WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

Morris Book Shop, Coliseum Plaza, East Main & Vine This Week On The Business Side

Jul 11, 2016
Morris Book Shop

After a bit of a hiatus we've got a fresh Business Side with Alan Lytle and Business Lexington editor David Nichols talking about the potential sale and/or closure of Morris Book Shop in Chevy Chase, plus changes are coming to a busy corner of the UK campus, and the latest on the East Main and Vine development project.

Commerce Lexington

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Commerce Lexington Board Chair Alan Stein about the pro-business group's visit to Charleston, South Carolina which included a frank discussion surrounding the horrific church shootings there one year ago this month.

Her Mission Is To Get Businesses To 'Think Green'

Jun 20, 2016
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This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Heather Warman, interim director of the Kentucky Sustainable Business Council.  She was in Lexington last week as part of the first annual Kentucky Sustainable Business Summit at the Locust Trace Agri-Science Center off Leestown Road.

Kentucky Arts Council

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about a new study commissioned by the Kentucky Arts Council assessing the economic importance of the Arts across the Commonwealth.

Associated Press / Samantha Lederman

The views at the Kentucky Horse Park may be picturesque, but a peek behind the scenes reveals an ongoing political tug-of-war over the venue’s leadership. WUKY’s Josh James and Samantha Lederman take a look at two conflicting images of the Central Kentucky tourist attraction.

Kentucky Distillers Association

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Kentucky Distillers Association President Eric Gregory about another record-setting year of production for one of the Commonwealth's signature industries.  Eric also provides a preview of next month's Kentucky Bourbon Affair in Louisville.

VisitLex

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.

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.

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