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10:53 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Byline Today: Louisville Cardinals' Jeff Walz, Coal Declines and More

The Louisville Cardinals women's and men's basketball teams play this weekend in the Final Four—meanwhile coal is declining and an exhibit in Louisville focuses on the Transatlantic slave trade. Hear about these topics and more this afternoon on Byline.

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11:00 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Byline Today: Kentucky Lawmakers Work to the Final Hour, Louisville's Sustainability Plan and More

The flurry of bills passed in the final hours of the Kentucky General Assembly's 2013 session, Louisville's final sustainability plan is released and a state agency sanctions 17 Louisville day cares after a fraud investigation—these issues and more today on Byline.

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11:10 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Byline Today: March Madness, the 'Religious Freedom' Bill and More

March Madness in full swing, what the "religious freedom" bill means legally and bourbon expert Mike Veach talks, well, bourbon today on Byline.

The Louisville Cardinals rolled in their first men's basketball NCAA Tournament game Thursday and the Indiana Hoosiers and Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are scheduled to play. NPR's Mike Pesca will join host Rick Howlett to discuss what's happened and what's to come.

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11:38 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Byline Today: West Louisville, the General Assembly and Carp Madness

Issues in West Louisville, the Kentucky General Assembly takes a break and Carp Madness are up for discussion this afternoon on Byline.

Guest host Gabe Bullard and WFPL's Phillip M. Bailey talk with Louisville Magazine about its recent cover story exploring issues in West Louisville.

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10:30 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Byline Today: Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Bill, Dropping Out of School and March Madness

The Kentucky state Senate approves a controversial "religious freedom" bill, the push for hemp hits a snag and college basketball is on the cusp of March Madness—these topics and more will be discussed today on Byline.

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10:30 am
Fri March 1, 2013

On Byline Today: Appalachian Prisons, Hemp, Charter Schools and the Humana Festival Begins

Prisons in Appalachia, developments in the efforts to bring industrial hemp and charter schools to Kentucky and the Humana Festival gets going—these topics and more will be discussed this afternoon on Byline.

Sylvia Ryerson of WMMT radio in Whitesburg, Ky., discusses her story on how some Appalachian communities are second-guessing their decisions to recruit prisons into their areas, because the promised jobs and benefits haven't materialized.

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12:16 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

On Byline Today: Safe Neighborhoods, Frank X. Walker, Oscar Picks and More

A new face for Louisville violence prevention efforts, an interview with new Kentucky poet laureate Frank X. Walker and the happenings in the General Assembly are coming up on Byline.

Mayor Greg Fischer recently announced that Anthony Smith will be the city's new safe neighborhoods director. WFPL's Devin Katayama will discuss what this means.

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12:45 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

On Byline Today: JCPS and Low-Achieving Schools, a General Assembly Update and Vacant Office Space

Struggling schools, the proposed tax to fund the Affordable Housing Trust Fund and vacant buildings in downtown Louisville are up for discussion at 1 p.m. today on Byline.

WFPL's Devin Katayama will discuss recent criticism of Jefferson County Public Schools and its number of "priority"—that is, low-achieving—schools.

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12:35 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Byline: The Rubbertown Explosion Investigation, State of the Commonwealth and Jennifer Lawrence

The Kentucky General Assembly gets back to work, investigation results are released in the fatal 2011 explosion in Rubbertown and Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence talks Oscars today on Byline.

Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston will discuss the week in Frankfort as the legislative session resumes and Gov. Steve Beshear makes his State of the Commonwealth address.

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11:50 am
Fri February 1, 2013

On Byline Today: General Assembly Coming Back to Work, Cyclo-Cross and More

Kentucky legislators prepare to return to Frankfort, a greener Louisville and a big dirty cycle race are among the topics WFPL will explore at 1 p.m. today on Byline.

Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston will join Byline host Rick Howlett to talk about pension reform and other issues with next week's resumption of the Kentucky General Assembly's 2013 session.

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