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2014-10-13 08:25:01

Author Shirley M. Wickland depicts a story of survival that serves as inspiration and hope for all women seeking to fulfill their destiny. FOND DU LAC, Wis., Oct.

2014-10-13 08:23:14

Fifty of the most affordable and ecologically-sound U.S. colleges are ranked in a new web article by Best Choice Schools. PARKER FORD, Pa., Oct.

2014-10-02 23:12:32

Biotech Company Receives SBIR Grant, Identifies Lead Compounds and Files Patent Application Lexington,Kentucky and Queens, New York (PRWEB) October 02, 2014

2014-10-01 12:35:49

Beshears, Abramsons Kick Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by Donating First Devices for HopeLine® from Verizon Drive FRANKFORT, Ky., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov.

2014-09-30 20:20:20

FLORENCE, Ky., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen.

2014-09-30 08:38:10

Students and Administrators to Shape Smooth Evolution to Next-Generation Platform powered by SAP HANA® ORLANDO, Sept.

2014-09-29 23:00:33

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints.

2014-09-29 16:21:26

New performance coupes available through local Ford dealer ALEXANDRIA, Ky., Sept.


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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.