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 budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at their regular meeting Thursday. 

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council approved the fiscal year budget Thursday night, but during deliberation, there was controversy over spending on the County Courthouse. 

Kentucky Refugee Minsitries

Kentucky Refugee Ministries held its second-annual World Refugee Day Summit in Lexington’s Central Library Thursday.      

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The City of Lexington’s 2016 budget had a first reading before the Urban County Council Tuesday.

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The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council held a second public hearing Monday on a measure that would increase the city’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour over the next three years.

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Lexington elementary school students took part in Sumo-bot competitions around Fayette County   Thursday, the conclusion to a three-day summer robotics camp.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has more.

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The Fayette County Board of Education made the final approval for plans Wednesday night that would redistrict the area's primary and secondary schools.  The vote puts the final touch on over a year of modeling, discussion, and compromise. 

Since April, reporter Chase Cavanaugh has been writing about Lexington’s Citizen Police Academy.  In this final article, he discusses the graduation of the spring class and their experiences with the program.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray held a public hearing Tuesday on his proposed 2016 budget, and received significant criticism from various social nonprofits. 

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From May 18th to 30th, Lexington will participate in the Click It or Ticket campaign. 

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