LISTEN: WDRB’s Eric Crawford Says U of L Escort Allegations Hinge on Text Messages

October 5, 2015

Sports columnist and U of L expert says authenticity of alleged text messages between Powell and McGee is key as investigation continues. Read Story


First Round of Tests Shows Ohio River Algal Bloom is Waning

October 5, 2015

Water sampling shows the massive Ohio River algal bloom is dissipating, which could mean the Ironman swim scheduled for Sunday will go ahead as planned. Read Story

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Kentucky Schools Recognized For Cultures of Health, Wellness

October 5, 2015

A dozen Kentucky schools have been recognized for creating a culture of health and wellness in the classroom to battle childhood obesity. Read Story


Local Program For At-Risk Youth Gets $1.1 Million In Federal Funds

October 5, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Louisville’s YouthBuild program $1.1 million to provide job training to at-risk youth in the city. Read Story


Mayor: City Hits First Google Fiber Milestone, Making Progress on Connectivity

October 5, 2015

At an event Monday morning, Fischer announced that Metro government has completed the Google Fiber city checklist, an early marker of progress. Read Story

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Trouble Behind Bars: When Jail Deaths Go Unnoticed

October 5, 2015

Who is dying in your county jail and why? Not even the Department of Corrections has a full, accurate and updated accounting. A months-long investigation found that at least several inmate deaths with little DOC follow-up, even in cases where evidence shows the deaths were preventable. Read Story


Republicans Rally In Frankfort Ahead Of Governor’s Race

October 5, 2015

There was also some awkwardness to smooth over between Sen. Rand Paul and nominee Matt Bevin, who last week endorsed Paul's opponent for president. Read Story

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Developer Wants New Soccer Stadium Built In West Louisville

October 5, 2015

A prominent Louisville developer wants the city to build a new soccer stadium west of Ninth Street. But others say it might not have the intended effect. Read Story

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Review: The Louisville Ballet’s ‘Coppélia’ Delights

October 4, 2015

The season kickoff production, at the Brown Theatre, brings together a wealth of local talent. Read Story

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Mayor Fischer Will Talk Google Fiber At Monday Open Coffee Louisville Event

October 4, 2015

Fischer last month announced the city is working with Google Fiber representatives to bring the ultra high-speed Internet connectivity to Louisville. Read Story


Iroquois Park Is Getting Its Glow Back

October 3, 2015

The annual Jack-O'-Lantern Spectacular will put more than 5,000 pumpkins on display at any given time throughout the park from Oct. 8 through Nov. 1 Read Story

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Strange Fruit: Janelle Monáe Says Silence Is Our Enemy, Sound Is Our Weapon

October 3, 2015

Fall is in the air, and that means IdeaFestival -- and jokes about pumpkins and white people. Luckily, we cover both on this week's show. Read Story


In Hamburg, New Ideas For Making And Conserving Energy

October 2, 2015

HAMBURG, Germany — I spent my final two days in Hamburg learning about the innovative methods the city is developing to provide power to its residents. Even though the new coal-fired Moorburg power plant is still visible in the distance, … Read Story

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Party Like Warhol This Weekend

October 2, 2015

Here's your chance to go back in time 50 years with an homage to a series of concerts organized by Andy Warhol. Read Story