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October 12, 2012 12:00 AM

Local politics

Howard Simms is a good judge. He was an excellent district attorney. No one can objectively deny either. He has been good at his job. But he has a problem with alcohol it seems. Count me out of those who think this disqualifies him from the bench. I think many would be shocked at the high rate of alcohol problems among the local bar -- no pun intended.

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