PBS NewsHour full episode August 2, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: out before he’s in. President Trump’s much-criticized pick to be director of national intelligence withdraws from consideration less than a week after he was named. Then: an island in political crisis. The embattled governor of Puerto Rico steps down, a new one sworn in, […]

Off the Grid with Thomas Massie

(gentle banjo music) – There are a lot of labels floating out there. Libertarian-leaning Republican, constitutional conservative, Tea Party, deplorable. I’ll go with any of those labels. I don’t really get caught up in labels. I’ve been called a redneck and a hillbilly and a nerd and a geek. I find those to be terms […]

Putting Coal Miners Back to Work – Through Solar Power

SOLEDAD: DRONE VIDEO OVER PIKE COUNTY KENTUCKY. YOU WOULDN’T KNOW IT FROM THESE PICTURES, BUT THIS USED TO BE A COAL MINE. JUST EIGHT YEARS AGO, 91 MILLION TONS OF COAL WERE EXTRACTED FROM MINES IN EASTERN KENTUCKY — LAST YEAR, FEWER THAN 17 MILLION TONS. IN THE SAME EIGHT YEARS, MINING EMPLOYMENT DROPPORTUNITYED FROM […]

State’s largest solar power facility unveiled in Mercer County

THE STATE’S LARGEST SOLAR POWER FACILITY HAS BEEN UNVEILED IN CENTRAL KENTUCKY. CONSTRUCTION OF THE 52-ACRE PLANT IN HARRODSBURG BEGAN LAST NOVEMBER. IT FEATURES 45- THOUSAND SOLAR PANELS. W-K-Y-T’s MIKE LINDEN IS IN MERCER COUNTY WITH REACTION TO THIS MILESTONE. MIKE INTRO: I’m standing on the site of what will be the largest solar facility […]