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Awesome Inc. launching fifth season of Web Developer Bootcamp to help beginners get job-ready

Awesome Inc, the hi-tech incubator and computer coding school that provides programming courses for kids and adults in Kentucky is launching its fifth session of their Web Developer Bootcamp in order to move people into careers they love. The goal of the competitive program is to take Bootcamp enrollees from beginner to job-ready, junior-level developers in 12-weeks. There are hundreds of open jobs...

Jamie’s Bookshelf: Ten recently published books to curl up with as the frigid temperatures grip the state

By Jamie H. Vaught KyForward Columnist First of two parts   As the frigid temperatures continue their hold on the state, here’s a list of recently-published nonfiction books that offer some good winter reading. • “James Still: A Life” by Carol Boggess (University Press of Kentucky, $40) is a new lengthy biography about one of Kentucky’s most famous writers. Still first achieved...

Five of Kentucky’s most successful entrepreneurs to be celebrated with induction into hall of fame

The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame – which celebrates Kentucky’s most successful entrepreneurs and encourages others to pursue similar endeavors – will honor this year’s inductees on Nov. 18 in Louisville. The inductees include: Brad Kelley Brad Kelley, Commonwealth Brands tobacco (sold the company in 2001 to Houchens Industries for US$1 billion), Center for Innovation and Technology...