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Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the idea that Halloween can be a fun and effective time to practice exposure therapy to help treat anxiety issues.

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Kentucky State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency are partnering together in an effort to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

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A new report says the oral health of Kentucky children is getting worse despite having a greater access to dentists. 

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is set to meet next week with attorneys general from West Virginia and Ohio, as well as experts from law enforcement, health care and faith-based groups to discuss ways to combat the opioid epidemic. 

Ky. Sudden Infant Deaths Exceed National Average

Oct 19, 2016

Every five days a Kentucky infant dies from a sudden unexplained death. That’s according to the National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention, The Fayette Health Department hosted a training program last week on risk factors and investigative practices.

Participants working in the coroner’s office, law enforcement, child welfare, and public health got briefed on sudden infant death issues. 

Lexington Mayor Seeks Input on Gun Violence

Oct 19, 2016

Lexington city leaders are asking police how local government can help to reduce gun violence.  The issue came up for discussion at Tuesday’s council work session in reaction to the shooting death of Lexington Lafayette High School Sophomore Trinity Gay.  She died after being hit in an exchange of gunfire in a restaurant parking lot.  

Police Chief Mark Barnard says some of the best help could come from citizens who have information about those involved in violent crimes.

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A fourth person has been charged in connection with the shooting death of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter. 

When Jolie Ritzo was looking for day care for her son Cannon in Falmouth, Maine, she checked out as many centers as she could.

She was looking for a place with the right feel.

"Most importantly, the people who are providing the care are loving and kind, nurturing and interested in developing these little beings," she says.

There was one center in town that had a great reputation, but it was so pricey, Ritzo says, "It would break the bank."

Hundreds gathered at Lexington Lafayette High School Monday night to pay tribute to the life of Trinity Gay.  The 15-year-old died early Sunday after being hit during an exchange of gunfire.

Prayers, candles, and airborne balloons accompanied pleas for unity in the effort to reduce gun violence.

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Tracy Ross and Bob Valentine preview this weekend’s Western Kentucky Highland Festival on Sounds Good.

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