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NASA has selected two missions that have the potential to open new windows on one of the earliest eras in the history of our solar system – a time less than 10 million years after the birth of our sun. The missions, known as Lucy and Psyche, were chosen from five finalists and will proceed to mission formulation, with the goal of launching in 2021 and 2023, respectively.

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Photo by Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo

Jan. 3 was moving day for three of the Houston Zoo’s male elephants. Thai, Tucker and Baylor have taken residence in the newest addition at the Houston Zoo, a 6,500-square-foot barn custom-built to house the bull elephants.

 

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A man who had been ringing in the New Year with friends at a bar in Beaumont reportedly went missing on the ride home, and the Orange County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public assistance in locating the Buna resident, according to OCSO Criminal Investigator Janois Strause Grizzaffi. 

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On January 3, at 7:14 p.m., Port Arthur Police officers were dispatched to St. Mary's hospital in reference to a gunshot victim, according to a PAPD statement.

Upon arrival, officers received information that a victim arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg area. Further details were given in reference to the incident where it was found that the actual shooting took place at the Citgo gas station, 5266 Gulfway Drive. Officers responded to the location, where they established a crime scene.

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On Jan. 1 at 11:49 p.m., the Port Arthur Police officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Rev. Raymond Scott Avenue in reference to a man who had been shot, PAPD said in a release.

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