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One man is dead and another has been booked in the Jefferson County Jail on charges of murder following a confrontation gone too far at the Port Arthur Townhomes, located behind Central Mall, Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 23.

Around 5 p.m. Tuesday, Port Arthur Police were dispatched to 3500 Turtle Creek Drive, The Port Arthur Townhomes, in reference to a fight in progress. While officers were en route, additional calls came in advising that a subject had been shot, Port Arthur Police stated in a press release.

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Hot sauce merchants and connoisseurs gathered Sunday, Sept. 20, for every chilihead’s dream — the 14th annual Houston Hot Sauce Festival in Stafford, Texas.

Hot sauce vendors came from California, Seattle, Ohio, Indiana, Chicago, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, and even Australia to show off their spiciest concoctions made from just about any chili pepper imaginable.

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IRS press release:

The Internal Revenue Service issued a fraud alert Wednesday, Sept. 24, for international financial institutions complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  Scam artists posing as the IRS have fraudulently solicited financial institutions seeking account holder identity and financial account information.

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Thomas Anthony Guerriero

Anyone being asked to invest mon­ey in Beaumont’s new indoor soccer league should know that “international financier” Thomas Anthony Guerriero is far from whom he and his staff claim him to be.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue has a new Brush Truck through a grant with the Texas Forest Service, the city of Beaumont reported in a Tuesday, Sept. 23 press release.

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Beaumont Fire Rescue has a new Brush Truck through a grant with the Texas Forest Service, the city of Beaumont reported in a Tuesday, Sept. 23 press release.

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Anyone being asked to invest mon­ey in Beaumont’s new indoor soccer league should know that “international financier” Thomas Anthony Guerriero is far from whom he and his staff claim him to be.

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Adams

A 5-year old Jasper girl is recovering from injuries sustained from a Friday, Sept. 12 accident in which she was run over by a vehicle driven by a 52-year-old Jasper man, who is being charged with intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury.

According to an incident report obtained by the Examiner, Jasper Police were dispatched around 6:30 p.m. Friday to the area of Burns and Dennis streets in Jasper in reference to a young child who was ran over by a vehicle and that the driver, Joseph Bryant Adams, was supposedly intoxicated.

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While the American food supply is among the safest in the world, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 6 Americans is sickened by foodborne illness annually, resulting in about 3,000 deaths each year.  It is estimated that the overall negative economic impact of foodborne illness in the United States, including medical costs, quality-of-life losses, lost productivity, and lost-life expectancy, may be as high as $77 billion per year.&nbsp

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