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July 24 05:50 AM
I have probably said it before here in Meth in the News, but it bears repeating. Due to its effects in the brain, methamphetamine can lead people to engage in some fairly unusual behaviors, or at least things that they would not normally do otherwise.
July 24 05:50 AM
Many readers are carefully following and inquiring about my lawsuit against the Caddo Parish commission. I sincerely thank all who are so supportive. This work may well prove to be the most consequential of any I have taken on against any governmental body in our state.
July 24 05:50 AM
There is no politically correct way to explain it. Donald Trump blew his chance in a big way. He seemed to be on a roll, rising in the polls and talking about issues other Republican candidates shied away from.
July 17 07:13 AM
As almost everyone should have heard by now, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman escaped from maximum security at the Altiplano Federal Prison in south central Mexico last Saturday night. Apparently, he crawled through a hole in the shower area of his cell block to a well-lit, ventilated tunnel.
July 17 07:13 AM
In spectacular fashion, the badly misnamed "hospital privatization" scheme of Gov. Bobby Jindal in Shreveport and Monroe is now collapsing. The appalling scenario now playing out is about as surprising as any given day's embarrassing headline about Gov.
July 17 07:13 AM
If you come from Louisiana, it’s almost a congenital requirement that you are born with a love for music. Particularly string music, from country, zydeco, blues, rock and even an abundance of classical aficionados. I’m certainly in that number. Two of my first legal clients as a practicing lawyer in Ferriday were Jerry Lee Lewis and Mickey Gilley.
July 10 06:24 AM
In this week’s Meth in the News I am going to report on what — surprisingly to me, anyway — appears to be a rather common crime. It’s probably a crime as old as time itself, but the involvement of methamphetamine in the commission of this crime is relatively new.
July 10 06:24 AM
'Tis the season, I suppose. With its massive property tax — and more? — election coming next spring, our Caddo Parish School Board and sizable central office staff are now rolling out another "strategic plan." The current draft of this latest one is a 37-pager.

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