WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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.

Panel Discussion To Highlight Inaugural 'Plows To Plate' Foodways Event Thursday At UK

Apr 8, 2015
Lexington Farmers' Market

“From Plows to Plates: A Journey Through Kentucky Foodways” brings together prominent local food experts for a panel discussion, along with an informational exhibit, a reception featuring local food, and book signings by Kentucky authors. The event will take place 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Margaret I. King Library Building on UK’s campus. “From Plows to Plates” is free and open to the public.  Three of the participants, Deirdre Scaggs with UK Special Collections, local chef Ouita Michel, and Kristy Yowell with Good Foods Co-op stopped by the WUKY Studios to talk about the event with Alan Lytle

University Press of Kentucky

Doug Brunk, who spent a good chunk of his childhood growing up in Wilmore, Kentucky, talks about his book Wildcat Memories - Inside Stories from Kentucky Basketball Greats, with WUKY's Alan Lytle.  The book is from University Press of Kentucky.

The Business Side Of Keeneland's Spring Meet

Mar 30, 2015

Keeneland's Spring meet gets under way this Friday.  Keeneland President Bill Thomason talks about some important changes the track has undertaken recently as it prepares to host the Breeders' Cup this fall.

Kurtz Weighs In On Waning Days Of Session

Mar 9, 2015

Political blogger Ken Kurtz discusses the hits and mostly misses of the 2015 Legislative Session.  With only a few days left what are the chances for the local option sales tax, or a heroin bill?

The Business Side Of More Beds At UK Hospital

Mar 2, 2015
UK HealthCare

This week we discuss the decision by the state to allow UK Chandler Hospital to add some 120 patient beds to its facility.  Lane Report editor Mark Green explains the rationale for the move.

UK Gaines Center for the Humanities

Our continued fascination with the American Civil War will be the theme for this year’s Bale Boone Symposium.  The series of public lectures, sponsored by UK’s Gaines Center for the Humanities, represents the university’s longest-running Town/Gown event.  Center Director Phil Harling says the 150th anniversary of the end of formal North/South hostilities is a timely conversation starter.