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2014-07-02 12:30:22

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisville Ladder announced today that it has acquired 100% of the assets of Lite Products, Inc., a unit of Supplierpipeline. This acquisition wraps up the Strategic Alliance formed between the companies at the end of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140702/124033 Lite Products, located in Mississauga, ON, has been a leading manufacturer and marketer of climbing products in Canada with strong brand recognition in the consumer...

2014-06-30 23:19:59

Dr. Tim Houchin, M.D., founder and president of 360 Mental Health Services, was featured on Kentucky Educational Television's Connections, a television show hosted by Renee Shaw that highlights individuals striving to make a difference in the community. During the half-hour program Dr. Houchin addressed a wide range of mental health related questions, including possible reasons Kentucky now leads the country in the diagnosis of ADHD in children at some 19 percent. Lexington, Kentucky...

2014-06-30 23:13:17

KORT Physical Therapy, the Largest FMS Certified Provider in KY, is helping reduce risk of injury by using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Tests. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Anyone who plays a sport or exercises does not need a crystal ball to tell them that injuries are possible. Using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) tests, physical therapists at KORT Physical Therapy can look into a patient's future and see an injury before it happens. “The FMS is a 7...

2014-06-30 12:26:29

Operation UNITE "Shoot Hoops, Not Drugs" summer basketball camps build self-respect in rural Kentucky, devastated by drug abuse BALTIMORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, will sponsor of a series of summer basketball camps organized by Kentucky-based Operation UNITE. The camps will focus on teaching youth the dangers of drug use, the value of self-respect within the framework of basketball skill instruction. Photo -...

2014-06-23 23:04:02

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked in the U.S. News & World Report 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Eastern Kentucky University is ranked in the U.S. News & World Report 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans. EKU is the highest ranking Kentucky school among Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs and Online Graduate Education Programs. “Since our first online course was offered in 2006, we have aimed for excellence in online...

2014-06-20 23:00:27

Eastern Kentucky University is rated among the best in the BestOnlineColleges.org 2014 Best Online Psychology Degree Program Rankings. EKU is the only Kentucky school to be included on the list. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Eastern Kentucky University is rated among the best in the BestOnlineColleges.org 2014 Best Online Psychology Degree Program Rankings. EKU is the only Kentucky school to be included on the list. “Our top priority is a valuable and transformative student...

2014-06-19 23:14:26

Thousands of people suffer from sciatic and low back pain. A local medical office is now offering a state-of-the-art therapy for low back pain and sciatica pain sufferers. Florence, KY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Recent reports from the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer from low back pain at least once in their lives. Often times, low back pain and sciatica leg pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until now, disc herniations...

2014-06-19 23:00:52

Eastern Kentucky University will add six degree concentrations as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2014. The concentrations are designed to introduce students to highly marketable sub-specialties within the field of psychology. Richmond, KY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Eastern Kentucky University will add six degree concentrations as part of its 100 percent online Bachelor of Science in Psychology program for fall 2014. The concentrations are...

2014-06-17 23:10:38

Premium Verizon wireless retailer expands presence in Indiana with Louisville-area store. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest premium Verizon Wireless retailer, with approximately 560 U.S. locations, is announcing the opening of a new store in New Albany, Ind. The store, located at 2207 State Street, is in front of Target and next to The Home Depot. The store opened for business on May 7 brought 10 new jobs to New Albany. “Louisville is one of...

2014-06-12 23:13:22

New Office Opens Strategic Markets Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 DRE, Inc. — a premiere medical and surgical equipment provider — has opened a new China office to facilitate growth in the greater Asia-Pacific region. DRE International serves medical professionals and distributors in more than 150 countries with an established presence in Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia. "The new office location and partnership will accommodate DRE’s...


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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