Here & Now http://kgou.org en Another Facet Of The Jobs Debate: Baby Boomers http://kgou.org/post/another-facet-jobs-debate-baby-boomers A strong economy naturally depends on a large portion of the population earning money and sending it back into the economy. But the U.S. labor force has been shrinking since 2007, and according to a report by the White House Council of Economic Advisers, this is because baby boomers are reaching retirement age.<p>But critics disagree, saying that the weak economy has forced baby boomers to work longer to support their families. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:01:48 +0000 editor 33849 at http://kgou.org Another Facet Of The Jobs Debate: Baby Boomers Gay Florida Couple In Limbo After Winning Right To Marry http://kgou.org/post/gay-florida-couple-limbo-after-winning-right-marry <strong>3:30 p.m. ET update:</strong> Monroe Chief Circuit Judge Luis Garcia has denied the motion by Aaron Huntsman and William &#8220;Lee&#8221; Jones to lift the stay on the ruling that Florida&#8217;s ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution. This means, for now, that Monroe County will not issue marriage licenses to gay couples. The case now heads to an appellate court.<p class="sep"><p>A county in Florida could join 17 states and the District of Columbia in allowing same sex marriage. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:58:05 +0000 editor 33848 at http://kgou.org Gay Florida Couple In Limbo After Winning Right To Marry Boxing Attracts More Than Would-Be Fighters http://kgou.org/post/boxing-attracts-more-would-be-fighters Who boxes nowadays? Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:23:00 +0000 editor 33825 at http://kgou.org Boxing Attracts More Than Would-Be Fighters Chinese Buyers Snap Up Real Estate In The U.S. http://kgou.org/post/chinese-buyers-snap-real-estate-us Foreign buyers have helped boost luxury real estate prices in places such as Manhattan for several years now. But that trend may soon push into non-luxury markets across the United States.<p>The real estate website Zillow soon plans to publish its for-sale listings in Mandarin. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:11:00 +0000 editor 33826 at http://kgou.org Chinese Buyers Snap Up Real Estate In The U.S. Crash Investigation Expert Weighs In On Flight MH17 http://kgou.org/post/crash-investigation-expert-weighs-flight-mh17 There are still many questions and few answers related to the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed Thursday, killing all 298 passengers aboard. The commercial airliner may have been shot down by a missile along the Russian and Ukraine border.<p><strong>Jim Hall</strong>, former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, joins <em><a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org/">Here & Now&#8217;</a></em>s Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the steps that would normally be taken after a plane crash.<p><h4>Guest</h4> <ul> <li><strong><a href="http://www.hallassoc.net/Staff/managing%20par Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:11:00 +0000 editor 33827 at http://kgou.org Crash Investigation Expert Weighs In On Flight MH17 Deborah Harkness Brings Her 'All Souls' Trilogy To A Close http://kgou.org/post/deborah-harkness-brings-her-all-souls-trilogy-close In 2011, University of Southern California history professor <strong>Deborah Harkness</strong> introduced readers to professor and reluctant witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont in &#8220;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/Discovery-Witches-Novel-Souls-Trilogy/dp/0143119680/?tag=wburorg-20" target="_blank">A Discovery of Witches</a>.&#8221;<p>It was the first in what has come to be called her &#8220;<a href="http://deborahharkness.com/all-souls-trilogy/" target="_blank">All Souls Trilogy</a>.&#8221;<p>Harkness tells <em><a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org/">Here & Now&#8217;< Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:20:00 +0000 editor 33517 at http://kgou.org Deborah Harkness Brings Her 'All Souls' Trilogy To A Close District Profile: Environmental Issues Come To A Head In Coal Country http://kgou.org/post/district-profile-environmental-issues-come-head-coal-country As President Obama announces new actions on climate change, a tight congressional race in southern West Virginia coal country is bringing environmental issues to the forefront.<p>In West Virginia&#8217;s third congressional district, Evan Jenkins, a Republican state senator, will try to unseat Democratic incumbent Nick Rahall, who&#8217;s been in office since 1977.<p><strong>Jessica Lilly</strong>, southern West Virginia bureau chief for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, has been covering the race and joins <em><a href="http://hereandnow.wbur.org/">Here & Now&#8217;</a></em>s Jeremy Hobson to Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:20:00 +0000 editor 33518 at http://kgou.org District Profile: Environmental Issues Come To A Head In Coal Country Company Experiments With 3D-Printed Car http://kgou.org/post/company-experiments-3d-printed-car 3D printers are capable of producing a variety of consumer products, from children’s toys to prosthetic limbs. Now, a company in the Phoenix area is trying to take the technology to the next level with cars. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:20:00 +0000 editor 33519 at http://kgou.org Company Experiments With 3D-Printed Car 'Rocks Off': The Stones Keep Rolling http://kgou.org/post/rocks-stones-keep-rolling Last summer we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones.<p>Now Keith Richards and Mick Jagger and the rest of the band are rocking in their 51st year. The Stones just put the finishing touches on a European tour and they will play shows in Australia and New Zealand in the fall.<p><strong>Bill Janovitz</strong>, from the band Buffalo Tom, is one of the Stones&#8217; most devoted fans. He has written two books about the band. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:03:00 +0000 editor 33428 at http://kgou.org 'Rocks Off': The Stones Keep Rolling Fighting Between Hamas And Israel Continues http://kgou.org/post/fighting-between-hamas-and-israel-continues Hope for a ceasefire in the Middle East ended today as Israel resumed airstrikes in Gaza. Palestinian officials say more than 190 people have been killed by Israeli airstrikes so far. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:03:00 +0000 editor 33429 at http://kgou.org Fighting Between Hamas And Israel Continues