The blog 5 days in Connecticut is a rambling, navel-gazing tell-all about a man's struggle with alcoholism and drug addiction. There's little to distinguish it from the reams of self-published addiction stories that populate certain corners of the Internet.
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One evening last month, police invited reporters to an empty lot at Lancaster Road and Interstate 20, an area frequented by the sex workers who serve the long-haul truckers that pass through. The goal was to showcase Dallas' successful and innovative prostitution diversion program and to encourage t ... More >>
The Dallas County Judicial Treatment Center in WimerCornell Companies, the private operator of correctional facilities 'cross the country, has a motto: "People Changing People." A lawsuit filed this week in Dallas County District Court proposes an alteration: "People Filming People." At least, so ... More >>
Judge Mike SnipesA Vietnam veteran accused of forcing a 6-year-old girl into his car to ride on his lap became the first to sign on for Dallas County's new veterans court program on Tuesday, with a chance to avoid having a conviction on his record if he completes a six-month treatment program.
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Before posting anything about Sports Illustrated's breaking story about Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington's positive test for cocaine last July, I wanted to clarify one question: How often are managers tested for drug use? Because initially, the SI story didn't say, though now it's been updated t ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Friday, May 29, 2009...
The latest installment of Dr Pepper's "Trust Me I'm A Doctor" campaign may be the only time we will get to hear anything off of Dr. Dre's long in-the-works Detox... for now. It's always nice to see how art and commerce come to ... More >>