WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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.

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.