Andy Beshear is sworn in as Kentucky's 63rd governor on December 10, 2019. Watch the private swearing-in ceremony, the inaugural parade and public swearing-in, the grand march, and highlights from the day.
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By 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. PBS NewsHour takes a closer look at this now ubiquitous material, how it’s impacting the world and ways we can break our plastic addiction.
How do you study an animal you can't even get close to? Camera traps and drones are revolutionizing wildlife biology by recording the secret lives of animals—from whales and tigers to elusive giant armadillos—all without disturbing them.
Host Bill Bryant and jounalists discuss the week's news and forecast the political activity heading into the 2020 General Assembly in Frankfort (program taped on 11/22/19). Guests: John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader; Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier-Journal; and Lawrence Smith, WDRB-TV in Louisville.
Dr. Tuckson’s guest is Gerald Friedman, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Friedman discusses the policy specifics of universal health insurance, including its potential benefits to both individuals and the economy in general and how it would be funded. Read more and watch the episode.
The Wednesday hearing will examine the premise of “high crimes and misdemeanors” by hearing from scholars and experts. The hearing by the Judiciary comes after the House Intelligence Committee held 5 days of hearings late last month.
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The debate union faces Harvard. While Rodney and Sebastian complete their 100-page senior projects and present them to faculty, Giovannie gets into trouble and is sent to SHU, not able to complete his project before being released. At graduation at Taconic, Tamara, Tamika and Shawnta receive associate degrees, while at Eastern, Rodney and Sebastian receive bachelor’s degrees.
The debate union faces their rival across the river, West Point. Rodney, Sebastian and Giovannie embark on yearlong senior projects. Newly released from federal prison, Dyjuan’s younger brother, Kanan, comes for a visit, as does Rodney’s sister, Elitha. Tamara receives devastating news from home, and Shawnta reckons with her own path to prison. In New York City, Jule struggles to find work.