WUKY In Depth

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.
Credit photo provided

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

The Business Of Education This Week On BizLexChat

Transy has a new president, plus UK's new provost and ag. dean, all discussed at some length in this week's BizLexChat segment.

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WUKY In Depth
9:30 am
Sat February 22, 2014

Abolish the Air Force? A Conversation with Dr. Robert Farley

Credit UK Patterson School

A University of Kentucky professor asserts that the U-S Air Force should be abolished.

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

STORYCORPS: Passing A Statewide Smoke-Free Law

From Left, Tonya Chang, with the American Heart Association, and Lexington Democrat State Representative Susan Westrom
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week in StoryCorps, meet the Lexington legislator trying to round up votes for passage of a statewide smoke-free law.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Rupp Re-Dux, Plans For 'The Square' This Week On BizLexChat

Rendering of the Revamped Rupp Arena
Credit Business Lexington

This week we discuss the newly released plans for a "liberated" Rupp Arena, and what's up with Victorian Square.

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

STORYCORPS: What About The Tobacco Farmer?

Long-time tobacco farmer Frank Penn and the Lexington Herald Leader's Jamie Lucke talk about the tenth anniversary of the city's No-Smoking ordinance
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Today in StoryCorps we hear from someone whose life and livelihood became affected by the rising tide of anti-tobacco sentiment.

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WUKY In Depth
12:58 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

UK's CBER Releases Report on State's Economy

Credit UK Gatton School

Top economists from across the state gathered in Lexington Tuesday for the annual Economic Outlook Conference.

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

Beshear Tax Plan, Moving Co. Case, Code For America, And West Sixth Expansion On BizLexChat

Governor Steve Beshear announced his tax reform package during a news conference in Frankfort last week
Credit wuky.org

This week we discuss tax modernization, an important legal case, Code For America, and finish the segment up with, what else, a cold one.

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