"My favorite things Kentucky"

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  How about the Kentucky Colonels ?   Popular music : My Morning Jacket , Kentucky Headhunters. Those accents are Kentucky.   The list was annoying (no mention of KFC, horses or bourbon) until we got to "How about  the Kentucky Colonels ?" Tyler Cowen: 1. Popular music : The Everly Brothers, I recommend this song.    There is also Loretta Lynn and Dwight Yoakum and Merle Travis, I like this video. 

Take That, Kentucky!

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Maybe Kentucky shouldn’t have allowed the Sandhill Crane hunt ? An avian visitor to the state senate let its displeasure be known. Via Lowering the Bar. Asides


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Kentucky: First in Crane Hunting?

10,000 Birds

This time, it’s the full commission– nine members of the Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources—who will get together on June 3, 2011, to vote on whether to open season on Sandhill Cranes in Kentucky. Odd as it may seem to those of us who abhor the thought of shooting a crane, there are several Commission members who seem to believe that being the first Eastern Flyway state to institute a crane season would be a feather in Kentucky’s cap.

Whooping Cranes Shot and Killed in Kentucky

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Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the death of two Whooping Cranes in Hopkins County, Kentucky. It’s deja vu all over again , sadly. The U.S. The mated pair was passing through the area last fall as part of Operation Migration , an effort to restore a migrating population of the birds to the eastern United States. Authorities said the deaths occurred in November but delayed the announcement in order to conduct an investigation and assemble a reward for information.

Because schools in Kentucky suck.

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He said Big Ten presidents would never agree to admit Louisville or Kentucky. Ohio State's president told a university committee in December that Notre Dame wasn't invited to join the Big Ten because they're not good partners, and joked that Catholics can't be trusted.

Kentucky’s Crane Hunt-It Ain’t Over…

10,000 Birds

For those of you who’ve been following the drama unfolding in Kentucky regarding a sandhill crane hunt, there’s bad news. Kentucky’s wildlife offices have been flooded with protests, whether written, telephoned or emailed. It isn’t hard even for a simple bird painter to divine that Commissioner Gassett stands to gain financially from a crane hunt in Kentucky. Birds Conservation Kentucky crane hunt sandhill crane hunting sandhill cranes

Overheated Kentucky city gets serious about trees and urban forestry

Green (Living) Review

So it''s good news indeed that Louisville, in decidedly red-state Kentucky, is getting serious about tackling its urban heat island effect through increased urban forestry, as well as efforts to promote reflective surfaces and green roofs. green living Kentucky trees urban forestry

Kentucky Man Guilty of Selling Red-tailed Hawks

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Danny Gayheart of Noctor, Kentucky, pleaded guilty to selling three Red-tailed Hawks to an undercover agent for $50 each. He will have to pay over $1,600 to fund the birds’ rehabilitation and will be sentenced – to up to two years in prison – in February. Asides

Kentucky to Fully Ban Veal Crates By 2018


Kentucky becomes the eighth state in the US to ban the use of cruel veal crates. Read More The post Kentucky to Fully Ban Veal Crates By 2018 appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

What do title do you tell journals you prefer? Dr.? Prof? Me? I prefer Kentucky Colonel

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Ag-Gag Bill Proposed in Kentucky


The rights of farm animals in Kentucky are in danger if a new bill passes. The state is the latest to introduce an Ag-Gag bill that would make the undercover Read More The post Ag-Gag Bill Proposed in Kentucky appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

"Tiny Centre College in Kentucky lands $250M donation"

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News about my alma mater : A tiny liberal arts school in rural Kentucky that hosted vice presidential debates in 2000 and 2012 announced a $250 million donation Tuesday, one of the largest single gifts in higher education history. The all-stock donation to Centre College from the A. Eugene Brockman Charitable Trust ranks among the 20 biggest gifts ever to a U.S. college or university, according to a list maintained by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

I'm voting for Kentucky as the worst college football state

Environmental Economics

The most spirited "competition" in college football this season might be between those ancient gridiron antagonists — the state of New Mexico and the commonwealth of Kentucky — over which state with multiple FBS programs is producing the worst caliber of football. Here in Kentucky, we might have to fumigate the entire commonwealth if the level of football doesn't pick up dramatically over the second half of the season. How bad is our football in Kentucky?

Huge Clean Energy Boost for Eastern Kentucky

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After plans moved forward to retire the coal-fired generators at the Big Sandy Power Plant outside Louisa, Kentucky, the question remained, what does it mean for the energy future of eastern Kentucky? AEP's subsidiary, Kentucky Power, has agreed to invest in clean energy programs with a special focus on low-income community developments in Lawrence County, which sits on the eastern edge of the state next to West Virginia. "This

Kentucky Fried Chicken Goes Underground in Gaza

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According to the New York Times : Formerly called Kentucky Fried Chicken, a KFC franchise opened in El Arish, just over Gaza’s southern border, in 2011, and in the West Bank city of Ramallah last year. Politics, ideology and healthy food choices aside, there are no Kentucky Fried Chicken chains in Gaza. A business man in the Gaza Strip has found a lucrative way of satisfying the urge for KFC by smuggling it through underground tunnels.

