Kentucky's attorney general says the Eastern Kentucky Board of Regents violated the state open meetings acts when it held a closed-door session before announcing they'd deal with a $25 million budget shortfall by cutting around 120 jobs.
An ex-coal executive who's running for U.S. Senate after serving a one-year prison sentence has escalated his barrage on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, taking swipes at "China people" and calling McConnell "Cocaine Mitch" in a new ad.
One 22-year-old man ended a fight with another by fatally shooting him inside a Tennessee mall on Thursday, and then gave up his weapon and surrendered, saying he didn't want any more trouble, police said.
Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport is being forced out of her post, less than 1 ½ years after she took over. UT President Joe DiPietro announced Wednesday that Davenport's term will end July 1. His letter to her cited "numerous areas of unsatisfactory performance."