Byline

Fridays at 1pm

On Byline we re-examine the top stories around Louisville and look at what's coming next. With regular segments on everything from arts to politics, it's an essential conversation about what's happening in Louisville. 

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Sports
9:00 am
Sat November 17, 2012

Football Coach Search at UK; Cards & Cats Basketball News

Friday on Byline, we spoke with WDRB's Eric Crawford and Lexington Herald-Leader sports reporter Mark Story about the search for a replacement for coach Joker Phillips at University of Kentucky's football program.  They also discuss early season impressions of men's basketball teams from UK and UofL.

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Local News
2:59 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Hospital Partnership; Claiming Lincoln; Springsteen Bio; Sports Talk: Today on Byline

Here is the rundown for today's edition of Byline:

At the top - Analysis of the new health care partnership announced this week between the University of Louisville and Kentucky One Health. WFPL's Devin Katayama speaks with Dr. David Dunn, U of L vice president for health affairs.

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Local News
3:00 pm
Sun November 11, 2012

Looking Ahead 25 Years: Vision Louisville

Cities that are great places to live, work, and play don't usually happen by accident. To help ensure the best future for Louisville, back in August Mayor Greg Fischer announced a new program, Vision Louisville, a year-long project that seeks to define the future of the city.

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Politics
8:43 am
Sat November 10, 2012

KY General Assembly Post-Williams, and Judd for U.S. Senate?

Could Ashley Judd take on U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell is 2014?
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The 2012 general election is history, and it will soon be time to gavel the Kentucky General Assembly to order.  Kentucky Public Radio Frankfort Bureau Chief Kenny Colston appeared on Byline Friday to talk about the new legislature, including a Kentucky Senate with no David Williams.      

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Local News
4:06 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Shanklin Trial; 2013 Kentucky Politics; LGBTQ Election Results; Vision Louisville: Today on Byline

Here is the rundown for today's edition of Byline:

At the top - Now that the election is on the books, we look at the House and Senate make-up for the 2013 Kentucky General Assembly. And is Ashley Judd serious about making a run for Sen. Mitch McConnell’s seat  in 2014? Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston has been looking into it and he tells us what he’s learned.

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Arts and Humanities
8:12 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Byline Arts Segment: Eve Theatre Company, 44 Plays for 44 Presidents, Slant Culture Theatre Festival

An evening with Edgar Allan Poe, a new women's theater company in town, and 44 Plays for 44 Presidents: WFPL's Erin Keane catches us up on what's new in Louisville's arts scene. Plus, a conversation with Teresa Willis and Alison Huff, the director and producer (respectively) of the Slant Culture Theatre Festival

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Local News
3:27 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Hargens on JCPS Scores; 4th Street Live Finances; Election Preview; Slant Festival: Today on Byline

Here is what was covered today on Byline:

At the top - Jefferson County Public Schools are performing worse than nearly 75 percent of Kentucky public school students outside the district, according to new state accountability measures -- including tests, graduation rates and other indicators.  WFPL's Devin Katayama goes over the recent study results with Superintendent Donna Hargens.

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Local News
3:19 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Hart Group's Kingdom Proposal; Thieneman Residency; Violence Task Force: Today on Byline

The Byline rundown for today:

At the top - Only one proposal for development of the Kentucky Kingdom site is known to have been submitted.  Ed Glasscock, of the team led by Ed Hart, joins us to go over the nuts and bolts of their proposal, review all the numbers, and give a preview of park amenities if their plan is chosen.

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Local News
8:26 am
Sun October 21, 2012

Kingdom Gone: Can Kentucky Kingdom be Saved?

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The amusement park Kentucky Kingdom has been closed for three years now, representing a significant loss of jobs and tourism revenue.  Attempts to revive the park have failed or been abandoned, and meanwhile the rides and equipment have largely been left to the elements and are not being maintained.

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Sports
7:50 am
Sat October 20, 2012

College Football Heating Up; and IU, Louisville, and UK Lead College Basketball Polls

Friday on Byline, WDRB sports reporter Eric Crawford joined us to talk about the upcoming college basketball season, which promises potential great things for Indiana and Kentucky fans: IU, U of L, and UK are ranked 1-2-3 to start the season.

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