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2013-06-27 23:26:32

On Friday, June 28th, 2013, Team Fastrax will be performing a patriotic American Flag Skydive, as part of the National Anthem ceremony for the Feed the Children 300, as well as carrying in the official green starter’s flag for the race. They will also be carrying in the green starter’s flag on Saturday to start off the Quaker State 400. Sparta, KY (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Feed The Children is sponsoring the NASCAR Nationwide Series Feed The Children 300 for the third year in row at the...

2013-06-27 23:22:56

Kentucky-based independent insurance agency, Professional Insurance Plans, urges individuals with pre-diabetes to visit their optometrist as soon as possible. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Kentucky-based independent insurance agency, Professional Insurance Plans, urges individuals with pre-diabetes to visit their optometrist as soon as possible. Recent reports have linked pre-diabetes to vision problems and blindness. According to the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), more...

2013-06-25 23:22:26

The Free Online Concierge Service Quickly Connects Consumers to High-Rated Pros by Phone in Minutes Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Seva Call (Save-A-Call) launches in Louisville today to connect consumers to the right service professionals by phone. Seva Call is a free, algorithm based, virtual concierge service that lets consumers compare the top-rated, available businesses that work on the consumer’s schedule. Louisville residents could risk spending hours researching and...

2013-06-25 12:26:54

Louisville, KY Christmas Event a Top Pick for Families LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Christmas at the Galt House Hotel is celebrating Christmas in July by offering great package savings for families. This year's event is bigger and better than ever, with the addition of Ernie the Engineer, a new character who runs the Peppermint Express kiddie train ride through the Candy Cane Forest. That's on top of fan favorites like the larger-than-life KaLightoscope...

2013-06-25 08:26:34

PADUCAH, Ky., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having concluded its 11(th) contest, Quilt Japan is among the most prestigious international quilting competitions, showcasing the work of talented craftspeople from Japan and a number of other countries. From June 14 through September 9, visitors will enjoy an exhibit of 33 signature quilts from this year's competition at The National Quilt Museum (http://www.quiltmuseum.org) in Paducah, Kentucky. Visitors to the exhibit, especially those...

2013-06-21 12:24:05

National Institutes of Health, KY Cabinet for Economic Development and Angel Investors Combine for $4,330,426 to Lexington, KY-based Biotech Firm LEXINGTON, Ky., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., based in Lexington, KY, has announced today that it is the recipient of over $2,975,426 in additional Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding; $1,975,426 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and $1,000,000 from the KY Cabinet for...

2013-06-18 23:03:53

Louisville manufacturer nth/works joins other local employers to pilot a new apprentice program created by the Office of Career and Technical Education and the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. LOUISVILLE, KY (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 nth/works, a precision manufacturer and engineering company, is the latest employer to join the Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky (TRACK) program, a new state curriculum designed to train students in manufacturing technology. Beginning this fall, eleven state...

2013-06-14 23:00:21

Kentucky research company, Four Tigers launch BerryCare Toothpaste Gum. A dietary supplement made with the all-natural blackberry ingredient, provides important nutrients while keeping the mouth, teeth and gums in good condition, thanks to the company´s creative exploration of blackberry technology and effects. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Four Tigers LLC, a Kentucky blackberry research & development company, is partnering with Kroger to distribute a new toothpaste gum...

2013-06-12 16:22:09

-- Duke Energy is monitoring an approaching weather system that could cause power outages CINCINNATI, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is prepared for severe weather approaching its Midwest service territory in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Company meteorologists have been tracking and monitoring the storm and believe the region may see strong storms Wednesday that may result in power outages....

2013-06-12 12:28:10

Investment of nearly $35 million will create more than 90 manufacturing jobs for innovative medicines SOMERSET, N.J., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalent Pharma Solutions, a leading global drug delivery technology and advanced supply solutions company, has announced a major expansion of its controlled release drug manufacturing facility in Winchester, Kentucky. The company is to invest nearly $35 million to expand the 100,000 square-foot facility by almost 80,000 square feet of...


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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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