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College presidents say no to unions for athletes

Posted: 07/03/2014 - A national organization representing college and university presidents is disputing a federal ruling that students who receive college athletic scholarships are essentially employees of their schools and thus entitled to join unions and exercise collective-bargaining rights.

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WKYT Reality Check: Dangerous decals

Updated: 07/04/2014 - Stick figure family decals are a popular way for people to display their family on vehicles. However, police warn too much information about your family can be a bad idea.

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Most Wanted: Man wanted for cutting another man multiple times

Updated: 07/02/2014 - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office needs help located a man they say cut another man several times in the arms and head. Police reports showed the incident happened a couple of weeks ago at a home on West Short Street in Lexington.

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Lexington Police: Spike in shootings 'alarming'

Updated: 07/02/2014 - Lexington city leaders are calling it an alarming level of violence. In the last ten days, three people have been murdered in the city and many others have been injured in shootings.

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WKYT Investigates: a neighborhood caught in a sewer struggle

Updated: 06/30/2014 - "Some people couldn't afford the $60.00 so they started not paying their bills," said Harrison County Judge Executive Alex Barnett. Barnett said less than half the residents in Cedar Brook are paying their sewer bill. And since the sewer is separate from the water, it's hard to make customers pay.

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WKYT Reality Check: Online crowd funding

Updated: 06/26/2014 - Five percent of every donation for www.gofundme.com goes to the website. Another 2.9 percent, according to the site, goes to the online pay service.

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WKYT Investigates: The cost of Kentucky childcare

Updated: 06/23/2014 - "I've had so many in my office crying because they have to pull their kids out. They had to stop working." Lowe's center participates in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), run through the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. The program offers monetary help for working families to afford childcare.

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Scammers try to get quick cash by posing as firefighters

Updated: 06/19/2014 - Over the last week, two people have been going door-to-door in Laurel County claiming to be raising money for a local fire department. The problem? The fire chief says it's a scam and these people are just keeping the money.

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WKYT Investigates: Dangerous drive

Updated: 06/19/2014 - Week after week, cars have stopped to wait their turn to pass a spectacle. "It's about as bad as it gets, I think," said Darrell Hisel. Hisel said Kentucky 2004, a state road in Jackson County, is dangerous.

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Kentucky's unemployment rate holds steady at 7.7 percent in May

Updated: 07/09/2014 - Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate remained at 7.7 percent from April 2014 to May 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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