WUKY In Depth

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.

WUKY In Depth
9:52 am
Tue July 3, 2012

City Program Helps Teens Find Summer Work

Steven Berry works at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs for the summer.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - High up in the Lexington Financial Center, 18-year-old Steven Berry spends his afternoon pushing around a mail cart.  He works for document management company used by the law firm Wyatt, Tarrant, & Combs.

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WUKY In Depth
1:00 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Mondays With The Mayors - Jim Gray On Fireworks, New Fire Chief, Pension Reform

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this week's edition of Mondays With The Mayors, we sit down with Lexington Mayor Jim Gray.  The mayor discusses fireworks, new Fire Chief Keith Jackson, and the ongoing work of a task force tackling pension reform. 

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

In Depth: Summer Heat Survival Guide

LEXINGTON, Ky. - With temperatures expected to flirt with the century mark this weekend, race fans making the trek to Sparta will be especially vulnerable to heat-related conditions.  This week we talked with Dr. Ryan Stanton, medical director for UK HealthCare's Good Samaritan Emergency Department, who will be part of a team of doctors providing medical treatment for the event.  Dr. Stanton also provides helpful tips for anyone looking to stay safe from the heat.

WUKY In Depth
8:35 am
Thu June 28, 2012

FEATURE: Car Wash Worker a Bright Light on Richmond Rd

Photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s a job most people wouldn’t want, especially with soaring summer temperatures: holding up an advertisement at a busy intersection. But for one employee of a Lexington car wash, being the “sign guy” is doing more than just drumming up business.

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