WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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.

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
bizlex.com

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.

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