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The fungus known to cause White-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease that has decimated hibernating bat populations in the United States and Canada, has been discovered for the first time in Texas.

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The Southeast Texas Oilers youth football team volunteered at the Giving Field on Liberty Street in Beaumont on March 15.

Twelve team members as well as several board members, coaches, and parents harvested 14 pounds of kale, which is enough to feed 56 people in need, Giving Field founder Sharon Begnaud explained to the volunteers.

The team also gathered eggs from the coop and planted beans.

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Bennett has been waiting to be adopted for almost a month! Can you believe that!?

Let’s not make this little fella wait any longer. He loves all of the volunteers at Beaumont Animal Service who give him extra attention. He also LOVES his doggie friends and a good game of tug of war!

He is around 5 months old and weighs 28 pounds. Prior to adoption all animals are fully vaccinated and spayed/neutered.

Call (409) 838-3304 or stop by the shelter at 1884 Pine St. in Beaumont for more information. Bennett, No. 29175

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Bad things can happen in deep space. We know this because films like “Alien” and the many other sci-fi horror films it inspired have engineered all kinds of extraterrestrial creatures to prey on mankind. “Life” succeeds better than about 90 percent of those due to its relentless claustrophobia and a twist ending that director Daniel Espinosa insisted on before he agreed to make the movie.

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