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Most wanted: man wanted for threatening to shoot ex-girlfriend

Updated: 05/21/2014 - The Fayette County Sheriff's Office needs your help locating Lexington native Marquino Collins. We went with deputies yesterday looking for him at some apartments off Henry Clay. Residents say we just missed him, so officials are hoping you can help.

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Parent of injured softball player calling for changes in the sport

Posted: 05/19/2014 - This week high school fastpitch softball teams across the state will open up district play. Like any sport there is the risk for injury. This past weekend at the college level we saw just how dangerous a line drive hit back at the pitcher can be. U-K sophomore Kelsey Nunley took a hit that she deflected with her arm and mask. Wearing a mask is optional both at the college and high school level. WKYT's Amber Philpott has the story of two high school players who say after being injured on the mound they want to see a rule change at their level.

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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell up in primary, dead heat with Grimes

Updated: 05/20/2014 - As the candidates enter their final stretch of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary, a Bluegrass Poll finds Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell in the lead for the GOP nomination to face likely Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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Veteran fears national VA problems are here in Kentucky

Updated: 05/16/2014 - Here in Kentucky, Dan Griffiths said he sees the concerns voiced on a national level here in Lexington. Griffiths said, "In my perception, the system doesn't have the resources that it needs to be able to provide the care that they're called to do."

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WKYT Investigates: heroin in the suburbs

Updated: 05/15/2014 - Lexington Public Safety Commissioner Clay Mason said what makes heroin hard to combat is it's ability to cross social and economic barriers. "Middle class, upper-middle class, educated people, all walks of like are getting hit by heroin right now."

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WKYT Investigates: A proper burial

Updated: 05/12/2014 - County Judge Executive Barty Bullock says in the past, they have been able to find random plots in local cemeteries to bury those people with no families. However, the number of indigent deaths have been on the rise while the number of available plots have been decreasing.

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CBS' "48 Hours" features murder case involving KY native

Updated: 05/11/2014 - The case grabbed national attention -- a Boyle County native beaten and strangled in a New York City home in 2012. On Saturday, the case was featured on an episode of CBS’ “48 Hours.”

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WKYT's Amber Philpott: My day in the life of diabetes

Updated: 05/06/2014 - In Kentucky nearly 400,000 Kentuckians are living with diabetes. The numbers are growing and so to is the cost to treat the disease. For last five years WKYT's Amber Philpott has served as the honorary chair of the annual Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes here in Lexington. While preparing for the this year's walk on May 31 at Keeneland Amber decided to literally walk a day in the life of those living with this very serious and sometimes deadly disease.

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WKYT Investigates: The Suboxone dilemma

Updated: 05/05/2014 - Suboxone is a prescription medication used to treat opiate addiction. It is a schedule three narcotic. "It's abused as much as the drug it's supposed to help you withdraw from," said an undercover police detective with the London Police Department. Yet some are finding the addiction treatment works in stopping their opiate addiction.

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WKYT Investigates: Business owner derailing 'pop train'

Updated: 05/01/2014 - A southern Kentucky grocery store owner says he wants to derail the so-called “pop train” — a method where welfare recipients turn their food stamp benefits into cash — before it ever happens at his store.

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