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Extreme Cash Blast

Roy Patterson of Silsbee claimed a prize worth $1 million in the Texas Lottery scratch ticket game $500,000,000 Extreme Cash Blast. For selling the winning ticket, Fisco Convenience Store at 4015 Eastex Freeway in Beaumont is eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

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Justin Sanderson

The Jefferson County Courthouse will soon be missing yet another familiar face in its hallowed halls as 60th District Court Judge Gary Sanderson announced this week he will not be seeking re-election to the position he has held for more than three decades.

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tate Rep. Dade Phelan of House District 21 addresses the Orange Chamber.

State Rep. Dade Phelan of House District 21, which includes all of Orange County and part of Jefferson County, addressed the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 22, to say that he is taking measures to bring more business – and more bass fishing – to Southeast Texas with House Bill 1979.

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Speech, physical and occupational therapists work independently.

AUSTIN - A state judge last week blocked Texas social services officials from cutting the Medicaid pay of therapists who serve disabled children and impoverished seniors.

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school bus

With the recent school bus accident that killed and injured multiple students in Houston still in the news and on the minds of parents everywhere, the Texas Education Agency has been answering tough questions about school bus safety belt regulations and state funding meant to ensure those regulations were adhered to.

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