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… Continue reading State of the News 3/23/12

Kentucky Statehouse News Round Up: State of the News

We checked in this past Friday afternoon with Capital Bureau reporter Kenny Colston for a recap of the news this week from Frankfort.  He talked about the passage of roads and infrastructure bills in the house; the latest on pseudoephedrine (PSE) legislation; the state budget; UPIKE; and more.

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… Continue reading State of the News 3/16/12

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… Continue reading Today on State of the News

Karzai Calls for Troop Pull-Back; Mormon Food Storage; Adjunct Professor Salaries; Mixtapes: Today on Here and Now

A quick look at today’s show: 1:06pm:  Karzai Calls For Western Troops To Pull Back From Civilian Areas:  There were two significant setbacks for U.S. efforts in Afghanistan today. Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants U.S. troops to be kept away from his country’s villages and confined to bases.  Shortly after that announcement, the Taliban said… Continue reading Karzai Calls for Troop Pull-Back; Mormon Food Storage; Adjunct Professor Salaries; Mixtapes: Today on Here and Now

Nothing But Net: with Special Guest, c d kaplan

Local NCAA hoops afficianado, c d kaplan, joins Matt & Mark to offer his take on all things March Madness. See above? Even Big East Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Louisville’s Peyton Siva, is psyched. It’s always fun when the author of Score, at LEO, and WFPK’s Culture Maven joins us. Please join us, too. On… Continue reading Nothing But Net: with Special Guest, c d kaplan

Calls for Romney Shakeup; Mining Big Data; Hoops at Harvard; Goldman Sachs ‘Toxic’: Today on Here and Now

Some highlights from today’s show: 1:06:  Calls For Romney Shakeup After Southern Primary Losses: A growing number of political observers, including Mark Halperin of Time, are saying there needs to be changes in Mitt Romney’s campaign, after his disappointing third place finish in primaries in Alabama and Mississippi yesterday. Democratic pundit Paul Begala even goes… Continue reading Calls for Romney Shakeup; Mining Big Data; Hoops at Harvard; Goldman Sachs ‘Toxic’: Today on Here and Now

Technology Historian George Dyson’s “Definitive History of the Computer”

Distinguished science writer George Dyson’s newest book, Turing’s Cathedral, chronicles the Institute for Advanced Study in the 1940s and 1950s, when work on mathematician Alan Turing’s dream of a universal machine led to computers, digital television, modern genetics, and more.  Dyson will give a free public talk about Turing and the development of digital computing… Continue reading Technology Historian George Dyson’s “Definitive History of the Computer”

Liveable Cities Expert, Gil Penalosa, in Louisville Tuesday

Louisville’s Urban Design Studio continues its Sustainable City series on Tuesday, March 13. The featured speaker is Gil Penalosa.  Penalosa is the former parks commissioner of Bogota, Colombia and is now the executive director of 8-80 Cities, a non-profit that aims to help build cities that are liveable for everyone—whether they’re 8 or 80 years… Continue reading Liveable Cities Expert, Gil Penalosa, in Louisville Tuesday