WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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The dust has settled on the midterms elections – here in Kentucky anyway. And WUKY’s Josh James has been chatting with a veteran Kentucky political observer about those results.


Radiolab host Jad Abumrad wears many hats – and this Friday he'll don a new one at the University of Kentucky as he delivers the 2018 Edward F. Prichard Lecture. 

Commerce Lexington

Recently a delegation of about 45 Central Kentucky business, education and community leaders visited Bowling Green as part of Commerce Lexington’s 10th annual Regional Tour.  This week on the Business Side Commerce Lexington President and CEO Bob Quick shares the big take-away's with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

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Lexington’s next mayor, Linda Gorton, is big on collaboration and keeping lines of communication open – those were key themes in her campaign for the city’s top post. To that end, WUKY’s Josh James sat down with former vice mayor to chat about her plans as she takes on the new job.

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Campaign 2018 is just about over, Election 2018 is just hours away.  WUKY's Alan Lytle gets a few final thoughts from Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock.

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Election Day is almost upon us. To get a snapshot before voters head to the polls, WUKY's Josh James sat down with political scientist Stephen Voss. 

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WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock about the latest developments along the 2018 campaign trail.

Lane Report

Each year the Lane Report publishes a Market Review Report.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks major findings and hot trends with executive editor Mark Green.

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The Lexington Mayor’s race is supposed to be non-partisan, or bi-partisan but a political action committee is spending money to help one particular candidate.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks PAC money with Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock.


As we all know , business organizations, be they small companies or large corporations can have good days and bad days; and then there are the really bad days, like what we just witnessed with Papa John’s Pizza.  This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle spends a few minutes talking about crisis management and PR nightmare scenarios with Nancy Wiser, the founder and president of the local public relations firm, Wiser Strategies.  She says typically, there are two main types of crises: simmering and sudden.  Each require different strategies.