WUKY In Depth

WUKY In Depth
9:01 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors - Russ Meyer, Nicholasville On I-75 Connector Project

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this week's edition of Mondays With The Mayors we talk with Nicholasville Mayor, Russ Meyer about the I-75 Connector Project between Jessamine and Madison counties that's been on the drawing board for more than two decades.  The proposal will be the subject of public meetings this week in Nicholasville and Richmond.

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WUKY In Depth
9:37 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Running Out of Room: School District Plans for New High School

Henry Clay High School has 2,300 students this year. - photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Well before the start of a new school year Wednesday, Henry Clay High School was already buzzing with activity. The football team practicing outside, band camp, and freshmen orientation for hundreds of incoming students.

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WUKY In Depth
8:33 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Running Out of Room: Enrollment Increasing at Fayette Co. Schools

Teacher Becky Hall talks with Mallory Grimm about starting Kindergarten. - photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mallory Grimm is excited and ready for Kindergarten at Stonewall Elementary. Earlier this month the five-year-old breezed through a teacher's assessment of how well she understands basic shapes, colors, and words.

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WUKY In Depth
9:00 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors- Gippy Graham, Frankfort

LEXINGTON, Ky.  This week on Mondays With The Mayors we speak with Frankfort Mayor Gippy Graham.  The top administrator of the Capital City discusses strengthening the city's ties with Kentucky State University, getting the town back on solid fiscal footing, and balancing growth and progress, with historic preservation.

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WUKY In Depth
10:41 am
Mon August 6, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors - Jim Gray, Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mayor Jim Gray’s office is reviewing some 440 ideas generated by the public that could be entered into a competition sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The organization will award $9 million to cities across the country to implement solutions to major challenges. 

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WUKY In Depth
9:52 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Personality at the Plate: Lexington Legends Walk-up Music

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The traditional sounds of baseball haven’t changed much over the years: the singing of the national anthem, the crack of the bat, food vendors calling out, “Hot dogs!” But when it comes to the music that plays as a batter steps up the plate, that's a different story.

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WUKY In Depth
9:10 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors - Bernie Hunstad, Danville

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -  This week we talk with Danville Mayor Bernie Hunstad about preparing to a host a second Vice Presidential Debate, the state of Danville's economy, and the city's strong Town/Gown relationship with Centre College.

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WUKY In Depth
10:04 am
Tue July 17, 2012

In-Depth: Officials Want More Summer Camps to Ease Back-to-School Transition

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Summer break is winding down for students across central Kentucky, and they’ll soon return to lessons and homework. For many students, transitioning back to school means relearning forgotten material, but educational experts and state lawmakers hope to reduce that learning loss by keeping kids active throughout the summer.

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WUKY In Depth
8:36 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors - Jim Barnes, Richmond

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week we talk with Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes about the city’s budget surplus, the decision to shut down a fire station, and the possibility of a fairness ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
9:40 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors - Ed Burtner, Winchester

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week Winchester Mayor Ed Burtner discusses economic development, summer festivals, and the city's burn ban.

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