Pennsylvania Could Eliminate State of Limitations on Child Sex Abuse, Stalemate in the Deficit Supercomittee, Immigrant Entrepreneurs, the Price of Thanksgiving Dinner: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Lawmakers in Pennsylvania held an open meeting this week to push for action on long delayed bills that would eliminate the civil statue of limitations on childhood sex crimes and require witnesses to report suspected sexual abuse of children to the police. Pennsylvania representative Louise Williams Bishop came forward during that open meeting to […]

Sandusky Appears on TV, Occupy Wall Street Cleared by NYPD, Meeting an Immigrant Entrepreneur, Teaching Photography in Saudi Arabia: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky talked on TV last night, on NBC’s new primetime show. Is that kind of exposure to questioning helping or hurting him? Some new angles are emerging, too. We’ll get an update. 1:12pm: Police moved into the Occupy Wall Street encampment at New York City’s Zuccotti Park and […]

Consulting Firm Makes Transparency Recommendations to Louisville Metro Council

A consulting firm has made recommendations to the Louisville Metro Council to increase transparency and accountability in discretionary spending. The council hired Mountjoy Chilton Medley for nearly $10,000 to review its policies and procedures in response to reports of questionable spending earlier this year. The report was presented to the Government Accountability and Ethics Committee […]

Occupy Louisville Demonstrators Organize Seven Days of Events

Occupy Louisville demonstrators have organized a series of events this week to raise awareness of the movement. Seven Days of Solidarity will include marches and discussions that help express what the movement is about. “We don’t just have one demand,” said demonstrator Pam Newman who helped organize the event. Newman has been involved with Occupy […]

Today on State of the News

Segment A: We’ll talk about this week’s metro news—including The U.S. Education Secretary’s visit to Louisville, and more negotiations between Louisville Orchestra management and musicians—with WFPL’s Gabe Bullard, Erica Peterson, and Devin Katayama. Segment B: We’ll speak with Todd County Standard editor Ryan Craig about his coverage of the death of 9-year-old Amythz Dye, and […]

LMAS Installs Barriers At Manslick To Stem Disease Spread

With some help from the private sector, Louisville Metro Animal Services is upgrading its Manslick Road facility to help stop the spread of distemper and other diseases. Workers have been installing dozens of plastic barriers between the chain-link canine kennel runs at Manslick. MAS Director Justin Scally says the barriers will prevent dogs from spreading […]

Cards Preparing For Home Finale Against Pitt

After struggling to a 2-4 start, the University of Louisville football team has won three straight games and will become bowl eligible next weekend with a win against Pittsburgh. The Cards are also in second place in the Big East Conference standings. U of L upset number 24 West Virginia on Saturday; its first win […]