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Bob Barker, legendary ‘The Price is Right’ host, dies at 99

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www.wbrz.com – Christopher Watson – 2023-08-26 07:18:41

SUMMARY: TV star Bob Barker, famous for hosting “The Price Is Right” for 35 years, has passed away at the age of 99. Barker began his career in radio before his big break hosting “Truth or Consequences” and later “The Price Is Right.” He won numerous awards for his work, including 19 Daytime Emmy Awards. One of Barker’s most memorable contributions to the show was his advocacy for animal rights. He started a foundation and also promoted spaying and neutering pets on every episode. Barker’s wife Dorothy Jo Gideon, who died in 1981, was a driving force behind his love for audience participation and his activism for animals.

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Sempra working to reduce LNG carbon intensity – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Rita Lebleu – 2024-02-22 10:52:23

SUMMARY: Sempra Infrastructure is taking steps to lower the carbon intensity of their LNG production at facilities like Cameron LNG in Hackberry. Despite concerns about President Biden's halt on new LNG projects, this will not affect Cameron LNG. The company is pursuing carbon sequestration projects near the Cameron and Port Arthur LNG sites. It has also entered a non-binding preliminary memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan Bank for International Cooperation to collaborate on energy transition projects, including LNG and hydrogen, to enhance the energy supply chain in the U.S. and Japan. The progress of the projects depends on various approvals and financial decisions.

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Monroe PD hosts press conference to discuss gang arrests in the area

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-02-22 10:47:12

SUMMARY: In this content, the speaker thanks everyone for attending and discusses the progress made in targeting and arresting members of two violent gangs. Over the past two and a half years, 30 members of one gang and 35 members of the other gang, along with their associates, were arrested. A total of 39 firearms were seized from these gangs. The speaker highlights the participation of the community in helping to solve crimes and expresses gratitude to the police department and various agencies involved in the operation. The mayor also thanks the community for their support and commends the efforts of law enforcement. Significant decreases in homicides and gang-related crimes have been observed as a result of these actions.

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Come out and get some gumbo and a gumbowl, too – American Press

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www.americanpress.com – Rita Lebleu – 2024-02-22 09:58:14

SUMMARY: The Gumbowl event on Friday, February 23, 2024, at the Shearman Fine Arts Annex Atrium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. offers the public a unique opportunity to acquire original pottery and savor chicken and sausage or seafood gumbo for $20. Organized by art professor Ken Baskin, the biennial student-driven fundraiser, running for over 25 years, supports student attendance at the National Council for the Education of Ceramic Arts conference. Ticket sales are on a first-come, first-served basis, with no pre-sale available. Aside from serving delicious food catered by Brick House Catering and Events, the event showcases artistic craftsmanship and aids students' educational pursuits.

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