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Reality Check: High cost of back to school shopping

Updated: 07/29/2013 - We are smack dab in the middle of summer, yet school is right around the corner and for many parents that means finding a way to pay for all those school supplies. WKYT's Amber Philpott went in search of why it costs so much and found one teacher who says she does her homework for parents to try and save them some money.

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Medi-Share's legal battle with Ky. draws to close

Updated: 07/26/2013 - A Christian health program is back in operation in Kentucky, paying medical bills for churchgoers who pledge not to smoke, drink or engage in sex outside of marriage.

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Auditor finds conflict in HealthFirst project

Updated: 07/26/2013 - A state audit has found that a Lexington agency pre-selected a project manager for a health clinic project which created a conflict of interest that could put federal funding for construction at risk.

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FDA proposes rules for safer imported foods

Posted: 07/26/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new steps to ensure that fresh produce, cheese and other foods imported into the U.S. are safe.

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Ky. agency seeks input to improve website

Posted: 07/26/2013 - The agency that's home to most of Kentucky's human services and health care programs is seeking public input to help reconstruct its website.

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Fayette Co. sixth grader invited to White House

Updated: 07/18/2013 - Recently First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the second annual "Kids' State Dinner" at the White House and for the second year in a row a Fayette County student was on hand all because of something they cooked up. 11-year-old Regan Strehl has Type 1 diabetes and her winning recipe is one that she re-worked to lower the carb count so those like her could enjoy!

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FDA clears brain scan to diagnose ADHD in children

Posted: 07/15/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medical scan that can help diagnosed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children by measuring brain waves.

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US safety agency may expand GM car recall

Posted: 07/09/2013 - U.S. safety regulators may add nearly 5,000 cars to a recall of the Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Buick Regal sedans.

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Agency donates to gambling problem helpline

Updated: 07/01/2013 - The Kentucky Department of Charitable Gaming has donated $2,500 to a telephone assistance line for people who think they may have a problem with gambling.

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House investigators: Disability judges too lax

Posted: 06/24/2013 - U.S. House investigators say Social Security is approving state-rejected claims for disability benefits at strikingly high rates for people who might not deserve them.

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Chrysler agrees to recall of Jeeps at risk of fire

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Chrysler says it has resolved its differences with the government and will recall older Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs that could be at risk of a fuel tank fire.

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Together Winchester sisters undergoing surgery to prevent cancer

Posted: 06/13/2013 - Angelina Jolie recently revealed she underwent a preventative double mastectomy. Her courage has two Winchester sisters braving the unknown and fighting a killer that has already hit their family. In this month's Think Pink story Amber Philpott profiles two sisters taking a proactive approach to saving their lives.

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Ky doctor pleads guilty to fraud with stents

Updated: 06/05/2013 - A one-time southern Kentucky cardiologist faces 30 to 37 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to overstating patient conditions to get payments for numerous heart procedures.

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