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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...

2014-01-31 23:32:21

A brand new interactive website was launched by First Insurance Group in order to make searching for insurance easier for consumers in Kentucky. This easy-to-navigate site contains important tools that can be utilized from anywhere. Somerset, KY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 First Insurance Group has created a fresh, intuitive site to better serve customers in Somerset and the surrounding cities, which you can now see at http://www.myfirstinsurancegroup.com. The website was created to be easy...

2014-01-31 23:31:22

Louisville texting while driving accident attorney Rob Shelton is asked about a news story stating that governor Steve Beshear is considering “no-phone zones” on roads. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Commenting on a news story indicating that Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is floating the idea of implementing “no-phone zones,” Louisville texting accident attorney Rob Shelton of Shelton Law Group said today that such measures could go a long way toward increasing highway...

2014-01-30 23:00:41

Gum recession can be improved through the pinhole surgical technique available from LN Periodontics for patients in Louisville, KY seeking improved dental health in 2014. The pinhole surgical technique is a suture and incision-free gum recession procedure that utilizes specially designed instruments to gently loosen the gum tissue and move it to cover the receded part of the tooth. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 This New Year, resolve to take care of gum recession by visiting Dr....

2014-01-30 12:21:33

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford will invest $80 million and add 350 jobs at Kentucky Truck Plant to increase production by an estimated 15 percent to satisfy customer demand -- $80 million investment supports facility upgrades, retooling and significant automation improvements in the body and paint shops -- With the production increase in 2014, Kentucky Truck Plant will build the 5-millionth Ford F-Series Super Duty since...

2014-01-30 12:20:48

2014 Ford Focus, Fusion and Escape on sale at Cincinnati-area dealership ALEXANDRIA, Ky., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ford is America's favorite automotive brand and Cincinnati-area drivers are invited to see why by making "The Switch" during Mike Castrucci of Alexandria's Winter Blowout sale. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/MN55223) Located in northern Kentucky, Mike Castrucci of Alexandria provides certified Ford sales and service to drivers in the...


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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