Education Commissioner Denies Free Trips Influenced Contract Decision, Rand Paul to Release GOP Jobs Plan, UK President Says Schools Must Modernize, Occupy Louisville Continues: Afternoon Review

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday says international trips paid for by an education foundation did not lead to the decision to contract with its business arm. The New York Times reported several states entered into agreements with Pearson after it gave them free trips. Holliday says there were no ethical violations. Offering an alternative to […]

McCain To Speak At U Of L

UPDATE 10/30/09:  All the tickets for this event have been distributed. U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona will speak at the University of Louisville next month. Dr. Gary Gregg, the director of U of L’s McConnell Center, says the former G-O-P presidential nominee will deliver a public talk on the morning of November 11.   […]

Kentucky's Eight Electoral College Votes Cast for McCain, Palin

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Electoral College members in Kentucky, like their counterparts across the nation, have officially cast their ballots for President and Vice-President of the United States. Democratic Senator Barack Obama may be the President-elect, but all eight of Kentucky’s Electoral College votes went to Republican Senator John McCain on Arizona. That’s […]