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Public Employee Pensions: The Ongoing Policy Debate

Kentucky Tonight

Public Employee Pensions: The Ongoing Policy Debate

Renee Shaw and four public policy experts discuss public employee pensions. Scheduled guests: Stephanie Winkler, president of the Kentucky Education Association; Dave Adkisson, president and chief executive officer of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; and William Smith, member of the pension reform team for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

News of the Week: August 11, 2017

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: August 11, 2017

Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including critical remarks made by President Donald Trump about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and political fallout from the Fancy Farm picnic. Read more.....

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

Connections with Renee Shaw

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) serves 21 school districts in southeast Kentucky. Renee speaks with Jeff Hawkins, executive director of KVEC, and Robert Brown, KVEC's professional learning lead.

Rare – Creatures of the Photo Ark, Part 3

Rare - Creatures of the Photo Ark

Rare – Creatures of the Photo Ark, Part 3

Joel Sartore adds vibrant insects to his Photo Ark collection and searches for larger animals in Budapest and Prague. He also tags along on a Rowi kiwi egg rescue in New Zealand.

Art @ The Edge

STEAM - Ideas That Shape Our World

Art @ The Edge

Recently, four artists supported by the New York-based organization Creative Capital discussed their current projects, which address socially relevant topics in groundbreaking ways. The presentation was part of the 2016 IdeaFestival at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville and was filmed by KET for the series STEAM – Ideas That Shape Our World.

SOAR Summit 2017

SOAR Summit 2017

SOAR Summit 2017

Renee Shaw presents highlights from the 2017 SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Summit in Pikeville, Ky. Speakers included U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-5th District), Gov. Matt Bevin, and University of Ky. men's basketball coach John Calipari.

Fancy Farm 2017 Highlights

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017 Highlights

Renee Shaw and Casey Parker-Bell present highlights from the 2017 Fancy Farm picnic in Graves County, Kentucky.

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017

Fancy Farm 2017 has rolled to a close and we have the day's speeches online, in case you missed the live Webcast.

News of the Week: Aug. 4, 2017

Comment on Kentucky

News of the Week: Aug. 4, 2017

Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including a preview of Saturday's Fancy Farm political speeches in Graves Co. Scheduled guests: John Cheves from the Lexington Herald-Leader; Becca Schimmel from Ohio Valley ReSource at WKU Public Radio; and Lawrence Smith from WDRB-TV in Louisville.