WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock has been studying the fundraising of several Congressional candidates prior to next month's party primaries.  She talks about her findings with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes discuss the fate of a 45 year staple of Lexington's restaurant scene, the new advisory board for the Town Branch Project, plus the latest phase of Lexington's quest to become the largest gigabit city in the U.S.

Sometimes Addicts 'Just Want To Be Heard'

Apr 24, 2018
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Many of us at one time or another have benefited from a kind word of encouragement when we’re going through difficult struggles, and that’s especially true for individuals caught up in the throes of addiction.  In this latest installment of the OA Chronicles, (OA in this case standing for Opioid Addiction), independent producer Nadia Ramlagan highlights the first organized effort in Kentucky to do just that.

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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes discuss City Center, the new name for the nearly decade long Centrepointe project in downtown Lexington, plus a new mini target store coming to the UK campus area.

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The 2018 Kentucky General Assembly has completed its work.  The question now is what effect will the tumultuous session have on upcoming electoral contests?  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks various scenarios with Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette.

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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about the financially troubled effort to bring broadband internet to all 120 Kentucky Counties.  In the face of mounting criticism lawmakers provided additional monies to keep the project going.

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Hundreds of clinicians and researchers from across the Commonwealth and the country are in Lexington Friday for a conference on the Opioid Crisis in Kentucky.  It’s being presented by the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science.  WUKY's Alan Lytle spoke with center director Dr. Philip A. Kern, and Conference Chair, Dr. Sharon Walsh, director of the UK Center on Drug and Alcohol Research.

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We are in the midst of the veto period; that time when the governor looks over bills passed by the General Assembly and decides to either sign them, veto them, or let them become law without his signature.  Late last week WUKY's Alan Lytle spoke with the Kentucky Gazette's Laura Cullen Glasscock about the process and what we might expect to see between now and the final two days of the legislative session.

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This week on The Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Chris Bollinger, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in UK's Gatton School of Business, discuss the tax overhaul plan GOP lawmakers sent to Governor Bevin in the waning days of the Legislative Session.

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While Kentucky teachers plan to hold a massive rally in Frankfort over last week's pension bill, speculation is swirling that GOP lawmakers are planning to introduce tax reform in a similar fashion.  In this week's Capital Chat WUKY's Alan Lytle and Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock discuss what may be in store in the waning days of the 2018 Legislative Session.

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