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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Alben William Barkley (November 24, 1877 – April 30, 1956) was an American lawyer and politician from Kentucky who served in both houses of Congress and as the 35th Vice President of the United States from 1949 to 1953.
America 24/7 was a photography book published by DK in 2003 about culture and life in the United States.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American Planning Association (APA) is a professional organization representing the field of urban planning in the United States.
The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States.
Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent.
Area code 270 serves the Commonwealth of Kentucky's western and south central counties.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
At-large is a designation for members of a governing body who are elected or appointed to represent the whole membership of the body (for example, a city, state or province, nation, club or association), rather than a subset of that membership.
The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, often referred to as the Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States.
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
Ballard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
A barge is a flat-bottomed ship, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.
Barkley Regional Airport is located 12 nautical miles west of Paducah, in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States.
The Battle of Paducah was fought on March 25, 1864, during the American Civil War.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.
Robert Calvin Bland (né Robert Calvin Brooks; January 27, 1930 – June 23, 2013), known professionally as Bobby "Blue" Bland, was an American blues singer.
Homer Louis "Boots" Randolph III (June 3, 1927 – July 3, 2007) was an American musician best known for his 1963 saxophone hit "Yakety Sax" (which became Benny Hill's signature tune).
The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers.
"Bristol Broadcasting Company" is a radio station chain operating 24 stations in four Southern United States markets: the Tri-Cities area of upper-east Tennessee and southwest Virginia (receiving its name from the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee), Marion, Virginia, Paducah, Kentucky, and Charleston, West Virginia.
The Brookport Bridge (officially the Irvin S. Cobb Bridge) is a ten-span, steel deck (grate), narrow two-lane truss bridge that carries U.S. Route 45 (US 45) across the Ohio River in the U.S. states of Illinois and Kentucky.
The Burlington Northern Railroad was a United States-based railroad company formed from a merger of four major U.S. railroads.
Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an American jazz singer and bandleader.
Cairo is the southernmost city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and is the county seat of Alexander County.
Carolyn Ann "Callie" Khouri (born November 27, 1957) is an American film and television screenwriter, producer, and director.
Calvert City is a home rule-class city in Marshall County, Kentucky, United States.
A Carnegie library is a library built with money donated by Scottish businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Catholic Health Partners is now Mercy Health.
The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
William Henry "Chick" Webb (February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939) was an American jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader.
The Chickasaw are an indigenous people of the Southeastern Woodlands.
The "Chitlin Circuit" is a collection of performance venues throughout the eastern, southern, and upper midwest areas of the United States that were safe and acceptable for African American musicians, comedians, and other entertainers to perform in during the era of racial segregation in the United States (from at least the early 19th century through the 1960s).
A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.
Clarence Edward "Big House" Gaines Sr. (May 21, 1923 – April 18, 2005) was an American college men's basketball coach with a 47-year coaching career at Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
In the United States Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force, colonel is the most senior field grade military officer rank, immediately above the rank of lieutenant colonel and immediately below the rank of brigadier general.
The Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ) are a Native American nation from the Great Plains whose historic territory, known as Comancheria, consisted of present-day eastern New Mexico, southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas, western Oklahoma, and most of northwest Texas and northern Chihuahua.
The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).
Contemporary Christian music (or CCM—and occasionally "inspirational music") is a genre of modern popular music which is lyrically focused on matters concerned with the Christian faith.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
Curtis Hamilton (born November 15, 1985) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League.
Robert Wyatt McDaniel Webb (August 18, 1989 – October 14, 2017) was an American professional baseball pitcher.
David Elliot Cohen is an American author and editor who has, over a 30-year span, created more than 70 photography books.
The David Yeiser House is a historic residence on the western side of Paducah, a city in the far western part of the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Ian Berry (previously known as Denimu) is a British born artist based in East London (he was previously based in Sweden) He creates artwork solely from denim; re-using jeans, jackets, and other denim clothing to create portraits, urbanscapes and other unique works.
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.
Dippin Dots is an ice cream snack, invented by Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduate Curt Jones in 1988.
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years.
economic development wikipedia Economic development is the process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people.
George Edwin Haas (born May 26, 1935 at Paducah, Kentucky) is a former outfielder, coach, manager and scout in American Major League Baseball.
Edwin Earl Ellis (born August 28, 1924) was an American Inventor and Photographer.
Emma Talley (born March 24, 1994) is an American professional golfer currently playing on the LPGA Tour.
Enriched uranium is a type of uranium in which the percent composition of uranium-235 has been increased through the process of isotope separation.
An exonym or xenonym is an external name for a geographical place, or a group of people, an individual person, or a language or dialect.
