"The Army Corps of Engineers has spent about $4 billion so far of the $14 billion set aside by Congress to repair and upgrade the metropolitan area's hundreds of miles of levees by 2011. Some outside experts said the leak could mean that billions more will be needed and that some of the work already completed may need to be redone."
Friday, May 23, 2008
Leaky Levee Stirs Doubts in New Orleans - AOL News:
Monday, May 19, 2008
Sunday, May 04, 2008
Astana invited into Giro lineup - Cycling - Yahoo! Sports:
"Giro d’Italia organizers have invited the Astana team to compete in the race, reversing an earlier decision to ban it because of doping scandals.
Astana officials confirmed Saturday they are hurrying to get elite American rider Levi Leipheimer from California to Palermo, Sicily, for the start of the three-week race next Saturday.....Alberto Contador, winner of the 2007 Tour de France, will also be at the starting line for Astana."