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After being struck from behind while driving his truck during an early morning accident in Orange County, a 77-year-old Louisiana man attempting to direct traffic around the wreck was then struck by another vehicle.

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Darrell Mason

Darrell Mason, 19, of Port Arthur, the father of abused infant Faith Mason, pleaded guilty to injury to a child Friday, Jan. 15, in relation to the injuries his daughter suffered in August 2013 in the weeks after her birth.

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches with the Jason-3 spacecraft Jan. 17.

Jason-3, a U.S.-European oceanography satellite mission with NASA participation that will continue a nearly quarter-century record of tracking global sea level rise, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday at 12:42 p.m. aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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Christus Southeast Texas Health Systems CEO Paul Trevino; Dr. Lauree Thompson, n

Christus Health Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth is currently undergoing a $2.5 million Neonatal Intensive Care Renovation project, made possible by the Christus Health Foundation Southeast Texas and Christus Health. The hospital made the announcement at a media event Tuesday, Jan. 12.

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Rear Adm. John Alexander (inset) and the USS Ronald Reagan

When the USS Ronald Reagan scrambled its fighter jets after two Russian naval reconnaissance aircraft flew within one nautical mile of the U.S. aircraft carrier near the Korean Peninsula, Jan Alexander of Port Neches tried not to panic. 

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