Chase Cavanaugh


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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Resurrecting a 2013 effort, a large group of downtown Lexington property owners have proposed creating a management district to improve the city center’s environment and services.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details on how it was presented at Tuesday’s Council Work Session.

Lexington Division of Police

Whether it's patrolling the streets, providing security at public events, or arresting criminals, police are a common sight in large cities.  Despite this public presence, however, it's rare for civilians to have a complete perspective on what goes into making a cop and how the police department works  works as a whole.  In the first of several features, reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details on a program that lets Lexington citizens do just that.


Bluegrass Community and Technical College broke ground in Georgetown Monday on a new educational facility.

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray unveiled his proposed 2016 city budget in a speech Tuesday at Council.

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Bryan Station High School held its ninth annual Diversity Fair  on Friday. 

University of Kentucky

The US Supreme Court was the subject of a recent lecture at the University of Kentucky. 

Three measures given first reading at a previous council meeting were resolved Tuesday, with mixed results. 


Wages and their effect on business were a major debate at the Lexington Urban County Council’s Budget, Finance and Economic Development Committee Meeting Tuesday. 


A Lexington Urban County Councilmember is about to take the reigns of a major city department.

Officials with the University of Kentucky presented a $5 million construction plan to the Lexington Fayette Urban County Council Tuesday on improving Alumni Drive.