ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & The Lane Report•Dec 12, 2016
This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about the confirmed sale of Lexmark International to a Chinese consortium of investors (Apex Technologies and PAG Asia Capital) and what that might mean for the more than 2,300 workers employed at the corporate headquarters in Lexington.
ByAlan Lytle & David Nichols & Business Lexington•Nov 28, 2016
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.
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.
ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & Lane Report•Nov 21, 2016
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.
ByAlan Lytle & Mark Green & Lane Report•Nov 14, 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.