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Colin Cummings’ road to world domination had to pass through his own father, Mik

Beaumont now owns bragging rights as home of the youngest Air Hockey World Champion.

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The dog days of summer are here. Southeast Texas’ mid-day temperatures are hovering near the century mark, and high pressure is keeping the rains at bay, meaning little relief from the baking-hot sunshine.

Those high temperatures can also mean higher-than-normal energy bills, particularly as Southeast Texans work to keep their homes air-conditioned. There is, however, free help available to you from Entergy Texas that might take a bite out of your dog days energy consumption.

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A Beaumont firefighter had to seek medical treatment resulting from battling a fire at a Beaumont residence on Aug. 6, Beaumont Fire-Rescue reports.

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A screen capture from NASA's new Experience Curiosity website shows

On the three-year anniversary of the Mars landing of NASA’s Curiosity rover, NASA is unveiling two new online tools that open the mysterious terrain of the Red Planet to a new generation of explorers, inviting the public to help with its journey to Mars.

Mars Trek is a free, web-based application that provides high-quality, detailed visualizations of the planet using real data from 50 years of NASA exploration and allowing astronomers, citizen scientists and students to study the Red Planet’s features.

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Joseph Thaddeus Chenier

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and area authorities have captured an inmate who escaped this morning.

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