Lisa Autry (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Correspondent

Lisa is a Scottsville native and WKU alum.  She has worked in radio as a news reporter and anchor for 18 years.  Prior to joining WKU Public Radio, she most recently worked at WHAS in Louisville and WLAC in Nashville.  She has received numerous awards from the Associated Press, including Best Reporter in Kentucky.  Many of her stories have been heard on NPR. 

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As a new academic year begins, Western Kentucky University President Timothy Caboni says the school will continue to build on improvements made toward retaining and graduating more students. 

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A northern Kentucky city has become the 12th in the commonwealth to pass a law protecting the LGBTQ population from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations. 

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet

Search and recovery efforts have been suspended for a worker involved in an explosion at a Muhlenberg County mine. 

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A career educator is now in the driver’s seat at the National Corvette Museum. The Bowling Green attraction introduced its next president and CEO in a news conference on Thursday afternoon.

Becca Schimmel / Ohio Valley ReSource

A new report says the Tennessee Valley Authority made the difficult, but correct decision to close a coal-fired power plant in western Kentucky.  

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  Henderson is one step closer to becoming the 11th Kentucky city with a law that bans discrimination against the LGBTQ community when it comes to employment, housing, and public accommodations. 

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State officials are closer to learning the cause of a massive fish kill in the Gasper River in south central Kentucky.

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City leaders in Henderson will vote Tuesday on a measure that would extend civil rights protections to members of the LGBTQ population.

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A race is shaping up in Logan and Todd counties to succeed long-time Circuit Judge Tyler Gill. A private attorney and local prosecutor have announced plans to compete in a special election this fall.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Kentucky’s agriculture commissioner says a legal opinion from the USDA provides much needed certainty for the hemp industry. 

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