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 […]

Steve Jobs Retires, Louisville Orchestra Cancels Performances: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: With Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO of Apple, we’ll look at his vision of a high–tech world and how he changed our lives. 1:12pm We’ll take a look at another piece of technology: The Supercookie.  A regular cookie, in tech terms, is a data file that stores information about where computer users go […]

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As many as 20 tornadoes raked western Massachusetts last night – causing a lot of damage. In what is rapidly becoming The Tornado Report, we’re going to get an update from the scene today. Arts writer Thomson Smillie joins us for some analysis of the Louisville Orchestra’s reorganization plan and what the future could hold […]

Little Room for Compromise in Orchestra Contract Talks

The Louisville Orchestra’s contract with its musicians expired at midnight Wednesday. That means the players are not being paid, they do not have insurance and do not have any guarantee they’ll have jobs when the next season starts. There’s hope for a new contract, but amid contentious negotiations and ongoing bankruptcy proceedings, that hope is […]