David Weidner

Segment A: We’ll speak with the WFPL news staff about what’s happened in Metro Louisville this week, including he Louisville Orchestra’s impasse, and the latest in the governor’s race.

Segment B: We’re joined by Joe Sonka from LEO Weekly, who will talk about the folks he met while writing about the DREAM Act — children of undocumented immigrants who face deportation when enrolling in college.

And you won’t be hearing Hank Williams, Jr. ask you if you’re ready for some football any Monday night soon. We’ll talk about why, and check other music news, with Sean Cannon, host of WFPK After Dark.

Segment C: David Weidner of the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch will catch us up on the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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Stock Market Fluctuations: State of the News

by Laura Ellis August 21, 2011

It’s been just over ten days since the Dow dropped 635 points – the 6th largest absolute point drop in its history. David Weidner from MarketWatch joined us Friday on State of the News to explain what happened and what might happen next.

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State of the News

by Laura Ellis September 2, 2010

There’s a new duo in the race for Kentucky Governor/Lt. Governor as of this week. Furloughs are happening even as state workers file challenges in court. There was another meeting of the bridges coalition this week and the economy still seems to be stalled. It’s a big news week so join us on Friday for State of News to catch-up.  Listen to the Show

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