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Vlad Guerrero Jr. is speaking his mind on New York. Toronto should listen

Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks on from the dugout as the team faces the Seattle Mariners during ninth-inning American League wild-card MLB post-season baseball action in Toronto on Oct. 8, 2022.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press While the paint-by-numbers World Series was wrapping up over the weekend, the Toronto Blue Jays sneaked in a […]

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Houston Astros win World Series over Philadelphia Phillies with Game 6 victory

CNN  —  The Houston Astros won the franchise’s second World Series title on Saturday after defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in Game 6 at Minute Maid Park. It was the Phillies who got the scoring started in the top of the sixth inning with a Kyle Schwarber solo home run off Astros starting pitcher Framber […]

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Astros throw the World Series’ first combined no-hitter against the Phillies

CNN  —  Cristian Javier’s parents had a notion he’d deliver something special in Game 4 of the World Series. And the Houston Astros starter, with three of his fellow hurlers, would prove them right. The Astros on Wednesday produced the first combined no-hitter in World Series history – and the Fall Classic’s second no-hitter overall […]

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Takeoff shooting: Houston officials vow to find those responsible for Atlanta rapper’s killing

CNN  —  Houston officials vowed to deliver justice in the killing of rapper Takeoff, with the chief of police calling the 28-year-old Atlantan a “peaceful” man and urging any witnesses to the shooting to come forward. The rapper, part of the multiplatinum hip-hop trio Migos, was at a bowling alley and billiards hall where a […]

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Takeoff, member of rap group Migos, fatally shot outside private party in Houston, police say

CNN  —  Takeoff, who was one-third of the platinum-selling rap group Migos, was shot and killed early Tuesday in Houston, Texas, a source close to the group confirmed to CNN. He was 28. Police received a call of a shooting in progress around 2:34 a.m. local time, Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner said at […]

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Rapper Takeoff shot and killed in Houston – FOX 11 Los Angeles

Rapper Takeoff shot and killed in Houston  FOX 11 Los Angeles

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Baker laments lack of US-born Black players in World Series

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker grew up watching Black stars shine in the World Series, paving his path to a life devoted to baseball. When he leads the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, the AL and NL champions are expected to play without any […]

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Texas’ voter fraud charges against Hervis Rogers dismissed

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Voter fraud charges against Hervis Rogers, who garnered widespread attention for waiting hours in line to vote at a Houston polling location during the March 2020 presidential primary, have been dismissed. Attorney General Ken Paxton […]

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Houston’s FotoFest Biennial 2022 – in pictures | Culture

The central exhibition at FotoFest, If I Had A Hammer, takes its title from the protest song by Pete Seeger and Lee Hays and draws upon work by a broad range of visual artists to examine how photography can influence social justice, rights and identity. One of a series of events across the city, the […]

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Five of the 10 wealthiest cities in the world are in the U.S.

The total private wealth held by New York residents was found to exceed $3 trillion. Alexander Spatari via Getty Images New York City is home to the most high-net-worth individuals in the world, according to a new report by investment migration consultancy Henley & Partners. Around 345,600 so-called centi-millionaires (wealth of $100 million or more) […]

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