Boy accidentally shoots himself, dad facing charges Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

The boy's father has been arrested and faces a neglect charge.


Louisville faith leaders call for justice in Breonna Taylor case Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

More than 300 representing different faiths and congregations signed the letter demanding city and state leaders to take action.


Louisville leaders need help identifying sources of celebratory gunfire Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

Some fear the amount of it will only grow leading up to this July 4.

Louisville receives $50,000 coronavirus grant to help people with rent, other needs Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

Louisville is one of 10 cities to receive the grant. The fund will add to assistance provided by the One Louisville COVID-19 Response Fund.


Louisville awarded $50k grant to help residents who have been impacted by COVID-19 Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

Accelerator for America will provide technical assistance and $50,000 to Louivillians hit hardest by COVID-19.

‘I cherish every minute’ | WHAS11 sports anchor Kent Spencer shares fatherhood lessons learned during pandemic Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

The sports director has been documenting life as a working dad at home while helping take care of his three kids during the coronavirus pandemic.


Postponed NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway to air Monday on WBKI Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

The Cup Series race, originally set to air on WDRB, was rescheduled to 3 p.m. Monday and will air on WBKI (channel 58.1).

WFPK Album Of The Week: Steve Earle & The Dukes- Ghosts of West Virginia Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

Each week, WFPK features a new release with the Album of the Week. Listen for tracks on air and check out the audio and links here!

Steve Earle had a very specific goal in mind for his next record, to record an album that spoke to people that didn’t vote the same way that he did, and as he says, unions seem to be a thing both sides of the aisle can agree on. And that’s where The Ghosts of West Virginia starts.

The album is tied to a documentary musical called Coal Country which tells the story of a 2010 mining disaster that killed 26 miners, with 90% of the dialog coming straight from interviews of people who were there or close to those who passed. Steve Earle was tapped to write the music and perform it as a character in the production.

For the album, Earle takes those mining stories and expands them in a way both Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative, can understand and get behind. In an era of extreme division, Ghosts of West Virginia is a piece of art that tells all of our story.

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Album available at Guestroom Records and Matt Anthony’s Record Shop.

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Local fireworks business is booming ahead of Independence Day Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

Business at Phantom Fireworks in Brooks, Kentucky, is booming. The holiday is typically always busy, but this year sales are skyrocketing.

Police: Man dies in Park Duvalle shooting Sunday, Jun 21 2020 

Police responded to a call around 11 a.m. Sunday to reports of a shooting on Southern Ave. and Hemlock St.


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