The News

 

 

By James Shannon

Contributing Editor

 

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Robert Arnold

 

More than three years have passed since 28-year-old Marine veteran James Whitehead was shot dead outside an Orange auto parts store by off-duty OPD Captain Robert Arnold, but the legal battles surrounding the homicide are just now coming to a close, with the officer awarded damages totaling $600,000 for loss of employment related to the shooting.

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Kree Harrison

Kree Harrison walked away from American Idol with second place and a new nickname — “Kreedom” — a name she received from R&B sensation Nicki Minaj, a polarizing Idol judge who both explicitly criticized and praised Harrison’s performances during the show’s 12th season, but also even innocently proposed to the contestant.

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With Jefferson County commissioners and the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice declaring November “Home Care & Hospice Month,” what better time to get colorful for a cause by participating in the Compassion Color 5K run set for Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Beaumont Event Centre?

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