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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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Central Kentucky veteran returns from a trip 70 years in the making

Updated: 06/12/2014 - Seventy years ago he was one of the 150,000 allied soldiers who took part in the D-Day invasion. Last week, a central Kentucky veteran returned to France for the first time since World War II to help mark the D-Day anniversary. Wednesday night WKYT was there when Charlie Wilson of Nicholas County returned to Blue Brass Airport from that trip.

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8 Lexington UPS employees claim racial discrimination

Posted: 06/10/2014 - A group of eight current and former employees of United Parcel Service have sued the company saying they faced racial discrimination, poor treatment based on race and retaliation after they complained.

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WKYT Investigates: A family's struggle with the VA

Updated: 06/05/2014 - "They killed him before he died," said son Jodie. His children say the problems started in 2012. He was admitted to the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center with complaints of severe kidney pain, in hopes of seeing a specialist. They say it took five days to see a kidney specialist.

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