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March Madness in full swing, what the “religious freedom” bill means legally and bourbon expert Mike Veach talks, well, bourbon today on Byline.

The Louisville Cardinals rolled in their first men’s basketball NCAA Tournament game Thursday and the Indiana Hoosiers and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are scheduled to play. NPR’s Mike Pesca will join host Rick Howlett to discuss what’s happened and what’s to come.

University of Louisville law professor Sam Marcosson discusses the legal aspects of the controversial “religious freedom” bill.

WFPL’s Erica Peterson takes a look at a “net zero” Kentucky school.

WFPL’s Devin Katayama will talk to Anthony Perry, a St. Francis High School senior who is organizing a conference on the “school-to-prison pipeline.”

And WFPL’s Erin Keane talks to bourbon historian Mike Veach, and more.

Join us at 1 p.m. Friday at 89.3 or stream at WFPL.org.