WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.


The Breeders Cup Festival gets under way this Friday in downtown Lexington with an event at the Lyric Theater.  Festival chair Kip Cornett talks with Alan Lytle about the full schedule of activities leading up to the big races next weekend at Keeneland.


This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh's guest is  Councilmember Jennifer Mossotti, who represents the city's 9th district. 

The Business Side Of CentrePointe & A New City Hall

Oct 12, 2015

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report executive editor Mark Green discuss the city of Lexington's most recent efforts to move LFUCG and Council offices out of the nearly century old Phoenix Hotel building and how the revived CentrePointe project might or might not factor into that.


Reporter Chase Cavanaugh finishes his examination of the at-large seats this week by interviewing Kevin Stinnett. 


One month from today, Kentuckians go to the polls to select a new governor and there is little indication that they're all that fired up about it.  Republican Matt Bevin and Democrat Jack Conway have the opportunity to change some hearts and minds during tonight's high profile debate at Centre College.  WUKY spoke with Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock about the race up to this point and whether Independent Drew Curtis could still play the role of spoiler even though he won't be on the dais tonight.

Construction Projects Way Up In Ky. In 2015

Oct 5, 2015

This week on the Business Side we discuss the latest statewide construction numbers with Lane Report executive editor Mark Green.

Kentucky History Center

The Kentucky History Center in Frankfort is holding an event this weekend that combines physical activity with education.  The inaugural history half marathon welcomes runners from across the state and nation to the capital city.  KHS Executive Director Kent Whitworth says the race is part of the center's mission to make history more accessible and relevant.  He recently spoke with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Business Side: Ky. Auto Industry's Growing Importance To The State Economy

Sep 21, 2015
Kentucky Auto Industry Association

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss the recent Kentucky Automotive Industry Association's first-ever AutoVision Conference.


This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh interviews Lexington's Vice Mayor. 

Few Surprised, Many Disappointed By Romany Road Kroger Closure

Sep 14, 2015

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Mark Green of the Lane Report talk about the closure of the Kroger grocery store on Romany Road.