WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

On this week's BizLexChat, we discuss the collapse of negotiations on the city's Rupp Arena project and a move to Lexington for the Breeder's Cup.

This week Josh James talks about recent business news headlines with Erik Carlson, editor in chief of Business Lexington.

What Does Charlotte, NC Have That Lexington Can Emulate On BizLexChat

Jun 9, 2014

Erik Carlson is back from the CommerceLexington leadership visit to Charlotte.  He talks about it this week in BizLexChat.

UK/Rupp Fallout-Where Do We Go From Here?

Jun 2, 2014

This week on BizLexChat, we discuss the latest controversy involving the University of Kentucky and efforts to modernize Rupp Arena.

Summer Songs We Can't Get Out Of Our Heads

May 24, 2014

Alan Lytle chats with UK school of music prof. Kevin Holm Hudson about the wonder, nostalgia, rebellion and fun of summer songs.

Explore Shaker Village With WUKY

May 23, 2014

In our continuing Kentucky Adventure Series, our one tank road trip takes us to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.

Josh James / WUKY

While advocates have much to cheer about 10 years on from the smoking ban, WUKY revisits some of the voices who spoke out against the law.

CentrePointe, Jeff Ruby's, Fortune Hi-Tech, And Unpleasant Pig Story Discussed In BizLexChat

May 19, 2014

This week on BizLexChat we discuss design revisions for CentrePointe, a settlement in a high-profile pyramid scheme, and a nasty pig story.

On the day before the statewide primary Ken Kurtz discusses the major contests on the ballot and tells us what to watch for starting Wednesday morning.

Mayoral Profiles 2014

May 14, 2014

It's a three-man race for mayor in Lexington this year - with incumbent Mayor Jim Gray, former Police Chief Anthany Beatty, and independent candidate Danny Mayer all vying for the city's top administrative post.

To give voters a snapshot of the mayoral hopefuls, WUKY spoke with each candidate about his priorities, the Rupp Arena redesign, and other issues facing Lexington.



On why he's running...

"What this is about today is recognizing that we're on the right path and we need to stick to it."