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Jeremy Fults, managing partner, stands in front of the LongHorn Steakhouse’s bar

The competition for steak lovers’ hearts just heated up. LongHorn Steakhouse opened its doors Monday, Aug. 10, in Beaumont, bringing a fresh and exciting new option for Southeast Texans to curb their carnivorous cravings.

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The Beaumont Craft Beer Fest will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, from 4-8 p.m. at the Event Centre in downtown Beaumont, 700 Crockett St. Presented by the city of Beaumont, Giglio Distributing, and 2-Row Distributing (a new craft-beer-focused division of Del Papa Distributing), the festival will showcase more than 30 craft breweries and over 100 craft beers, both local and national. Tickets are $20 per person for ages 21 and older, and ticket price includes 24 two-ounce samples along with a souvenir cup.

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WWE Live featuring a match with WWE world heavyweight champion Seth Rollins and John Cena will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. inside Ford Arena. Tickets are $100, $95, $70, $50, $35, $25 or $15 and can be purchased at the Ford Park box office (5115 Interstate 10 S.) or Ticketmaster outlets including H-E-B on Dowlen Road, ticketmaster.com and by phone at (800) 745-3000.

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Pick up your telephone and pre-register for the Urban Fruit Tree Workshop. Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to learn from the best. The workshop is sponsored by the Texas Agri-Life Extension Agency. Look for the group at 1225 Pearl St., No. 200, Beaumont (corner of Franklin and Pearl).

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For the past 14 years, I have been promoting the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, encouraging individuals, schools, colleges, governmental agencies, corporations, clubs, and other groups to get involved. Every year since its founding in 2001, this annual event has been recognized by bipartisan presidential proclamations declaring October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

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