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At least one sniper targeted law enforcement officers in a deadly mass shooting in Dallas on Thursday, July 7, killing five officers and wounding several others, including two civilians. One of the officers killed in the shooting was a Port Arthur native.

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The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset Friday, July 15. The opening date is based on an evaluation of the biological, social and economic information to maximize the benefits to the industry and the public.

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News release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation:

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More than two years after an expected date of completion, the troubled Concord Road widening project in Beaumont is still ongoing and still sparking complaints from small business owners with storefronts facing the road. Their businesses, they say, have been hurt by the construction and its repeated delays.

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Underweight, perpetually chained up and left with dirty water and no shelter – that’s how city of Beaumont Animal Services officers described the state of more than a dozens dogs rescued from a North End residence July 29.

The dogs’ owner, Joyce Hockless, said that she loved the animals and tried to care for them to the best of her ability.

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You’re in class or at your office toiling away quietly when a loud noise shatters the silence. It sounds like a loud crack or bang, a report. Then, you hear another, and another and another. You suddenly realize it’s gunfire. Now what?

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Defense attorneys gather to commemorate July 4 holiday

 “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness – that to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”

— Declaration of Independence

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Wienerschnitzel has signed a long-term lease on the former Jack in the Box freestanding building at 190 S. Main Street in Lumberton. The announcement was made by Debbie Cowart, sales agent at Coldwell Banker Commercial, the real estate company marketing the property.

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Wenny Chang

Lamar University women’s golf coach Jessica Steward announced the team’s 2016-17 schedule. It’s a slate that will definitely challenge the four-time defending Southland Conference champion Cardinals.

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