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WKYT Investigates: The revolving door for criminals

Updated: 07/24/2014 - "A very small percentage of the criminals commit the vast majority of crime," said Ray Larson, Fayette County's top prosecutor. Larson said those criminals are the winners of a "catch and release" stance, or soft approach, on crime.
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WKYT Investigates: 'The Great Divide' over school redistricting

Updated: 07/18/2014 - A group of neighborhood parents showed up to the last Fayette County redistricting forum with red shirts and the name of their subdivision, Stuart Hall, printed on the front. "Our neighborhood is suffering. Our neighborhood is broken over this issue," explained Andrea McGuire.
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Harrodsburg man petitions to move train tracks

Updated: 07/14/2014 - Harrodsburg resident Robert Burdine currently has 1000 signatures demanding the Norfolk Southern train be rerouted around the town. "It's been going on for years, but I think this is the first citizen's petition," Burdine said.
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WKYT Investigates: The lock on Narcan

Updated: 07/08/2014 - "There might be a county that only has two ambulances in the entire county," Lt. Chris Martin with Lexington Fire said. "They're going to have very long response times and there's probably going to be a local law enforcement officer that's going to get there first." Because of that, a bill was brought to the attention of the state legislature to allow first responders, like police officers, to carry Narcan.
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WKYT Reality Check: Dangerous decals

Updated: 07/04/2014 - Stick figure family decals are a popular way for people to display their family on vehicles. However, police warn too much information about your family can be a bad idea.
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WKYT Investigates: a neighborhood caught in a sewer struggle

Updated: 06/30/2014 - "Some people couldn't afford the $60.00 so they started not paying their bills," said Harrison County Judge Executive Alex Barnett. Barnett said less than half the residents in Cedar Brook are paying their sewer bill. And since the sewer is separate from the water, it's hard to make customers pay.
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WKYT Investigates: The cost of Kentucky childcare

Updated: 06/23/2014 - "I've had so many in my office crying because they have to pull their kids out. They had to stop working." Lowe's center participates in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), run through the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The program offers monetary help for working families to afford childcare.
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