President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on promises to put Appalachian coal miners back to work, as he stated at this rally in Charleston, W.Va., in May. Don’t count on it.
President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on promises to put Appalachian coal miners back to work, as he stated at this rally in Charleston, W.Va., in May. Don’t count on it. Steve Helber AP
President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on promises to put Appalachian coal miners back to work, as he stated at this rally in Charleston, W.Va., in May. Don’t count on it. Steve Helber AP

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.