State of the News

A lawsuit has been brought by a group of JCPS teachers and therapists against the local, state and national teachers’ unions and the school board, alleging they’re forced to stay in the union against their will. The city has launched a tip line for citizens to report unethical behavior by Metro employees, contractors or suppliers. Governors Beshear and Daniels are seeking stimulus money to finish work on the Big Four Bridge. And speaking of Beshear, you may have heard that his second-in-command was recorded saying some things about him that weren’t exactly complimentary. Listen to the Show

State of the News

This week on our State of the News show we’ll get updates on the Stinson trial and the Steve Nunn murder charge that has shocked Kentucky. We’ll also talk about this week’s new contenders for Louisville mayor: Tyler Allen and Hal Heiner. Then we’ll spend some time taking a closer look at management problems at the Park DuValle rental properties. Listen to the Show

State of the News

The Jason Stinson trial is underway and continues to dominate local headlines. Jack Conway ok’d Abramson’s handling of the Cordish loan, and a new contender entered the running to replace the mayor at the end of his term. The chair of the Jefferson County GOP resigned, and the saggy pants ordinance has some people upset, some pleased, and some bemused. Listen to the Show

State of the News

A jury is seated in the trial of PRP football coach Jason Stinson, in a case that’s getting national attention. A new scandal at Metro Corrections has five officers accused of theft, violence, and worse. And Congressmen John Yarmuth and Baron Hill held separate town hall meetings this week to get their constituents’ often passionate views on health care. Listen to the Show

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Who will be Louisville’s next mayor? A new contender declared his candidacy this week. We’ll talk about who’s in, who’s out, and who’s undecided. We’ll also learn what’s new with the Metro Council as hearings continue on the flood and its aftermath. And we’ll pay tribute to the late Senator Edward Kennedy in an interview with Senator Mitch McConnell and a look back at a memorable speech Senator Kennedy made in Louisville. Listen to the Show

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So, has anything big happened in Louisville this week? Like, say, an insane weather event that flooded neighborhoods throughout the city, including Churchill Downs and the main branch of the Louisville Free Public Library? We’ll check in on damage reports and cleanup efforts from Tuesday’s storm. Then we’ll look back on Fancy Farm – who came across well, who looked like a city slicker, and who called whom an S.O.B. Listen to the Show

State of the News

Downtown development projects, riverfront renovations, bridges, a road rage trial, a lawyer in a trash can… let it not be said that nothing ever happens on “the sunny side.” For this week’s State of the News we’ll turn our attention to news from across the river, and ask for your opinion on what’s new. We’ll also check in with our own Capital Bureau Chief Tony McVeigh on his way to Fancy Farm; he’ll give us a preview of what to expect from the political event of the season. Listen to the Show