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WKYT Investigates | US Attorney wants overdose deaths handled as criminal investigations

Updated: 07/14/2015 - "Our coroners are a key piece of this puzzle," said U.S. Attorney Kerry Harvey. Harvey and his team have been meeting with coroners and other county officials this summer, in hopes of forming coalitions with counties to treat overdose deaths as crime scenes. "The victims of these drug trafficking offenses deserve justice," Harvey said.

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WKYT Investigates | Authorities say Suboxone could be Kentucky's next epidemic

Updated: 07/11/2015 - Doctors say Suboxone, a treatment drug prescribed to help people with opiate addictions, is highly effective if used correctly. However, some law enforcement agencies in Kentucky think Suboxone is being abused at a rate not seen since the Oxycontin pill mills of years past.

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Smartphone app aimed to help drivers pulled over for DUI, has local critic

Updated: 06/08/2015 - "To record something, to document it, there's not an officer that's going to have a problem with that," said former Lexington Police Detective Don Evans. "You have a legal right to do that." However, Evans said the app may be more harmful than helpful for drivers suspected of drinking and driving.

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WKYT Exclusive: UK booming construction

Updated: 05/25/2015 - "The demand for residence halls is skyrocking," explained Eli Capilouto when WKYT sat down with him in the administration building on the University of Kentucky campus. For fall 2015, there is more than 130% demand to live in what they consider a 'modern dorm'-- a living and learning community.

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WKYT Exclusive | UK medical director aims for top 25% in research

Updated: 05/08/2015 - "What we're doing is trying to do is build a hospital that compares with the very best in the country," Dr. Michael Karpf explained when he sat down with WKYT earlier this month. To be the best, Karpf said, you have to have a strong research program. And to be a strong research program, Karpf believes you have to have a good clinical program.

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