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  • Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of fashion giant Benetton, dies age 77

    (CNN) — Gilberto Benetton, co-founder of Italian fashion label Benetton Group, died Monday at the age of 77. Gilberto died at his home in Treviso, northeast Italy, following a brief illness, the Benetton Group said in a statement provided to media. His wife Lalla, daughters Barbara and Sabrina and son-in-law Ermanno were with him in his final moments. His death follows that of his youngest brother Carlo, who died in July at age 74. Gilberto co-founded the Benetton Group along with […]

  • Astros lose 8-2 after explosive play by Red Sox in Game 3 

    HOUSTON — The Houston Astros are down two straight games after a devastating 8-2 lost to the Boston Red Sox during Game 3 of the American League Champion Series, but the postseason is far from over! “We don’t have to worry about being down or being up,” Astros Head Coach A.J. Hinch said. “It takes four wins to win this series— they know that, we know that.” Despite the lost, the Astros had more than a few impressive moments including […]

  • Astros dominate Indians 11-3, sweep way into ALCS

    HOUSTON — The Houston Astros brought out the brooms Monday! The team completed a three-game sweep over the Indians with an 11-3 victory at Progressive Field. Houston secured the victory after turning a one-run deficit into an eight run advantage by scoring 10 in the last three innings. The game featured two home runs by George Springer, a three-run shot by Carlos Correa and a two-run double by utility player Marwin Gonzalez. Alex Bregman was on base four times and scored […]

  • Houston burger joint serving up free milkshakes for every Astros postseason home run 

    HOUSTON — A local burger spot is treating its patrons to a cool treat for each home run the Astros hit during the 2018 postseason. Every person dining or in line at The Burger Joint will receive a certificate for one free milkshake when any Astros player hits a home run through the end of the season. The Astros hit 27 homers on their way to a World Series title in 2017, so the restaurant could end up giving away hundreds of the […]

  • Texans defeat Cowboys 19-16 with game-winning field goal in overtime

    HOUSTON — The Texans crushed the Cowboys 19-16 with game-winning field goal Sunday night in overtime— marking the team’s first win over Dallas since 2002! Cowboys tied it up on a 48-yard field goal with less than six minutes on the clock. DeAndre Hopkins redeemed himself after losing a rare fumble in the third quarter. The star wide receiver did that with a 49-yard catch and run that got the Texans in scoring range. Kai’imi Fairbairn then lead the team to victory […]

  • Dominant pitching by Verlander, Cole lead Astros to commanding 2-0 playoff lead 

    HOUSTON — The Houston Astros earned another impressive win Sunday defeating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 in Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Stadium. Justin Verlander and Geritt Cole made excellent contributions in back-to-back games, keeping the Indian’s powerful offense in check and securing a 2-0 playoff lead for the Astros. Cole struck out 12 and walked none, making MLB history as only the second player to ever do so in a postseason matchup. Legendary pitcher […]

  • Astros defeat Indians 7-2 in postseason opener

    HOUSTON — The Houston Astros claimed a 7-2 win over the Cleveland Indians Friday during the opening round of the American League Division Series. The defending World Series champions dominated the matchup, swinging four home runs— Alex Bregman sending the first homer to left field at the bottom of the fourth. Jose Altuve, George Springer and Martin Maldonado also crushed home runs. Justin Verlander threw five scoreless innings until giving up two runs in the sixth inning. The Astros bullpen […]

  • 71-year-old grandmother finds 2.63-carat diamond at Arkansas State Park

    MURFREESBORO, Ark. – A 71-year-old grandmother from Colorado found a 2.63-carat ice white diamond earlier this month at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas. According to the woman, who wants to stay anonymous, she was searching for about ten minutes with her husband, son, grandson, and granddaughter when she made the find. “I was using a rock to scrape the dirt but don’t know if I uncovered the diamond with it or not. It was just lying on […]

  • Houston launches interactive website for voters of Nov. 6 ballot

    HOUSTON — The city of Houston has launched a website for residents planning to participate in the Nov. 6 ballot, city officials announced Tuesday. Houstonians will have the opportunity to vote on two city charter referendums including propositions A and B. In an effort to educate the public, city officials have created the Houston Votes 2018 website. There, residents can find information about the upcoming propositions and the voting process. The page features and interactive map of where and when to […]