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There’s a lot going on in Louisville, and WFPL's In Conversation with Rick Howlett gives people a platform to talk -- both to each other, and with the larger community -- about the biggest issues facing our city, state and region. Live at 11 a.m. every Friday on 89.3 WFPL. Miss the show? Listen here as a weekly podcast.

There’s a lot going on in Louisville, and WFPL's In Conversation with Rick Howlett gives people a platform to talk -- both to each other, and with the larger community -- about the biggest issues facing our city, state and region. Live at 11 a.m. every Friday on 89.3 WFPL. Miss the show? Listen here as a weekly podcast.
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There’s a lot going on in Louisville, and WFPL's In Conversation with Rick Howlett gives people a platform to talk -- both to each other, and with the larger community -- about the biggest issues facing our city, state and region. Live at 11 a.m. every Friday on 89.3 WFPL. Miss the show? Listen here as a weekly podcast.

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@WFPLNews

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English

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502-814-6500


Episodes

Crumbling Sewers, Flooding And Other Louisville Infrastructure Woes

4/19/2019
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This week In Conversation, we talk with experts and activists about Louisville's infrastructure needs...and the real-world consequences for city residents.

Duration:00:53:11

Here's How Louisville Arts Leaders Plan To Diversify Their Industry

4/12/2019
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This week In Conversation, we talk with local arts leaders about diversity and what they're doing to encourage it in their organizations.

Duration:00:43:34

The 2019 Kentucky Legislative Session Is Over -- What Happened?

4/5/2019
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This week on In Conversation, we talk with a bipartisan group of state legislators about abortion, the state pension and other topics covered in this year's legislative session.

Duration:00:53:28

JCPS Superintendent Sees Obstacles, Opportunities Ahead for Education

3/29/2019
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This week on In Conversation, we talk with JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio about recent education legislation, charter schools, teacher sickouts and more.

Duration:00:53:33

Derby Festival President Recounts Decades of Service, Talks Future of The Festival

3/22/2019
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We talk with the Kentucky Derby Festival's outgoing President about his tenure, and with festival organizers about what's in the works for the two-week festival.

Duration:00:53:53

Congressman John Yarmuth Talks Politics, Green New Deal

3/15/2019
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We sit down with Yarmuth for an hour-long discussion about his role on the House Budget Committee, his thoughts on the Green New Deal and more.

Duration:00:53:26

How Will Changes In West Louisville Affect Residents?

3/8/2019
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We talk about the impact of investments and development projects in the neighborhoods in west Louisville.

Duration:00:53:29

Is Mayor Fischer's Proposed Tax Increase The Answer To Louisville's Budget Woes?

3/1/2019
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This week on In Conversation, we talk about this year’s budget and what the pension obligation and Fischer’s plan will mean for the city.

Duration:00:53:26

Is This The Year Kentucky Will Legalize Medical Marijuana?

2/22/2019
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This week, In Conversation tackles medical marijuana and what its prospects are here.

Duration:00:52:30

Transportation Has Changed; Louisville Plans to Change With It

2/15/2019
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This week on In Conversation, we talk about the state of transportation in the city and what’s ahead.

Duration:00:52:52

Twenty Years After Fairness Ordinance, LGBTQ Leaders Say There's Still Work To Do

2/8/2019
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This week on WFPL’s In Conversation, we’ll talk about what has changed since passage of the city’s Fairness Ordinance — and what has not.

Duration:00:53:25

Will Louisville Get An NBA Team? Should We Want One?

2/1/2019
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This week's In Conversation panel talks about the pros and cons of major-league sports in Louisville.

Duration:00:52:36

Wayne Lewis Charts JCPS Plan, Defends Charter Schools on 'In Conversation'

1/25/2019
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This week, we explore what’s next for education in Louisville and the rest of the state in an hour-long discussion with Kentucky Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Wayne Lewis.

Duration:00:52:44

What’s Ahead For Kentucky Bourbon?

1/18/2019
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This week, we talk with bourbon industry insiders about challenges, possibilities and the right way to drink Kentucky's signature spirit.

Duration:00:52:20

Announcing WFPL’s New Weekly Talk Show: In Conversation

1/8/2019
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We’re excited to announce that a new, locally-produced talk show is coming to 89.3 WFPL — and we want you to join the conversation. “In Conversation with Rick Howlett,” will air live Fridays at 11 a.m. starting January 18. The show will be an hour-long, thoughtful-but-lively discussion with a variety of guests about the biggest issues facing our city, state and region.

Duration:00:00:29