The News

Somehow, upscale restaurateurs believe that diners will soon willingly pay more for a beef dish if it comes with disclosure of the DNA of the actual cow being eaten, according to a May Associated Press report. “People want to know where their food is coming from,” said one excited chef, lauding the knowledge to be gleaned from a calf’s upbringing.

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The Jefferson County Narcotics Drug Interdiction officers have had a record breaking week, according to Sheriff's Office officials. Since Monday, officers have seized 87 pounds of cocaine and $139,900 in cash stemming from investigations.

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Although Mallie Bickham’s June 23 public outburst and subsequent resignation from his elected duties as a Vidor City Councilman was not made official since he neglected to put his verbal comments on paper, Vidor Council Ward 5 representative Angela Brading’s resignation will be valid as she submitted her

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Tens of thousands of dollars worth of desks, chairs, tables, filing cabinets, audio-visual rolling carts, gym lockers and other items have been removed from several campuses throughout the district over the past month and somehow ended up at local scrap yards, an investigation by The Examiner has revealed.In early June, the newspaper was alerted that several churches and individuals were observed backing up pickup trucks, cars and moving vans to Dunbar Elementary School off of Irving Street and taking away furniture and other items that were purchased with taxpayer money.

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After a Father’s Day that Craig and Linda Sexton will never forget for all the wrong reasons, the Sexton family is frustrated and wants to know what happened in the death of their 26-year-old daughter, Melodie Fay Sexton, who was found dead on June 19 in Lake Ivanhoe from an apparent drowning.

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