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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Bowling Green will not become the next Kentucky city to enact a fairness ordinance that would have banned discrimination against the LGBT community. 

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  Members of Bowling Green’s LGBT community and their supporters will be anxiously watching when the Bowling Green City Commission meets Tuesday. After years of effort, a fairness ordinance will be on the agenda.  Bowling Green is the largest Kentucky city without a law protecting individuals from discrimination based on their gender identity and sexual orientation. Patti Minter is a member of the local fairness coalition.

 

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Kentucky may join a national movement that wants the U.S. Constitution amended at a national convention. A group known as Convention of States plans to lobby members of the General Assembly today in Frankfort.

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Supporters of building a veterans nursing home in Bowling Green hope a new feasibility study will help make the project a reality.

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Kentucky’s two U.S. Senators have voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. The full U.S. Senate voted 50-50 with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote to confirm DeVos.  

 

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A new report on Kentucky’s civic health shows trust in the media at an all-time low. That conclusion is found in the 2016 Civic Health Index released by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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The head of the Kentucky International Center in Bowling Green said he is disappointed by President Trump’s proposed plan to restrict the flow of refugees to the U.S.  Albert Mbanfu said it’s now unlikely that any Syrian refugees will be coming to Bowling Green. He added that it puts them in a real dilemma.

Ground will be broken this spring in Ohio County honoring native son and Father of Bluegrass Bill Monroe.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he will advocate for two drug-related measures when the legislature convenes next month.

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More than 30,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance since the state transitioned to the federal exchange on November 1.  Healthcare.gov replaced the state’s previous insurance portal known as Kynect.  The enrollment numbers are slightly higher than those this time last year, according to state officials. 

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