JCPS Board Gives Mixed Reactions To Former Academic Chief’s Claims

October 13, 2015

Dewey Hensley slammed the district last week in a letter announcing his resignation. He’d led the district’s academic planning efforts since 2012. Read Story


Health Plan Closure Not Unique To Kentucky

October 13, 2015

The failure of the Kentucky Health Cooperative is indicative of a larger problem with the member-managed plans established by the Affordable Care Act. Read Story

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Kentucky Republicans Renew Push For Charter Schools

October 12, 2015

Lingering partisan divide suggests legislation authorizing charter schools will continue to languish in the General Assembly. Read Story


Early Opening Of Downtown Bridge Means Little For Your Commute

October 12, 2015

The early opening of a new interstate bridge in downtown Louisville isn't expected to end construction of the larger downtown Ohio River bridge project any sooner than originally projected. Read Story


Rally, March Planned In Louisville For National Climate Day of Action

October 12, 2015

The national group People’s Climate Movement has designated Wednesday as a day of action, and the Louisville march and rally will tie with it. Read Story


New Downtown Bridge To Open By Christmas, Beshear Says

October 12, 2015

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says a new Ohio River bridge between downtown Louisville and southern Indiana is expected to open earlier than projected. Read Story

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Sickle Cell Treatment Brings Hope in Louisville, Nationwide

October 12, 2015

A dozen people have been cured of sickle cell disease in a new trial, and doctors in Louisville are beginning to refer patients to the treatment. Read Story

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Candidates For Governor Run The Gamut On Clean Air Rules

October 12, 2015

The next governor will have to decide how Kentucky will meet new clean-air regulations from the EPA. Read Story


Conway Supports Expanding Casino Gambling In Kentucky

October 11, 2015

During a Kentucky Public Radio News Special on Friday, the Democratic candidate said the political atmosphere might permit a casino gambling bill. Read Story


LISTEN: Wallace J. Nichols Explores The Connection Between Water and People

October 10, 2015

Wallace J. Nichols, a scientist and "wild water advocate," will discuss how human connection with water can provide a “blueprint” for a better life, and other ideas laid out in his book, "Blue Mind." Read Story


Health Insurer To Stop Offering Plans On Kentucky Exchange

October 9, 2015

A Kentucky nonprofit that has been one of the largest insurance providers on the state's health exchange has given notice that it won't offer plans for the 2016 enrollment period. Read Story


LISTEN: WFPL News Special with Jack Conway, Democratic Candidate For Governor

October 9, 2015

In an hour-long WFPL News Special, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway on Friday discussed issues ranging from coal to expanded gambling. Read Story


Kentucky Regulators Lift Ohio River Recreation Advisory — But Only for Louisville Area

October 9, 2015

State regulators have removed the recreation advisory that’s been in effect for the Ohio River near Louisville for the past month, after harmful algal blooms caused hazardous conditions. Read Story