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2008-08-05 03:00:31

By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--BEAUMONT -- Though the latest forecasts indicate Tropical Storm Edouard will mostly likely make landfall just due-east of Galveston, Jefferson County is taking no chances and has opted to close the courthouse Tuesday.

2008-08-05 03:00:24

By Amy Moore, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--The threat of Tropical Storm Edouard prompted officials across Jefferson and Orange counties to cancel classes, meetings and activities until further notice.

2008-08-05 03:00:24

By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--BEAUMONT -- Southeast Texas has reached a major milestone in air quality standards, finally reaching acceptable standards for ozone emissions -- an achievement area leaders hope will lead to a new emissions designation.

2008-08-05 03:00:03

By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug.

2008-08-04 18:00:26

By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 4--PORT ARTHUR -- A conference call with local, state and federal officials as well as the National Weather Service is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4.

2008-07-31 21:00:26

By Darragh Doiron, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 1--Director Keith Cockrell is expecting sell-out crowds at "The Music Man" this weekend. He's also looking forward to crowded auditions for next season's town-and-gown musical.

2008-07-31 03:00:28

By David Ball, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 31--PORT ARTHUR -- Directors of the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation listened to possible development plans Wednesday for a 7.25 acre site on Texas 73 that may serve as a future industrial park.

2008-07-29 03:01:09

By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 29--BEAUMONT -- By Sherry Koonce The News staff writer BEAUMONT -- Increased fuel costs combined with a decrease in the production of some herbicides has county officials refiguring the cost of controlling the area's mosquito population.

2008-07-25 00:00:32

By Darragh Doiron, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 24--When Professor Harold Hill needs to divert attention from his con in "The Music Man," he convinces the school board they'd make a great barbershop quartet, so they sing, beautifully.

2008-07-25 00:00:14

By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 25--The head of a prominent cancer research institute in Pittsburgh issued an unprecedented warning to his faculty and staff -- limit cell phone use because of the possible risk of cancer. The warning from Dr. Ronald B.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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