Kentucky Kingdom in the Lurch; MCO Landscape Changing; College Sports: Today on Byline

Here’s what we covered in this edition of Byline:

At the top – LEO Weekly’s Joe Sonka joins us to talk about his cover story on Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park that has been shuttered for three years now.

8:30 – One of Kentucky’s private Medicaid operators is leaving the state, saying it can’t afford to do business here. Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston has the latest.

15:10 – WDRB’s Eric Crawford joins us for a college basketball preview and a look ahead at the second half of the college football season. U of L, UK and IU are the top three in most pre-season basketball polls, and the football season is heating up as temperatures drop.

24:20 – WFPL’s Jonathan Bastian talks with best-selling author Karl Marlantes about his book What it is Like to Go to War, a look at the realities of combat and a critical examination of how we might better prepare our soldiers for the psychological and spiritual aspects of war.

28:30 – The Dance Theatre of Harlem is launching a tour with performances in Louisville, and WFPL’s arts and humanities reporter Erin Keane describes their current program and interactions with JCPS students while in town. She also touches on the Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company’s new production of Shakespeare’s tragedy “Macbeth.”

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