WUKY In Depth

WUKY In Depth
1:50 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors - Jim Gray, Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. - As part of the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge, Lexington submitted a proposal to launch a website called CitizenLex.org, where the public could identify problems, ideas, and solutions. Mayor Jim Gray talks about the feasibility of the project in this week’s edition of Mondays with the Mayors.

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WUKY In Depth
12:38 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors - Steve Connelly, Berea

Berea Mayor Steve Connelly
kynews.org

Berea Mayor Steve Connelly updates WUKY on stormwater projects in his city, as well as a new emergency aid agreement between the city and Berea College.

WUKY In Depth
10:00 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Tavis Smiley To Speak At Annual Poverty Forum

LEXINGTON, Ky.  - PBS and Public Radio personality Tavis Smiley will be in Lexington this coming Friday to deliver the keynote speech at the Community Action Council's annual Poverty Forum.  He recently spoke with WUKY's Alan Lytle about the growing number of Americans slipping into poverty each year.   The Poverty Forum is Friday September 28th from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Lexington Convention Center.

WUKY In Depth
9:00 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors - Tom Bozarth, Midway

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week on Mondays With The Mayors we chat with Midway Mayor Tom Bozarth about the progress of a sewer and water infrastructure task force, the initial impact of curbside recycling, and the challenges Midway faces in balancing smart growth with preservation. 

WUKY In Depth
10:45 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Summer Drought a Challenge for Fall Corn Mazes, Agritourism

Glenn Devine Stands stands in front of his corn maze in Mercer Co.

HARRODSBURG, Ky. - As summer transitions to fall, many farmers are getting their pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and hay rides ready for visitors. But the oppressive drought could put a damper on seasonal attractions.

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WUKY In Depth
9:00 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors - Jim Gray

LEXINGTON, Ky.  This week on "Mondays With The Mayors" Lexington Mayor Jim Gray talks about a possible all-out ban on personal fireworks, ongoing discussions to convert some one way streets to two-way traffic, downtown development, and the recent layoffs at Lexmark. 

WUKY In Depth
1:00 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors - Jim Barnes, Richmond On I-75 Connector Project

Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this week's edition of Mondays With The Mayors we talk with Richmond Mayor, Jim Barnes, 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 was the subject of public meetings last week in Nicholasville and Richmond. 

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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