Today on State of the News, Gabe Bullard explained the latest developments on the Louisville Orchestra’s ongoing difficulties between musicians and management. Devin Katayama brought us up to date on the court hearings that took place this week about the JCPS student assignment plan. The denial of Metro Councilwoman Judy Green’s request for a postponement of her ethics hearing was fleshed out by Phillip M. Bailey. Erica Peterson reflected on the value and meaning of the EPA tour of Eastern Kentucky’s coal mining areas. In the medical arena, Gabe Bullard talked about the job cuts at Jewish Hospital, and the latest with the planned University of Louisville/CHI merger.
In the second segment, we spoke with tech journalists Jason Snell, editor at Macworld, and Peter Pachal, News Director at PCMag, about the implications of the retirement announcement by Apple’s Steve Jobs.
Finally, Gabe Bullard brought us an audio postcard from the beer tent at the Kentucky State Fair, where Friday is a perpetual state of mind, not just a day of the week.