Kentucky Innovation, Gonzeaux #5 — Marijuana & Other Secrets

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Elizabethtown, Kentucky — Friday May 11, 2012, Gonzeaux #5. So, in Kentucky there are two big innovation secrets. Kentucky used to grow a lot of tobacco, they still do, but the new cash crop, increasing in the recession years, is bluegrass state pot.

Google Fiber May Expand to Southern California and Kentucky Next

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The Internet service is 100 times faster than existing web speeds

Sustaining Innovation vs. Disruptive Innovation

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Technology amazon Apple Blockbusters brian neese Campbellsville University Clayton Christensen disruptive innovation disruptor EdTech Education Faisal Hoque Kentucky leadership markets Netflix online MBA Pfizer sustaining innovation

Kentucky Liquor Company Buys Austin’s Deep Eddy Vodka

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Heaven Hill Brands of Kentucky announced this week it is buying Austin-based Deep Eddy Vodka for an undisclosed amount. The Wall Street Journal in May reported that the Austin-based company was for sale and estimated its valuation at between $165 million and more than […] The post Kentucky Liquor Company Buys Austin’s Deep Eddy Vodka appeared first on SiliconHills.

These 7 Last-Minute and Totally Practical Gifts are all Made in the Same Place

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Kentucky products are known throughout the world

Minimum Wage Boost in Silicon Valley Ups the Cinderella Factor

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

I’d personally like to see Silicon Valley open its doors to immigrants from distant lands like Michigan, Kentucky, Alabama — even Hoosiers from Indiana. Sometimes Cinderella Boys Hit Innovation Holes-in-One.

Bootstrapping with Brad Feld

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The Kentucky Thesis. Tom and Tony of tastytrade talk with Brad about Foundry Group, Techstars and Bootstrapping… Related articles. Startup Life Interview With Sandy Grason. How Is Your Q1 Going? ” Feld Thoughts Feld Thoughts.

Amazon to Build $1.5 Billion Air Hub, Which Will Likely Create 2,000 Jobs in Kentucky

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The facility, which will likely create 2,000 jobs, will house Prime Air planes

Remember That Guy Who Was Knocked Out Then Dragged Off His Flight? United Airlines Just Got a Free Pass

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The FAA just decided to let United Airlines off the hook for yanking Dr. David Dao off his flight home to Kentucky. Best-Kept Travel Secrets

No. 2 KENTUCKY 74, No. 5 DUKE 63

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KENTUCKY (3-0

AP-BKC--Northern Kentucky-NC A&T Box

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NORTHERN KENTUCKY (1-4

AP-BKC--E. Kentucky-N.C.-Wilmington Box

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KENTUCKY (1-1

Ex-Kentucky player and fundraiser Terry Mobley, 74, dies

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AP) — Terry Mobley, who made one of Kentucky men's basketball's biggest baskets before serving the school in numerous leadership roles for over five decades, has died. LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) He was 74

Meet the Successful Entrepreneur Seeking a Triple Crown

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Mike Repole has successfully built vitaminwater, Pirate's Booty and BODYARMOR into promising businesses, but he longs for a Kentucky Derby win

Kentucky EClub Pairs with VC Backed Color to Expand the Final Four Experience

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Entrepreneurship students at the University of Kentucky are taking advantage of their schools participation in the Final Four to partner with a hot, well financed ($41 Million from A-List VCs ) photo sharing/joining application maker — Color. Sounds like the University of Kentucky EClub has some serious ideas and a willingness to go after them. via Entrepreneurship Club pairs with smartphone app to bring ultimate fan experience to campus for Final Four : The Kentucky Kernel.

AP-BKC--W. Kentucky-Charlotte Box

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KENTUCKY (19-10

Western Kentucky wins 73-63 to stay unbeaten in C-USA

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AP) — Lamonte Bearden scored 19 points and Western Kentucky remained undefeated in Conference USA with a 73-63 victory over Charlotte on Saturday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Former Kentucky coal executive joins Tenn. Valley Authority

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AP) — A former executive at a Kentucky coal company has joined the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors after a presidential appointment KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP)

South Final with Kentucky, North Carolina features most wins

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2 Kentucky (32-5) vs. No. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) AP) — No. 1 North Carolina (30-7

Boone buys 2 daily newspapers in Kentucky

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AP) — The Harlan Daily Enterprise and the Middlesboro Daily News in eastern Kentucky have been purchased by Boone Newspapers Inc HARLAN, Ky. (AP)

Raw Hide by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder with the Del.

