WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

"Delaware It's At" This Week On The Business Side

Nov 28, 2016
Fayette PVA

WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington managing editor David Nichols about the Delaware Avenue corridor.  Long regarded a cut-through for traffic between Winchester Road and Henry Clay Boulevard, the long, straight street has become an incubator for start-ups.

Samantha Lederman / WUKY

Hear an update on a story WUKY has been following involving 43 horses that were abandoned in Mercer County earlier this summer. The court case involving one of the owners has been resolved while another individual will more than likely never face charges in a Kentucky courtroom because animal cruelty is a misdemeanor in the Commonwealth.

Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about how Kentucky might benefit from the incoming Trump administration's plan to invest in infrastructure.

This Week On The Business Side: Key Business Issues For New GOP State Legislature

Nov 14, 2016
Josh James

When the Republican dominated Kentucky Legislature gets together in January a number of so-called pro-business issues will likely come up for discussion and votes.  We talk with Mark Green, executive editor of the Lane Report Business Magazine about these new legislative priorities.

Samantha Lederman

For Valerie Ashker, promoting ex-racehorses as a breed and finding second careers for them after their life on the track is over has literally become a crusade. 91.3 WUKY’s Samantha Lederman met her in downtown Cincinnati as she rides two of her Off the Track Thoroughbreds across the US to prove their strength, courage and endurance.

Republican Party of Kentucky

Kentucky voters have spoken with a loud and clear voice.  They overwhelmingly supported Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton and they enabled the GOP to takeover the State House of Representatives…ending a nearly century long hold on the chamber by Democrats.  This means that Republican Governor Matt Bevin now has majorities in the House and Senate to help him implement his conservative agenda.  Late last night WUKY News Director Alan Lytle sat down with UK Political Science professor Steven Voss to get his take on where state leadership might be headed.

Keeneland.com

WUKY's Alan Lytle highlights another signature industry this week by talking with Bob Elliston, vice president of racing and sales at Keeneland.  The track says it just completed one of its most successful fall meets in its history.  The November Breeding Stock sale starts Tuesday.

A Roundup Of Bourbon News This Week On The Business Side

Oct 31, 2016
The Bourbon Review

Justin Thompson, editor in chief of the Bourbon Review is back to talk about the recent Jim Beam strike, a big milestone for Woodford Reserve, and more of the latest bourbon news this week on the Business Side.

Samantha Lederman

Athletes of all stripes have benefited recently from the introduction of concussion protocols for their respective sports.  As Samantha Lederman reports, researchers at the University of Kentucky are now working with Keeneland and other thoroughbred interests to better protect the neurological health of jockeys.

Frankfort Insider Previews Pivotal State House Races

Oct 25, 2016
Josh James

With election day exactly two weeks away what will be the major storyline coming out of Frankfort?  Laura Cullen Glasscock of the Kentucky Gazette and WUKY's Alan Lytle discuss the latest GOP effort to take over the State House of Representatives.

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