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
1:02 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Lyric Photo Exhibit to Examine Toxic Chemicals

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Toxic chemicals are the subject of a Kentucky Environmental Foundation exhibition opening today at the Lyric Theater. 

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Local/Regional News
11:05 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Theologian Talks Faith and Harry Potter This Weekend in Lexington

Theologian Danielle Tumminio will be in Lexington this weekend discussing themes of faith in Harry Potter books
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LEXINGTON,Ky. - The Harry Potter series is beloved by children and adults across the world, but one topic readers don’t commonly  associate with the books is religion.  The link between Potter and faith is the subject of several events in Lexington this weekend.

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Local/Regional News
10:43 am
Thu October 11, 2012

New Film Examines Early Christian Controversy

LEXINGTON, KY- While Danville plays host to Thursday's Vice-Presidential debate, Lexingtonians can glimpse a far older and fiercer conflict tonight. 

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Baseball
12:10 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Lexington Legends Announce New Major League Affiliation

LEXINGTON, KY-  The Lexington Legends, which have had a Major League Baseball partnership with the Houston Astros since 2001, are changing teams this season.

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Sports
12:10 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Big Blue Madness Line Already Forming

The tents area already up outside Memorial Coliseum for UK's annual Big Blue Madness Ticket distribution.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Diehard University of Kentucky Basketball fans have pitched their tents around Memorial Coliseum this morning in preparation for Big Blue Madness.

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Local/Regional News
11:57 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Hosts Conference on Affordable Care Act

LEXINGTON, KY- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the subject of an all-day conference by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce in downtown Lexington today. 

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Local/Regional News
2:09 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

AARP Hosts Discussion on Future of Social Security

LEXINGTON, KY- Some Lexington seniors voiced their opinions about Social Security and its fiscal future at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Thursday morning.

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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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Local/Regional News
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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