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2014-04-09 12:22:56

New National Public-Private Partnership to Transform the Home Energy Loan Market - Warehouse Facility to Facilitate $100 Million Medium Term Note Program SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homeowners across the United States will benefit from an innovative public-private partnership announced today to make it easier to find lower-cost loans for home energy efficiency improvements. Leading institutions from the public and private sectors today announced the formation of a...

2014-04-08 12:58:18

A multidisciplinary group of scientists from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky have identified an interesting connection between the health of the brain tissue that supports cognitive functioning and the presence of dementia in adults with Down syndrome. Published in the Neurobiology of Aging, the study, which focused on detecting changes in the white matter connections of the brain, offers tantalizing potential for the identification of biomarkers connected...

2014-04-04 23:03:58

Ticket Down has rolled back all ticket prices for Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY. Add special promo/coupon code JASON-ALDEAN-2014 for added savings. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Ticket Down has reduced all ticket prices for Jason Aldean, Tyler Farr and Florida Georgia Line at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY. Kentucky residents always flock to see Jason Aldean which means tickets for this concert will sell out very fast. Aldean is...

2014-04-02 23:04:06

Appoints Dan Cahill Vice President and Market Leader Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 HORAN, a leading advisor in employee benefits and financial services, announced the company is opening a regional office in Kentucky. HORAN currently serves clients in over 40 states. The addition of the Kentucky office location increases HORAN’s physical presence to three cities—Cincinnati, Ohio; Dayton, Ohio and Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Achieving Continued Growth “Adding a second...

2014-04-02 08:28:44

Leading Washington State Wine Partners with "Hostess with the Mostess®" Blogger Jenn Sbranti to Share How You Can Bring Home the Allure of this Iconic Sporting Event PROSSER, Wash., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 14 Hands Winery, producer of the top-selling wines from Washington state, has been named a proud sponsor of the Kentucky Derby, the legendary Thoroughbred race representing the first leg of the coveted 'Triple Crown.' This is the second year that 14 Hands has sponsored the...

2014-04-01 08:21:58

April Is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month; FRANKFORT, Ky., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In concert with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the State of Kentucky is first in the nation to debut a new, high-tech solution to the epidemic of texting and driving crashes by offering millions of motorists free, one-year subscriptions to TextLimit.com -- an innovative smartphone application that restricts touch screen and calling functions while the device is in a moving...

2014-03-31 23:32:35

IdeaFestival® 2014, a leading celebration for creative thinkers and the intellectually curious, announces that event tickets are now on sale. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 IdeaFestival® 2014, a leading celebration for creative thinkers and the intellectually curious, announces that event tickets are now on sale. The Festival boasts numerous speakers and performers who will inspire, entertain and promote the cross-fertilization of ideas and innovation from Sept 30 - Oct...

2014-03-31 23:03:44

To help with spring cleaning tasks, Gibson Heating & Cooling offers discounted duct cleaning services to residents of Cynthiana and the surrounding areas. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Now that the winter season is over, Lexington residents are looking forward to springtime as it brings warmer temperatures and a chance to clean and renew their homes. One of the biggest spring cleaning tasks can be to clean your home's ductwork. According to Gibson Heating &...

2014-03-28 16:22:47

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kentucky legislature unanimously passed landmark legislation to help seniors pay for long term care. The legislation enables seniors to pay for their long term care by selling their life insurance policies for as much as 10 times more than the cash surrender value and applying those proceeds toward their long term care. House Bill 414, sponsored by Kentucky State Representative Robert R. Damron, will help thousands of...

2014-03-28 16:20:33

Powerful luxury SUV available at Mike Castrucci of Alexandria ALEXANDRIA, Ky., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The power available behind the wheel of the 2014 Lincoln Navigator is an encouragement to tri-state drivers. In fact, lifting the spirits of luxury SUV drivers all across the Ohio River Valley is a responsibility that the 2014 Navigator is gladly assuming. Drivers in need of inspiration or encouragement can find the 2014 Lincoln Navigator at Mike Castrucci of...


Latest Kentucky Reference Libraries

Daniel Boone National Forest
2014-01-20 14:32:45

The Daniel Boone National Forest is the only national forest that is completely within the boundaries of Kentucky. When it was established in 1937, it was originally named the Cumberland National Forest, after the core region called the Cumberland Purchase Unit. Roughly 2,100,000 acres are encompassed within its current proclamation boundary, of which 706,000 acres are owned and managed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, up from about 620,000 acres in the early to...

Mammoth Cave National Park
2013-04-25 16:05:17

Mammoth Cave National Park is located in the state of Kentucky in the United States. The park holds 52,830 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Many mummies and artifacts have been found in Mammoth Cave and surrounding caves to support this. It is thought that first man of European descent to visit the area was John Houchin or Francis Houchin. The legend says that one of the brothers was hunting a wounded bear that entered the cave to hide. The first documented discovery...

2012-06-14 11:14:09

Symbol: RIKE Group: Lichen Family: Physciaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Physciaceae Genus   Rinodina (Ach.) A. Gray – rinodina lichen Species   Rinodina kentuckyensis Fink – Kentucky rinodina lichen

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2012-06-14 12:40:31

Symbol: POPRP2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    I HI    I PR    I CAN    I SPM    I Synonyms:   POAG Poa agassizensis B. Boivin & D. Löve   POAN6 Poa angustifolia L.   POPRA Poa pratensis L. ssp. agassizensis (B. Boivin & D. Löve) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde   POPRA2 Poa pratensis L. ssp....

2012-06-14 12:40:33

Symbol: POPRC Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: AK    I CAN    N GL    N Synonyms:   POALC2 Poa alpigena Lindm. ssp. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Jurtzev & V.V. Petrovsky   POALC3 Poa alpigena Lindm. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Schol.   POPRC2 Poa pratensis L. var. colpodea (Th. Fr.) Soreng   POPRV Poa pratensis L. var. vivipara (Malmgr.) B. Boivin Distribution: County...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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