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Barry Bernson’s History Doc Airing On KET

November 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

We hear Barry Bernson’s working on a documentary about Kentucky history that’s set to air on KET sometime in 2014. According to him, it’s a one-hour piece, in “Bernson’s Corner” style, that is written, produced and hosted by him. Should be good stuff! It’s titled “A History of Kentucky in 25 Objects” and production is [...]

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Tags: Celebrity · KET · TV

KET Tackles Teen Suicide Prevention Tonight

November 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Tonight at 9:00 P.M. Eastern, KET will air Before It’s Too Late: Preventing Teen Suicide. From KET: On the program, family members who have been directly impacted by teen suicide share their stories, and experts provide advice for those who fear a teen they know may be considering suicide. Before It’s Too Late explores cyberbullying, [...]

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Tags: KET · TV · Youth

Beshear Does Major Flip-Flopping On SB 1

August 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

A couple days ago I may have mentioned my frustration with the Transforming Education in Kentucky talks. It’s pretty easy to understand why after discovering how deeply involved both Sylvia Lovely and Helen Mountjoy are in the so-called transformation. But after last night’s forum? I’m struck by just how ridiculous the entire affair was. Steve [...]

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Tags: Education · KET · State Government · Steve Beshear · TV · Video

Lots From Louisville Make Higher Ed Boards

June 10th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Have you seen Governor Steve Beshear’s list of latest higher education appointments? Get a load at the number of Louisville supporters he’s put on boards and such. “Education and economic development are two of the highest priorities of my administration, and that is why it is critical that we continue to appoint talented people to [...]

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Tags: Education · KET · Politics · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Candidates Should Give Back Dirty Contributions

June 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Transfer stats show JCPS students are mostly staying put. [Toni Konz] Today at 10:30 A.M. John Yarmuth will join Joe Meyer, Secretary of the Education & Workforce Development Cabinet, and Shae Hopkins, Director & CEO of KET, to make a “major legislative initiative” announcement. The federal legislation they’ll discuss will apparently “help better prepare Americans [...]

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Tags: Education · Festival · Housing · Jack Conway · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · KET · Metro Council · Senate Race

Republican Debate Was A Hot Mess Of Fun

May 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments

In case you missed the Republican U.S. Senate forum/debate on KET Monday night, you should check out these hilarious highlights: Isn’t Gurley Martin awesome?

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Tags: KET · Republican Party · Senate Race

3rd District Republican U.S. Congressional Candidates Talk 2012 Presidential Hopefuls

April 19th, 2010 · 5 Comments

On Monday, April 12, Republicans running for the 3rd U.S. Congressional nod appeared on KET’s Kentucky Tonight with Bill Goodman. During the icebreaker portion of the show, the four candidates told Goodman where their presidential allegiances currently lie. Take a look: Click here to view the program in KET’s archive. Brooks Wicker said he’d vote [...]

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · KET · Politics · Republican Party · TV · Video

Let’s Make Some Congressional Predictions, Folks

April 7th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Okay. Monday night’s edition of Kentucky Tonight on KET (8:00 P.M. Eastern, FYI) will feature the 3rd District’s Republican U.S. Congressional candidates: Larry Hausman Todd Lally Jeff Reetz Brooks Wicker So. Tell me. Who will perform well and who will be the most embarrassing?

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Tags: Congress · KET · Republican Party

Put the Lunsford Rumor to Bed

December 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Here’s the deal, folks: Joe Gerth was incorrect (he was misled?) on Comment on Kentucky. There are no indicators that Bruce Lunsford is running for mayor of Louisville. That’s a rumor that was started by a political campaign manager-type (when he thought his candidate was a goner – even though he denies it) by calling [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Courier-Journal · Democrats · KET · Mayor's Race 2010 · Politics · Reporters

Ooh, Ahh, We’re The Best

September 18th, 2009 · 12 Comments

You Gotta Go: LEO’s Reader’s Choice Awards next Thursday downtown. Even if you’re not going to win anything. Because they’re going to have some dude there who hangs by his hair. From a trapeze. Not kidding. But the big news is WE ARE WINNING SOMETHING. . .  2009 LEO READER’S CHOICE, BEST LOCAL NEWS BLOG: [...]

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Tags: Awards · Horse Industry · KET · LEO · Lexington · Radio · Reporters · TV · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville