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… Continue reading Today on State of the News
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,… Continue reading Three Weeks Later, Communities Remain Unified In Tornado Recovery Efforts
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… Continue reading Weekly Round Up From Frankfort: State of the News
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… Continue reading Humana Plays Look at the End of Life, and What Happens if There Isn’t One
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
Segment A: Nothing But Net host Mark Bacon joins us to talk about last night’s game between the University of Louisville and Michigan State, and what might happen this weekend when the University of Kentucky takes the court against Indiana University. Will our rival teams from the Commonwealth meet up in the Final Four? Then… Continue reading This Week on 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.
Friday on State of the News we spoke with sports columnist friend Eric Crawford from the Courier-Journal. We chatted about the regional teams in the NCAA tournament, recent and upcoming games, and other aspects of the affliction known as March Madness.
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
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