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WKYT Investigates: The wrath of the drug nicknamed 'Roxy'

Updated: 08/07/2014 - Lately, the pill of choice in London is Roxicet. It's street name is "Roxy." The pills are sold for anywhere between $25 and $50 a tablet. "Whatever they're doing to get these pills, the profit outweighs the risk. And that's how they look at it," explained Detective Jimmy Phelps.
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WKYT Investigates: Murder victim's family and a state parole error

Updated: 08/26/2014 - The victim's family was not told about the parole hearing even though they are supposed to get the chance to tell the board their thoughts and feelings. The reason, according to the parole board spokesperson, was human error. "In 2007, the hard copy files were transferred to electronic files and somehow in the midst of that, our information was not transferred," Amanda Jones explained.
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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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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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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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