Would someone let the Kentucky AG know that I was price gouged last week

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This picture was taken in Tennessee but still

"Watch A Kentucky Student Do The World's Worst Job Of Pitching A Tent"

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It can get violent— Kentucky stations medical personnel at the race to the campsite —and that all this is done for tickets to watch the team practice tells you most of what you need to know about the role basketball plays at UK.). Here's a time lapse video of this morning's festivities ( via Kentucky Sports Radio ) and we direct your attention to the yellow tent at bottom center.

Kentucky's Coal Challenges -- Public Health, Clean Water, and Clean Air

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  First, some good news: In a victory for clean water and public health, late yesterday a Kentucky circuit court overruled a lax permit that allowed Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E) to dump large amounts of mercury, arsenic,  and other pollutants into the Ohio River from its Trimble County Generating Station coal-fired plant.   Kentucky has proposed revisions to its water-quality standards for the toxic pollutant selenium -- revisions that benefit the coal industry.

Thomas & Friends Day Out with Thomas is Coming to Kentucky

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A Larger than Life Train for the Ride of Their Life. The GO GO Thomas Tour 2013, visiting the National Railroad Museum on June 12-16,2013. This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends series.

Kentucky’s Vegetarian Restaurant Shocks Hal Sparks


And in the best way possible. Actor/comedian Hal Sparks paid a recent visit to Alfalfa Restaurant located in Lexington, KY — which has a complete vegetarian menu, something that Sparks claims “was an impossibility just five years ago.”. The star took notice of how eating habits in certain locations have changed, noting that most places like South Carolina or Montana only have places like “Ted’s Fried Death Café” to eat — not full on, healthy vegetarian-style restaurants.

The University of Kentucky's economics PhD program just moved up one notch in the SEC rankings

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The University of Florida is cutting its PhD program ( A once flourishing program.): Like many public universities, the University of Florida faced significant budget cuts in the recent economic downturn. Such cuts led to reductions and eliminations of Ph.D. programs across the country, including at Florida, where the computer-science, engineering, psychology, and statistics programs have downsized. But it is rare for an economics program to be on the chopping block.

Treacherous Ice Storms in Kentucky—What is Gaia Saying to Us?

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Monday, February 2, 2009 Treacherous Ice Storms in Kentucky—What is Gaia Saying to Us? Keeping with the theme of climate—and climate change—this time last year (January-end, 2008) I was in Louisville, Kentucky, unknowingly braving the devastating effects of an unseasonal tornado. It was night time and I’d never experienced a tornado before…And I was in Kentucky—not Kansas (LOL!).

Huge Win Over Big Coal Preserves Historic Kentucky Landmark

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Big Coal's overreach turned into a huge win for healthy air and clean water supporters in Kentucky when a proposed permit for a coal ash pit recently went up in smoke. Louisville Gas & Electric (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Energy had targeted a Trimble County natural cave to dispose of about one million tons of coal ash waste each year. "But for now we will enjoy this great victory for the people of Kentucky."

Can A Hawk Carry Off Your 12-Pound Pet?

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I have been caring for raptors for almost 29 years and not even a Bald Eagle can carry off 12 pounds,” wrote Eileen Wicker, the Executive Director of Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky. All photos courtesy of Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky. Birds Eileen Wicker hawks carrying off pets Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky wildlife rehabilitatorsThe answer is: no. No hawk can carry off a 12-pound pet. No hawk can carry off a 3-pound pet.

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What I Learned from the Dalai Lama in Louisville, Kentucky.

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What I Learned From the Dalai Lama. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Yoga Dalai Lama free Tibet

Acknowledge Almighty God or go to jail

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Atheists can be jailed in Kentucky for not acknowledging God by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the US State of Kentucky you can be jailed, under a State Homeland Security law, for 12 months for refusing to acknowledge “Almighty God”. Since the law first came onto the Kentucky statute in 2006 it has been challenged by American Atheists, overturned, and then reinstalled upon appeal. Supreme Court in a bid to overturn this Kentucky homeland security law.

ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public.

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Sandhill Crane Hunt in Kentucky?! Sandhill Crane Hunt in Kentucky?! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public comment on a proposal to hunt sandhill cranes in Kentucky. If you wrote to Tennessee in the 10,000 Birds campaign this winter, you can cut and paste your letter, changing “Tennessee&# to “Kentucky.&# Kentucky Dept.

