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News of the Week: July 22, 2016

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: July 22, 2016

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.

The Role of Drug Courts in Helping Addicts Recover

Connections with Renee Shaw

The Role of Drug Courts in Helping Addicts Recover

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.

GOP Convention Wrap-up From PBS NewsHour

GOP Convention Wrap-up From PBS NewsHour

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.

Kentucky’s Medicaid Waiver Proposal

One to One with Bill Goodman

Kentucky’s Medicaid Waiver Proposal

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.

News of the Week: July 15, 2016

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News of the Week: July 15, 2016

Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss news of the week, including the upcoming Republican National Convention. Guests: Ronnie Ellis, CNHI News Service; Joseph Gerth, the Courier-Journal; and Lawrence Smith, WDRB-TV Louisville.

Update on Nice, France: 84 People Killed Included 10 Children

PBS NewsHour

Update on Nice, France: 84 People Killed Included 10 Children

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.

Brinkman, Glisson to Discuss Medicaid Proposal

Bill's Eye Blog

Brinkman, Glisson to Discuss Medicaid Proposal

Bill Goodman previews his One to One conversation with Bevin Administration officials Scott Brinkman and Vickie Yates Brown Glisson about the governor's plan to overhaul the state's Medicaid program.

What you need to know about Trump’s VP pick, Mike Pence

What you need to know about Trump’s VP pick, Mike Pence

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.

The Mood of the Nation, Veepstakes, and More

Kentucky Tonight

The Mood of the Nation, Veepstakes, and More

The major television networks have had a hard time attracting audiences to their coverage of the Democratic and Republican national conventions in recent years. The events have become so managed ...

Agriculture Secretary Takes on Crisis of Addiction in Rural Areas

Connections with Renee Shaw

Agriculture Secretary Takes on Crisis of Addiction in Rural Areas

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.