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At approximately 11:37 a.m., Friday, December 11, 2015, Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to multiple calls reporting a fire at Luby’s Restaurant, located at 2695 I-10 E.

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This week, Crime Stoppers needs your help in locating five fugitives wanted for drug charges.

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous potential dope dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes each week in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.

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“Open enrollment in 2016 is off to a very good start,” Kevin Counihan, CEO, Health Insurance Marketplaces, CMS, reported during a conference call hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Dec. 9 regarding the Dec. 15 Affordable Care Act enrollment deadline in Texas.

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Susan Toney, Animal Services director

Beaumont Animal Services and the Beaumont Police Department are “begging” for bones, beds, blankets and more on behalf of their furry friends at the animal shelter this holiday season.

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Norma Sampson, executive director for the Julie Rogers Gift of Life, presents th

The Gift of Life recognized Dr. Garrett Peel and Previty Clinic for Surgical Care with its Legendary Leader Award for humanitarian efforts and altruistic support at a Women’s Breast Health Program Luncheon on Monday, Dec.

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Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, at 2 p.m., a search warrant was executed at 3520 Ridgemont Drive in Orange, Texas.

The warrant was from a combined investigation between the Orange Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. 

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When Clark Griswold sets out to create a festive holiday atmosphere in the movie classic “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” all havoc breaks loose. He staples his sleeve to the gutter, loses his balance on the ladder, slides off the roof and can’t get the 25,000 twinkling lights to work because of faulty wiring. Once the lights do work, he causes a power outage because of the amount of electricity they use.

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The Galveston County Health District (GCHD) is encouraging parents and educators to teach children the importance of good hand hygiene following an increase of the gastrointestinal illness shigellosis at area schools and daycares.

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On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at approximately 10:37 a.m., a Beaumont police officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a motorist for a speeding violation.

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21-year-old Kirk Jones of Port Arthur pled guilty to two counts of first degree aggravated robbery in the 252nd District Court, Jefferson County District Attorney Bob Wortham announced today. At the time of the offense, Jones was on probation for a previous aggravated robbery.

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