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UPDATE: The Associated Press is reporting that late Saturday, Nov. 17, divers found the body of one of two men missing from an oil platform that caught fire Friday morning, Nov. 16.

The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing platform crew members Saturday, Nov. 17, at approximately 5:25 p.m.

Coast Guard crews searched a 1,400 square-mile area of the Gulf of Mexico for more than 32 hours in an effort to locate the two missing crew members following a platform explosion approximately 20 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La.

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UPDATE: Police arrested a suspect in this robbery Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. For that story, click the link below:

http://theexaminer.com/stories/news/detectives-arrest-suspect-two-armed-robberies

ORIGINAL STORY:

An armed robber fired one shot into the ground during a robbery in the parking lot of the Target Shopping Center on Thursday, Nov. 15

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Police riders from across the nation gathered at Ford Park Pavilion for some friendly competition for a good cause Saturday, Nov 17, in the Southeast Texas “Heroes for Hospice” Motorcop Rodeo.

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Police have arrested and arraigned two Hardin County men in the shooting death of 18-year-old Brian Wayne Drake Jr,. who was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday, Nov. 14, on a back road in northeast Sour Lake.

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According to a press release from Captain Cliff Hargrave of the Orange Police Department, two subjects broke into the State Line Chevron, 2323 S. Lutcher in Orange on Nov. 15 at approximately 3:50 a.m.  The subjects stole items including several cartons of cigarettes.

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With raucous applause and smiles from hospital administrators, doctors, nurses and current and former patients, Christus Hospital St.

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Susan Taylor

The YWCA of Beaumont is hosting a fall gala titled “Military Women Committed to Service” on Friday, Nov. 30, at the Event Centre at 700 Crockett St. in Beaumont. Celebrity author, entrepreneur and former Essence magazine editor Dr. Susan Taylor will be the featured guest. Honorees at the event are local women who serve or have served in the military, or women who have been pillars of service in the community. Soloists Cecelia Chaisson and Cheryl Lewis will perform at the gala event.

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Entergy Texas crews are returning home after almost three weeks spent helping restore utility service to victims of Superstorm Sandy.

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Boys’ Haven showed its appreciation for supporters Saturday, Nov. 10, at the facility’s outdoor pavilion with a musical celebration, motivational presentation and exposition of great feats of strength from Team Intense of Intense Ministries. Foster children from a number of area facilities including Buckner Children and Family Services in Beaumont joined the Boys’ Haven group.

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Dr. Kubala

The American Medical Association presented its 2012 Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Mark Kubala on Nov. 11 at its semi-annual policy-making meeting in Chicago.

Kubala was praised for his work with professional medical organizations and his work with philanthropic organizations.

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