WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

One Big Takeaway From UK Econ Conference, Bourbon Impact Study Released

Feb 13, 2017
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This week on the Business Side, WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss UK's 2017 Economic Outlook Conference and the Kentucky Distillers' Association's new study on the economic impact of Kentucky's bourbon industry.

Crystal Balling Our Economic Future

Feb 6, 2017
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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle gets a preview of Tuesday's Kentucky Economic Outlook Conference in Lexington from Chris Bollinger, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research in UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics.

Kentucky Distillers Association

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Adam Johnson, director of the Kentucky Distillers Association's Kentucky Bourbon Trail and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour.  In 2016 the KDA reports that a record one million plus guests visited participating distilleries.

Goodfellas, Dads Favorites, And Chocolate Holler Hold Promise For Food & Beverage Devotees

Jan 23, 2017
Business Lexington

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Business Lexington Managing Editor David Nichols discuss three new additions to Lexington's Food and Spirit landscape:  Goodfellas Distillery and Pizzeria, Dads Favorites Deli Inside Blue Stallion Brewery, and Chocolate Holler opening soon next to Wines On Vine.

Josh James / WUKY

More than 90 U.S. Attorneys across the country are expected to step down in the coming months and years as a new party takes control of the White House. Among them will be Kerry Harvey, who has served in that position for Kentucky’s Eastern District since 2010.

Ky. Business Leaders Bullish On 2017 Economy

Jan 9, 2017
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss the optimistic tone many business leaders are sounding about the state's economy.

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WUKY News is looking back on five Kentucky stories that defined 2016 and what they might mean for 2017.

Old Taylor Gets New Life As Castle & Key And Other Bourbon News

Dec 19, 2016
The Bourbon Review

This week on the Business Side Justin Thompson, managing editor of the Bourbon Review talks about several new distilleries coming on line, the new temperature controlled limestone cellar at Makers Mark, and bourbon-themed gifts for the holidays.

Now That They're Private And Under New Ownership What's The Future Hold For Lexmark?

Dec 12, 2016
Lane Report

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.

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

Nov 28, 2016
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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.

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