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Afternoon Round-Up 4/9/12

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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:

In Kentucky's Capitol: charter school legislation will wait another year as lawmakers adjourn. And Governor Beshear puts ink on paper signing bills passed during the General Assembly.

Residents of Western Kentucky's Marshall County will join the city of Murray in voting on alcohol sales on July 17th.

Kentucky's drivers and motorcyclists will be receiving friendly reminders from Kentucky State Police social media services on safe driving habits. And websites are offering fake GED's to Commonwealth residents.

 

That's it for this lovely April 9th afternoon. Merry Monday.

Shelly Baskin works in MSU's Office of Regional Outreach and is a graduate student in Occupational Safety and Health. A roustabout from Memphis, Tennessee, Shelly first found his way into WKMS through the newsroom back in 2011 through luck, charm and force of will. Though he left news for another position, he still enjoys working on independent radio projects and volunteering for the station. He’s an avid disc golfer and occasional real golfer and is terrible at both. A lover of all things musical, Shelly is always ready to hear something new and unique.
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