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Market Basket has announced that its new 2016-17 Fundraiser Coupon Books are now available at no cost to schools, churches and other charitable and nonprofit clubs and organizations to assist in their fundraising efforts. The coupon books will be on a first come, first served basis, while supply lasts.

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched a clinical trial of a vaccine candidate intended to prevent Zika virus infection.

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) visited the Port of Beaumont on Monday, Aug. 8, to tour the port and visit with officials.

Sen. Cruz’s visit to the port was to enhance his understanding of its operations and importance, said Bill Carpenter, deputy port director for the Port of Beaumont.

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Germaine Joseph Jackson

He could have been given time-served – or he could have gone to prison for life. The jury decided somewhere in the middle.

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Cedric Madison

According to reports from the Beaumont Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of Betty Lane on Friday, Aug. 5, shortly before 11 p.m. in reference to a sexual assault in progress. The complaining witness stated that she walked in to find Cedric Madison sexually assaulting her infant child.

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