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Curious Louisville

Curious Louisville

25 Episodes By Louisville Public Media curiouslouisville.org
Have you ever had a question about the Derby City that you just can't answer? That's where Curious Louisville comes in. Listeners submit their questions, the public votes on which questions to investigate, and 89.3 WFPL finds the answers.
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What's That Door In A Hill On Lexington Road?
You may have seen it while driving down Lexington ro... more
Jan 31 2020 3m
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Curious Louisville: Do White Outer Lines Make Roads Safer?
For fourteen years, Robert Miles has seen cars in di... more
Nov 27 2019 5m
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Why Is A Stretch Of Louisville Highway Measured In Kilometers?
The metric system never really caught on here in the... more
Jun 14 2019 5m
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Why Does The U of L Cardinal Mascot Have Teeth?
Real cardinals don't... but Louie does.
May 17 2019 5m
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Curious Louisville: Why Is There An Omar Khayyam Blvd In Valley Station?
Omar Khayyam was an 11th-century Persian poet, astro... more
Apr 26 2019 7m
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Curious Louisville: Who Were The Caldwell Sisters?
They never lived here, so why do they have a monumen... more
Apr 4 2019 5m
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Curious Louisville: Who Cleans Up Graffiti On The Backs Of Freeway Signs?
Is it art? Is it crime? Whatever it is, it's part of... more
Mar 21 2019 4m
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Curious Louisville: Why Are There So Many Fish Fries In Louisville?
Because the food is delicious! (But there's more to ... more
Mar 7 2019 5m
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Curious Louisville: What Was Old Louisville Called Before It Was 'Old?'
Louisville is a city of neighborhoods. For a lot of ... more
Mar 5 2019 3m
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Curious Louisville: What Happened To Muhammad Ali's Olympic Medal?
Did The Champ really toss his medal into the river?
Feb 28 2019 6m
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Curious Louisville: Whatever Happened To The Falls Fountain?
It was supposed to be Louisville’s answer to the St.... more
Feb 14 2019 5m
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Curious Louisville: Why Is The Bridge Being Painted Yellow?
The Clark Memorial Bridge is being painted yellow. C... more
Jan 25 2019 5m
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Curious Louisville: What's Up With That Stone Circle In Champions Park?
In a park off of River Road, nearly hidden by scrubb... more
Jan 10 2019 5m
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Curious Louisville: What Is On Shippingport Island?
Shippingport Island -- in the middle of the Ohio Riv... more
Nov 9 2018 4m
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What Happens To Your Recycling?
What happens to Louisville’s recycling? In this inst... more
Oct 3 2018 5m
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Curious Louisville: What Is In The Tiny House On The 14th Street Bridge?
“A lot of people wonder if there’s someone in the ho... more
Oct 3 2018 2m
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Curious Louisville: How Do You Become A Kentucky Colonel?
How do you earn the title of Kentucky Colonel? WFPL'... more
Oct 2 2018 6m
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Curious Louisville: Where Is Pokey LaFarge's 'Carpet Alley?'
Where is Pokey LaFarge's "Carpet Alley," which is re... more
Oct 2 2018 5m
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Curious Louisville: What Causes Traffic Signals To Go Out?
When traffic signals go out, it can affect the entir... more
Oct 2 2018 7m
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A Curious Louisville News Special: Your Questions About The JCPS Audit
Earlier this month, Curious Louisville asked what qu... more
May 25 2018 49m
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Curious Louisville: Could A State Takeover Of JCPS Affect Teacher Contracts?
Curious Louisville asked for your questions about th... more
May 15 2018 4m
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Curious Louisville: Have There Been Other State Takeovers in Kentucky?
Two of our listeners asked Curious Louisville whethe... more
May 14 2018 5m
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Curious Derby: What Happens to Retired Horses?
As part of Curious Derby, we’ve reported on horse sa... more
May 4 2018 4m
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Curious Derby: What's The Cheapest Horse Ever To Win The Derby?
When you watch the Kentucky Oaks tonight, look for a... more
May 4 2018 3m
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Curious Derby: What's The Origin Of The Call To The Post?
It’s 34 notes in the key of C -- no sharps, no flats... more
May 3 2018 2m
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