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There’s a real sense of pride that comes from helping others, but it takes a little something extra to be a volunteer, whether it’s at a soup kitchen, a hospital or just helping out a local organization.

Seven new Southeast Texan CASA volunteers sworn in by Judge Randy Shelton this past Monday will be giving up not just their time, but also plenty of emotion and energy. They have become the latest group of CASA volunteers who will assist children navigating through the oftentimes emotional and difficult CPS Foster Care process.

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t up a workshop in his backyard has now led to questions of whether Orange County resident David Duncan will be left holding the bag, and the responsibility, for a $200,000 home built without proper FEMA certification in a mapped floodway.

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When former city of China Mayor and Councilman John Walker read The Examiner article last week titled “Big Trouble in Little China” (Feb. 23-29 edition, page 10A), he was appalled at the implication his administration was responsible for any of the city’s financial woes.

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On Friday, Feb. 24, the 135-foot long offshore supply vessel Miss Pearl reported grounding on the west side of the Sabine Jetties.

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Sector Houston-Galveston office received a call at 6:17 a.m. that the vessel had run aground and that the four-person crew had suffered various injuries.

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