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Yesterday |

Carnival Sunshine trip report, part 1: A night at Port d'Hiver Bed and Breakfast

I'm embarking on a cruise aboard the newly revamped Carnival Sunshine on April 17, but I started my trip a day early because there's so much to see and do on the Space Coast .


Wednesday | WLEX-TV Lexington

Winners And Losers Of The 2014 General Assembly

Requires school finance officers to make monthly reports to local school boards and provide an annual report to the state Education Department.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Wednesday | Greenwich Citizen

Ky. lawmakers finish work highlighted by budget

Kentucky lawmakers boosted state funding for schools, revamped the juvenile justice system to lock up fewer kids and legalized a medicinal oil derived from marijuana to ease the suffering of children stricken with seizures.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Marijuana, Medicine, Seizures, Health

Wednesday | Hotel Interactive

Boomerang Hotels Opens GuestHouse Int'l in Lexington, KY

Boomerang Hotels announces the opening of the newest GuestHouse International Inn & Suites in Lexington, KY.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of April 14

Community Trust Bank: Chris Castle has been promoted to vice president. His office is located at 101 North Main Street in Versailles.


Related Topix: Versailles, KY, Kentucky, Eastern, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Winchester, KY

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Economic issues on agenda at leadership conference

Leaders from southern and eastern Kentucky are planning to discuss key economic issues facing the Appalachian region at the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

US penned political satire in secret Cuban Twitter

A Texas jury is to hear further testimony before the sentencing of a Houston woman convicted of fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5 A1 2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.


Related Topix: Texas, Train Disaster, Iowa State University, US Military, US Navy

Mon Apr 07, 2014

America's Network

TDS completes parts of broadband stimulus projects in Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee

TDS Telecom is going to deliver broadband service to more of its rural customer base through three ongoing projects in Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Bruceton, TN

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

HMP&L introduces super-fast network speeds downtown [The Gleaner, Henderson, Ky. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 06--Super-duper fast network speeds have been introduced downtown by Henderson Municipal Power and Light for the biggest business users.


Related Topix: Henderson, KY

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Education advocates praise Kentucky budget that raises teacher salaries, restores funding

The final version of Kentucky's budget for elementary and secondary education drew praise Tuesday from a state education official and organizers of the "Our Kids Can't Wait" campaign to restore school funding cuts.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Education Etc., Lexington, KY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

CBS News

Teaching kids about privacy and social media gains traction

Middle school students in New York City are learning the basics of privacy and social media -- and the program could soon go national.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Fordham University, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine

News Democrat

Legislators Should Seize Opportunity for Eco...

The movement to attract jobs and economic investment to Kentucky has an opportunity to take another step forward this session if the General Assembly passes Senate Bill 99, legislation that will provide telecom providers with the flexibility to invest in new technology to strengthen our Commonwealth's communications infrastructure.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Opinion

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Telecom reform on track despite demagoguery

Telecommunications companies like AT&T have for three years vigorously pushed to rid Kentucky of regulatory regiments that place our state at a competitive disadvantage.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Cellphones, Opinion

Customer Interaction Solutions

World Wide Gap [Middlesboro Daily News, Ky. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) March 30--The Internet has become a necessity for many homes and businesses to connect to the world outside their walls.


Related Topix: Middlesboro, KY

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Floyd County Times

Lawson tapped to lead SOAR broadband working...

This week, Congressman Hal Rogers and Governor Steve Beshear announced the members of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region executive committee and named the chairs of 10 working groups that will continue the work of the SOAR initiative.


Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Eastern, KY, Corbin, KY

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Globe and Mail

Why cleanliness is next to impossibleness these days

The strengthening sun of March shines brightly through the living room window exposing a winter's worth of grime on the glass, and casting a harsh light on floors dirtied and dulled by the steady trek of snowy boots and muddy paws.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, North America, Canada, World News

Middlesboro Daily News

EKCEP executive-director selected to chair S...

Jeff Whitehead, executive-director of the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. , was recently selected to chair one of 10 Shaping Our Appalachian Region working groups tasked with identifying long-term economic opportunities in Eastern Kentucky.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Eastern, KY, Harold, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Motley Fool

Verizon and AT&T: No Interest in Rural Areas

According to a recent article in Newsweek, AT&T has already retained 120 lobbyists in Sacramento, and 36 in Lexington, KY.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY

Middlesboro Daily News

Telecom reform key to growing businesses

Communications technology is a critical component for the success of any business, large or small.


Related Topix: Opinion