Afternoon Update
3:13 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 7/24/12

Today on NPR: Now that Stanford, Harvard and other top American universities are offering free online courses, will students one day be able to get course credits and degrees online from these schools without having to pay for it? Stanford's president says his school "can see moving in that direction."

Jackson Purchase:

Drought:

  • U. S. Army Corps of Engineers officials continue to monitor low water levels in the Ohio River.
  • The severity of the drought in the Ohio River basin has officials with the US Army Corps of Engineers monitoring water sources in Kentucky and surrounding states.

Legislation: