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Louisiana State University is honoring two of its former baseball players who are playing for the Astros in the World Series. Alex Bregman and Will Harris are featured on “Geaux Streauxs” billboards in four locations in Houston, according to LSUSports.net. (Cont'd Below) Bregman had an All-American career at LSU from 2013 through 2015. He is the Astros’ starting third baseman. Harris, a pitcher/infielder for the Tigers from 2003-06, is one of Houston’s top relief pitchers and a 2016 American League All-Star. The billboards are on display here: • Interstate 45 South & FM 519 – Clear Lake/Friendswood area • Interstate 10...

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After making history with their heroic service during Hurricane Harvey, one businessman saw to it that first responders received a seat to watch the Houston Astros take one more step toward the World Series. Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, a household name across southeast Texas for his popular furniture retailer Gallery Furniture, reserved 90 centerfield suite tickets for Harvey first responders to last Friday night’s Game 6 of the American League Champion Series to watch the Astros take the Yankees. While so many are grateful to Mattress Mack for the generous contributions he made to help Houston recover, his sign of gratitude did not go...

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Texans suffering from epilepsy may soon be able to find relief in the form of cannabidiol oil (CBD) made from compounds of local cannabis plants. Knox Medical is the first dispensary to be licensed by the state of Texas, and, according to reports, will be opening in Schulenburg this December, joining its other two locations in Florida and Puerto Rico, repsectively. According to a report by Texas Public Radio, there are over 150,000 people potentially able to utilize this treatment. Authorizing forms of the drug, legislation known as the Compassionate Use Act allows patients under doctors’ supervision to use CBD oil to treat their epilepsy after the...

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We’ve talked about plenty of caverns in Texas over the years – Natural Bridge, Caverns of Sonora, and Cave Without a Name, just to name a few – but there’s one extremely unique cave that doesn’t get nearly enough recognition. Wonder World Park in San Marcos features a cavern that was formed by an earthquake almost 200 years ago, and it’s the only one of its kind open to the public for viewing. Check it out: The Balcones Fault Line Cave is the ONLY real earthquake-formed cave open to the public for viewing. How incredible is that? Your eyes will...

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As all of Houston prepares to cheer on the Astros, those closest to the players are ready to play ball with custom matching jean jackets. Several Astros wives and girlfriends including Kara McCullers, Kate Upton, Brittany Perry, and Daniella Rodriguez have been spotted wearing the jackets made by Pretty Rebel. Other famous wives of athletes including Carrie Underwood and Jessie James Decker have sported the look too. You can find the jackets here, fair warning they start at $110. Via ABC 13

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