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Leaders shocked over UP jury move

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According to the state Legislature Web site, a bill calling for the separation of the judicial district was authored by State Sen. Charles Jones, D-Monroe, and will be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Legislators said they were not made aware of the resolution until Friday afternoon.

“I’m stunned to be honest with you,’’ state Sen. Robert Barham R-Oak Ridge, said. “I found out after the fact. I had not heard a word. I can’t imagine something like this being proposed without some conversation with the senator who represents Union Parish.’’

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