The news overnight that the U.S. and Japan have reached an agreement to move about 9,000 U.S. Marines off the island of Okinawa means that slightly more than half of the Marines who have been stationed there will be heading to Guam and other places in the Pacific.
Michael Jordan, one of the greatest players in basketball history, has one more record. It's not likely a record he wanted. He's the owner of the NBA's worst team ever. The Charlotte Bobcats have seven wins and 59 losses.
William Lawlis Pace died in California this week. He holds the record for the person alive the longest with a bullet in his head. Back in 1917, his brother accidentally shot him with a rifle. Doctors left the bullet in place, feeling it would do more damage to remove it.
The Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents has approved a five percent tuition increase for undergraduate Kentucky residents.Â The board, meeting Thursday, also gave its approval to a merger of the non resident and so called targeted tuition into one rate for out of state students.Â Students living just outside Kentucky had previously paid less that other out of state students.Â Â Resident and non resident grad students will also face about a five percent tuition hike.