LA Supreme Court justice has stroke

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Posted: Jan 10, 2010 7:13 PM by Luke Margolis
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Louisiana, Supreme Court, Catherine Kimball, stroke

Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball has suffered a stroke and is in intensive care.

A statement from the Supreme Court says Kimball underwent successful surgery to remove the blockage and was in recovery.

The 64-year-old Kimball of Ventress is the first woman to serve as Louisiana's chief justice, a position she's held since January 2009, after serving as an associate justice from 1992 to 2008.

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