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A heated exchange just before the removal trial of Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is being accused of trying to censoring faculty while still in office. These stories and more on Byline this afternoon.

WFPL’s Phillip Bailey will discuss a heated exchange between Shanklin’s attorney and County Attorney Mike O’Connell this week. He’ll also give us the latest on the U.S. Senate race.

The Courier-Journal’s James Carroll will discuss his book One of Ourselves, which looks at a trip President Kennedy made to Ireland.

Host Rick Howlett recently went to Slugger Field to talk to catcher Corky Miller, a veteran ballplayer who also serves as a mentor for young players. He’ll feature Miller.

WFPL’s Erin Keane has broken several stories on the operations of the Kentucky Shakespeare festival and the recent resignation of its chief executive. She talked with WFPL’s Gabe Bullard about the situation.

Reports that Daniels tried to quell the use of Howard Zinn’s writings in Indiana college classrooms while still governor have led to a controversy—Daniels is now the president of Purdue University. Hayleigh Colombo from the Journal & Courier in Lafayette, Ind., will join Rick to discuss.

Join us at 1 p.m. for these stories and more on Byline. Listen at 89.3 or stream at WFPL.org.