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2015-02-24 23:01:16

More than 1,400 underprivileged schoolchildren will have the opportunity to go on a field trip to Newport Aquarium and take marine biology classes after the WAVE Foundation on Monday received

2015-02-19 23:05:51

Eastern Kentucky University and Head Women’s Golf Coach, Mike Whitson, are set to host a Nike Junior Golf Camp in June, 2015.

2015-02-19 23:00:50

Newport Aquarium is offering discounted admission to members of all religious organizations during Faith Weekend, March 7-8. NEWPORT, Ky.

2015-02-17 23:00:17

KORT's POWR Program success is in the numbers.

2015-02-17 16:20:27

Award recognizes Rotary Lift's product quality and support MADISON, Ind., Feb.

2015-02-17 08:42:11

LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- News Facts: -- Lexmark International, Inc.

2015-02-17 08:31:33

141 Breast and Ovarian Cancer Survivors to Participate in Signature Kentucky Derby Weekend Event LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb.

2015-02-11 23:00:41

A longtime Newport Aquarium Annual Passholder was surprised Wednesday afternoon with an exclusive meet-and-greet with Bravo the Galapagos tortoise. NEWPORT,

2015-02-11 23:00:13

For the second year in a row, Balluff Inc.

2015-02-10 23:00:35

Newport Aquarium is offering discounted admission to homeschool students and educators during its Homeschool Days, March 9-10. NEWPORT, Ky (PRWEB) February 10,


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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Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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