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As Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder continues to receive pressure from the White House, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), The Navajo Nation Council and other Native American groups to change the team’s mascot because it is “a disparaging reference” to American Indians, former Redskins kicker and Livingston, Texas, native Mark Moseley continues to defend the name, having recently spoke out on the matter on Alex Parker’s segment SportsTalk

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Longtime Beaumont Independent School District contract electrician Calvin Walker not only made millions of dollars off the funds given to the local school district to support the education of Beaumont’s youth – he also made a music video/commercial using the taxpayer funds meant to educate Beaumont students, according to information provided by the Beaumont Independent School District.

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Press release from the Department of Justice:

A 42-year-old Nederland, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.  

Antonio Govea Figueroa pleaded guilty to an Information charging him with wire fraud today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin.

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An industrial accident resulted in the death of a Russian man employed on a ship docked in Beaumont on Tuesday, Aug. 12, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reports.

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Criminal District Attorney Cory Crenshaw has announced the May Term Jefferson County Grand Jury voted to take no action following a complaint of a Texas Election Code violation stemming from the City of Beaumont’s Juneteenth Celebration on June 21, 2014.

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