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On Byline today, we’ll get an update on the U.S. Senate race, hear about how politics and misinformation pushed through a proposed biomass plant in Eastern Kentucky and much more.

Join us at 1 p.m. today.

First up, WFPL’s Phillip M. Bailey will discuss this week’s events in the U.S. Senate race, which included a Louisville reporter being barred from a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and a debate challenge from the senator’s primary opponent.

Phillip will also talk about this week’s developments in city politics.

We’ll also hear from the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting on their in-depth look in a proposed biomass plant in Eastern Kentucky. The KyCIR also launched a new website. Check it out here.

We’ll also hear about a man attempting to become Kentucky’s first Muslim lawmaker, about the history of Louisville’s Camp Taylor neighborhood, and more about the Humana Festival.

Join us at 1 p.m. today for Byline. Listen at 89.3 or stream at WFPL.org.