Kentucky Tonight explores some of the issues that will face the commonwealth's new governor, including budget and revenue concerns, infrastructure needs, education, and Medicaid.
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Almost a century ago, paleontologists found the first tantalizing hints of a monster even bigger than Tyrannosaurus rex, perhaps the largest predator ever to roam the Earth: spectacular fossil bones from a dinosaur dubbed Spinosaurus. But the fossils were completely destroyed during a World War II Allied bombing raid, leaving only drawings, questions, and a mystery: What was Spinosaurus?
Andy Beshear is sworn in as Kentucky's 63rd governor on December 10, 2019. Watch the private swearing-in ceremony, the inaugural parade and public swearing-in, the grand march, and highlights from the day.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss the gubernatorial transition. Scheduled guests: Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Terry Brooks, executive director of the Kentucky Youth Advocates; Ashli Watts, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; and Anne-Tyler Morgan, member of the McBrayer law firm and senior fellow with Pegasus Institute.
The Trump Impeachment Hearings
Democratic and Republican lawyers from the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees give presentations to the House lawmakers in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
By 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. PBS NewsHour takes a closer look at this now ubiquitous material, how it’s impacting the world and ways we can break our plastic addiction.
How do you study an animal you can't even get close to? Camera traps and drones are revolutionizing wildlife biology by recording the secret lives of animals—from whales and tigers to elusive giant armadillos—all without disturbing them.
Journalists from around the state discuss the week's news with host Bill Bryant, including news leading up to the Dec. 10 gubernatorial inauguration. Guests: Hillary Thornton, WKYT-TV in Lexington; Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; and Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader.
Dr. Tuckson’s guest is Gerald Friedman, a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Friedman discusses the policy specifics of universal health insurance, including its potential benefits to both individuals and the economy in general and how it would be funded. Read more and watch the episode.