A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.
National Minority Cancer Awareness Week is April 15-21, and the American Cancer Society is encouraged by the progress being made among racial and ethnic populations across Central Louisiana in the fight against this disease.
While the nation continues to monitor the nuclear threats presented by North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, LSU Associate Professor of Political Science David Sobek is keeping a close eye on the escalating threats as well.
Joyce Womack of Greensburg said she originally threw away her Powerball ticket for the March 23 drawing but dug it out of the trash when she realized she hadn’t checked the numbers—and it’s a good thing she did.