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DEA reverses decision stripping drug distributor of licenses for fueling opioid crisis

Feb. 07, 2024 14:54 PM EST

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is allowing one of the nation’s largest wholesale drug distributors to stay in business, reversing an earlier order stripping the company of its licenses for its failure to properly monitor the shipment of tens of millions of addictive painkillers blamed...

Suit challenges required minority appointments to Louisiana medical licensing board

Jan. 05, 2024 17:44 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A law requiring that some members appointed to the board that licenses and regulates physicians in Louisiana be from minority groups is being challenged in federal court as an unconstitutional racial mandate. The lawsuit filed Thursday by the conservative group...

US Senate confirms Shreveport attorney as first Black judge in Louisiana’s Western District

Dec. 16, 2023 10:53 AM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A north Louisiana attorney is now the first Black federal judge to serve on the state's U.S. Western District Court following confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Jerry Edwards Jr., of Shreveport, was one of two judicial nominations by Democratic President Joe...

Late-season surges bring California, Texas Tech to 2nd-ever meeting, this time in Independence Bowl

Dec. 03, 2023 17:41 PM EST

California (6-6, 4-5 Pac-12) vs. Texas Tech (6-6, 5-4 Big 12), Dec. 16, 9:15 p.m. ET LOCATION: Shreveport, La. TOP PLAYERS Cal: RB Jaydn Ott, Pac-12-best 1,260 rushing yards, 11 touchdowns. Texas Tech: RB Tahj Brooks, fourth nationally...