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NASA will feature Earth Day exhibits, hands-on activities and demonstrations.

This year, NASA will celebrate Earth Day, April 22, with a variety of live and online activities Thursday and Friday, April 21-22, to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet.

Earth Day in the Nation’s Capital

Thursday and Friday

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Union Station main hall, 40 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Washington


A wreck involving a garbage truck and a pickup truck April 20 left both drivers injured and shut down FM 2802 in Orange County for about an hour, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reports. 


Police in Beaumont are searching for three suspects who robbed a local convenience store and shot a clerk working at the store April 19, Beaumont Police Department Sgt. James Cody Guedry reports.


The Port Arthur City Council effectively dealt a deathblow to Riceland's Farms proposed plan to build a meat-processing facility at a Jade Avenue business park in the city, a location objected to by numerous Port Acres neighbors and some tenants of the abutting business park worried about the potential odor and other possible negative effects they believe it could have on the surrounding community.

Jason Leutloff and the gray Chevrolet Tahoe he was believed to be driving

After the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) asked for the public’s help locating a suspect in a hit-and-run that injured a 2-year-old child Friday, April 15, in Orange County, Jason Michael Leutloff was arrested near the Econo Lodge on 11th Street by Bea