Get the latest political news from PBS NewsHour: Donald Trump pledges to restore safety, the AP offers a fact check of Trump's acceptance speech, and Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia emerges as a likely running mate for Hillary Clinton.
Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including Kentucky's delegates at the Republican National Convention. Scheduled guests: Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader, Michael Gossum, WBKO-TV Bowling Green, and Tom Loftus, The Courier-Journal.
Connections with Renee Shaw
Renee's guest is Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City health commissioner, emergency room physician, and patient advocate. Renee talks with Dr. Wen about the country's struggle to manage pain, physician responsibility in prescribing powerful painkillers, harm-reduction techniques like needle exchange, and the accessibility of overdose-reversal drugs. Part of KET's Inside Opioid Addiction initiative.
The Drink Pyramid, a creative and fun educational graphic created by Dr. Daria “Nikki” Stone, has helped to reduce tooth decay among some of the most vulnerable children in eastern Kentucky over the past decade, and is gaining widespread exposure as an effective tool for oral health preventive services. This article is part of KET's initiative Inside Oral Health, funded in part by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
Almost half of the nearly 2.5 million people incarcerated in America are there because of drug use and addiction. Learn how drug courts are set up to help those with substance-abuse disorders get and stay on the right side of the law. Renee's guest is Terrence Walton, chief operating officer of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals.
Conflicting stories arise when one of the band members is injured in a violent attack. Having stumbled upon the scene of the crime, Louis expresses his suspicion of Julian to photographer Sarah as the pair form a relationship. Meanwhile, the band attempts to break barriers as they encounter continuous racism at their performances.
The “Truth Terrorist”'s third truth begins as Benji carries out his samurai mission. Sophie’s life is now at stake and police believe they can use her to stop the Truth Terrorist’s rampage. Karl gets more than he bargained for while visiting Charlotte.
Bill speaks with Executive Cabinet Secretary Scott Brinkman and Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson. The guests discuss the specifics of Gov. Matt Bevin's proposed changes to the state's Medicaid system, which are currently being assembled and will be sent as a waiver request to the federal government in August.