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 Bowling Green-based domestic violence shelter wants to empower women who are trying to land jobs in office settings.

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The U.S. Senate Majority Leader is maintaining his position related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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  A bill aimed at providing an economic development boost to 39 Kentucky counties that purchase power from the Tennessee Valley Authority—or have TVA property—is on to Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk.

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The leader of a Bowling Green-based refugee resettlement agency says his group is on pace to relocate less than half the number of refugees it was supposed to receive this fiscal year.

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  Western Kentucky University has a new women’s head basketball coach.

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Governor Matt Bevin is accusing some of those who oppose his pension reforms of having a “thug mentality.”



  Kentucky’s Justice Secretary says he’s not giving up on criminal justice reforms becoming a reality during this year’s legislative session.

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Two southern Kentucky teenagers are hosting what they’re billing as a bipartisan rally for gun law reform.

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  A new report shows Kentucky falling down a ranking of states with the best women’s and children’s health.

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A mobile home fire has claimed the lives of a father and son in Union County.