For the 10th year, about 1,000 people will march to the state Capitol steps on Thursday for I Love Mountains Day to protest destructive strip-mining practices.
For the 10th year, about 1,000 people will march to the state Capitol steps on Thursday for I Love Mountains Day to protest destructive strip-mining practices. Herald-Leader
For the 10th year, about 1,000 people will march to the state Capitol steps on Thursday for I Love Mountains Day to protest destructive strip-mining practices. Herald-Leader

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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.