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District 8 Councilman Brandon Coan talks with elected officials and other community leaders about how government works for its citizens, and issues that affect the Highlands area of Louisville, Kentucky.

District 8 Councilman Brandon Coan talks with elected officials and other community leaders about how government works for its citizens, and issues that affect the Highlands area of Louisville, Kentucky.
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District 8 Councilman Brandon Coan talks with elected officials and other community leaders about how government works for its citizens, and issues that affect the Highlands area of Louisville, Kentucky.

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English


Episodes

Episode 29: Councilman Anthony Piagentini

9/9/2019
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Councilman Coan interviews District 19 Councilman Anthony Piagentini

Duration:00:46:39

Episode 28: Major Aubrey Gregory

7/11/2019
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Councilman Coan checks in with the Highlands’ police leader on 2019 crime trends, fallout from the FY20 budget and extra summer safety plans.

Duration:00:45:05

Episode 27: Professor Beau Weston

6/13/2019
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Centre College Professor Beau Weston just wrote a book about the Highlands called Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA. We discuss it with him in the latest edition of Eight More Miles.

Duration:00:46:03

Episode 26: Nicole George

5/16/2019
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Black Jack! District 21 wins big with new Councilwoman Nicole George. Get to know her.

Duration:00:42:07

Episode 25: John Yarmuth

4/17/2019
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Councilman Coan welcomes Congressman John Yarmuth for a very special 25th episode of Eight More Miles: the District 8 Podcast!

Duration:00:38:38

Episode 24: Chris Burba

3/13/2019
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Councilman Coan and new Highland Middle School Principal Chris Burba discuss community schools, their Town-and-Gown Hall Meeting event and all that HMS has to offer.

Duration:00:44:33

Episode 23: Kelley Dearing Smith

2/12/2019
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Councilman Coan and Kelley Dearing-Smith of the Louisville Water Company discuss the best investment the city ever made!

Duration:00:45:16

Episode 22: Theresa Reno Weber

1/16/2019
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Councilman Coan and Theresa Reno-Weber (President & CEO of the Metro United Way) nerd out over social service providers, government efficiency and Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

Duration:00:48:14

Episode 21: Angela Leet

11/29/2018
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Councilman Brandon Coan sits down with Councilwoman Angela Leet to reflect on her four years working in Metro Council District 7.

Duration:00:38:19

Episode #20: Stephen George

11/8/2018
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Councilman Coan sits down with Stephen George, President of Louisville Public Media, to discuss local election results, and the importance of local journalism.

Duration:00:41:12

Episode 19: Aja Barber & Monica Leslie

10/10/2018
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Councilman Coan sits down with Aja Barber and Monica Leslie from The Center For Health Equity to discuss "Our Money Our Voice", the new participatory budgeting project for Districts 6 and 8 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Duration:00:35:45

Episode 18: Ryan Quarles

9/4/2018
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A discussion with Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles about agriculture in downtown Louisville.

Duration:00:34:35

Episode 17: Dan Mann

8/1/2018
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Brandon sits down with Dan Mann, the new Executive Director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, to discuss future plans for Louisville's airspace.

Duration:00:41:16

Episode 16: Mo McKnight Howe & Joe Herron

7/3/2018
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Councilman Coansits down to discuss future plans for two of Louisville's most iconic neighborhoods: The highlands and Butchertown.

Duration:00:46:22

Episode 15: Layla George - Olmsted Parks

6/4/2018
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Layla George, President and CEO of Olmsted Parks Conservancy, discusses updates, budgets, and future plans for Louisville's Olmsted Parks.

Duration:00:42:20

Episode 14 - Tina Ward Pugh: Advocating for Women in Louisville

4/29/2018
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Tina Ward Pugh is hard to miss. She's a brilliant presence, with her bright colored clothing and bracelets that jingle when she speaks. She's hard to miss, too, because she's been advocating for women in Louisville for decades now. A former social worker, District 9 Councilwoman, and Hillary Clinton campaigner, she now works for metro government's Office for Women. Councilman Coan talks with her about her new job, and how the Office will continue their mission of empowering women in our...

Duration:00:46:35

Episode 13 - Jeff Brown: Where All Roads Lead

3/31/2018
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That's the number Jeff Brown and his team at Public Works waits for. Every road in Louisville - all 4500 lane miles - is ranked from 0 to 100, in terms of quality and need for repair. Once a road reaches 55, it's in need of attention. Roads go through natural life cycles, so not all roads will be perfect at the time - but Jeff and his team strive to make sure all roads (and sidewalks, and bike lanes) are as close to cared for as possible. He and Councilman Coan talk through District 8 road...

Duration:00:45:00

Episode 12 - Food and Place: Lindsey McClave

2/28/2018
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Food writer. World traveler. Courier-Journal restaurant critic. Proud District 8 resident. That's how Louisville resident and life-long Kentuckian Lindsey McClave describes herself. In this episode of Eight More Miles, she joins Councilman Coan to talk about our city's food scene, her favorite restaurants in the Highlands, and how food has the power to both create - and connect people to - a sense of place. Read more about Lindsey and her food adventures here: http://www.lindseymcclave.com/

Duration:00:48:47

Episode 11 - Barbara Sexton Smith: A Tale of Two Louisvilles

1/29/2018
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After a successful corporate career, a period of loss, and raising millions of dollars for local nonprofits and arts organizations, Barbara Sexton Smith never expected to hold elected office. But now that she's Councilwoman for District 4, it's easy to see that her experiences outside of government make her the best person for the job. District 4 is home to both economically challenged neighborhoods and some of the most expensive development projects in the city. It's this dichotomy that...

Duration:00:51:28

Episode 10 - Tyler Allen & JC Stites: Louisville On The Go

1/2/2018
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This episode is all about how Louisvillians get around - and a little bit about how they don't. And who better to talk about transportation in our city than Tyler Allen, architect of 8664, and JC Stites, longtime transportation advocate and TARC board member? They join Councilman Coan to talk about the continued debate of the Louisville Light Rail, how transportation creates a sense of place, and how it affects the quality of life in our city - for both better and worse. For more information...

Duration:00:52:40