Obama’s Vision for Military, Relations with Pakistan, Bullitt County Sewage Spill, Richard Cordray’s Presidential Appointment: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan winding down, President Obama today spelled out his vision of the military in the years ahead, driven by the push to cut Pentagon spending by at least $450 billion dollars over the next decade. Obama will likely draw fire for spelling out that the U.S. military will… Continue reading Obama’s Vision for Military, Relations with Pakistan, Bullitt County Sewage Spill, Richard Cordray’s Presidential Appointment: Today on Here and Now

Millions of Gallons of Raw Sewage Spill Into Ohio River

An equipment failure yesterday afternoon caused eight-million gallons of raw sewage to spill into the Ohio River. MSD Director Bud Schardein says crews were doing a preventive maintenance check of a sewer line gate when it broke and lodged into a position that allowed raw sewage to spill into the river. It was fixed by… Continue reading Millions of Gallons of Raw Sewage Spill Into Ohio River