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 feminist publication MISS'ING Magazine is holding a candlelight vigil to remember those lost in the recent Santa Barbara Shootings.

King's Daughters Medical Center of Ashland has agreed to pay $40.9 million to the US government in a recent court settlement. 

Whit Hiler and Griffin Van Meter of Kentucky for Kentucky spoke at the Lexington Public Library Thursday. 

A digital database has been compiled listing soldiers who died, were wounded or went missing during the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky.

Emily Willett is a third-generation UK student, with family members having attended the University since her grandfather’s time, and will be speaking at Commencement on Saturday. 

Thousands of students graduate from UK this weekend.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh talks with a commencement speaker with interesting origins.   

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The Lexington forum hosted the first debate for the city’s mayoral primary.  

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Over 150 professionals gathered at Lexington’s Doubletree Hotel Tuesday for the 2014 Smoke Free Conference.  Ranging from mayors and politicians to advocates and health care professionals, their goal was the same, discuss ways to decrease tobacco use across the Commonwealth.   One prominent attendee was former University of Kentucky President Lee Todd, who led the effort to make the campus smoke free. 

Lexi-Con

A board game convention is coming to Lexington, and it hopes to show people new ways to play. 

Members of the Kentucky Arts Council celebrated Kentucky Writers Day in the Capitol Rotunda.

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