Mark Birch

Raw Hide by Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder with the Del McCoury Band - Absolutely blistering musical tour de force performance. Kentucky Thunder Ricky Skaggs bluegrass instrumental music video Del McCoury Band

Basketball ref sues Kentucky media company over harassment

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AP) — College basketball referee John Higgins has filed a civil lawsuit in federal court against a Kentucky media company, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family following an NCAA OMAHA, Neb. (AP)

Kentucky market holdup suspects linked to robbery spree

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AP) — Federal authorities say a deadly robbery at a Hispanic grocery store in Kentucky is connected to a robbery spree across three states LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP)

North Carolina, Kentucky face off again for Final Four berth

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AP) — Roy Williams wanted another chance at Kentucky after his North Carolina Tar Heels lost to the Wildcats in December MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)

White's 6 total TDs leads W. Kentucky past Charlotte 45-14

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AP) — Mike White tied a career high with five touchdowns passing and ran for one to lead Western Kentucky past struggling Charlotte 45-14 on Saturday BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP)

Kentucky tops NC State 8-6 to force NCAA regional final

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AP) — Zach Reks and Riley Mahan each had two RBI, Tristan Pompey had three hits and Kentucky forced a deciding game in the Lexington Regional with an 8-6 victory over North Carolina State on Sunday night LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP)

Referee in Kentucky-Carolina game receiving death threats

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John Higgins, one of the three officials in the Kentucky-North Carolina basketball game Sunday, has met with law enforcement officials regarding death threats he is receiving, according to multiple reports

Improvement of freshman Fox leads Kentucky to Elite 8

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AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari can point to the reason why freshman guard De'Aaron Fox has blossomed into the Wildcats' offensive leader at the most crucial time of the season MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)

McDonald, Garrett lead Northern Kentucky to 93-65 win

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AP) — Drew McDonald had his second double-double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds and Jeff Garrett added a double-double off the bench as Northern Kentucky cruised to a 93-65 win over Division III HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, N.C. (AP)

Kentucky takes over No. 1 spot in men's basketball poll

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Kentucky moves into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll, replacing Duke, which dropped to sixth following its final-seconds loss to Kansas in the Champions Classic

4 Kentucky newspapers being sold next month

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AP) — Four Kentucky newspapers owned by Schurz Communications Inc. DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) are to be sold next month

Western Kentucky edges Charlotte 74-66

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Price scored 21 points, including four 3-pointers, to help Western Kentucky in a 74-66 comeback win over Charlotte on Thursday night BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) AP) — T.J.

Resilient Kentucky prepares to begin NCAA Tournament

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AP) — Kentucky believes it is in a good place entering the NCAA Tournament, beyond the obvious advantage of playing at home LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP)

Kentucky Is Not the Next Silicon Valley — And I Don’t Want it to Be

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Making the Case for Authenticity in Business

Kentucky tops N.C. State 10-5, earns first super regional

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AP) — Kole Cottam's go-ahead, two-run double highlighted a three-run seventh inning as Kentucky rallied past North Carolina State 10-5 to clinch the Lexington Regional early Tuesday and earn their first NCAA super regional berth LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP)

Kentucky tops NC State 8-6 to force NCAA regional final

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AP) — Zach Reks and Riley Mahan each had two RBI, Tristan Pompey had three hits and Kentucky forced a deciding game in the Lexington Regional with an 8-6 victory over North Carolina State on Sunday night LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP)

Central Kentucky educator honored with Grissom Award

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AP) — A central Kentucky educator has been recognized for promoting achievement for students of all backgrounds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP)

No. 6 Kentucky, No. 7 UNC battle like Final Four contenders

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AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari figures the sixth-ranked Wildcats and seventh-ranked North Carolina are still sorting through what kind of teams they can be RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

Davis scores 23; Charlotte upsets Western Kentucky, 83-77

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AP) — Jon Davis scored 23 points and Braxton Ogbueze and Austin Ajukwa combined to add another 31 as Charlotte snapped a three-game losing streak by upsetting Western Kentucky in a Conference USA battle Thursday night CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Carolina Southern rail selling to Kentucky company

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AP) — A Kentucky company is buying a closed railroad company that operated a line between Myrtle Beach and Whiteville, North Carolina MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP)