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Byline Today: The Same-Sex Marriage Rulings, Kentucky Kingdom and Hoops


The deal to reopen Kentucky Kingdom is finalized, the Supreme Court rules on same-sex marriage and—a day after the NBA draft—a look at how two tweaks to the game revolutionized sports. Those stories and more will be discussed today on Byline.First up, we'll look at the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 and how it will affect Kentucky. I'll then join host Rick Howlett to talk about Kentucky Kingdom.The deal between the Kentucky State Fair Board and a group led by Louisville businessman Ed Hart was finalized on Thursday, meaning the park is now slated to reopen in May 2014. We'll talk about to expect.We'll have a feature on a couple of changes to the sport that helped make it take off in popularity. And we'll also hear from BackStoryabout a significant 1950s legal showdown between railroads and steamboats. One of the lawyers? Abraham Lincoln.We'll also hear from Erin Keane on the arts and more.Join us at 1 this afternoon for Byline at 89.3 or stream at WFPL.org.

Joseph Lord is the online managing editor for WFPL.