1775 - A postal system was established by the 2nd Continental Congress of the United States. The first Postmaster General was Benjamin Franklin.
1788 - New York became the 11th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
This morning the showers and storms along with a Tropical Wave south of Cuba have become more concentrated. The chance for development has been raised to 20% over the next 48 hours for this system to become a Tropical Cyclone.
BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The Capital Area Transportation System was set to shut down service in October.
Now - more grant money for CATS means the busses will keep rolling through the end of the year.