Louisville Orchestra, Occupy Wall Street, DREAM Act, and Bocephus: Today on State of the News

Segment A: We’ll speak with the WFPL news staff about what’s happened in Metro Louisville this week, including he Louisville Orchestra’s impasse, and the latest in the governor’s race. Segment B: We’re joined by Joe Sonka from LEO Weekly, who will talk about the folks he met while writing about the DREAM Act — children… Continue reading Louisville Orchestra, Occupy Wall Street, DREAM Act, and Bocephus: Today on State of the News

Chris Christie’s Decision, Occupy Wall Street Update, Youth Incarceration, Learning to Love Opera: Today on Here and Now

Associates close to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie say he is not going to run for president. Christie is expected to formally announce that decision at a news conference this afternoon. We’ll hear more from Jay Newton-Small from Time Magazine. We’ll also get an update from NYC’s Occupy Wall Street protests with Time Magazine reporter… Continue reading Chris Christie’s Decision, Occupy Wall Street Update, Youth Incarceration, Learning to Love Opera: Today on Here and Now

Demonstrators to Mirror Occupy Wall Street Protest in Louisville

A branch of the weeks-long Occupy Wall Street protest is coming to Kentucky. The protest began in New York City on September 17th. Demonstrators have marched on the financial district and across lower Manhattan. Over the weekend, 700 protesters were arrested for blocking traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge. The Canadian anti-capitalist group Adbusters first called… Continue reading Demonstrators to Mirror Occupy Wall Street Protest in Louisville

Tension in Israel, Protests on Wall Street, Extreme Chefs and Story Slams in Louisville: Here and Now

Israel’s government has given the final go-ahead for the construction of 1,100 new housing units in east Jerusalem. The move is sure to heighten tensions, which are already high following a Palestinian move last week to seek U.N. membership. We’ll talk to Rami Ruhayem, the BBC’s editor in the region. What began as a modest… Continue reading Tension in Israel, Protests on Wall Street, Extreme Chefs and Story Slams in Louisville: Here and Now