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Porchia Ridley and Robert Shankle distribute free face masks at Jones Park Saturday afternoon. The Porchia Ridley-Kinney Foundation partnered with Lufkin City Councilman Robert Shankle and the Hanes Corp. to provide free masks to the community. The Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of Deep Ea…

As a physician, I have been fascinated by the rapid acquisition of knowledge about the novel coronavirus and the deadly disease it causes, COVID-19. True, that knowledge may not be coming as fast as we like. But the pace of vaccine development, for example, is remarkable. But along with know…

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