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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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WKYT Investigates: Does fracking cause earthquakes?

Updated: 06/12/2014 - In other states, including Texas, Oklahoma, Ohio and West Virginia earthquakes have been caused by fracking, or the disposal of fracking fluid in deep wells. "If we were to have the type of large scale fracking operations that we see in other states, we could experience induced seismic events," Harris said.

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