Coal mines in Kentucky and West Virginia will send millions of tons of coal to India, under the terms of a 25-year contract that was signed Wednesday. The deal is being hailed as a sign of hope in the coal export market.
During a Wednesday morning meeting with faculty and staff at Eastern Kentucky University, President Doug Whitlock announced his retirement. Whitlock, who has spent his entire higher education career at EKU, says his administration will end at the conclusion of this academic year.
Former Indiana Supreme Court Justice Randall Shepard will lead a task force looking into the state of legal education across America. The panel was appointed by the American Bar Association. Shepard says it will examine the way schools prepare their students to practice law, and the economic state of the profession.