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When you spend your hard-earned money, take a second to think about those merchants offering their products and services right here in Southeast Texas. They are part of our community, your friends and neighbors, and deserve your support.

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Press release from the Beaumont Police Department:

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1. Know the Signs

Symptoms occur within 2-21 days after one is exposed to the virus and, as has been widely reported, a person is not contagious until symptoms arise. Early symptoms of Ebola are: fever, headache, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, muscle pain and unexplained bleeding or bruising.

2. There is No Outbreak in the U.S.

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 Be a Santa to a Senior logo

This season, many area seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the Be a Santa to a Senior program. Sponsored by the local Home Instead Senior Care office, the program brings together area nonprofits, retailers, numerous volunteers and members of the community to provide gifts and companionship for lonely and isolated seniors.

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A new Your Texas Benefits app allows people to use their cell phones to send paycheck stubs and other documents to the state when applying for SNAP food benefits, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program or TANF cash assistance.

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