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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Local/Regional News
2:17 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Beyond Coal Campaign Hosts Protest on UK Campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  Students, faculty, and concerned citizens took part in the University of Kentucky’s Beyond Coal Coalition protest Wednesday afternoon.

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10:43 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Lextran Holding Public Meetings This Week On Service Reductions

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -  Faced with a budget shortfall of $1.3M,  Lextran  has announced service reductions that will take place in October, and is holding a series of public meetings this week to discuss them.

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Local/Regional News
10:14 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Blue Versus Gray This Weekend In Richmond

LEXINGTON, Ky-  This weekend marks the sesquicentennial  of the Civil War Battle of Richmond in Madison County.  The Battle of Richmond Association is commemorating the event with a series of reenactments Saturday and Sunday.  WUKY Student Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has details.

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Local/Regional News
5:38 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Barr Talks Medicare Reform While Visiting Senior Group

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Medicare reform was the topic of choice for Republican Congressional candidate Andy Barr when the Sixth District hopeful visited with senior citizens at the Lafayette Assisted Living Center in Lexington Wednesday. 

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Local/Regional News
2:12 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Police: Safety The Watchword As Schools Re-Open Wednesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Summer officially ends for many Fayette county students as public schools open their doors tomorrow.  Lexington Police are using the opportunity to talk about school safety.  Commander Thomas Curtsinger says the morning commute may take a little longer starting tomorrow.

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Local/Regional News
2:19 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Report: Kentucky Forests Remain Largely Intact

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Division of Forestry has just released a report on the state of the Commonwealth’s forests. 

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Local/Regional News
6:00 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Salute To Armed Forces This Weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This Saturday Central Kentucky is revved up for the largest Armed Forces Day celebration in the state.  The holiday is meant to honor current and former members of the U.S. military.

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Local/Regional News
6:46 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Lexington Sets New Record For Recycling

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The City of Lexington has yet another record-breaking performance to celebrate.  Final figures are in from the annual Cans For Cash Recycling Challenge.

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6:00 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Lexington History Museum Highlights LaFayette's 1825 Visit This Weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. -The Lexington History Museum will embrace all things French this weekend with a special presentation on the Marquis De Lafayette and his farewell tour; which brought the Revolutionary War Hero to Lexington in the spring of 1825.

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5:17 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Beshears Serve Up Kansas Steak Burgers As Part Of Basketball Bet

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear visited Lexington's Hope Center to present the spoils of a victorious basketball bet.

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