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TxDOT getting very early jump on I-10 expansion

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Proposed extension of managed lanes from Texas 6 west into Waller County is winding through environmental process more than a decade before work slated to start.

The winners and losers of Week 7 in the NFL

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From the delightful, carefree attitude of Marshawn Lynch (even after being ejected from a game), to a safety taking over kicking duties for the Cowboys, there was a lot to take note of in Week 7.

Memes have fun with Cowboys' blowout win over 49ers

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While there was plenty of meme fodder from the Cowboys' win, the internet also turned it's attention to Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton who continues to show up to post game pressers in odd outfits.

Rare look at Houston TV news anchors, meteorologists outside of work

Houston's TV newscasters aren't always inside cold newsroom studios, according to their official station social media accounts.

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Bed bug infestation on a plane lands British Airways in hot water

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The year 2017 has not been a good year for airlines. Although United Airlines has faced a lot of controversy, several other companies have been scrutinized by the public.

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Dynamo top Chicago in season finale, clinch home playoff game

The Dynamo have enjoyed fantastic home form all season. Fittingly, that's the reason they get to enjoy it again later this week.

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Astros' Jake Marisnick hopes to play in World Series

Now that the Astros have punched their ticket to the World Series, a workout at Dodger Stadium on the eve of Tuesday's Game 1 will help to determine whether the outfielder's healing right thumb will allow him to be included on the 25-man…

Cowboys' David Irving raises fist after national anthem

Sunday, in the Cowboys' first game since owner Jerry Jones took a firm stance against national anthem protests, defensive lineman David Irving was seen briefly raising a fist at the songs' conclusion.

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Red Sox hire Astros bench coach Alex Cora as new manager

Alex Cora, who's finishing his first season as the Hinch's right-hand man, was announced Sunday as the new manager of the Boston Red Sox. He will continue his duties as the Astros' bench coach through the World Series, after which Red Sox…

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1 dead in SW Houston double shooting

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One man was killed and another wounded Saturday night after a shooter fired off dozens of rounds on a Westwood street.

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Despite loss, defensive effort kept Rice in the game

There's nothing novel about Rice's struggles at UTSA. Despite a weekly emphasis on discipline and ball security, it was those very things that doomed Rice in its sixth loss of the season.

King's Oktoberfest brings the party to Houston

There are plenty of places to grab a beer and have a good time in Houston, but none quite stood up to the King's Oktoberfest.

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Astros' Dallas Keuchel has little experience vs. Dodgers hitters, and vice versa

Despite debuting with the Astros before their move to the American League in 2013, Astros World Series Game 1 starter Dallas Keuchel has never pitched against the Los Angeles Dodgers. In his six major league seasons, Keuchel has faced only…

Celebrities come out for Maxim's annual Halloween party

A-list celebrities and other elite guests graced the red carpet at one of Hollywood's hottest Halloween parties.

Sunday, Oct 22

Another wild champagne celebration for World Series-bound Astros

See how crazy things got during the Astros' clubhouse celebration after punching their ticket to the World Series on Saturday night.

Astros advance to World Series with Game 7 win over Yankees

The heroes were many in the 4-0 victory over the New York Yankees that punched the Astros' ticket to only their second World Series in 56 seasons Saturday night at a raucous Minute Maid Park. Charlie Morton recorded the first 15 outs,…

Gameday Live: Yankees at Astros, Game 7

The Houston Chronicle has a full staff of reporters at Minute Maid Park, who will be providing updates throughout the game. You can follow along with their updates here.

33 of TV's scariest shows and where to watch them

It is the Halloween season and you can't turn on the television without running into something terrifying these days.

Saturday, Oct 21

Astros beat Yankees to force winner-take-all ALCS Game 7

A few hours before Game 6, Astros manager A.J. Hinch jokingly referred to Justin Verlander as having "a bionic arm."

Astros fans get Minute Maid Park rocking

Take a look at the 43,179 fans at Game 6 of the Astros-Yankees series.

Gameday Live: Yankees at Astros, Game 6

The Astros face the Yankees in an American League Championship Series elimination game at 7:08 p.m. Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Texas dentist unexpectedly fixes woman's smile in heartbreaking video

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A Texas dentist transformed the smile of Kyleigha Scott free of cost after one of her front teeth was damaged in a domestic violence dispute.

Friday, Oct 20

Burger Friday: FM Kitchen and Bar

Alison Cook reviews the cheeseburger at FM Kitchen & Bar on the Washington Corridor.

Something Wicked EDM festival donates more than $165,000 to Harvey relief

It includes "significant donations" from headliners Above & Beyond, Tiësto and Marshmello.

Police release name of Texas woman who allegedly beat a girl in school

A video allegedly shows a female student at Corpus Christi's Miller High School getting beaten by a woman has gone viral.

Thursday, Oct 19

Custom NCAA concept football helmets show what your favorite college football team should be wearing

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One place where needless tradition raises its both literal and metaphorical ugly head in college football is with out-of-date football helmet designs. Not anymore.

Houston Restaurant Violations (Oct. 11-18)

This week, another Top 100 restaurant makes the violations list and an inspector finds slimy and foul smelling chicken at one spot.

Astros on brink of elimination after being shut out by Yankees in Game 5

NEW YORK --- If the Astros fail to win the two consecutive games they require to advance to the World Series, their American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees will be remembered for the disappearing act of their major…

Sports Illustrated announces more models for its 2018 rookie class

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Another year, another roster of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit rookie models are being revealed by publication through their social media platforms.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Jeff Sessions mocked online during Senate appearance

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The internet was quick to mock Sen. Jeff Sessions Wednesday during his appearance in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Massive North Texas ranch goes up for sale

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Two hours east of Dallas sits the Broseco Ranch, a sprawling spread known for its cattle, luxury, and hunting amenities. It's now up for sale for over $34 million.

The Weeknd returns to Houston for the second time this year

Houston just can't get enough of The Weeknd.

Astros' bullpen meltdown vs. Yankees leaves ALCS tied at 2

In the eighth inning of another postseason Game 4 started by Lance McCullers Jr., the Astros' bullpen collapsed once again.