WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.


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.

With only two weeks left in the gubernatorial primary season our political blogger Ken Kurtz predicts which candidates will make it  to the winner's circle.  One's pretty much a safe bet, the other?

Once touted as an exciting new addition to the Lexington skyline and an engine for tourism  downtown, the CentrePointe project has so far generated only controversy.

The Business Side Of Retail Occupancy

Apr 27, 2015

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Managing Editor Mark Green discuss another way to tell that the Kentucky economy continues to rebound in a big way:  Retail Occupancy.


Comedian and actor Bill Burr isn't known for mincing words - and he stays true to form in this exclusive WUKY interview.

The Business Side Of A Downtown Management District And What's Up With Centrepointe?

Apr 20, 2015
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Managing Editor Mark Green about a proposed downtown management district in Lexington and the pitfalls of the Centrepointe project.

The Business Side Of An Educated Workforce

Apr 13, 2015
Center for Economic and Business Research

Chris Bollinger with the UK Gatton School’s Center For Business and Economic Research is back to talk about a new study that illustrates the importance of education when it comes to quality of life issues.