The News

Seascape of bleached plating Montipora corals on Jarvis' forereef.

A new NOAA outlook shows that many coral reefs across around the world will likely be exposed to higher-than-normal sea temperatures for an unprecedented third year in a row, leading to increased bleaching – and with no signs of stopping.

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Texas consumers who have purchased electronic books (e-books) should begin receiving account credits or checks this week as a result of the successful prosecution of a price-fixing case against Apple Inc.

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Firefighters in Beaumont quickly quenched a fire resulting from the burner of a stove being left on at a local residence June 19, Beaumont Fire-Rescue Capt. Brad Penisson reports.

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Jeremy Jenkins (left) and Vonte Williams

Police arrested two suspects June 19 after the stray bullet of a recklessly fired gun struck and injured a man at a Beaumont convenience store June 19, Officer Tony Harding of the Beaumont Police Department (BPD) reported. 

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Beaumont police officers investigating a car wreck in the 1900 block of Gilbert Street June 18 were shocked to discover the man driving a Chevy Tahoe involved in the accident had suffered a fatal gunshot wound, Officer Tony Harding reports. 

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