Today on State of the News

Segment A: We’ll talk about the week’s metro news with WFPL staff. Segment B: KPR’s Kenny Colston recaps the week in Frankfort, then the C-J’s Marcus Green joins us to talk about disappointing profits for the KFC Yum Center and the latest on the Ohio River Bridges Project. Segment C: Are you battening down the […]

Three Weeks Later, Communities Remain Unified In Tornado Recovery Efforts

It’s been just over three weeks since tornadoes struck Kentucky and Southern Indiana, killing several dozen people and injuring hundreds of others. On Friday’s State of the News, we got an update on recovery efforts and the lingering repercussions of the storm. Our guests were Jerod Clapp from the News and Tribune, and Anne Marshall, […]

Weekly Round Up From Frankfort: State of the News

Friday during State of the News we checked in with Kentucky Public Radio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Kenny Colston for his summary of the major news this week at the statehouse. Topics included pseudoephedrine (PSE) legislation and the prescription drug abuse bill, ongoing state budget negotiations, a ‘young mayors’ bill, and one that would end confederate […]

Humana Plays Look at the End of Life, and What Happens if There Isn’t One

With just over a week left in the Humana Festival of New American Plays, WFPL’s Erin Keane is still interviewing playwrights and giving us her take on the new work premiering at Actors Theatre. She joined us on Friday’s State of the News to review Lucas Hnath’s “Death Tax,” a psychological thriller about end-of-life issues […]

State of the News 3/23/12

The weekly news round up got started today with some sports news.  Nothing But Net host Mark Bacon paid a visit to talk about the big NCAA upset last night of Louisville over Michigan, as well as to look ahead at other big games this weekend, including the UK/Indiana rematch.  Phillip Bailey discussed Rep. John […]

State of the News 3/16/12

State of the News today got off to a start with a review of several recent stories involving 4th Street Live and the Cordish Company’s business relationship with Louisville’s leaders; Devin Katayama and Phillip Bailey fleshed it out.  A rose is a rose, but when is a cave not a cave? Erica Peterson explained how […]

Today on State of the News

A quick look at today’s show: 1:06pm:  The major stories from Metro Louisville this week, including Mayor Fischer ordering an economic impact study of Fourth Street Live. 1:30pm:  Kenny Colston has the latest from Frankfort, including the governor’s appointment of a new Health and Family Services secretary. 1:40pm:  2012 is on track to be a […]