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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Some Kentucky and southern Indiana physicians have been charged in what U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls the largest health care fraud takedown in the nation’s history. 

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  A Kentucky attorney has cleared a major hurdle in his bid to join a federal appeals

court.  John Bush’s nomination was approved Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Veterans advocates say the hard part has just begun as Bowling Green seeks to open the state’s fifth veterans nursing home. 

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  A new report out from the left-leaning Commonwealth Fund finds more than 32,000 jobs could be lost in Kentucky by 2026 if the U.S. Senate passes its proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Most of those jobs would be in healthcare, but the report found other fields, like real estate, could also be hit.

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 Several Kentucky communities are holding events this weekend in solidarity with  the National Equality March in Washington, D.C.  In fact, the Kentucky Fairness Campaign says a record number of pride events are scheduled this summer and  fall in the bluegrass state.  

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A new partnership will give some Western Kentucky University students a direct path to medical school without having to leave Warren County. 

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  A Kentucky congressman says he’s convinced that Russia tried to interfere in this country’s presidential election. 

However, Representative Brett Guthrie says there is no evidence that President Donald Trump was involved.

"There's no evidence at all of any collusion between what Russia did, or attempted to do, and the Trump administration," stated Guthrie.  "That's what the special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into, but my point is let's not create facts before they exist."

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Trey Grayson is leaving the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.  The former Republican politician says he is “looking at other options,” but has not yet decided on his next career move. 

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is urging his colleagues to vote against the largest-ever arms sale to Saudi Arabia.

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Many companies in Kentucky say the jobs are out there, but the workers are not. 

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