Due to Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 20, 2017, there will be a change in the garbage and recycling collection schedules... MORE
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. TRUMP NAMES A NEW NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER TO REPLACE OUSTED MICHAEL FLYNN
The new national security adviser, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, enjoys the reputation as a scholarly officer and holds a Ph.D. in military history.
2. ISRAELI COURT SENTENCES SOLDIER FOR FATAL SHOOTING
Sgt. Elor Azaria is sentenced to 18 months in prison for the killing last year of a wounded Palestinian attacker.
3. WHO DIED ON A PLANE CRASH IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were those killed shortly after their light plane took off.
4. ANOTHER MIGRANT TRAGEDY ON THE MEDITERRANEAN
The Libyan Red Crescent says that at least 74 bodies had washed ashore in Libya.
5. CAUSE OF DEATH STILL UNKNOWN FOR EXILED KIM
Malaysian officials say the cause of death has still not been determined in apparent poisoning at Kuala Lumpur airport... MORE
Shreveport HIV/AIDS Call to Action:
Half of black, quarter of Latino gay men projected to be diagnosed within their lifetime. Heterosexuals not immune.
The Beatings Paradigm: A carryover from our slavery past? Is there a correlation between planta-tion coding, and black parenting and discipline?
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