Julie Byard, head of a Detroit nursery, tells children stories and sings them songs prior to their afternoon nap in 1942.

U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won’t Be Easy

January 25, 2015

In urging greatly expanded subsidies during his Tuesday address, the president referenced a national child care program that was in place during World War II. Read Story

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana Expanding Mentoring Program

January 25, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana officials say a new mentoring program launched this school year has been a success and will be expanded next year. Read Story

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Kentucky Governor Candidates: State Has Transparency, Corruption Issues

January 24, 2015

During a debate in Louisville on Friday, three Republican gubernatorial candidates and one Democratic candidate highlighted transparency and corruption as a major issues facing Kentucky in 2015. Read Story

Janet Mock

Strange Fruit: Writer Janet Mock Redefines Realness in Transgender Activism

January 24, 2015

Writer and trans activist Janet Mock is one of the most recognizable faces in trans activism. "People often say that I'm a role model," she says. "I feel like I'm a real model. Like, there's a real model of how you can do it. I'm existing. I'm out in the world. I'm still discovering who I am. I'm not playing a role. I'm being real. This is my life." She talks about her life & work on this week's Strange Fruit. Read Story

Louisville Metro Chief Financial Officer Steve Rowland Resigns

January 23, 2015

Louisville Metro chief financial officer Steve Rowland resigned Friday, weeks after his arrest on disorderly conduct and public intoxication charges. Read Story