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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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The Orange Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for 17-year-old David Anthony Riggs, Jr. for the armed robbery of the Get-N-Go station at 2419 16th Street in Orange that occurred Wednesday, December 2, 2015. 

Anyone with information on the location of David Riggs, Jr. is asked to contact the Orange Police Department at (409)883-1026.

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56-year-old Steven Zachary was killed the night of Friday, December 4, 2015, when he was walking in the 4800 block of Concord Road in Beaumont and was struck by a vehicle who fled the scene.

According to Officer Tony Harding, there is a person of interest Beaumont detectives have been speaking with, but there have been no arrests made as of yet.

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