WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

STORYCORPS: Lexington's Historic No Smoking Ordinance

May 2, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

We end our series with Ellen Hahn and Carole Riker who were instrumental in the passage of Lexington's No Smoking Ordinance now more than 10 years ago.


A board game convention is coming to Lexington, and it hopes to show people new ways to play. 

Fayette Alliance

This week on BizLexChat we discuss the construction of a new downtown parking garage, plus the former Victorian Square plus development in Paris.

STORYCORPS: Health Educators Take On Tobacco Culture In Bourbon County

Apr 24, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week we hear from two health educators who faced long odds in enacting smoke-free policies in Bourbon County.

Latest On Rupp Financing Dominates BizLexChat Again

Apr 21, 2014
Kentucky Educational Television

This week on BizLexChat we discuss the latest developments on the financing portion of the Rupp Arena project which is now a mayoral campaign issue.

Students Learn The Delicate Art Of Sheep Shearing

Apr 19, 2014

After a long, hard winter, sheep are ready to part ways with their wooly winter coats.  Jeff Franklin reports on a special sheep shearing class.

STORYCORPS: Early Skeptic Becomes Ardent Supporter

Apr 17, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

It took some convincing, but former vice mayor Mike Scanlon became an important advocate of Lexington's no smoking ordinance.

Kentucky Auto Manufacturing, 21C Update in BizLexChat

Apr 14, 2014

In BizLexChat we get an update on Kentucky's Auto Manufacturing success as well as an update on downtown Lexington's 21C Hotel Project.

A connection between UK and Berea College is about to come full circle as the two institutions work together on a historic project.

STORYCORPS: Local Restaurant Owner Welcomed No-Smoking Ordinance

Apr 10, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

As we mark ten years of Lexington's No-Smoking ordinance a local restaurant owner believes he was the first to put in a no-smoking section.