WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

In this week's episode, reporter Chase Cavanaugh sat down to chat with 12th District Representative Russ Hensley.  


University of Kentucky political analyst Stephen Voss says he’s not expecting any sweeping changes in the early weeks of Gov.-elect Matt Bevin’s administration.

Conflicting State Budget Numbers This Week On The Business Side

Dec 7, 2015
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Outgoing Governor Beshear says Kentucky will finish "in the black," while incoming Governor Bevin says he's being saddled with a $500M shortfall.  We discuss the conflicting narratives with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green.

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There’s a possibility that a long-running concert series here at the University of Kentucky may be discontinued.  We asked WUKY Student Reporter Taylor Hubbard to find out why.

A Preview Of Next Week's Inaugural Parade

Dec 1, 2015

This week we talk with Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock about next week's Inaugural Parade in Frankfort.


Controversy over the Syrian refugee crisis has brought the issue home to Lexington and Kentucky. So what does the picture look like for a local student who with close ties to the Syria?


This week on the Business Side we talk with the Kentucky Office of Emplolyment and Training's Manoj Shanker about the state's jobless rate which is at its lowest point in more than a decade.

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This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh discusses autism research with Dr. Lisa Ruble, a professor of Psychology at the University of Kentucky.

Bevin Transition Team: Who Are These People?

Nov 17, 2015

Governor-Elect Matt Bevin has been putting together his transition team and making his first big hires.  We talk with Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Kentucky Gazette for an in depth look at some of these men and women, some with ties to the last Republican Governor, Ernie Fletcher, who ran into some serious legal trouble during his administration.

Public Pension Fixes This Week On The Business Side

Nov 16, 2015

This week on The Business Side Alan Lytle and the Lane Report's Mark Green discuss Governor-Elect Matt Bevin and the Kentucky General Assembly's options in fixing the state's multi-billion dollar liability shortfall.