Afternoon Update http://news.wkms.org en Severe Weather Coming to Region http://news.wkms.org/post/severe-weather-coming-region <p></p><p>Severe weather is expected across the region over the next 48 hours.</p><p></p><p>The national weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch through 9:00pm for the &nbsp;WKMS listening area. A wind advisory will also be in effect beginning at 1:00am.</p><p>Forecasters expect a second line of storms to reach the area in late afternoon tomorrow. The storms should last late into the night. Forecasters say the conditions will be favorable for high winds, hail and tornadoes. Rainfall totals are expected to be 1 to 2 inches.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:44:31 +0000 Drew Adams 30697 at http://news.wkms.org Severe Weather Coming to Region Afternoon Round-Up 9/16/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-91612 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/17/161283651/for-liberian-youth-a-creative-outlet-in-krumping">Krumping</a> is a form of dance that originated in California and — with the help of DVDs and the Internet — has made its way to Dunbar and other kids in the West African nation of Liberia. Founded by freed American slaves, the country embraces all things American. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 21:25:58 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 22198 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 9/16/12 Afternoon Round-Up 8/31/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-83112 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/31/160400108/possible-harvard-cheating-scandal-nets-125-students">Harvard University is investigating 125 students for possible cheating on a final exam last spring.</a></p><p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:52:41 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21585 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/31/12 Afternoon Round-Up 8/28/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82812 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/28/160196031/paul-ryan-had-a-black-girlfriend">Paul Ryan Had A Black Girlfriend — Does It Matter?</a></p><p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:26:07 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21415 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/28/12 Afternoon Round-Up 8/27/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82712 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/09/158522519/afghan-women-fear-backsliding-on-key-gains">Women in Afghanistan</a> are, in general, better off today than when the Taliban ruled. But activists say there has been backsliding on the gains of the past decade.</p><p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 21:20:48 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21357 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/27/12 Afternoon Round-Up 8/22/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82212 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> A debate is growing among Israel's secular Jewish majority over the question of whether to <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/22/159807599/some-israeli-parents-rethink-ritual-circumcision">circumcise newborn sons</a>.</p><p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:36:37 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21161 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/22/12 Survey Reports High Levels of Indoor Air Pollution in Marshall County http://news.wkms.org/post/survey-reports-high-levels-indoor-air-pollution-marshall-county <p><span>&nbsp;</span>Marshall County’s Smoke-Free Clean Air Coalition is using results from a new survey on indoor air pollution from second hand smoke to boost the coalition’s cause.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy delivered the results of a survey today that found&nbsp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Marshall County’s indoor air pollution in local hospitality venues to be four times higher than those of Georgetown or Lexington. The two towns have enacted smoke-free laws. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:19:01 +0000 Casey Northcutt 21155 at http://news.wkms.org Survey Reports High Levels of Indoor Air Pollution in Marshall County Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82112 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> A growing number of phone apps are using internal GPS to locate other potentially compatible singles nearby. But to date, far <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/08/20/159365445/smartphone-apps-help-more-singles-find-the-boy-or-girl-next-door">more men than women are signing up</a> for the services.</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:15:24 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21089 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 Afternoon Round-Up 8/16/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-81612 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>The government began accepting applications Wednesday for "<a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/15/158872445/for-undocumented-youth-new-policy-carries-risks">deferred action for childhood arrivals</a>." The program allows qualified undocumented young people brought to the U.S. as children to study and work legally in the U.S. Many are applying, but the process is not without risk for some.</p><p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 21:12:18 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 20877 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/16/12 Afternoon Round-Up 8/15/12 http://news.wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-81512 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/14/158778052/tammy-smith-first-openly-gay-u-s-general">Tammy Smith: The First Openly Gay U.S. General</a></p><p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 21:43:11 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 20831 at http://news.wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/15/12