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“This girl was sent home today from a high school in Kentucky because she was breaking dress code. Female students are not allowed to show their collarbone because it’s distracting the male students.” (imgur.com)

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This girl was sent home today from a high school in Kentucky because she was breaking dress code. Female students are not allowed to show their collar bone because it’s distracting the male students.(imgur.com) imgur.com) I get it. We want students to have respectable attire. But rules are tough to enforce: ’cause humans love to loophole […]. Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good

Drinking Smoke and Peat with Mac & Cheese

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Many years later, I found myself travelling in Kentucky and sampling its signature drink—Kentucky small batch bourbon whisky. Like Champagne, Bourbon is named for the area it was first conceived, known as Old Bourbon (now Bourbon County in Kentucky) Getting the Lagavulin, Faculty Club Pub and after the French House of Bourbon royal family. scotch on the Faculty Club patio It’s been a while since I drank scotch.

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“Why are there not More School Shootings?”

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Enlightened Society Health & Wellness america Benton Kentucky gun violence mental health school shootings teenagers U.S.A.Today, I was looking through the comments on a story about a local case here in Bend, Oregon, where a man was convicted of killing a college student. The vast majority of the comments called for bl.

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The Question I have for Kim Davis.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today bible christianity church fear kentucky kim davis lbgqt religion same sex marriageSomething she said in an interview has stuck with me. She made a statement about how her reasons for refusing to give out marriage licenses to homosexuals was based on.

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I Painted a Confederate Flag on my Bedroom Wall & I’m Not a Racist Person.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today awareness change Confederacy confederate confeederate flag different perspective equality flag I painted confederate flag kentucky life race issues Racism Southern The SouthNot every single person in the South, who uses the Confederate flag to self-identify as Southern, is racist.

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Waylon goes to Slow Money!

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Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis Presents… Waylon explores Slow Money in Louisville, Kentucky, and meets his idols! Slow Money catalyzes the flow of capital to local food enterprises and organic farms, connecting investors to the places where they live and “bringing money back down to earth.” Waylon goes to Slow Money! The Most […].

2013 NIT Challenge first round summary of picks

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Weird, most everyone picked Kentucky to beat Robert Morris. Don't they know Kentucky can't win on the road Click here:  Download 2013 NIT Challenge - Google Drive.

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New editors at the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis

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Blomquist, University of Kentucky. Hoyt, University of Kentucky. Good luck guys! Editors-in-Chief. Glenn C. William H. via www.degruyter.com. Glenn was my dissertation advisor and Bill was on my committee. I'm biased, but I can't think of a better editor-in-chief team

Environmental Economics: Where I'll be Friday night

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Main | When males write the faculty anti-discrimination rules » March 21, 2011 Where Ill be Friday night It's ON: The Battle of Env-Econ: Ohio State versus Kentucky, Newark, New Jersey, 9:45 PM ET.

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The Only Place in the Universe.

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The Buddha called the deepest dimension of the Self, and the deepest dimension of Reality, the “Unborn” or the “Uncreated.” In his profound teaching of meditation, the direct experience of this depth dimension was the source of spiritual liberation.

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Courier-Journal Gets It Right

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The Sandhill Crane hunt in Kentucky is over for the season and only fifty birds were killed. The Courier-Journal , Kentucky’s largest newspaper, excoriated the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources for allowing the hunt to happen in this editorial. While fifty dead birds is still fifty too many, it is better than the 400 that could have been killed under the rules of the hunting season.

It's a Marathon, not a Sprint

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 Michael Giberson: On May 12, 2015 Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway filed a lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum Company  alleging Marathon has engaged in anti-competitive practices that cause higher gasoline prices for Kentucky consumers. This isn’t the first time a Kentucky Attorney General has gone after Marathon over gasoline prices in the state. What else happens every four years in May in Kentucky?

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The Somerset Collection: Toulouse Gets Lost in Detroit

The Alien Next Door

There was the other liquor store incident in Louisville, Kentucky. Part 2: Louisville, KY.Chambord Liqueur-the Taste of Luxury.Lightning Bugs & Kentucky Lightning.Cooking South Dakota-Storming Wyoming.Car Trouble in Montana.Waves, Spirals and the Face of God.Are you an Empath? The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Saturday, November 7, 2009 The Somerset Collection: Toulouse Gets Lost in Detroit “Toulouse lost? you say. What happened?

Runnin' with the Devil

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Here's a story that combines three of John's favorite topics: Sports, Kentucky and an odd obsession with the mark of the beast : In one of the strangest cases of purported religious beliefs intersecting with athletic performance, a Kentucky junior cross country runner voluntarily walked away from a chance to qualify for the state meet to avoid running with the bib number "666", which she said conflicted with her Christian beliefs.

There are no coal mines on Mars

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Huffington Post ): In a condemnatory speech last week against the Obama administration’s new Environmental Protection Agency carbon emission regulations , Kentucky state Sen. Although the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has stated that the new EPA rules will not cause Kentucky to shut down any additional coal-fired power plants, state lawmakers Thursday blamed federal environmental regulations for shuttering the state’s coal mines.

But always keep a laser-like focus on statistical significance (p < 0.05)

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Advice from one of the editors of REStat  (and University of Kentucky PhD): Free Advice to Economists: When you put up regression tables, take a single coefficient and use it in a sentence in English. Amitabh Chandra (@amitabhchandra2) February 7, 2017

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