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2014-05-05 08:29:21

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People in Kentucky whose jobs mandate HIV/AIDS training now have a convenient, affordable, and accredited solution in the form of Dunham Writing's online testing portal: https://www.hivaidshealtheducationtraining.org/home.html. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140502/83810 Dunham Writing and Corexcel have partnered to provide "Kentucky: HIV Awareness in the Workplace" (approved as course # 0416-1612-M) for 0.6...

2014-05-02 16:23:38

Allowing millions of people to place their bets on the Kentucky Derby, and more, with just a few clicks NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Digital Age, it was only a matter of time before horse racing went online. So, this weekend, there are three Notre Dame brothers that will be paying close attention to the Kentucky Derby. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83819 Graduates Bill, Walter, and Tom Hessert created DerbyJackpot.com, the first social horse-betting...

2014-05-01 23:13:58

This is the 10th consecutive year KORT Physical Therapy has been named a Best Place to Work in KY making them one of only 6 companies in the state to receive this distinction. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 At an awards dinner hosted by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce at the Lexington(KY) Convention Center, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT) placed 10th as a Best Places to Work in Kentucky. KORT competed against...

2014-05-01 23:06:21

“kNOwMORE Nonprofits” educates viewers on critical role of nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The eighth episode of the kNOwMORE Nonprofits educational television series features Frontier Nursing University (FNU) as one of four nonprofits that are keeping Kentucky and our nation healthy. The episode, “Nonprofits Keeping Kentucky Healthy,” premiered on Feb 6th, 2014, on Kentucky Educational Television (a statewide PBS network), and...

2014-05-01 12:22:34

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby marks Ram Truck brand's fifth year as exclusive automotive partner -- Ram serves as Official Truck of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby -- Fans attending weekend races will be immersed in the Ram Truck brand experience, including truck displays, video board integration, signage and posters, and Ram-branded giveaways -- Television, print and digital...

2014-05-01 08:24:45

- Earnings from ongoing operations up 15 percent from 2013, driven by increases in all three regulated business segments. ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) on Thursday (5/1) announced first-quarter 2014 reported earnings of $316 million, or $0.49 per share, a decrease from $413 million, or $0.65 per share in the first quarter of 2013. Adjusting for special items, quarterly earnings from ongoing operations were $523 million, or $0.80 per share, an...

2014-04-30 23:00:33

Balluff Inc. has been recognized as the Second Best Place to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Florence, KY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Balluff Inc. has been recognized as the Second Best Place to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Balluff competed and came in second in the medium-sized company category (companies with 150-499...

2014-04-29 23:05:47

ConsumerResearchers.org has carried out research in order to rank the best home security system companies in Louisville. Residents of the city can now benefit from an independent resource to refer to when in the market for a home security system. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Home to one of the most famous races in the world, The Kentucky Derby, Louisville is also known as the gateway to the south and a real hub of cosmopolitan living. Like many large cities across the US,...

2014-04-29 20:25:52

ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) now endorses MagMutual, one of the leading providers of medical professional liability insurance, as the exclusive insurer for its more than 7,000 member physicians, residents and medical students. "KMA switched from The Doctors Company to MagMutual to ensure the best possible value and service for its members," said Patrick Padgett, executive vice president of the KMA. "The endorsement also provides...

2014-04-29 16:26:49

The fascinating cable television program will air on ABC WTVQ-TV during the month of May. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Enterprises TV will air in Lexington, Kentucky and vicinity during the month of May. The region may be known as the "horse capital of the country", but it is also the home to several Fortune 500 companies. The city has one of the most stable economies in the country due to its abundance of technology and government jobs, and a...


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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.