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Jan 28, 2020

County jails throughout Kentucky regularly collect 'booking fees' and 'per diem' charges from inmates, as if they were hotels. One person got a $4,000 bill for a jail stay in Clark County after he was released with no conviction for any crime. Is this fair? Is it constitutional? WDRB.com criminal justice reporter Jason...


Jan 21, 2020

In this two-part episode, WDRB political reporter Lawrence Smith weighs in on Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's agenda and what's happened so far in the 2020 legislative session (01:00 - 13:00). Smith's discusses Beshear's efforts to bridge divides with the GOP, sports betting, medical marijuana, voter ID issues, the push...


Jan 14, 2020

Louisville's Dixie Highway has received an expensive makeover in the last two years. This busy and poorly planned corridor is known as the Dixie Die-way because pedestrians are killed at three times the rate of comparable roads. Did new medians, sidewalks and other improvements help the situation? Are businesses happy...


Jan 7, 2020

Ashli Watts, the new president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, sits down with Chris Otts to discuss politics and partisanship (including whether the chamber is too close to the Republican Party) and to preview the 2020 Kentucky legislative session. At 37, Watts is the first woman and the youngest person...