WUKY In Depth

WUKY In Depth
4:25 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

In Depth: Linda Blackford On UK's Internal Pediatric Cardiothoracic Program Review

Lexington Herald-Leader reporter Linda Blackford talked with Josh James about Thursday's long-awaited review of a troubled UK Healthcare program.

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WUKY In Depth
10:13 am
Fri October 18, 2013

In Depth: Could Shutdown Affect Paul's Presidential Ambitions In 2016?

Kentucky U-S Senator Rand Paul
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Could the recently concluded government shutdown have any effect on the 2016 presidential election?

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WUKY In Depth
1:16 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Horse Capital Of The World Part II

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In the second part of our series, learn how the Equine Industry impacts Kentucky's economy.

In our continuing series ‘Horse Capital of the World’, we explore the ‘green’ that horses bring to the bluegrass.

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WUKY In Depth
10:19 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Horse Capital Of The World Part I

Horse banners featured on Versailles Road

LEXINGTON, Ky--Karyn Czar examines the evidence that Kentucky often uses to claim this area as the Horse Capital of the World.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Sat September 7, 2013

Middle East Expert At UK Says Obama Needs A Plan B On Syria

UK Professor John Stempel
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The White House has announced that President Obama will address the nation this Tuesday on military action against Syria.  Prior to that announcement WUKY's Alan Lytle had an opportunity to discuss the Syrian situation with John Stempel, Senior Professor of International Relations at U.K.’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce.

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WUKY In Depth
12:00 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

National Designation Brings Improved Cancer Treatment to UK

LEXINGTON, Ky-  Cancer is one of the biggest health issues affecting Kentucky., with over 25,000 new cases reported in 2012.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the story of a treatment program that has received the attention of the National Cancer Institute.

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WUKY In Depth
12:18 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Group Plans Trip To DC For March On Washington Commemoration

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - A group of human rights activists is scrambling to meet a Friday reservation deadline for a bus trip to Washington D.C. for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington which featured Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Gina DeArth and Astarre Gudino talked about their plans with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Additional reservation information is available by calling DeArth at (330) 978-0884 or the Lexington Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission at (859) 252-4931.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Kurtz Sizes Up U-S Senate Candidates Post Fancy Farm

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LEXINGTON, Ky.-- The 133rd annual Fancy Farm Picnic is now behind us, and as expected the core focus of the raucous political speechifying concerned the 2014 U- S Senate race.  For some analysis on where the respective campaigns go from here, we turn to our own political blogger Ken Kurtz.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Veteran Journalist Says Fancy Farm Necessary Crucible For Senate Candidates

From left to right: Matt Bevin, Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- If you are a political junkie or you just like to feast on mouth watering Western Kentucky barbecue there’s really only one place to be this weekend.   Saturday's Fancy Farm picnic in Graves County draws thousands of folks for a fund raiser for Saint Jerome’s Parish and of course features highly partisan stump speeches from politicians across the commonwealth.  Al Cross, the director of UK’s Center for Rural Journalism and Community Issues has been making that trek for years.  He spoke Friday with WUKY's Alan Lytle about what to expect this year.

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WUKY In Depth
11:22 am
Thu August 1, 2013

A Zimmerman Trial In Ky? UK Law Prof's Debate The What If's

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- What if the George Zimmerman trial had taken place in a Kentucky courtroom?  WUKY's Alan Lytle debates that scenario with UK College of Law professors Robert Lawson and William Fortune.

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