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11:09 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Byline Today: McConnell and the Deal Ending the Shutdown, Science Standards Developments and More

This week, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was criticized in the deal that ended the federal government shutdown, Rep. John Lewis stopped by the WFPL studios and there were developments in Kentucky's adoption of new science standards. We'll discuss these stories and more this afternoon on Byline.

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11:18 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Byline Today | Controversy Over the Shanklin Removal Trial, License Plate Tracking and More

Things that happened this week: controversy brews again from this summer's removal trial of Louisville Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, a suburban Louisville police officer says he was fired because he's gay and a conversation with graphic designer Chip Kidd. 

We'll discuss these and more on Byline today.

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12:23 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Byline Today: Kentucky Legislature's Rules on Relationships, Bevin/McConnell and JCPS's Test Scores

Kentucky state accountability test results are released, Mitch McConnell and Matt Bevin campaign and the state's heath exchange is soon to open. We'll be talking about these stories and more this afternoon on Byline.

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11:09 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Byline Today: Ohio River Bridges Tolls, Ban the Box and a Vacation in North Korea

This week, toll rates were set for the Ohio River Bridges Project, the Louisville Metro Council considered banning liquor sales after 2 a.m. and a new study looks at what a local option sales tax would do for Louisville. We'll talk about these stories and more today on Byline.

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12:16 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Byline Today: Ohio River Bridges Tolls, Bardstown 3 Months After Officer Jason Ellis' Death and More

Ohio River bridges tolls, the on-going University of Louisville-Norton Healthcare dispute and the ongoing search for Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis' murderer will be discussed today on Byline.

Indiana officials surprised many on Thursday when they pulled from a meeting agenda an item to set toll rates for the Ohio River Bridges Project. WFPL's Devin Katayama will discuss.

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12:04 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Byline Today: Sexual Harassment Claims Against State Legislator, Coal's Effects on Health and More

 

On Byline today, we'll be talking about the sexual harassment allegations against a veteran Kentucky state legislator, coal's effects on health and more.

WFPL and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting broke the story about ethics complaint filed last week against state Rep. John A. Arnold Jr., a Democrat from Sturgis. Jonathan Meador and Phillip M. Bailey will discuss the latest with the now three allegations against Arnold.

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11:19 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Byline Today: Tobacco Farmers, Kentucky's Top Emergency Management Official Resigns and More

A state audit leads to the resignation of Kentucky's top emergency management official, the state of tobacco in the 21st Century and  the statewide approach for LGBTQ protections will be discussed today on Byline.

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11:29 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Byline Today: Matthew Bevin Challenges Mitch McConnell; Bridge Tolls are Discussed and More

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell gets a primary challenger, tolls for the Ohio River Bridges Project and, uh, "Jay" from the cult favorite movie "Clerks" will be on Byline today.

Louisville businessman Matthew Bevin is running in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat in 2014. WFPL's Phillip Bailey has been covering it and he'll join host Gabe Bullard—sitting in for Rick Howlett. Also, Tucker Ives from WNPR will discuss Bevin's business.

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9:51 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Byline Today: Kentucky Shakespeare, Shanklin Removal Trial Developments and More

A heated exchange just before the removal trial of Metro Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is being accused of trying to censoring faculty while still in office. These stories and more on Byline this afternoon.

WFPL's Phillip Bailey will discuss a heated exchange between Shanklin's attorney and County Attorney Mike O'Connell this week. He'll also give us the latest on the U.S. Senate race.

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11:19 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Byline Today | 'Southern Avenger' Controversy, Kentucky's Dropout Age Increases and More

Topics up for discussion on Byline today: A Louisvillian is nominated to be the U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, a Rand Paul adviser's past as a neo-Confederate advocate comes to light and a controversy at the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival.

Jack Hunter, a staffer for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, is under scrutiny for having once belonged to a group that wanted Southern secession and worked as a radio shock jock known as the "Southern Avenger." WFPL's Phillip Bailey will discuss the situation.

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