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License of Louisiana-based drug distributor revoked over opioid crisis failures

Published   May 26, 2023 03:49PM
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration stripped one of the nation’s largest drug distributors of its license to sell highly addictive painkillers Friday after determining it failed to flag thousands of suspicious orders at the height of the opioid crisis.

The action against Morris & Dickson Co. that threatens to put it out of business came two days after an Associated Press investigation found the DEA allowed the company to keep shipping drugs for nearly four years after a judge recommended the harshest penalty for its “caval ... Read more

John Everett Speer

John Everett Speer was born December 23, 1956, in Providence, Rhode Island and entered into rest May 22, 2023, in Shreveport, Louisiana He grew up in Haynesville Louisiana and graduated from Haynesville High School in 1976, and lived some of his life ... Read more

Warren Zeiders Is Determined to Make His Upcoming Full Lengt

Warren Zeiders hit a VERY exciting milestone at Stagecoach 2023, as his performance on Sunday (April 30) doubled as both his Stagecoach debut AND 100th career show to date.

“It was amazing. Fans were surreal to hear all the way out her ... Read more

Feds warned about risks of delaying 24 Sussex decision almos

The Canadian prime ministers’ residence, 24 Sussex, is seen on the banks of the Ottawa River in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. Almost a year before the closure of 24 Sussex Drive amid disrepair and an infestation of rodents, the chairman of the N ... Read more

Former Senator Margaret Carter Receives Honorary Doctorate of Public Service

Published   May 25, 2023 04:49PM
Former Oregon State Senator Margaret Carter was the commencement speaker for Willamette University's Salem undergraduate commencement ceremony, which took place on Sunday, May 21.

Carter received an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service from Willamette University President Steve Thorsett before addressing the crowd of about 3,000 guests. During her speech, Carter told the graduates about the importance of service, referring to Willamette's motto, "not unto ourselves alone are we born."

"Along with laughter, another way ... Read more

Things do this Memorial Day weekend in Shreveport

Memorial Day is this weekend, which means a three-day weekend for many. With that extra day, here are just a few things going on in the Shreveport-Bossier area.

If you are in the shopping mood, check out Bewley's Furniture and Red River ... Read more

Sam Burns’ Wife: Caroline Campbell Facts & Photos

In recent years, Sam Burns has been one of the most consistent players in professional golf. Being among the best golfers in his class is nothing new for Burns. He’s won several amateur tournaments and set the collegiate golfing ranks on fire in hi ... Read more

Shreveport resident seeks help searching for missing parrot

By Ashley Latcha

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SHREVEPORT, Louisiana (KTBS) — Penelope is a Congo African Grey parrot that loves eating cashews and whistling the tune from “Bridge Over The River Kwai.”

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