Gabe Bullard

Director of News and Editorial Strategy

Gabe Bullard joined WFPL in 2008 as a reporter on the city politics beat. Since then, he's reported, blogged, hosted and edited during elections, severe weather and the Fairdale Sasquatch scare of 2009. Before coming to Louisville, Gabe lived in St. Louis, which was his home base for years of growing up, studying and interning at various media outlets around the country. 

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Local News
8:00 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Amid Preservation Questions, Work Begins on West End YMCA

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Plans to preserve the history, look and feel of a block of West Louisville are underway.

The YMCA of Greater Louisville is planning to demolish a five-story building at 18th and Broadway that was once part of a Philip Morris plant and build a new two-story YMCA facility in its place.

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Local News
2:50 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Eight Louisville Cases in Boy Scout "Perversion Files"

The Boy Scouts of America has released piles of documents that make up what the organization calls "perversion files." The files outline about 5,000 alleged cases of abuse within the scouts between 1947 and 2005.

Local News
6:42 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Glenn Beck's Blue Jeans: Made in Kentucky

Conservative commentator Glenn Beck is putting the brand in firebrand.

In addition to his radio show, books (fiction and nonfiction), TV enterprise, children's camps, stage shows and political movement, Beck is now taking on...fashion.

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Pledge Drive
9:48 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Monday's Daily Incentive: Brown-Forman Series Tickets

Support  WFPL News today (Monday, October 15) and you will automatically be entered into today’s Daily Incentive—a six play prize package including tickets to the 2012-2013 Brown-Forman series plus a pair seats at holiday favorite, A Christmas Story from Actors Theatre of Louisville.

Click here to make a pledge

Politics
1:06 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

C-FAIR Makes Endorsements

The political arm of the Fairness Campaign, C-FAIR, has made its endorsements for school board, Metro Council, General Assembly and judicial races.

In Metro Council races, the PAC supports incumbent Democratic councilmen Tom Owen, Rick Blackwell and Brent Ackerson and favors Democratic challenger Teague Ridge in District 18 against Tea Party favorite Marilyn Parker, who beat incumbent Jon Ackerson in the Republican primary in May. 

"Jon was a good ally," says C-FAIR board member and director of the Fairness Campaign Chris Hartman, "and we were sorry to lose him."

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Local News
1:49 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Ira Glass Does an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit

Local News
11:04 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Listen to the VP Debate on WFPL

WFPL will broadcast Thursday's Vice Presidential Debate live at 9 pm, followed by analysis from NPR. We'll also broadcast the remaining two Presidential Debates on Tuesday, October 16 and Monday, October 22. 

To listen to the debates, you can tune in to 89.3 FM or you can click here to open a streaming window. (You can also click "Listen Live" in the top left of this window. 

For more listening options and direct links to our streams, visit our listening page

Local News
4:51 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Stream the Third District Debate

WFPL is hosting a debate tonight between Third District Congressman John Yarmuth and his challenger in the November election, Louisville accountant Brooks Wicker.

To listen to the debate, you can tune in to 89.3 FM or you can click here to open a streaming window.

For more listening options and direct links to our streams, visit our listening page

Environment
12:12 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Introducing Smokestack: WFPL's Environment Blog

WFPL's Erica Peterson has something to say. From coal ash to endangered mussels,  Erica has brought in-depth reporting on the environment to WFPL's airwaves and website for the last year. Now there's more. Her new blog Smokestack will collect her reporting as well as analysis on the most interesting environmental news items from around the world. 

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