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Tom Campbell

Take a drive down Calder toward downtown Beaumont and you might catch a glimpse of him. He’ll be gliding in and out of road reflectors in an empty lane of traffic, arms out as if he were flying, headphones on and wearing a constant smile.

Tom Campbell has rollerbladed the streets of Beaumont for the last 20 years, and the 65-year-old says he’s got at least another 10 years of cruising the streets on his K-2 inline skates.

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What do gardeners do when they can’t go outside without getting wet and chilled? Well, just like fashionistas who pour over pages of fashion magazines, gardeners pour over pages of seed catalogs and gardening publications to get new ideas for better weather. Tired of that? Some gardeners seek out ways to continue gardening. One fun way to garden indoors is the old classic, terrariums.

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Our cell phones are often wonderful devices; in addition to the traditional voice phone calls, they also can provide enhanced functionality with Internet access, cameras and SMS (text messaging). Now that smart phones have become the primary communications mode for most of us, it has also become a fertile field for crooks capitalizing on the functionality of our devices.

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Mason

A Port Arthur man was stabbed with a barbecue fork during an altercation at a 6th Street apartment building in Port Arthur on Thanksgiving, Nov. 28.

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World AIDS Days is Dec. 1, 2013, and it represents an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV.

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Castro

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to nine charges of possession of oversized reds, one charge of no saltwater fishing license, and one charge of exceeding the possession limit for red drum, according to Mike Cox with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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Alfred Wright: Photo courtesy of Facebook

A Jasper man who has been missing since Nov. 7 was found Monday, Nov. 25, near a remote pasture a few miles from where he was last seen.

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Glidden

Kevin Glidden, a 17-year-old West Brook High School senior and one of Southeast Texas’ newest Eagle Scouts, is preparing for a career after graduation as any high school student should. But for Glidden, that also means overcoming the challenge of Asperger syndrome.

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Calder Avenue is one of the original grand concourses in Beaumont, once home to many stately mansions some of which survive today. Now a thriving group of small businesses are scattered along a stretch of more than two miles amidst the St. Elizabeth Hospital campus and the various medical supply stores, auto repair shops and law offices.

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Photo courtesy of the United States Marine Corps

Christus is leading an effort to help those impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, one of the largest typhoons in history that caused more than 4,000 deaths and more than $1 billion worth of damage in the Philippines and Southea

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