NEW ORLEANS—New Orleans residents living in Houston, Atlanta and other cities are still waiting for the absentee ballots they applied for weeks ago. No one knows how many people will come back to the city to vote, and the polling places have yet to be selected.
The Knott Street Boxing Team. Among boxing enthusiasts, the name carries legendary overtones.The North Portland-based boxing club has a rich and storied history, one that has produced Olympic contenders and world title-holders.
Laila Cully, second from right, business finance officer for the State of Oregon, presents a letter of welcome from Gov. Ted Kulongoski to Imam Muhammad A. Nagieb, second from left, who accepted the letter on behalf of Imam W. Deen Mohammed.
Actress Rain Pryor, daughter of legendary comedian Richard Pryor, will be the keynote speaker at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society luncheon on May 24 in honor of the "Unassuming Heroes" who devote their time and energy to the fight against multiple sclerosis.
While children ran down the halls of Lent Elementary School or created crayon designs on butcher paper in the school auditorium on Tuesday night, their parents fretted over how Portland Public Schools would pay its bills with $57 million less in the district's budget.
Portland Public School District Superintendent Vicki Phillips
"I've lived all over the world and have never seen anything like this."