State of the News 4/27/12

Our weekly news round up began today with Devin Katayama’s report on the latest on Bluegrass Boardwalk, which is one step closer to opening.  Phillip Bailey discussed the fundraising disparity between John Yarmuth and challenger Brooks Wicker.  Erica Peterson outlined the major honor bestowed on Kentuckian Wendell Berry this week.  Appalachian Regional Healthcare is suing […]

State of the News 4/20/12

Beginning our weekly news round up today, Gabe Bullard, Phillip M. Bailey, and Devin Katayama joined us from the WFPL newsroom with a look at some of the week’s top metro stories.  Devin explained the current status of the JCPS student assignment plan as it is considered by the Kentucky Supreme Court.  Phillip Bailey had […]

Today on State of the News

Segment A: Gabe Bullard, Phillip M. Bailey, and Devin Katayama join us from the WFPL newsroom with a look at some of this week’s metro stories. Segment B: We’ll start out with KPR’s Kenny Colston, who’ll catch us up on the latest from Frankfort. Then we’re joined by LEO’s Anne Marshall, whose cover story this […]

State of the News 4/6/12

Today is the final day in the membership campaign at WFPL and Louisville Public Media, so State of the News is a bit shorter than usual this time around.  Gabe Bullard started the show with the latest on the Occupy Louisville movement, which is being ejected from its encampment downtown.  Phillip Bailey reviewed some pointed […]

Financial Woes for KFC Yum! Center and the Ohio River Bridges Plan: State of the News

Friday on State of the News we were joined by Courier-Journal writer Marcus Green, who dropped in to discuss two of his recent in-depth reports.  One article dealt with disappointing profits at the KFC Yum! Center, which has hosted numerous high-impact events, been praised by both patrons and entertainers or teams using it, but also […]

Sports Writers Predict Outcome of Dream Game and Its Effect on City

Tonight, men’s basketball teams from the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky will meet in a Final Four game. On Friday’s State of the News, we were joined by sports journalists Bill Doolittle and Eric Crawford (the latter joining us from UofL’s warm-up session in New Orleans), who talked about how the rest […]

State of the News 3/30/12

We began the weekly news recap show today with signs of life in the Louisville Orchestra impasse between musicians and management; Devin Katayama explained what the binding arbitration with conditions proposed by musicians might mean.  Phillip Bailey described local reaction to the Sanford, Florida shooting of Trayvon Martin. The federal government has unveiled air quality […]