Lisa Autry

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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  Fewer Kentucky children are dying at the hands of an abuser, but the number of cases of child abuse is drastically rising.

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  The president of the Student Government Association at Western Kentucky University says she’s lost confidence in the school’s administrators. 

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Fresh off this year’s legislative session, a new poll suggests that Kentuckians aren’t happy with the work of the governor and state lawmakers. 

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  The opening of charter schools in Kentucky could be delayed if a two-year budget passed this week by the General Assembly is signed by Governor Bevin.

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  Investigators are releasing the name of the suspect who was shot to death by a Kentucky State Police trooper Monday in Daviess County.

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  Funeral services will be held Friday for a Daviess County businessman, farmer, and community leader.  

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  On the heels of a record year for lobbyist spending, Kentucky businesses and organizations spent an all-time high of $2.6 million in the first portion of the current legislative session.

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  Cardinal Health is being sued for contributing to Kentucky’s opioid epidemic that claimed more than 14-hundred lives last year.  

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  The Kentucky Democratic Party is denouncing a letter sent to state lawmakers that suggests pensions for teachers and other public sector employees are too generous.

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Kentucky Congressman James Comer says he thinks the Senate needs to use the nuclear option in order to approve a long-term spending bill.

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