe new life into its abandoned public phones.

Governor Steve Beshear is on his way to Germany and France to help economic development in Kentucky.

Update: Picnic emcee and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says, despite claims from Fancy Farm officials, no surrogate has been named. This story has been modified.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will send a surrogate to this year’s Fancy Farm Picnic.

Fancy Farm Picnic Planning Underway

Jun 28, 2012

Planning has begun for the 132nd annual Fancy Farm Picnic. The event is the first Saturday in August and is the traditional kickoff of the Kentucky political season.