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Former professor accused of misusing $400K of UK money

Updated: 08/20/2014 - He spent years teaching students at the University of Kentucky but now a long-time mining engineering professor has resigned after some serious fraud allegations.A former professor at the University of Kentucky is accused of misusing more than $400,000 in funding.

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Severe weather update

Updated: 08/20/2014 - Strong and severe thunderstorms continue to rumble across southern and southeastern Kentucky.

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Tracking more storms

Posted: 08/20/2014 - More chances for storms in our forecast the next several. Also some very humid air comes flying in here during the weekend.

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Warmer & storms remain

Posted: 08/19/2014 - Temperatures will be on the rise, which will give us enough energy to produces more showers and thunderstorms the next few days.

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Rain again for today

Updated: 08/18/2014 - The soggy weather doesn't look to stop anytime soon the next several days. Minor flooding could be possible as these systems work through the area.

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Magoffin Co. community rebuilds football field destroyed by tornado

Updated: 10/05/2014 - When a tornado touched down in Magoffin County in March 2012, it hit hard, crumpling businesses and flattening homes. But in the community where football is king, one of the most devastating losses was their high school football field.

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Madison Co. superintendent addresses school bus issues

Updated: 08/15/2014 - On Thursday, WKYT talked with the Madison Co. superintendent about transportation problems at the new Kindergarten Academy. Some parents say their children got on the wrong bus or were dropped off in the wrong place.

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WKYT Investigates: Who regulates Kentucky's water towers?

Updated: 08/26/2014 - The state division of water has recommendations but no requirements for water tower inspections. The state recommends that water towers be checked every five years. Some states, including Alabama, Ohio, Missouri, New Hampshire, Illinois and Wisconsin require tower inspections every five years. Texas requires an inspection every year.

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Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

Updated: 08/14/2014 - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over the supervision of security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager.

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Lexington teen fighting cystic fibrosis by raising thousands of dollars

Updated: 08/14/2014 - Imagine being born with a disease where you might only live to be in your thirties. It's a reality for nearly 30,000 children and adults in this country battling cystic fibrosis. WKYT's Amber Philpott introduces a Lexington teenager and her family fighting back by raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to find a cure.

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