Louisiana has become the first state to track nearly all of its government vehicles. It's hoped to cut down on fuel use and prevent accidents. And, the project is off to a good start.
When the bathroom building went up behind a small Louisiana church in 1959, the doors were painted different colors. Ushers would follow black parishioners outside to make sure they entered the correct door. The once-segregated bathroom recently became part of a discussion of racism, a from-the-pulpit apology, and a demolition.
The remains of Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas Fritsch were laid to rest in Rocky Hill, Conn., on Saturday, 37 years after he was killed in a firefight in Vietnam. Amy Jeffries of member station WNPR reports.