WUKY In Depth

WUKY In Depth
8:45 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Latest On Rupp Financing Dominates BizLexChat Again

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray addresses a legislative committee during the 2014 regular session.
Credit Kentucky Educational Television

This week on BizLexChat we discuss the latest developments on the financing portion of the Rupp Arena project which is now a mayoral campaign issue.

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WUKY In Depth
9:45 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Students Learn The Delicate Art Of Sheep Shearing

After a long, hard winter, sheep are ready to part ways with their wooly winter coats.  Jeff Franklin reports on a special sheep shearing class.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu April 17, 2014

STORYCORPS: Early Skeptic Becomes Ardent Supporter

Smoke Free Lexington's Lisa Greathouse-Maggio and former Lexington vice mayor Mike Scanlon
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

It took some convincing, but former vice mayor Mike Scanlon became an important advocate of Lexington's no smoking ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Kentucky Auto Manufacturing, 21C Update in BizLexChat

In BizLexChat we get an update on Kentucky's Auto Manufacturing success as well as an update on downtown Lexington's 21C Hotel Project.

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WUKY In Depth
9:45 am
Sat April 12, 2014

In Depth: UK, Berea College Teaming To Preserve American Maritime History

The Mayflower II will be repaired with timber raised here in Kentucky.
Credit photo provided

A connection between UK and Berea College is about to come full circle as the two institutions work together on a historic project.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu April 10, 2014

STORYCORPS: Local Restaurant Owner Welcomed No-Smoking Ordinance

L to R: Lexington restaurant owner Joe Bologna, and former Urban County Councilman Willie Fogle
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

As we mark ten years of Lexington's No-Smoking ordinance a local restaurant owner believes he was the first to put in a no-smoking section.

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WUKY In Depth
8:36 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Latest On Rupp, Tracks Gambling On Instant Racing, In BizLexChat

Last minute state financing options for the Rupp project plus Instant Racing are discussed in this week's BizLexChat.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon March 31, 2014

A Crippling Setback For Rupp Renovation Project?

In this week's BizLexChat we discuss the short and long-term prospects of the Rupp Arena Renovation project.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Hotel Tax, Local Option, Props To KFC And Emerge 14 On BizLexChat

Colonel Harland Sanders sold his Kentucky Fried Chicken business to John Y. Brown 50 years ago this month.
Credit www.blogspot.com

We get the latest on the Hotel Tax bill, the Local Option Sales Tax, a milestone for KFC, and an upcoming conference in Lexington.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

STORYCORPS: Mayors Take Unpopular Stand For Future Generations

Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney and former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac and Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney recall their sometimes unpopular stances on no-smoking ordinances.

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