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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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As the Houston Astros prepare for their first league championship series since 2005, superstar pitcher Justin Verlander and his supermodel fiancée, Kate Upton, managed to squeeze in a night on the town, dining at Tiny Boxwoods Wednesday night. Seated on the patio at the charming eatery with her beloved rescue boxer, Harley Upton, at their side, Kate Upton ordered the catch of the day (grouper with coconut rice) while Verlander enjoyed the Black and Blue (buffalo filet, blue cheese risotto, berry balsamic reduction). Both enjoyed a cheese and meat board to start, and chocolate cake for dessert.  Casually dressed, with Verlander wearing a backwards baseball cap, the famous duo...

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