On this day in 1907, Katherine Hepburn, who was a smart and sophisticated woman playing intelligent and independent characters in both comic and dramatic roles, was born in Hartford Connecticut. Gavin and Wyatt dream about taking a small nap with their esteemed lady as John decides about producing a radio show for this elegant woman. We hope you can join their tribute to Katherine Hepburn on Crosscurrents, 5/12 at 8 a.m.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.
- In a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, 55 percent of Americans say they disapprove of the Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.