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Larsen Kneller, a physician with Beacon Medical Group La Porte, shows off the floor plan of the new Franciscan Beacon Hospital, under construction at the site of the clinic on I Street. The $21.6 million facility will expand on the offerings at the existing medical center by adding a full-service, 10-bed emergency department.

La PORTE — Work on the new joint venture between two area health care giants is only a few weeks from completion.

On Monday, Larsen Kneller, a physician with Beacon Medical Group La Porte, provided members of the Rotary Club of La Porte with an update on the new $21.6 million Franciscan Beacon Hospital currently under construction in La Porte.

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