Fate Marable (December 2, 1890 – January 16, 1947) was an American jazz pianist and bandleader.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Fort Anderson, located in Paducah, Kentucky was the site for the Battle of Paducah.
Fort Pillow State Historic Park is a state park in western Tennessee that preserves the American Civil War site of the Battle of Fort Pillow.
Eugene Lawrence Roof (born January 13, 1958) is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder.
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The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Eugene Wilson, Jr. (born March 14, 1981) is a former American football safety.
The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson.
A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.
Herb Roe (born 1974) is a painter of large-scale outdoor murals and classical realist oil paintings.
A high water mark is a point that represents the maximum rise of a body of water over land.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo composed of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Illinois Central Railroad, sometimes called the Main Line of Mid-America, was a railroad in the central United States, with its primary routes connecting Chicago, Illinois, with New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama.
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is a state agency in charge of state-maintained public roadways of the U.S. state of Illinois.
Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America.
Interstate 24 (I-24) is an Interstate Highway in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.
Interstate 66 (I-66) was a proposed Interstate Highway designated in the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991 as the East–West TransAmerica Corridor and High Priority Corridor 3.
Interstate 69 (I-69) is a freeway that runs concurrently with I-24 from Calvert City to Eddyville, the Western Kentucky Parkway from Eddyville to Interstate 169 (formerly the Pennyrile Parkway) in Nortonville, the Purchase Parkway for its entire length, and the former Pennyrile Parkway from the Western Kentucky Parkway to U.S. Route 41 (US 41) on the southern outskirts of Henderson.
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was an American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky, who relocated to New York in 1904, living there for the remainder of his life.
Isaac Wolfe Bernheim (November 4, 1848 – April 1, 1945) was an American businessman notable for starting the I. W. Harper brand of premium bourbon whiskey (a historically important brand currently owned by Diageo).
The Jackson Purchase, also known as the Purchase Region or simply the Purchase, is a region in the U.S. state of Kentucky bounded by the Mississippi River to the west, the Ohio River to the north, and Tennessee River to the east.
Jeffrey Linde "Jeff" McWaters (born September 6, 1956) is an American businessman and former member of the Senate of Virginia as a Republican.
Jeri Lynn Ryan (born Jeri Lynn Zimmermann; February 22, 1968) is an American actress best known for her role as the Borg Seven of Nine on Star Trek: Voyager, for which she was nominated four times for a Saturn Award and won in 2001.
Jerry Crutchfield (born August 10, 1934) is an American country and pop record producer, songwriter, and musician.
John Thomas Scopes (August 3, 1900 – October 21, 1970) was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who was charged on May 5, 1925, with violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of evolution in Tennessee schools.
John Herndon Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) was an American lyricist, songwriter and singer.
Joseph C. Clifton (October 31, 1908 – December 24, 1967) was a naval officer and aviator of the United States Navy in World War II, ultimately advancing to the rank of rear admiral before his retirement in 1963.
Josh Forrest (born February 24, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent.
Joshua Craig Stewart (born December 5, 1978) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox from -. He also played in the Japanese Pacific League for the Orix Buffaloes in 2005.
Julian Morton Carroll (born April 16, 1931) is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Kentucky.
Kansa is a Siouan language of the Dhegihan group once spoken by the Kaw people of Oklahoma.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
KBSI is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, serving Southeastern Missouri, the Purchase area of Western Kentucky, and Southern Illinois.
John Kelley Lovelace is an American songwriter known mainly for his work with country music artist Brad Paisley.
James Kenneth Perry (born August 10, 1960) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour Champions.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
The Kentucky General Assembly, also called the Kentucky Legislature, is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is Kentucky's state-funded agency charged with building and maintaining federal highways and Kentucky state highways, as well as regulating other transportation related issues.
The Kentucky–Illinois–Tennessee League (or KITTY League) was a Class D minor league baseball circuit that went through six different lives.
Larry Stewart (born March 2, 1959 in Paducah, Kentucky) is an American country music singer, best known for his role as lead singer of the country pop band Restless Heart.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.
Kentucky is a state located in the Southern United States.
This is a list of the one hundred and twenty counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The President of the United States is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.
Livingston County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Lloyd Tilghman (January 26, 1816 – May 16, 1863) was a Confederate general in the American Civil War.
Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.
Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Marcy Lynn Walker (born November 26, 1961), also known as Marcy Smith, is an American minister and former actress known for her television appearances on daytime soap operas.
Mark Evitts is a Nashville, Tennessee-based composer, string arranger, producer, and multi-instrumentalist (including violin, viola, mandolin, guitar and piano).
