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2014-03-24 12:25:56

New Grandstand Terrace, Hospitality Venues, Friday 'Fillies & Lilies Party' Part of Derby Experiences Offering LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Churchill Downs Racetrack ("CDRT") and QuintEvents® have reached a multi-year agreement in which the Charlotte, N.C. company will continue to serve as the historic track's Official Partner Agency for the marketing and fulfillment of travel experience packages to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and the...

2014-03-21 23:26:08

Vertical Consultants is proud to announce the firm successfully negotiated an average 138% immediate increase in cell tower revenue being received by Kentucky clients throughout 2013. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Vertical Consultants is proud to announce the telecom lease-consulting firm successfully negotiated substantial cell tower revenue increases, averaging 138%, for Kentucky cell tower lease landlords throughout 2013. Vertical Consultants was also able to restructure...

2014-03-20 20:21:40

Mascagni Law Office of Louisville, KY 40202 has been honored with a recognition by U.S. News & World Report in its selection of "Best Law Firms 2014 - Kentucky." LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November, 2013 issue of U.S. News & World Report published by U.S. News & World Report, Inc.. Mascagni Law Office was selected for the following honor: "Best Law Firms 2014 - Kentucky"...

2014-03-17 23:25:48

Field Coordinators will provide radiological surveys and waste characterization, packaging and shipment of hazardous and radioactive materials and waste. Wexford, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics services, recently placed three full-time technical personnel at the United States Department of Energy’s Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site in Paducah, KY. Two Field Coordinators will perform radiological surveys and...

2014-03-13 23:02:30

Transaction Brings Value-Driven Healthcare to a Nationwide Client Base Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 HealthSmart Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Preferred Health Plan, Inc. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Preferred Health Plan (PHP) offers flexible, affordable health plans customized to the individual needs of employers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As a third party administrator, PHP assists in...

2014-03-13 12:30:20

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Kentucky will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-12 12:27:39

Early Times Named "Official Drink of Kentucky Derby 140®" LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 27 years, the Early Times Mint Julep has proudly served as the "Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®." In celebration of this, Early Times Kentucky Whisky continues its tradition with the release of the 2014 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/CL81819 Available beginning in March 2014, the one-liter pre-mix bottle...

2014-03-11 08:23:01

CINCINNATI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust (AFT) has partnered with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and other collaborators in a pilot program to help farmers in the Ohio River Basin participate in the first-ever interstate water quality credit trading program to fund on-farm installation of conservation practices. "EPRI is building a robust pilot trading program that will allow public and private industries to test a potential regulatory...

2014-03-10 16:27:48

Frank Mascagni III, a lawyer based in Louisville, KY 40202 whose primary area of practice is CRIMINAL LAW, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell(®) has confirmed that attorney Frank Mascagni III still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 10/2....

2014-03-10 16:27:02

Louisville, Ky., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Machine and Supply, Inc., based in Louisville's Jefferson Riverport, has been named by Gardner Denver as a distributor of its air compressors and related compressed air products for the state of Indiana. The announcement by Gardner Denver expands Atlas' representation of the compressed air line to include all of Indiana, including Indianapolis, South Bend, Muncie and other major cities in Indiana, with the exception of the northern...


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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