WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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.

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.

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.

Associated Press

Public TV viewers this week got their first look at Ken Burns's documentary on Jackie Robinson.  Ben Chandler's grandfather, A.B. "Happy" Chandler was MLB Commissioner when Jackie broke the color barrier.  On the anniversary of his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers (April 15, 1947) we speak with Ben and hear the historic tale from Happy himself; audio courtesy of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries.

Spoonbread Loss Will Hurt Berea But What About Ky. Tourism Overall?

Apr 4, 2016
Kentucky Tourism Cabinet

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle and Lane Report executive editor Mark Green discuss Kentucky's $13B tourism industry that shows no sign of slowing down.

Hemp 3.0 This Week On The Business Side

Mar 28, 2016
catherine Nichols

Alan Lytle and Business Lexington's David Nichols discuss the goals and expectations going into the third year of Kentucky's Hemp Pilot Project.

Adios, Macho Nacho, Hot Chicken, And Ale 8-One This Week On The Business Side

Mar 21, 2016

This week Business Lexington's David Nichols and WUKY's Alan Lytle do the post mortem on the Macho Nacho Mexican Restaurant in Chevy Chase which closed down after only 3 months.   They also discuss the hot chicken phenomenon and Ale 8-1's new distribution deal with Cracker Barrel Restaurants.

In Depth: Madeline McDowell Breckinridge

Mar 18, 2016
UK Special Collections

We continue our Women's History Month series by looking at the life and legacy of Henry Clay's granddaughter Madeline McDowell Breckinridge who championed women's suffrage, racial equality, and various civic projects throughout Lexington.  Alan Lytle talks about this extraordinary woman with Eric Brooks, curator at Ashland The Henry Clay Estate.