WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.


As the Urban County Council goes on its summer hiatus this week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh continues his series on the group's different representatives. 

Chase Cavanaugh

In this new series, Reporter Chase Cavanaugh sits down and gets acquainted with Lexington's local representatives, beginning with 2nd District Councilmember Shevawn Akers. 

New Report Highlights Strength In Lexington Job Creation

Jun 28, 2015
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

This week on The Business Side Alan Lytle and the Lane Report's Mark Green discuss a new economic report released by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.  Among the findings, Lexington, Louisville, and Bowling Green continue to outperform the nation in the rate of job creation.


C-Span Cities Tour Producer Debbie Lamb stopped by the WUKY Studios to talk with Alan Lytle about the cable channel's week-long stay in Lexington.

Josh James / WUKY

Our guest this week on the Business Side is Adam Watson, hemp pilot program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

The Business Side Of Film & TV Incentives In Kentucky

Jun 15, 2015

This week on The Business Side we talk about Kentucky's beefed up tax incentive package designed to attract more film and television production to the state. 


Fayette County Public Schools officials are facing number of challenges in the coming weeks and months – from finding a new superintendent to addressing underperforming schools.

Lamplighter Media Productions

Journalism students at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, in partnership with WUKY, have launched a podcast examining a host of teen driving issues.  Alan Lytle discusses the project, dubbed TORCH, with PLD Journalism Teacher Wendy Turner, and Pam Stravitz, the editor-in-chief of the Lamplighter; the school's newspaper. 

Visitors to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort can learn all about the commonwealth’s rich and sometimes controversial heritage through interactive exhibits, knowledgeable tour guides and of course authentic artifacts.  But as Alan Lytle recently discovered, the museum space is just a fraction of the total square footage the history center utilizes to tell Kentucky’s story.

The Business Side Of CentrePointe Counterpoint

May 11, 2015
Lexington Herald Leader @ kentucky.com

This week on The Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Managing Editor Mark Green discuss the latest wrangling involving the CentrePointe project.