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
8:22 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Bluegrass PRIDE Now Bluegrass Greensource

LEXINGTON, Ky. -  Bluegrass PRIDE, a Lexington-based environmental organization, has changed its name to Bluegrass Greensource.  The announcement came at Friday’s Rain Barrel Reception, and is part of a major rebranding campaign. 

Executive Director Amy Sohner says the change was made in order to help with greater public recognition.

“If you know who Bluegrass PRIDE is, that’s great, but if you don’t, the name itself does not invoke anything about what we do, does not help us understand.”

Sohner says Greensource is a name that fits better. 

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Local/Regional News
2:19 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Lextran Plans to Buy Site of Former GE Plant

LEXINGTON,KY-- Lextran board members voted Wednesday to purchase property at 200 West Loudon Avenue. 

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Local/Regional News
2:06 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Bluegrass PRIDE to Auction Rain Barrels, Rebrand

LEXINGTON,KY--Bluegrass PRIDE is hosting its tenth-annual Rain Barrel Reception this Friday in Cheapside Park. 

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Local/Regional News
1:42 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Fayette Fourth of July Plans Unveiled

LEXINGTON,KY-- Mayor Jim Gray and members of the Downtown Lexington Corporation have just unveiled plans for the city's Fourth of July Celebration.  

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Local/Regional News
11:47 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Study Casts Doubts on Benefits of Energy Drinks

DANVILLE,KY—A Centre College study suggests that energy drinks may not have the potency that their advertisers suggest.

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Local/Regional News
1:36 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Lexington Mayor Shows Support for City Trash Services

LEXINGTON,KY-- Mayor Jim Gray and his staff celebrated Waste Collector Day Monday. 

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Local/Regional News
10:37 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Juneteenth Celebration will Tell Stories of Black Civil War Troops

LEXINGTON,KY-- African Cemetary #2 will be celebrating Juneteenth this Saturday by revisiting the Civil War.

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Local/Regional News
2:05 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

New Food Truck Rules Adopted

LEXINGTON,KY--After a contentious commissioners’ meeting Thursday, the Lexington Parking Authority approved new rules for a food truck pilot program.

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Local/Regional News
1:08 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Intercity Bus Service Expanding to Lexington

LEXINGTON,KY-- Today is the first day Lexington travelers can take a Megabus to nearby cities.

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Local/Regional News
2:06 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Tour Of East End To Be Offered This Weekend

Yvonne Giles, Lexington Historian

LEXINGTON,KY---The Lyric Theater will offer a walking tour of Lexington's East End this Saturday. 

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