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2014-08-20 23:00:34

Balluff's global production plan will focus on bringing more production to its North American headquarters in Florence, Kentucky.

2014-08-20 12:24:10

Companies Partner to Award Qualifying Kentucky Student Grand Prize for Education Expenses LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug.

2014-08-20 08:33:52

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: -- Lexmark International, Inc.

2014-08-19 12:25:58

Football Pick 'Em and Fantasy Football Returns for 2014 FRANKFORT, Ky., Aug.

2014-08-19 08:26:28

Fans Named Jim Beam Are Invited to Make History(TM) in Kentucky and Join in Toasting Their "Namesake" During Birthday Celebration and Statue Unveiling CLERMONT, Ky., Aug.

2014-08-13 23:00:26

Eight KORT Physical Therapists Receive Advanced Designation. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Recently, eight physical therapists from KORT

2014-08-12 23:11:59

Empowers Executives with Up-to-date, Intuitive Visualizations and Reports Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 InetSoft Technology, a pioneer in mashup-driven

2014-08-12 23:02:20

Frontier Nursing University Will Use HRSA Funding to Support Disadvantaged Students and Address Nurse Faculty Shortage Hyden, KY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014


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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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