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Conversion would mean $10 billion investment, 9,000 jobs

 

Golden Pass Products LLC (Golden Pass) has submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Golden Pass LNG receiving terminal at Sabine Pass.


The proposed project involves construction of natural gas liquefaction and export capabilities at the existing Golden Pass LNG facility. A final investment decision will be made following government and regulatory approvals.

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A member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT) was sentenced for his role in the 2009 shooting of a man in Jefferson County, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales of the Eastern District of Texas.

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A little more than one month after Ryan and Tara McLeod filed a lawsuit against Dan Warren and his diabetic alert dog company Guardian Angel Service Dogs, Warren has hired a local attorney in Beaumont and filed a motion in Jefferson County to have the lawsuit either dismissed or moved to Virginia, where Warren runs his companies.

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After The Examiner revealed that hundreds of elderly and disabled Southeast Texans were targeted in a scam to bilk needy citizens with promises of a federal stimulus check, a search warrant was executed at the Port Arthur home of one of the suspected perpetrators.


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Thursday, Aug. 23, The Salvation Army Boys & Girls of Beaumont will host its first annual Hope For Tomorrow Luncheon and Style Show at the Garden Center at Beaumont Botanical Gardens in Tyrrell Park. The community is invited to this event for an afternoon of food, fashion, fellowship and fundraising.

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Beaumont nonprofit aids children of incarcerated

 

Former Federal Bureau of Prisons warden Percy Pitzer and his wife, Sununt Pitzer, have recently launched a foundation to benefit children of an incarcerated or paroled parent or guardian. Creative Corrections Education Foundation’s goal is to “stem the pattern of repeat behavior from parent to child through educational opportunities.”

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EPA chief here for Westside Health Clinic groundbreaking

 

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An annual report by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) shows only four out of 23 BISD schools that were preliminarily evaluated in 2012 met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) standards.

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Solid Rock Community Church will host its grand opening beginning on Monday, Aug. 20, and ending Friday, Aug. 24.

The pastor, the Rev. Mark Smith, established a community youth center in Silsbee in 1999, and has since provided help for more than 500 young people.

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Valrico powers cell towers in wake of huge storm

 

At around 11 p.m. June 29, Cindy Perez, the Port Arthur-based vice president of Valrico, began receiving calls from several major wireless carriers — a huge storm called a “Super Derecho” had hit the Northeast and hundreds of cell tower generators needed to be fueled.

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