The Martin Marietta Corporation was an American company founded in 1961 through the merger of Glenn L. Martin Company and American Marietta Corporation.
Massac County is a county located in the state of Illinois.
Julian Clifton "Matty" Matlock (April 27, 1907 – June 14, 1978) was an American Dixieland jazz clarinettist, saxophonist and arranger.
McCracken County High School is a public secondary school (grades 9–12) located west of Paducah, Kentucky that opened on August 9, 2013.
McCracken County Public Schools (MCPS) is a school district headquartered in Hendron, unincorporated McCracken County Kentucky.
McCracken County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The Miss Illinois program exists to provide personal and professional opportunities for young women and to promote their voices in culture, politics, and the community.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
The Mississippi–Ohio Valley League was a Class-D American minor league baseball league.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Monroe Elmon Dodd, Sr. (September 8, 1878 – August 6, 1952), was an American Southern Baptist clergyman who was a pioneer radio preacher, the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana, the founder of the former Dodd College, and the president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1934 to 1935.
A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surface.
Murray State University (MSU) is a four-year public university located in Murray, Kentucky, United States.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), called Bedford Forrest in his lifetime, was a cotton farmer, slave owner, slave trader, Confederate Army general during the American Civil War, first leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and president of the Selma, Marion, & Memphis Railroad.
The National Club Baseball Association (NCBA) is the national body that governs club baseball at colleges and universities in the United States.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
The National Quilt Museum, located in Paducah, Kentucky, is an art museum that exhibits fiber art and quilting from around the world.
National Railway Equipment Company is an American railroad equipment rebuilding, leasing, and manufacturing company, headquartered in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
NJCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championships it usually consists of 16 invited teams (usually the 16 teams in Division 1 with the best record).
WWE NXT, often referred to simply as NXT, is a professional wrestling promotion and a division of the American professional wrestling company WWE based in Winter Park, Florida.
The Ohio River, which streams westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, is the largest tributary, by volume, of the Mississippi River in the United States.
The Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) is a collegiate athletic conference which operates in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.
Omaha–Ponca is a Siouan language spoken by the Omaha (Umoⁿhoⁿ) people of Nebraska and the Ponca (Paⁿka) people of Oklahoma and Nebraska.
Pacific Islands Americans, also known as Oceanian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, or Native Hawaiian and/or other Pacific Islander Americans, are Americans who have ethnic ancestry among the indigenous peoples of Oceania (viz. Polynesians, Melanesians and Micronesians).
A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.
The Paducah & Louisville Railway is a Class II railroad that operates freight service between Paducah and Louisville, Kentucky.
Paducah is the name of multiple places in the United States of America.
The Paducah Chiefs are a minor league baseball team in Paducah, Kentucky and the primary nickname for various Paducah teams, who began play in 1897.
Paducah International Raceway (PIR) is located in Paducah, Kentucky, built in 1972.
The Paducah, KY-IL Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of four counties – two in the Jackson Purchase region of Kentucky, a third Kentucky county bordering the Purchase, and one in southern Illinois – anchored by the city of Paducah, Kentucky.
Paducah Public Schools is a school district located in Paducah, Kentucky.
Paducah Tilghman High School is a public secondary school in Paducah, Kentucky, and is the only high school of the Paducah Independent School District.
Paducah is a town in Cottle County, Texas, United States.
Patsy Ann Terrell (December 23, 1961 June 7, 2017) was an American politician.
Paul Twitchell (born Jacob Paul Twitchell) (died September 17, 1971) was an American spiritual lecturer and writer, pulp fiction author, and founder of the religion known as Eckankar.
Paxton Media Group of Paducah, Kentucky, is a privately held media company with holdings that include newspapers and a TV station, WPSD-TV in Paducah.
Philip Anthony Roof (born March 5, 1941) is an American former professional baseball player, coach and minor league manager.
Roland Pierre DuMaine (born August 2, 1931) is an American Roman Catholic bishop.
The Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway is a controlled-access highway in the US state of Kentucky running from Fulton to Calvert City, near Kentucky Dam, for a length of.
Ray Smith (October 30, 1934 – November 29, 1979) was an American rockabilly musician.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard Armstrong Whiting (November 12, 1891 – February 19, 1938) was an American composer of popular songs, including the standards "Hooray for Hollywood", "Ain't We Got Fun?" and "On the Good Ship Lollipop".
Rick Smolan is a former ''TIME'', ''LIFE'', and ''National Geographic'' photographer best known as the co-creator of the "Day in the Life" book series.
Trevor Mann (born October 11, 1988), better known by his ring name, Ricochet, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE and performs in their developmental territory NXT.
Robert Dafford (born May 14, 1951) is an American muralist.
