A rundown of what was discussed today on Byline, WFPL's weekly news roundtable.
1:06pm: Education news and JCPS end-of-schoolyear review. Superintendent Donna Hargens has been on the job for roughly a year now. WFPL's Devin Katayama weighed in and also shared a produced feature with voices of some JCPS students.
1:22pm: Joe Sonka from LEO Weekly stopped in to discuss his article on the Louisville Zoo utilizing workers from Dismas Charities, some with histories of violent crimes.
1:28pm: Other Metro headlines including accusations regarding Kentucky Kingdom/Bluegrass Boardwalk delays; new standards from the EPA to define and quantify fine particle pollution; a lawsuit regarding “whiskey fungus“; and Mayor Fischer's team to tackle urban challenges.
1:42pm: Horse racing columnist Ed de Rosa of Brisnet.com checked in to discuss the upcoming Belmont Stakes and weigh the odds of a Triple Crown victory by I'll Have Another.
1:48pm: Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston on state politics and news from Frankfort, including the Medicaid audit, competition for Medicaid contracts in Louisville, and Extendicare nursing homes exiting the Kentucky market.
1:54pm: Arts news and weekend event highlights with WFPL's Arts and Humanities reporter, Erin Keane.