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State of Cancer in Kentucky

Posted: 05/30/2016 - Cancer is no stranger to Kentucky, in fact the numbers are grim here. Kentucky leads the country in cancer deaths among lung, breast, colorectal and cervical cancer. Despite those tough statistics, we are making strides. WKYT's Amber Philpott sits down with the head of the Markey Cancer Center to talk about the ground being made and the state of cancer in Kentucky.

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WKYT goes behind the scenes of the CBS hit show NCIS New Orleans

Updated: 05/03/2016 - When NCIS New Orleans debuted here on WKYT two years ago it became an instant hit. The spin off from the popular NCIS now has millions of viewers. The crime drama follows Special Agent Dwayne Pride and his team of criminal investigators working cases involving military personnel in the Big Easy. Recently WKYT’s Amber Philpott was invited to New Orleans and granted an inside look, going on set to bring you an All Access Pass to NCIS New Orleans.

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Lexington man learning to adapt his dreams after devastating loss

Updated: 04/21/2016 - Each year 185 thousand amputations happen, the month of April is dedicated to those people and their fight and determination to live a normal life. WKYT's Amber Philpott has the story of a young man in Lexington who by accounts should be dead, but after surviving a bizarre motorcycle accident is now looking to inspire others whose life has taken an unexpected turn.

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Group hopes videos about sexual exploitation will teach teenagers dangers of human trafficking

Updated: 03/08/2016 - To many of us the phrase human trafficking seems like something that happens in another place, when in reality its a problem that can happen anywhere and in Kentucky it is. As WKYT's Amber Philpott reports one central Kentucky group is doing its best to teach high school students a real lesson in the dangers of human trafficking in hopes of rewiring the thought process when it comes to sexual exploitation.

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Clark Co. woman urges others to put health first in the new year

Updated: 12/29/2015 - As 2015 comes to a close many of us are thinking about the new year and the changes we would like to make. In this month's Talk Pink segment WKYT's Amber Philpott has the message one woman has for others about the greatest gift you can give yourself in 2016 when it comes to your health.

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Fundraiser held for Daniel Ellis and John Mackey

Updated: 11/29/2015 - As the families of Richmond Police Officer, Daniel Ellis, and Jessamine County Paramedic, John Mackey, continue to deal with the tragic deaths of their loved ones, people in the bluegrass are letting them know they are not alone.

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Small Business Saturday takes over Lexington

Courtesy: MGN Online

Updated: 11/28/2015 - Amidst Black Friday frenzy and Cyber Monday mania, today locally businesses in Lexington like Joseph Beth Booksellers are encouraging consumers to shop local for Small Business Saturday.

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Obama on clinic shooting: 'Enough is enough'

Updated: 11/28/2015 - President Barack Obama says the Planned Parenthood shootings show the urgent need "to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war" for "people who have no business wielding them."

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