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2:18 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Five Years After Eight Belles

Eight Belles
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This week marks the 5-year anniversary of the death of Eight Belles. The second-place finisher in the 2008 Kentucky Derby toppled at the finish line and was euthanized on the track.  Kentucky Public Radio's Joseph Lord brings us this look at what's changed in the thoroughbred racing industry since the filly's death.


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Media
4:06 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

LPM Receives Grant to Start Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

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Kentucky Public Radio member station WFPL made the following announcement today:

Louisville Public Media, which operates the city’s three public radio stations (89.3 WFPL, 91.9 WFPK, 90.5 WUOL), has received a $250,000 challenge grant from Ed Hart and Gaylee Gillim to set up an investigative reporting center, it was announced Monday. The mission of the new unit will be to pursue non-partisan, high-quality investigative journalism whose sole mission is to serve the public interest.

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