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.
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.
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.
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.
Scores of people were killed Thursday night in southern France when a large truck barreled through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the city of Nice. The 84 people killed included 10 children watching the fireworks display.
Donald Trump announced on Friday that he has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, ending months of speculation and a frenzied final few days that included a postponement of the announcement due to Thursday’s deadly attack in France.
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From the USDA in Washington, D.C., Renee talks with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. They discuss the White House's response to the opioid addiction epidemic, the Obama administration's budget proposal to invest more than $1 billion in addiction treatment, treating addiction in rural areas, and other topics. Part of KET's Inside Opioid Addiction initiative.