Enjoy “Life of Sin” and other tunes from Sturgill Simpson’s acclaimed LP, "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music," as well as Western swing classics from Asleep at the Wheel’s album "Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys."
Dr. Tuckson's guests are David Yates, president of Louisville Metro Council, and Dr. Robert Couch, emergency department medical director at Norton Audubon Hospital. We follow Councilman Yates as he shadows Dr. Couch during a shift in the ER.
The third and final segment about the Louisville Zoo, old postcards take us on a nostalgic trip through Kentucky, and Owensboro's Rhonda McEnroe exhibits her students' work at Kentucky Wesleyan College.
The Local Traveler
Amy explores the Northern Kentucky Sugar and Spice Trail, sampling delicious, local specialty candies as well as unique herbs and spices. Featured stops include Schneider's Sweet Shop and Witt's End Candy Emporium, both in Bellevue; Newport's Sweet Tooth Candies and Sweet Dreams Candy Company; Hebron's Galerie Candy & Gifts; and Ft. Thomas' Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices.
Lawmakers debate re-entry for felons as part of a sweeping criminal justice reform bill. Also debated are a bill to crack down on gang violence, and a measure on the attorney general's rules for securing outside counsel on high-stakes class action lawsuits.
Comment on Kentucky
Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including the latest activity in the General Assembly. Scheduled guests: Linda Blackford from the Lexington Herald-Leader; Nick Storm from Spectrum News; and Tom Loftus from the Louisville Courier-Journal.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee speaks with Kristen Branscum, the commissioner of Kentucky's Department of Travel and Tourism. She discusses several of Kentucky's signature travel destinations, describing the commonwealth as "the front porch of the South."
Why have middle aged, white Americans experienced a stunning rise in premature deaths due to alcoholism, suicide and drug abuse? An obvious place to look is the loss of work and economic status for the working class. But PBS NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman, reporting from Maysville, Kentucky, finds that’s not the whole story.