WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

Lexington, KY – Amateur and professional landscapers alike see to have a special aversion to a pesky weed called kudzu. It was introduced in this country back in 1876 at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Since that time, kudzu vines have cropped up all over the Southeastern U-S. Now, as Dr. Bob DeMattina with the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture reports, area meat goat producers are discovering a hidden benefit to kudzu.

Russell Springs, KY – In this edition of "Focus On UK" we visit a new hispanic garden project. Special thanks, University of Kentucky Agricultural Communications Department.

Lexington, KY – Hall of Fame Journalist and WUKY Political Analyst, Ken Kurtz sizes up the recently concluded legislative session.

Lexington, KY – Lexington Theological Seminary student Bob Silvanik is part of a faith-based delegation traveling to the Middle East to begin a two week "Peace Mission". Kathleen Adams recently met with Silvanik, and the 49 year old discussed his hopes for the trip.

Lexington, KY – Alan Lytle talks with an award-winning tuba player.

Lexington, KY – Alan Lytle examines a senior hunger study underway at UK.

Lexington, KY – Alan Lytle reports on the UK program "Who's Watching the Spies?" - a discussion about civil rights, privacy, and government spying.

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky has been without an observatory for 46 years. But that's about to change.

Lexington, KY – RECENTLY WUKY NEWS HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO COLLABORATE ON TWO INVESTIGATIVE PROJECTS CONDUCTED BY JOURNALISM STUDENTS AT PAUL LAURANCE DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON. THE TOPICS CHOSEN REPRESENT ISSUES THAT WE BELIEVE ARE OF IMPORTANCE TO BOTH YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULTS; ESPECIALLY PARENTS. TODAY'S IN DEPTH REPORT, TACKLES THE GOOD AND BAD ASPECTS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES, LIKE MYSPACE, FACEBOOK, AND OTHERS.

Lexington, KY – RECENTLY WUKY NEWS HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO COLLABORATE ON TWO INVESTIGATIVE PROJECTS CONDUCTED BY JOURNALISM STUDENTS AT PAUL LAURANCE DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL IN LEXINGTON. THE TOPICS CHOSEN REPRESENT ISSUES THAT WE BELIEVE ARE OF IMPORTANCE TO BOTH YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULTS; ESPECIALLY PARENTS. TODAY'S IN DEPTH REPORT, DEALS WITH THE QUESTION OF WHY TEENAGERS AREN'T MORE POLITICALLY ACTIVE AND WHAT SOME ARE DOING TO CHANGE THAT.

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