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Nominees for Kentucky History Awards sought

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking nominations for this year

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking nominations for this year's Kentucky History Awards, which recognize outstanding achievements by historians, public history professionals, volunteers, leaders, communities and organizations.

Individuals and communities can nominate projects and people for efforts to promote preservation and appreciation of state and local history. The deadline for nominations is Aug. 16.

Projects must have been started or finished during 2012 and have to pertain to state or local history or be sponsored by a history-related organization in Kentucky.

The Kentucky History Awards ceremony will be held Nov. 8 in Frankfort.

For more information, visit http://www.history.ky.gov/historyawards .

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