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Photos: Turkey Trot 5K, 10K, and Kids K

beaumontenterprise.com — The Sea Rim Striders hosted the 2014 Triangle Therapeutics Turkey Trot 5K, 10K, and Kids K at the Event Centre on Thursday morning. The event attracted a little over 1500 participants, 100 of whom joined for the Kids K event.

In Peru, whip-cracking vigilantes serve up justice

beaumontenterprise.com — CAJAMARCA, Peru (AP) â€" The standard "peacemaker" in this highlands Peruvian provincial capital is a whip fashioned from the twisted sinew of a bull penis. Yet their periodic whip-cracking raids on brothels have elicited outrage from human rights activists and gasps from Lima TV reporters, who tend to portray them as Andean-style Taliban morality police.
Nov 27, 2014

AP: In provincial Peru, whip-cracking 'urban patrols' serve up self-styled justice - abridged version bit.ly/1CkKMLM

The only Black Friday line we’ll wait in is at Miller’s Discount Liquor

blog.beaumontenterprise.com — Last year, beer nerds waited for upwards of two hours outside Miller's on Black Friday to get their hands on a hard-to-get bottle of Goose Island's Bourbon County Brand Stout. This year, Miller's Black Friday lineup includes limited releases from Founders, Deschutes and Southern Star. When: Doors open at 10 a.m.
Nov 26, 2014

Beer fans lined up well before Miller's opened last yr to snag Bourbon County Stout. This year's Black Friday lineup: bit.ly/1yi68F9

Longtime AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40

beaumontenterprise.com — EL PASO, Texas (AP) â€" Juan Carlos Llorca, a veteran Associated Press journalist who covered immigration and the drug war along the U.S.-Mexico border, and whose reporting on illegal international adoptions helped prompt national reforms in Guatemala, has died at age 40.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @MichaelG1: AP's Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40. When I was in the Southwest, he produced great border coverage for the region. - ow.ly/ETJg3

Nov 25, 2014

AP's Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40. When I was in the Southwest, he produced great border coverage for the region. - ow.ly/ETJg3

Nov 25, 2014

Indeed RT @juanlozano70: A good reporter. Will be missed. AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40 - beaumontenterprise.com/news/texas/art…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @juanlozano70: A good reporter. Will be missed. | Longtime AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40 - beaumontenterprise.com/news/texas/art… via @BmtEnterprise

Nov 25, 2014

A good reporter. Will be missed. | Longtime AP reporter Juan Carlos Llorca dies at 40 - beaumontenterprise.com/news/texas/art… via @BmtEnterprise

Maine police chief accused of drunken driving

beaumontenterprise.com — PARIS, Maine (AP) â€" The police chief of a Maine town is facing a drunken driving charge after getting pulled over last week. The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/1HFVGM4 ) reports that 50-year-old Paris Police Chief Michael Madden of Harrison was pulled over in Naples by a Cumberland County sheriff's deputy after midnight last Friday.

Lawmaker: Marijuana needs debate in New Mexico

beaumontenterprise.com — ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) â€" The conversation about whether New Mexico should join other western states in legalizing marijuana is cranking up as state lawmakers prepare for the 2015 legislative session. Rep. Bill McCamley, a Democrat from southern New Mexico, is taking his case for legalization to fellow lawmakers Tuesday during a meeting of the interim health and human services committee.