WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

Samantha Lederman

When the U.S. Olympic Eventing Team competes next month in Rio, a husband and wife couple here in Central Kentucky will have played a significant part in their journey.  Samantha Lederman has their story.

Morris Book Shop, Coliseum Plaza, East Main & Vine This Week On The Business Side

Jul 11, 2016
Morris Book Shop

After a bit of a hiatus we've got a fresh Business Side with Alan Lytle and Business Lexington editor David Nichols talking about the potential sale and/or closure of Morris Book Shop in Chevy Chase, plus changes are coming to a busy corner of the UK campus, and the latest on the East Main and Vine development project.

Samantha Lederman

The KESMARC world-renowned equine physical rehabilitation center has pioneered many groundbreaking therapies for horses.  Samantha Lederman recently paid the center a visit and sat down with owner and founder Kirsten Johnson.

Commerce Lexington

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Commerce Lexington Board Chair Alan Stein about the pro-business group's visit to Charleston, South Carolina which included a frank discussion surrounding the horrific church shootings there one year ago this month.

Her Mission Is To Get Businesses To 'Think Green'

Jun 20, 2016
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This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Heather Warman, interim director of the Kentucky Sustainable Business Council.  She was in Lexington last week as part of the first annual Kentucky Sustainable Business Summit at the Locust Trace Agri-Science Center off Leestown Road.

Samantha Lederman

A central Kentucky-based research facility will play a vital role in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio.  Samantha Lederman recently paid a visit to the Kentucky Equine Research Center.

Kentucky Arts Council

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about a new study commissioned by the Kentucky Arts Council assessing the economic importance of the Arts across the Commonwealth.

VisitLex rates the Kentucky Horse Park as the number one tourist destination in the Bluegrass region but as Samantha Lederman reports the park is also home to some aspiring riders hoping to capture gold in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

Associated Press / Samantha Lederman

The views at the Kentucky Horse Park may be picturesque, but a peek behind the scenes reveals an ongoing political tug-of-war over the venue’s leadership. WUKY’s Josh James and Samantha Lederman take a look at two conflicting images of the Central Kentucky tourist attraction.

Kentucky Distillers Association

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Kentucky Distillers Association President Eric Gregory about another record-setting year of production for one of the Commonwealth's signature industries.  Eric also provides a preview of next month's Kentucky Bourbon Affair in Louisville.