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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Kentucky is expanding its Work Ready Scholarship program to include associate degrees and high school dual credit courses. 

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U.S. Capitol Police have arrested a man accused of threatening to kill Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky and his family.  The Republican lawmaker acknowledged the threat during a visit to Grayson County on Monday.

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  Alltech has decided to end its brewing partnership with Western Kentucky University which will cease production of two WKU-themed beers. 

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The board that governs higher education in Kentucky is considering a proposal to change the minimum guidelines for admission to public colleges and universities.

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Like several other states, Kentucky is dealing with a statewide outbreak of Hepatitis A. 

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she hopes turnout in Kentucky’s May 22 primary election will be just as large as the ballot.  The deadline to register to vote is Monday, April 23.

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A London, Kentucky physician faces up to a decade in prison after being convicted of health care fraud.

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Kentucky Congressman Brett Guthrie is expressing support for legalizing hemp for commercial use. The comments come as Senator Mitch McConnell announced this week that he will introduce a bill that would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity. 

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  A new pilot project in some Kentucky counties will give the public a window into the child welfare system.  For the first time in state history, some child protection cases will be open to the public under a four-year pilot project. 

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  A non-profit based in Louisville is recruiting Kentucky’s World War Two veterans for a special trip to Washington D.C. 

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