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Golden Nugget casino, Lake Charles

Las Vegas just got a little bit closer to Southeast Texas. The Golden Nugget casino, known throughout Sin City for its saucy shows, five-star lodging, top-notch table games, the best in entertainment, and the hottest slot action in town, has finally made its long-awaited Lake Charles debut.

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Buckner Children and Family Services is known for all it does on behalf of children all year round, but during this time of year, the organization spreads the joy a little further and brings awareness to children and families in need during the holiday season. Christmas festivities started Wednesday, Dec.

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David Marl Stacey Sr.

David Marl Stacey Sr., 79, of Cheek, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 2, 2014, surrounded by family.

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Shane Hadnot (left) and Alfred Wright

A 28-year-old Jasper man has pleaded guilty to federal drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales has announced.

Shane Dwayne Hadnot pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute cocaine before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin on Wednesday, Dec. 10.

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Sergeant Rob Flores said Beaumont Police received a 911 call Monday morning about an ill child on a school bus, possibly having a seizure.

The child was transported to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth where he died. The hospital contacted Beaumont Police and they in turn contacted BISD Police.

Investigators aren't releasing the student's name.

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