Robert Howard Grubbs (born February 27, 1942) is an American chemist and the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology in Southern California.
Robert A. Karnes (June 19, 1917 – December 4, 1979) was a prolific television actor who also appeared in some films early in his career, including mostly uncredited parts in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), Miracle on 34th Street (1947), Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (1950), and From Here to Eternity (1953).
The Rockabilly Hall of Fame is an organization and website launched on March 21, 1997 to present early rock and roll history and information relating to the artists and personalities involved in rockabilly.
A roots revival (folk revival) is a trend which includes young performers popularizing the traditional musical styles of their ancestors.
Roy Gene Skinner (April 17, 1930 – October 25, 2010) was an American basketball coach who was best known for his time as head coach of Vanderbilt Commodores men's basketball.
Rumer Glenn Willis (born August 16, 1988) is an American actress and singer.
Russell Earl Cochran (born October 31, 1958) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour Champions, having previously been a member on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.
Samuel James Champion (born August 13, 1961) is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on the ABC flagship station WABC-TV and Good Morning America.
Severe weather refers to any dangerous meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause damage, serious social disruption, or loss of human life.
Charles Henry "Speedy" Atkins (1875–1928) was an American tobacco worker in Paducah, Kentucky, who became posthumously notable.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
Stephen G. Hicks (February 22, 1809 - December 14, 1869 (or 1866)) was an American soldier, born in Jackson County, Georgia.
Steven Allen Finley (born March 12, 1965) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder.
Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962) is an American Christian music singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, author, and social activist.
The Summer 2012 North American heat wave was one of the most severe heat waves in modern North American history.
The Tennessee River is the largest tributary of the Ohio River.
Terry Mike Jeffrey is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, musical director, arranger and actor.
Terrance Darnell Shumpert (born August 16, 1966) is a former Major League Baseball utility player.
The Lawless Years is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC from April 16, 1959, to September 22, 1961.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Paducah Sun is a daily newspaper in Paducah, Kentucky, owned by the family-run Paxton Media Group.
Tim Jaeger (born August 6, 1979) is an American artist.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
U.S. Route 45 is a major north–south United States highway and a border-to-border route, from Lake Superior to the Gulf of Mexico.
U.S. Route 60 (US 60) in the state of Kentucky parallels the Ohio River (the northern boundary of the state) from Cairo, Illinois, to Louisville, and then takes a direct eastward route (near Interstate 64, I-64) to rejoin the Ohio River in downtown Ashland, Kentucky as it joins US Route 23 southbound and continues as a multiplex to Catlettsburg where it turns west and exits the state and enters Kenova, West Virginia.
U.S. Route 62 (US 62) in Kentucky runs for a total of across 20 counties in western, north-central, and northeastern Kentucky.
Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
Union Carbide Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary (since 2001) of Dow Chemical Company.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies.
The United States Atomic Energy Commission, commonly known as the AEC, was an agency of the United States government established after World War II by U.S. Congress to foster and control the peacetime development of atomic science and technology.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Colored Troops (USCT) were regiments in the United States Army composed primarily of African-American (colored) soldiers, although members of other minority groups also served with the units.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
The United States Enrichment Corporation, a subsidiary of Centrus Energy Corp. (formerly USEC Inc.), is a corporation that contracts with the United States Department of Energy to produce enriched uranium for use in nuclear power plants.
The United States National Arboretum is an arboretum in Washington, D.C., operated by the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service as a division of the Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center.
The University of Kentucky College of Engineering is an ABET accredited, public engineering school located on the campus of the University of Kentucky.
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
WDKA is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Paducah, Kentucky, United States, serving Western Kentucky's Jackson Purchase region, Southern Illinois, and the Missouri Bootheel.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC), located in Paducah, is one of 16 two-year, open-admissions colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).
The West Kentucky Coal Field comprises an area in the west-central and northwestern part of the state, bounded by the Dripping Springs Escarpment and the Pennyroyal Plateau and the Ohio River, but is part of the Illinois Basin that extends into Indiana and Illinois.
The Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway is a controlled-access highway running from Elizabethtown, Kentucky to near Nortonville, Kentucky.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
William Clark (August 1, 1770 – September 1, 1838) was an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor.
The Winter 1985 cold wave was a meteorological event, the result of the shifting of the polar vortex further south than is normally seen.
Beginning with the Industrial Revolution era, a workshop may be a room, rooms or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods.
WPSD-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Paducah, Kentucky, United States, serving Western Kentucky's Jackson Purchase region, Southern Illinois, the Missouri Bootheel, Northwestern Tennessee, and far Northeastern Arkansas.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
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