Chase Cavanaugh

Reporter

Chase Cavanaugh first got on the air as a volunteer reader for Central Kentucky Radio Eye, a local news service for the visually impaired.  He began reporting for WUKY in February 2012, after receiving his Master’s degree from the University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. 

Cavanaugh’s interest in politics, economics, and foreign affairs has deep roots.  He grew up in a Foreign Service family living around the world, received his Bachelor’s degree in political science from Notre Dame, studied French at Middlebury, and spent a year in Paris at Sciences Po. 

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The Lexington Fayette Urban County Council approved the final 2016 fiscal year rates for the city’s real estate taxes. 

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Over 85 Lexingtonians crowded into the Lyric Theater to hear about the next design phase for the Legacy Trail. 

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This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh speaks with a councilwoman who has served over three consecutive terms in the horseshoe. 

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A Thursday meeting by Lexington’s Urban County Council to discuss raising the minimum wage has been rescheduled.

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Lexington’s Urban County Council heard plans  Tuesday on how the city will fund repairs to the Fayette County Courthouse. 

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A Celebration of Life was held for late Lexington Councilman Ed Lane Saturday. 

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In this week's episode, reporter Chase Cavanaugh speaks with a policy specialist from the 10th district. 

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The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved preliminary 2016 rates Tuesday for the city’s real estate taxes.

Nearly half the Council has been accounted for in reporter Chase Cavanaugh’s ongoing series.  This week, he speaks with someone who has a history in city government, but has only recently returned to politics.

Fayette County Public Schools’ new superintendent began his first day on the job Monday.

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