In other news Tuesday, a student at Lone Star Community College allegedly stabbed at least 14 people, two critically wounded. Police say they have a male suspect in custody. Also, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmahinejad ordered the expansion and upgrade of two uranium sites related to its nuclear program. Continue reading
After the Great Depression and a horrendous flood devastated Louisville, the city’s mayor and and the conductor of its symphony orchestra hatched a plan to make the city great again.
Voters on both sides of the aisle are preparing to cast ballots in Kentucky’s two Senate primary contests. Jim Lehrer talks to reporter Joseph Gerth of the Louisville Courier-Journal for a look ahead at Tuesday’s election. Continue reading
After coasting to an easy 35-point win in Kentucky’s primary on Tuesday, Sen. Hillary Clinton told her supporters to keep fighting and “keep standing up for what you believe is right” despite the daunting odds facing her campaign. Continue reading
The Supreme Court Thursday ruled against allowing race-based criteria in proposed diversity plans in two school districts. Following a report by Marcia Coyle on the ruling and the mood in the courtroom, Roger Clegg and Theodore Shaw, two experts in race relations analyze the likely impact of the Court’s decision. Continue reading
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it would consider a pair of cases which takes race into account when assigning students to high schools. Continue reading