Gabe Bullard http://wfpl.org en Radiolab and Studio 360 Return to WFPL and Other August Changes http://wfpl.org/post/radiolab-and-studio-360-return-wfpl-and-other-august-changes <div>Starting next week, we will be making some changes to the <a href="http://wfpl.org/schedule/week">WFPL News radio schedule</a>.&nbsp;<ppfirst a="" href="http://www.studio360.org" of="">Studio 360 is coming back. Thursday nights at 9, Kurt Andersen brings you insightful takes on arts and culture. Here's <a href="http://www.studio360.org/story/american-icons-mad-magazine/">a look back at Mad Magazine from the American Icons series</a>.<p>Second, Fridays are changing. We’ll now bring you local, national and international news from 1-3 p.m. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:01:25 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9844 at http://wfpl.org Radiolab and Studio 360 Return to WFPL and Other August Changes How Christianity Shapes Louisville's Coffee Culture http://wfpl.org/post/how-christianity-shapes-louisvilles-coffee-culture <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A woman walks into&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunergos Coffee on Preston Street in Louisville</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. She orders a drink and begins looking around, through the mixture of cafe settings and living room couches. She's looking for something. She doesn’t find it. She returns to the counter, upset.</span></p><p>“Where are your bibles?” she asks.</p><p>“I…I have one,” says the woman working at the shop.</p><p>“Where are your bibles <em>here?</em>” asks the customer.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9824 at http://wfpl.org How Christianity Shapes Louisville's Coffee Culture Where Are Louisville's Most-Ticketed Parking Meters? (Hint: They're All On the Same Block.) http://wfpl.org/post/where-are-louisvilles-most-ticketed-parking-meters-hint-theyre-all-same-block <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week,</span><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/youll-soon-have-pay-louisville-parking-meters-saturdays" style="line-height: 1.5;"> the Parking Authority of River City made two announcements</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. First, the hourly rate at parking meters would go from $1.25 to $1.50. Second, </span>PARC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will begin enforcing parking laws on Saturdays. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paying meters was required on Saturdays, but the law wasn’t strongly enforced.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9681 at http://wfpl.org Where Are Louisville's Most-Ticketed Parking Meters? (Hint: They're All On the Same Block.) Listen: Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses in Jeffersonville http://wfpl.org/post/listen-same-sex-couples-get-marriage-licenses-jeffersonville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Wednesday, a </span><a href="/post/federal-judge-rules-indiana-same-sex-marriage-ban-unconstitutional" style="line-height: 1.5;">federal judge in Indiana struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Instantly, couples from across the Hoosier State rushed to their county clerks' offices to apply for marriage licenses they had previously been constitutionally-barred from getting. Not all clerks agreed to grant the certificates. Not all of them could. But the Clark County clerk's office did grant licenses.</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:21:26 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9651 at http://wfpl.org Listen: Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses in Jeffersonville Chart: How Much Did Louisville Council District 9 Candidates Raise Per Vote? http://wfpl.org/post/chart-how-much-did-louisville-council-district-9-candidates-raise-vote <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There's rarely any polling in Metro Council races, so the speculation about who will win is usually based on name recognition and fundraising.</span></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 11:04:10 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9392 at http://wfpl.org Chart: How Much Did Louisville Council District 9 Candidates Raise Per Vote? 2014 Kentucky Primary: Bill Hollander Wins District 9 Race, Hopes to Win Opponents' Support http://wfpl.org/post/2014-kentucky-primary-bill-hollander-wins-district-9-race-hopes-win-opponents-support <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a crowded, 13-person primary, Bill Hollander has emerged as the Democratic candidate for the Louisville Metro Council's </span>9th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> District.</span></p><p>Hollander had Mayor Greg Fischer's endorsement and <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/chart-money-gap-creates-two-tiers-candidates-louisville-councils-district-9-race">a fundraising advantage</a> over most of his opponents.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 01:38:23 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9390 at http://wfpl.org 2014 Kentucky Primary: Bill Hollander Wins District 9 Race, Hopes to Win Opponents' Support Jessica Green Beats Attica Scott in Louisville Council District 1 Race: 'My Mother Has Spoken.' http://wfpl.org/post/jessica-green-beats-attica-scott-louisville-council-district-1-race-my-mother-has-spoken <p>The Louisville Metro Council's first district will have a new representative.</p><p>Jessica Green has defeated incumbent Attica Scott in the Democratic primary, and is the de facto winner of the general election, as she faces no Republican opponent.</p><p>Green won 55 percent to Scott's 45 percent, or 311 votes.</p><p>Green is the daughter of the late District 1 Councilwoman Judy Green, who was removed from office in 2011 for ethics violations.</p><p>“Many people tried to make this race about my mother," Jessica Green says. "My mother has spoken and she has gotten the last word.”</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 00:19:46 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9389 at http://wfpl.org Jessica Green Beats Attica Scott in Louisville Council District 1 Race: 'My Mother Has Spoken.' Louisville Coffee Scene Is Serious About Barista Competitions http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-coffee-scene-serious-about-barista-competitions <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The night before the Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats played each other in the men's basketball NCAA Tournament, a group of </span>twentysomethings<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from across the area gathered at the Cardinal Towne Quill's to fill out a bracket. Ben E. and </span>TJ<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> had a </span>faceoff<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the first round. Nate S. won in an early matchup and was prepping to take on Matt S.</span></p><p>These aren't teams. They're baristas.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9190 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Coffee Scene Is Serious About Barista Competitions Hunter S. Thompson Joining Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame http://wfpl.org/post/hunter-s-thompson-joining-kentucky-journalism-hall-fame <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gonzo</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> journalist Hunter S. Thompson will be joining the </span><a href="http://jat.uky.edu/ky-journalism-hall-of-fame.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame this year</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>(We double-checked. It's not an April Fool's joke.)</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:34:53 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9030 at http://wfpl.org Hunter S. Thompson Joining Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame WFPL News Wins Many Awards From the Kentucky AP http://wfpl.org/post/wfpl-news-wins-many-awards-kentucky-ap <p>WFPL News won a total of 25 awards at the Kentucky AP Broadcasters contest this weekend.</p><p>The newsroom took home nine first place trophies, ten for second place and six honorable mentions. WFPL's first place wins came in the categories of:</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:59:41 +0000 Gabe Bullard 9018 at http://wfpl.org WFPL News Wins Many Awards From the Kentucky AP