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Aching Astros miss chance to repeat after ALCS defeat

Aching Astros miss chance to repeat after ALCS defeat

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros entered the AL Championship Series aching.
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Mike D'Antoni on Rockets' defense: “I don't see it like falling so far off. I don't see it.”

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

"I think we're even deeper this year, so we can have fresher guys on the floor."
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Controller ups cost estimate of 'pay parity' measure

1 hour ago   |   ABC

City estimates for how much a proposed Houston charter amendment for 'pay parity' between police and fire staff has risen with a newly approved contract with the city's police...
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Riveron: NFL will again consider making hair pulls illegal

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Last Sunday, Texans defender Jadeveon Clowney dragged Bills running back Chris Ivory to the ground with a hair pull. It's a legal maneuver. Eventually, it may not be. NFL...
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MLS State of Play: The final playoff spots

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Galaxy head to Minnesota before hosting Houston.
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Wheatley High School students turn their passion for cars into a bright future

2 hours ago   |   ABC

While students and teachers get free car care, the students underneath the hood are changing their own lives one repair at a time.
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Houston Chronicle Endorses Beto O'Rourke For U.S. Senate

Houston Chronicle Endorses Beto O'Rourke For U.S. Senate

3 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

The newspaper had supported the Democrat's opponent, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, in 2012.
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LIONS FOR A CURE: Yates seniors raise money for breast cancer prevention

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Students at Jack Yates High School are raising awareness of Breast Cancer Prevention.
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Renowned heart transplant program selects new leadership

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program...
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Week Seven injury report roundup

3 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Week Seven of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a Broncos win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games...
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Viral obituary brings awareness, donations to nonprofit addiction recovery...

Viral obituary brings awareness, donations to nonprofit addiction recovery center

One woman's heartfelt obituary is touching the lives of families struggling with addiction across the globe. Read more ...

Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Out of this world: 12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000

Would you pay more than $600,000 for a chunk of the moon? Read more ...

9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts...

9-year-old Canadian cashes in on long lines for pot, sells out Girl Scouts cookie supply

In the past, Elina has sold her cookies door-to-door and that took weeks, her dad said. Read more ...

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion mark ahead of Friday drawing

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion mark ahead of Friday drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot might need to alter its name because the current amount is now at $1 billion. Read more ...

Model Karlie Kloss marries Jared Kushner's brother, Joshua

Model Karlie Kloss marries Jared Kushner's brother, Joshua

The recently married couple has managed to keep their relationship extremely private - in spite of Kloss's high-profile career and Kushner's close connection to the White House. Read more ...

Man gets 12 years in prison for biting ex-girlfriend's lip off

Man gets 12 years in prison for biting ex-girlfriend's lip off

The woman underwent emergency plastic surgery but doctors were not able to reattach her lip. Read more ...

Jimmy Butler booed by Timberwolves fans during home-opening introductions

Jimmy Butler booed by Timberwolves fans during home-opening introductions

Butler requested to be traded from the Timberwolves before the start of the season. Read more ...

Golden Knights sign RW Alex Tuch to 7-year extension

Golden Knights sign RW Alex Tuch to 7-year extension

Alex Tuch tallied 15 goals and 22 assists in his first season with the Golden Knights in 2017-18. Read more ...

Saudis confirm killing of Jamal Khashoggi, several nationalists detained

Saudis confirm killing of Jamal Khashoggi, several nationalists detained

Saudi Arabian state media confirmed on Friday that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the regime's Istanbul consulate and said the kingdom's Deputy President of General... Read more ...

NFL trade news: Browns sending Carlos Hyde to Jaguars

NFL trade news: Browns sending Carlos Hyde to Jaguars

Jacksonville makes a move to replace Leonard Fournette while Cleveland clears the way for Nick Chubb. Read more ...