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Bill Maher Talks To WFPL (mp3)

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Full Audio: Beshear Promotes Graduation Bill To School Boards

Governor Steve Beshear spoke at the Kentucky School Board Association’s annual conference Friday. He encouraged the audience to support a bill that would raise the dropout age to 18. Similar legislation stalled in the General Assembly last year.

Full Audio: Yarmuth, Grayson And Farrier On Rhetoric

University of Louisville hosted a panel on political discourse Monday. Congressman John Yarmuth, outgoing Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson and political science professor Jasmine Farrier were all on the panel, which was convened in response to calls for civil debate after the shooting in Arizona. You can read about the panel’s remarks here. You […]

Full Audio: Sen. David Williams And Rep. Rick Rand

Senate President David Williams and House Appropriations Chair Rick Rand spoke at the Louisville forum Wednesday. Here is the WFPL story, in which Rep. Rand says the Arizona-style immigration bill and the neighborhood schools bill are unlikely to go further than the State Senate. JCTA President Brent McKim also comments. Here is the full audio of the […]

Full Audio: Fischer On LMAS Review

Mayor Greg Fischer has launched a review of Louisville Metro Animal Services and a search for a new director for the agency. Here is the WFPL story. And here is the full audio of Fischer’s remarks. He began the discussion with the press with an overview of his first week in office (mp3). LEO Weekly has […]

More Water Filtration Information Than You Can Handle

I spend most of my time as a journalist finding things out. Sometimes, there are things I don’t entirely understand, and I have to do more research than I expected. Sometimes, though, I am given more information than my schedule and brain can handle. That’s what happened when I asked how the new water filtration […]

Chief White On Officer/Cyclist Death

On Thursday, Louisville Metro Police Officer Paul Pegram was hit by an SUV and killed while riding his bicycle in Spencer County. From Broken Sidewalk: Pegram was off duty at the time and was stopped on the shoulder of Briar Ridge Road.  Both Pegram and the driver lived within two miles of the crash site. […]

Campaign Audio Roundup

There was a mayoral debate on downtown issues Friday. You can listen to the full debate and subsequent analysis on State of Affairs (mp3) and read WFPL’s coverage. For more debate news and audio, check our archives (here is a list of mp3 links on various topics). To get you started, here is audio of a September 13th debate. […]

More On The Assignment Plan Ad

It may be that Republican mayoral candidate Hal Heiner‘s ad calling for an end to the JCPS student assignment plan has been played in the news more than it’s aired in commercial blocks. On Thursday, the Interdenominational Ministerial Coalition called on Heiner to end the spot. From WFPL: IMC President Reverend Frank M. Smith Jr. […]

Listen To The KYA Mayoral Forum

Democrat Greg Fischer, Republican Hal Heiner and independent Jackie Green met today at a forum hosted by Kentucky Youth Advocates, which recently released its Kids Count data book (Edit story) (PDF) You can listen to the candidates discuss issues from the data book here (mp3).