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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell takes biggest lead yet in Senate race

Updated: 10/30/2014 - After more than a year of campaign ads bombarding the airwaves and the candidates jockeying for votes, the latest WKYT Herald-Leader Bluegrass Poll finds Kentucky voters set to re-elect Sen. Mitch McConnell to a sixth term rather than punish the nation’s top Republican by sending Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to Washington.

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WKYT Investigates: 5 schools with less than 'good' football helmets

Updated: 10/31/2014 - A month-long WKYT investigation discovered five high schools in central, southern and eastern Kentucky with football helmets deemed less than “good” by a rating system to denote their ability to reduce the risk of concussions.

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Halloween warning for decorative contact lenses

Updated: 10/28/2014 - Halloween is just days away, do you have your costume? Your ghoulish look might need the perfect accessory like decorative contact lens, but we have a warning if you are thinking of including them with your costume. It's against the law to sell them without a prescription. WKYT's Amber Philpott has more on why Kentucky eye doctors say if purchased illegally it could pose a safety risk to your eyes.

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Lexington once known as 'the city of the dead'

Updated: 10/27/2014 - At one time, General Manager Mark Durbin said, there were almost as many people buried in The Lexington Cemetery as living in Lexington. A well known fact in the 1800's. Durbin said newspapers back then would have headlines that read, "The city of the dead." "So this was called the city of the dead," Durbin explained.

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New details in quadruple fatal shooting in western Ky.

Updated: 10/27/2014 - Lindsey Champion, his wife Joy and daughter Emily were found murdered in their home. Investigators believe 22-year-old Vito Riservato of Hopkinsville is the man responsible for the killings.

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Doctors: Don't forget about the flu

Updated: 10/22/2014 - You’ve heard a lot about Ebola in recent weeks but doctors in central Kentucky say there's another virus you should be more worried about -- the flu.

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WKYT Investigates: Political ads, local analyst says negativity works

Updated: 10/13/2014 - Sam Youngman, political reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader, said the US Senate race between incumbent Mitch Mcconnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes is up to about $70 million in spending. And he said the majority of that money is going straight to the TV.

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