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Recut is a weekly podcast taking a closer look at one of the stories we’re covering at 89.3 WFPL News Louisville, with the reporter who covered it. We pull back the curtain on the news process, show our work and break down the story.

Recut is a weekly podcast taking a closer look at one of the stories we’re covering at 89.3 WFPL News Louisville, with the reporter who covered it. We pull back the curtain on the news process, show our work and break down the story.
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Recut is a weekly podcast taking a closer look at one of the stories we’re covering at 89.3 WFPL News Louisville, with the reporter who covered it. We pull back the curtain on the news process, show our work and break down the story.

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@wfplnews

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English

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5028146531


Episodes

Where Do We Go From Here?

1/10/2019
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What we've learned from Recut, and what we're doing next.

Duration:00:12:56

What Goes Into Rezoning In Louisville?

12/14/2018
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Sometimes constituents want one thing, but the rules point to another. WFPL's Amina Elahi explains how Louisville Metro Council members try to strike a balance.

Duration:00:18:13

Why Is The Groundwater Polluted Around This Power Plant?

12/7/2018
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Coal ash in unlined landfills may have been polluting local groundwater for as long as 18 years.

Duration:00:16:44

'Tis The Season For Cultural Insensitivity?

11/29/2018
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The Chinese Tea Dance portion of "The Nutcracker" gets an update.

Duration:00:13:40

Breaking Bourbon

11/8/2018
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WFPL's Ashlie Stevens talks about how science & technology are becoming a bigger and bigger part of the bourbon industry.

Duration:00:11:30

Kentucky State Government's Sexual Harassment Problem

11/2/2018
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The Kentucky Legislature has no official policy against sexual harassment. Yep, you read that right. Despite some pretty big scandals over the years, including news last year that four Republican lawmakers — including former House Speaker Jeff Hoover — secretly paid a former staffer after she alleged the men sexually harassed her, state lawmakers still haven't passed any anti-harassment bills.

Duration:00:13:53

Is Louisville Prepared For The Next Great Flood?

10/25/2018
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Louisville has learned valuable lessons from the 1937 flood, and we even have something now that we didn't have then: a flood protection system. And that would save us today from catastrophic flood, right?

Duration:00:19:19

Life's Getting Better At Dosker, But Is It Good Enough?

10/18/2018
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Back in June, we brought you the story of a bedbug infestation in a public housing complex called Dosker Manor. Jake Ryan from the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting joins us today with an update.

Duration:00:14:48

Our Neighbors Have Great Stories

10/11/2018
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WFPL has partnered with IDEAS xLab to bring you Tough and Universal: Stories of Grit, first-person accounts from people in the community who’ve overcome significant challenges and thrived despite the odds. WFPL News Director Erica Peterson and Theo Edmonds from IDEAS xLab join us today to talk about the partnership, and we'll hear excerpts from each of the stories.

Duration:00:22:02

You're (Probably) Recycling Wrong

10/4/2018
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But it's ok, we are too. WFPL's Ryan Van Velzer explains how it all works.

Duration:00:17:54

Recut: Is Louisville's Land Bank Working?

9/27/2018
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The program is supposed to fix vacant houses. So why are so many of them still empty & in disrepair?

Duration:00:14:12

What If You Had To Leave Home To Get Online?

9/18/2018
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When you need answers, you probably look them up online. But that's not an option for many Louisville households.

Duration:00:16:41

With Castleman Moving, What's Next?

9/13/2018
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The Mayor says the statue will be removed. You have opinions about the decision--and what should replace the statue.

Duration:00:18:24

There's A Thin Line Between Revitalization And Gentrification

9/6/2018
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West Louisville is heading for some big changes. Will residents benefit, or be left behind?

Duration:00:12:15

Reporting On The Opioid Crisis In Small Towns

9/4/2018
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We have lots of cases of opioid abuse and Hepatitis A here in Louisville. We also have a lot of treatment resources, and a big enough population that you can go for treatment without the whole city knowing. That's not true in rural counties.

Duration:00:15:53

A Long Time Ago, In A School System Not Far Away...

8/30/2018
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JCPS has agreed to a corrective action plan, to avoid a state takeover. What's in the plan? Good question.

Duration:00:12:56

We Always Hurt The Parks We Love

8/28/2018
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The Parklands of Floyds Fork is so beautiful that people want to live there. But what if they have to possibly destroy part of it in order to do so?

Duration:00:15:53

Klingons Are Just Like You And Me

8/23/2018
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Klingon may not be your love language, but you're probably still a nerd about something.

Duration:00:10:35

Suddenly, Scooters?

8/21/2018
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Could electric scooters help ease Louisville's transportation troubles?

Duration:00:16:35

Guess Who's Coming To Derby

8/14/2018
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Most event planners brag about the caliber of celebrities who come to their Derby parties. Mayor Fischer keeps his guest list under wraps. And since it's paid for with taxpayer money, that rubs some people the wrong way.

Duration:00:14:07