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The Ohio River Bridges Project ramps up, the Old-Fashioned cocktail rises in popularity and a new group is putting focus on the Jefferson County Teachers Association. These stories and more will be discussed today on Byline.

WFPL’s Devin Katayama will discuss the new group Kids First, which has launched an advertising campaign against the JCTA as contract negotiations are about to begin.

Devin will also join The Courier-Journal’s Marcus Green to talk about where the Ohio River Bridges Project stands and what to expect this summer.

Tom Isaac from PLG-TV in Bardstown will  discuss the fatal shooting last week of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Ellis, who’s funeral was Thursday. 

The C-J’s Matt Frassica will discuss his story on the Old-Fashioned cocktail’s origin and reemergence in popularity.

We’ll also have an update on the 2014 U.S. Senate race, the Patriot Coal bankruptcy and more. 

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