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March 16, 2022

Transportation Equity

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With the recent passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, roads, bridges and public transportation systems across the country are set to be revamped over the coming years. Subsequently, renewed talks about ensuring increased access...

November 18, 2021

Go West Young Person

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Originally published in The Inquisitor A few years ago, I picked up a day job working in East Texas for a medical company that was promoting a new treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). I was in the office of a...

October 22, 2021

Shreveport: glass half full?


Originally published October 22, 2021 in The Inquisitor It’s Breast Cancer Awareness time.  Color this column pink.  When my mom was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, her health was already precarious.  In the hospital with a...

October 20, 2021

Maybe you can fight City Hall

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Originally Published October 15, 2021 in The Inquisitor   Wasn’t it Otto von Bismark who said, “laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made”?  I’ve learned that if you can’t fight City Hall, you can go down...

October 8, 2021

Reasons for Shreveport to have hope

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Originally published October 8, 2021 in The Inquisitor A young woman pulled up in a City of Shreveport truck to meet me and inspect a situation that neighbors were having with erosion of a muddy hill running off and eventually into the...