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2014-02-11 23:01:38

Lexington, Kentucky, criminal defense lawyer Dan Carman announces his firm will begin accepting fee payments in Bitcoin. Lexington, Ky. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 From now on, those who retain Lexington criminal defense lawyer Dan Carman will be able to pay him using bitcoins if they so choose, Carman announced today. “Bitcoin is the Internet of money. It—or some digital currency like it—is the future. Clients today do so much online already. Everyone uses mobile phones and they...

2014-02-10 23:22:13

Taft A. McKinstry, Guy R. Colson, John E. Hinkel, Jr. and Barry M. Miller recognized in the 2013-2014 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Taft A. McKinstry is Managing Member of the Fowler Bell PLLC law firm. Ms. McKinstry was recognized in the practice areas of Bankruptcy Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Taft A. McKinstry is chair of the firm’s Commercial Law and Bankruptcy and Creditors’...

2014-02-10 23:00:53

As part of the Union College Redbud Festival of Appalachian Culture, an educational symposium is scheduled on the Union College campus. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 As part of the Union College Redbud Festival of Appalachian Culture, an educational symposium is scheduled on the Union College campus. Called “Re-Imagining Development in Easter Kentucky: A Symposium on History and Place,” the event is scheduled for April 11 at 1 p.m. in the Rector Little Theatre. According...

2014-02-10 23:00:12

Bowman Estates of Danville, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will host a "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" Dance on Feb. 22. The community in Danville, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Bowman Estates of Danville, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a “Let Me Call You Sweetheart” Dance from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Feb. 22. The community, which is located at 1968 N....

2014-02-06 23:27:10

KORT’s POWR Program Helps Patient Get Back in the Game. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 KORT's POWR Program helps patient get back in the game. Obesity in both adults and children has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Obesity increases your risk for type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and osteoarthritis of the weight bearing joints(knees, hips, and low back) says Dr. Emily Green, PT, DPT, OCS, program director of the KORT...

2014-02-06 08:22:59

-- Earnings from ongoing operations of $2.45 per share exceed both 2013 forecast range and 2012 results ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) on Thursday (2/6) announced reported earnings for 2013 of $1.13 billion, or $1.76 per share, compared with $1.53 billion, or $2.60 per share in 2012, and an increase in its common stock dividend. Earnings from ongoing operations were $1.59 billion, or $2.45 per share. That result exceeded the 2013 forecast range of...

2014-02-05 23:31:54

KORT Physical Therapy has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for the 10th consecutive year. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 For the 10th consecutive year, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT) has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. According to KYSHRM, winner’s rankings will be announced on Thursday, April 24, at an awards dinner at the...

2014-02-05 23:02:34

Arts and humanities contribute to student achievement, yet funding for this type of instruction is widely unavailable in rural areas. This conference will help teachers integrate arts into various content areas. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 In southeast Kentucky, there is limited public school funding for arts and humanities, despite evidence that shows how such programs contribute to student achievement. How can educators respond? One way is to integrate arts into other content areas. That...

2014-02-05 12:27:08

SPARTA, Ky., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the premier family and beach vacation destinations in the United States, Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be the title sponsor of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway that will take the green flag Sat., Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Affectionately known as "The Grand Strand," Myrtle Beach welcomes an average of 15 million annual visitors, many of whom travel from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Myrtle Beach visitors experience true...

2014-02-04 12:30:43

LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) announced the Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference will be held in Lexington, Ky. on Oct. 20-22. The conference will bring together leading experts from around the country for the first nationwide conference focused on farming, land use, and food policy. It will showcase and encourage best practices and inspire efforts to protect farmland and the environment, support the next generation of farmers and...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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