WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

Hopes Remain High For Long-Running Equine Event

May 19, 2016
Samantha Lederman

The Keeneland Spring Meet, the Rolex Three Day Event and The Kentucky Derby may all be over, but there’s still an important Spring tradition to enjoy in the Bluegrass and it takes place this weekend at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Samantha Lederman previews the 48th annual High Hope Steeplechase.


This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with VisitLex President Mary Quinn Ramer about the timetable for expansion of the Lexington Convention Center and the agency's efforts to get more locals to appreciate what's fun to see and do close to home.

Associated Press

The 2016 electorate has seemingly delighted in upending experts' expectations, but University of Kentucky political science professor Stephen Voss sat down with WUKY's Josh James anyway to sort through what we do know heading into Tuesday's presidential contest in Kentucky. 

Primarily Speaking: Ballot Devoid Of Competition With Very Little Drama

May 13, 2016
Josh James / WUKY

As we head into the final weekend before Tuesday's statewide primary, WUKY's  Alan Lytle talks with Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock about some potential bellwether races.

In Depth: She's There When Complications Arise

May 12, 2016
Samantha Lederman

Spring is a busy time on horse farms across the bluegrass especially where mares and foals are concerned.  Samantha Lederman introduces us to a medical professional who is often on hand when things don't go according to plan.

Distillery District's Growth In Popularity - This Week On The Business Side

May 9, 2016
Business Lexington

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Business Lexington Managing Editor David Nichols discuss two new businesses coming soon to downtown Lexington's Distillery District.

Kentucky's Rebounding Housing Sector This Week On The Business Side

May 2, 2016
Lane Report

Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about Kentucky's slowly rebounding housing market.

Lexmark's Blockbuster Sale This Week On The Business Side

Apr 25, 2016
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss details of the $3.6B sale of Lexmark to Chinese investors.

Samantha Lederman

Final preparations are under way as the top horses and riders in the world will meet at the Kentucky Horse Park next weekend in the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. Samantha Lederman takes us behind the scenes.

Central Kentucky's Craft Beer Boom This Week On The Business Side

Apr 18, 2016

Move over bourbon, you've got company!  This week Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington managing editor David Nichols about the rise of micro breweries in Central Kentucky and how a new law passed by the legislature paves the way for even more growth.