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The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a farm bill Thursday, June 20, that if signed into law, could have resulted in 171,000 Texans being immediately cut off food assistance.

H.R. 1947, a bill sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas (R-Okla), was rejected by a vote of 195-234, with only 24 Democrats voting in favor of the legislation and 62 Republicans opposing the bill.

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After years of polluted runoff into an aging — and some would say outdated — waste water treatment system, the City of Beaumont has successfully navigated a 4.5-year extension with the TCEQ

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Artist's rendering of the 100-foot gator

When one thinks of 100-foot alligators, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a sci-fi horror flick.

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Police say one man is in custody after they executed a search warrant at the Spanish Villa Apartments in Beaumont. 

According to a BPD press release, at approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, Narcotics officers were assisted by Beaumont's Special Assignments Unit and a K9 officer in executing a narcotics search warrant. Upon entering and securing the home, police found more than 15 grams of heroin, pre-packaged and in pill form ready for sale on the street. 

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