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Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum will hold an information and interest meeting on Thursday, July 21, for individuals interested in forming a vintage baseball team. Anyone age 13 and above is invited to hear about the rules and ideas for forming a team, practicing at the museum, and going to the Texas Vintage Base Ball competition.

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The Texas General Land Office announced the names of inaugural members of the Commissioner’s Coastal Resiliency Advisory Group (CCRAG) on July 13. This 15-members regional advisory group consists of representatives from local government, business and industry leaders, each serving two-year terms.

Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick is one of three Southeast Texas appointees.

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Police arrested a man reportedly brandishing an AR-15 assault rifle and verbally assaulting passersby near the Capristrano restaurant on Green Avenue in Orange July 4, reports Officer Dustin Myers. 

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A convenience store in Orange turned over a $20 bill and two $10 bills to police June 30 after discovering the currency wasn't real cash, but counterfeit.

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DPS is investigating a crash involving a truck tractor hauling timber and a passenger car that resulted in serious injuries to one person and shut down Highway 87 in Orange County for nearly an hour, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis reported Saturday.

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Texas consumers who have purchased electronic books (e-books) should begin receiving account credits or checks this week as a result of the successful prosecution of a price-fixing case against Apple Inc.

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An accident involving two cars and a UPS truck claimed the life of a male passenger of one of the vehicles, Beaumont Police Department Officer Tony Harding reported in a news release on June 17.  

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Raul Ramirez-Castaneda was sentenced to 50 years June 6 after pleading guilty to shooting and killing his estranged wife at a trailer park in the 1100 block of 11th Street on March 15, 2015.

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A business owner in Orange is accusing two employees of theft after his investigation revealed the duo was embezzling funds by splitting tickets at the restaurant and bar, he reported to police June 1.

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Deputies arrested a Vidor man May 25 after finding methamphetamine subsequent to a shooting that occurred at his residence on May 22, Detective Janois Strause of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office reports.

Including an arrest made in January related to a separate drug bust, this is the second narcotics arrest involving methamphetamine at the same residence this year.

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