Gwenda Bond http://wfpl.org en Unbound: Patrick Wensink and Gwenda Bond on 'Bad Luck' http://wfpl.org/post/unbound-patrick-wensink-and-gwenda-bond-bad-luck <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In each episode of Unbound, we hear stories from two different authors on a theme.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today’s episode is about luck. We’d like to think we’re entirely in control of our destinies, but fortune doesn’t smile equally on everyone.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 5768 at http://wfpl.org Unbound: Patrick Wensink and Gwenda Bond on 'Bad Luck' Could Kentucky Learn from Mississippi's Controversial Childcare Subsidy Move? http://wfpl.org/post/could-kentucky-learn-mississippis-controversial-childcare-subsidy-move <p>The scheme, prosecutors allege, worked like this:</p><p>A parent would sign up a child for the subsidy program meant to help low-income families cover childcare costs while parents worked or went to school. The parent would sign an attendance sheets for several days in advance. The child would never show up. The daycare would submit the paperwork to the program's administrator and be paid as if the child attended.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 12:59:22 +0000 Joseph Lord 2646 at http://wfpl.org Could Kentucky Learn from Mississippi's Controversial Childcare Subsidy Move? Kentucky Author Revisits Lost Colony Mystery in Debut Novel http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-author-revisits-lost-colony-mystery-debut-novel <p><a href="http://gwendabond.com/">Gwenda Bond</a>’s debut young adult novel “Blackwood” (Strange Chemistry) revisits one of America’s most enduring mysteries. On modern-day Roanoke Island, 114 people disappear – the same number that vanished from the island's lost colony in the 16<sup>th</sup> century.&nbsp;Two misfit teens, Miranda (daughter of the town drunk) and Phillips (who hears the voices of the dead) team up to solve both mysteries in order to bring back their missing neighbors.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 21:01:45 +0000 Erin Keane 1969 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Author Revisits Lost Colony Mystery in Debut Novel