Public schools and colleges are seeing an early and robust flu season thanks to the H1N1 virus, although some are scratching their heads as to why its not as widespread as health officials predicted it would be.
This Saturday marks the 30th running of the Super Derby at Harrah's Louisiana Downs.
The Super Derby is the 11th race on the ticket, and horses are expected to post at 5:15 p.m.
The purse for that race is $75,000.
That means, combined with
President Obama awarded the highest military honor to a soldier who died trying to save a wounded comrade in Afghanistan, saying Sgt. First Class Jared C. Monti personified the values of honor and heroism.
When the United Nations General Assembly reconvenes in New York City next week, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon intends to present its members with a two-year headquarters budget that he claims will be as stingy as these recessionary times demand.
Police have matched DNA from a Yale research technician to evidence found at the crime scene on the Ivy League campus where graduate student Annie Le was found murdered this week, police sources reportedly said late Wednesday.
Bossier City Police Chief Mike Halphen is retiring.
Halphen served 28 years in the police department, and the last eight years as police chief.
Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker will appoint his successor, but candidates will have to prove they're q