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Miroslava Zendejas

After observing the effects of domestic violence in her community, 21-year-old Miroslava Zendejas, a criminal justice major, has found her calling defending victims of violent crime.

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Hurricane Rita, 2005 (NOAA)

The Hurricane Genesis & Outlook (HUGO) Project at Coastal Carolina University anticipates a more active hurricane season in 2016 than last year, calling for a “near to above normal” season, according to its extended range forecast for the North Atlantic calculated in mid-April.

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 Contestants in the County Finals of the 112th Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest in R

Sunday, April 24, students who had previously won first place at the various local level competitions held at each of the five Orange County public high schools competed at the 2016 County Finals of the 112th Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest at the Lutcher Theater.

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A fatal motorcycle accident in Beaumont claimed the life of a 61-year-old Nederland man, reports the Beaumont Police Department. 

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A Hillister crash between an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck sent a Warren man to a Houston hospital with serious injuries, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reports. 

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