Lisa Autry (KPR)

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. 

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. 

 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.  

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

  Kentucky’s senior U.S. Senator says he thinks Merrick Garland should be the next

director of the FBI. Garland was nominated by President Obama last year to join

the U.S. Supreme Court.

A new poll suggests Governor Matt Bevin is gaining more approval from Kentuckians after getting off to a rough start early in his tenure. The poll by Morning Consult ranked the nation’s most and least popular governors.

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has approved a three to five percent limit on tuition increases for the upcoming school year. 

An employee of a western Kentucky mine has been indicted by a federal grand jury for falsifying safety records and lying to inspectors.