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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...

2014-04-28 08:25:32

Thousands Stand to Win Free Cottonelle Products Pending Kentucky Derby® Results DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cottonelle is upping the ante at this year's Kentucky Derby with "The Cottonelle Great Finish," a giveaway that will reward up to 15,000 lucky participants with a year supply of Cottonelle products should the No. 1 and No. 2 positioned racehorses finish the race in that order. The odds of the exacta bet hitting are 100 to 1, but one thing that race-goers know for...

2014-04-25 23:01:50

Nonprofit Ranked 12th for 2014; Has Made Winner’s List Four Consecutive Years Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Connected Nation has once again been selected as one of the best places to work in Kentucky, finishing 12th in the ranking, up 3 spots from 2013, of small-sized Kentucky employers in the awards presented Thursday by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management in conjunction with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. The honor marks the fourth consecutive year that...

2014-04-25 12:23:57

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Come enjoy the magical RyJ by Romeo y Julieta at the Montecristo Social Club Kentucky Derby pre-party with special guest, Hall of Fame Jockey, Pat Day. The event will be held at the upscale Maker's Mark Lounge in Louisville, Kentucky on April 30 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and will include delicious food and cocktails. Tickets are $15 for Montecristo Social Club Members and $25 for non-members. All guests must be 21 or older to attend. Space is...

2014-04-24 23:06:08

Region-leading managed services provider a stop on her state-wide tour. Lexington, Kentucky (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 As part of her tour across the Bluegrass, First Lady Jane Beshear visited NetGain Technologies’ headquarters in Lexington on Tuesday, April 22. The ongoing tour is to promote awareness of the Governor’s Mansion centennial. “We are honored to have met with the First Lady of Kentucky,” said COO, Jim Jacobson. “Our meeting confirmed my belief that as Kentuckians, we...

2014-04-24 12:32:00

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a new government report show that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the United States were placed end-to-end, it would take you 25 hours driving 60 miles per hour to cross them. That's like driving the 1,500 miles between Boston and Miami. And it's a problem that's close to home. An analysis of the 2013 National Bridge Inventory database released this month by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) shows...

2014-04-23 16:26:00

World's Largest Bourbon Producer Achieves Bourbon Industry First with Milestone Barrel Filling CLERMONT, Ky., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Beam® Bourbon made history today by achieving a bourbon-industry first by filling its 13 millionth barrel of bourbon since the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. The barrel was personally filled and sealed by Fred Noe, Jim Beam's great-grandson and seventh generation master distiller, at the company's flagship distillery in Clermont, Ky. Also on hand to...

2014-04-22 23:03:51

Employees from GM’s Bowling Green Assembly, WKU Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability staff, and students from Warren Central High School will wade into Trammel Creek today, April 22, 2014, as the automaker celebrates the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). The program, which is run by the national non-profit Earth Force, engages multiple partners throughout a community to empower young...

2014-04-20 23:01:58

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Kentucky. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 190 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of Kentucky. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration(USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Kentucky....

2014-04-17 08:25:15

~ Partnership to create new jobs and financial impact in the Danville River District DANVILLE, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Launch Place announced today a $250,000 investment in Raleigh, NC-based SEAL Innovation, Inc., to commercialize SEAL SwimSafe(TM). Utilizing wearable swim bands and state-of-the-art detection technology, SEAL SwimSafe(TM) will help improve swim safety and reduce drowning and injury by alerting guardians of swimmer distress. For this investment, SEAL...


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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