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Fayette Judge, Jazzercize instructor, uses tragedy to triumph
Fayette County Circuit Judge Pamela Goodwine is known for being an imposing figure on the bench, authoritative with little tolerance for excuses. You can find a different version of her at 5:30 in the morning--jumping, dancing and stretching as she instructs a roomful of women to Jazzercise.
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WKYT Investigates | Silent sirens, Lexington piloting new ambulance policy
- The Lexington fire department is piloting a new policy which is keeping Lexington a little bit quieter.
Miranda Combs | A look at coal in Kentucky's gubernatorial race
- During debates over the past couple of months, all three candidates for governor have said coal does have a future in Kentucky. WKYT's Miranda Combs went to Letcher County, where coal jobs have vanished and some residents are looking for help from the next governor.
Before you vote | Where Ky. governor candidates stand on education
- The three candidates: Democrat Jack Conway, Republican Matt Bevin and Independent Drew Curtis are at odds over nearly every aspect of the state’s public education system.
WKYT Investigates | EKU wants to upgrade security system after last week's death threat
- More than a week following the death threat at Eastern Kentucky University, security officials at the school said they are looking at ways to enhance their current security system.
WKYT Investigates | Revisiting Johnson County's flood plains
- In Johnson County, a resident can build in a flood zone as long as they follow the many ordinances that go with living on a flood plain. For instance, living spaces have to be so many feet off the ground. Officials in the county say it appears most residents who lost homes in the July flood will not move back.
WKYT Exclusive | What is that steel structure behind a brick house on Tates Creek Road?
- Less than two years ago, Mitchell Barnes sold his business which included a warehouse where he kept his cars. After that, his plans for the backyard started taking shape.
WKYT Investigates | Oct. 1 marks nationwide migration to EMV technology in credit cards
- There was an urgency, Stephen Kelly with Central Bank said, following the recent surge in store breaches. Kelly says the chip offers a higher level of security because the chip on the card creates a unique number for each transaction.
WKYT Exclusive | New Bryan Station principal eager to tackle challenges
- Interim Principal James McMillin and his staff are focusing on three areas this year: academics, behavior and culture. The culture, McMillin said, didn't start at Bryan Station, but instead started years before his students walked through the doors.
WKYT Investigates | Cellphone dead zones
- Mobile data traffic on AT&T's wireless network increased 100,000 percent from 2007 to 2014
WKYT Investigates | Health officials pleased with Lexington's needle exchange
- Fayette County Health Commissioner Dr. Rice Leach says public health is his only concern about Lexington's three-week old needle exchange program. He said the program should reduce diseases. Kentucky has the most cases of Hepatitis C per capita in the country.
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