WUKY In Depth

WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Hotel Tax, Local Option, Props To KFC And Emerge 14 On BizLexChat

Colonel Harland Sanders sold his Kentucky Fried Chicken business to John Y. Brown 50 years ago this month.
Credit www.blogspot.com

We get the latest on the Hotel Tax bill, the Local Option Sales Tax, a milestone for KFC, and an upcoming conference in Lexington.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

STORYCORPS: Mayors Take Unpopular Stand For Future Generations

Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney and former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac and Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney recall their sometimes unpopular stances on no-smoking ordinances.

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WUKY In Depth
8:45 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Peace Corps Volunteer Discusses Work in Ukraine

A UK grad is back after a Peace Corps assignment to Ukraine.  She talks about her experience with WUKY's Chase Cavanaugh.

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WUKY In Depth
6:27 am
Mon March 17, 2014

What About BOB, LOST, And Patent Trolls This Week On BizLex Chat

Credit photo provided

This week we discuss two business measures being debated in Frankfort and the expansion of Best Of Bluegrass later this summer.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 13, 2014

STORYCORPS: Northern Kentucky Advocate Discovers The Power Of The Pen

Smoke-free advocates Denny Nafus and Betsy Janes
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week meet a Northern Kentuckian who launched a letter writing campaign for no-smoking ordinances across the state.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Movie Screen Wars, Very BADD Report In This Week's BizLexChat

This week we examine the race to build movie palaces in the Rupp Arena corridor and the state auditor's report on the Bluegrass A.D.D.

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WUKY In Depth
9:45 am
Sat March 8, 2014

Reporter's Notebook: The March On Frankfort

March on Frankfort...March 5th, 2014
Credit Josh James / WUKY

This week thousands gathered to mark the 50th anniversary  of the March on Frankfort.   DeBraun Thomas files this reporter's notebook.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 6, 2014

STORYCORPS: Lexington Musicians Chime In On Smoking Ban

L To R...Local musicians Rob Theakston and Ben Allen
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week two musicians who've played Lexington's hot spots before, during, and after the no-smoking ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon March 3, 2014

BEAM, Bourbon And Other Potent Potables In BizLexChat

UK will be working with Lightweight and Modern Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Detroit.
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UK and U of L cash in on BEAM momentum, plus Maker's Mark expansion plans discussed in our weekly BizLexChat.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu February 27, 2014

STORYCORPS: Second Hand Smoke Key Issue In Smoking Bans

Attorney and former smoker Penny Warren and Lexington Cardiologist Dr. Thomas Whayne
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

The dangerous health effects of second-hand smoke played a key role in making Lexington a smoke-free community.

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