Kevin Willis

Kevin is the News Director at WKU Public Radio.  He has been with the station since 1999, and was previously the Assistant News Director, and also served as local host of Morning Edition.  He is a broadcast journalism graduate of WKU, and has won numerous awards for his reporting and feature production.  Kevin grew up in Radcliff, Kentucky and currently lives in Glasgow.

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  A popular TV cooking competition is coming to the commonwealth. Bravo has announced that its next season of “Top Chef” will be filmed in Kentucky.

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  The Western Kentucky University student newspaper has received a grant to help cover the legal expenses related to the school’s ongoing lawsuit against the paper.

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An event billed as a “community conversation” about sexual assault, abuse, and harassment is being held Wednesday night in Owensboro. Organizers are hoping to capitalize on the many recent cases of women coming forward with accounts of facing sexual abuse.

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Kentucky is among the 14 states that are a part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail.

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said she’s not surprised a federal commission on voter fraud has been shut down.

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  A new report shows the impact of drug deaths on Kentucky’s overall health. The commonwealth has the second-highest rate of drug deaths in the nation, according to a recent report published by United Healthcare Foundation.

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It’s the time of year when many of us will write a check or spend time volunteering with charities. The personal finance website WalletHub has released a study that ranks Kentucky overall as the 41st most charitable state in the nation.

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Kentucky’s Fourth District Congressman said he’s confident that his party will be able to pass the most sweeping tax code change in decades. 

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  The Bowling Green High School boys’ basketball team is being investigated for possible recruiting violations during the team’s recent state championship season.

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An Owensboro man is leading an effort to move a Confederate statue off the Daviess County Courthouse lawn.

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