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The Galveston County Daily News: Houston

October 1, 2016

Houston

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Which stadiums were used for less time than Turner Field?

There are a handful of stadiums in Major League Baseball's modern era that were used for fewer seasons than Atlanta's Turner Field, which has been home of the Braves since 1997.

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Saturday 10/01/2016
Marte homers to lead Angels over Astros
Posted: October 01, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jefry Marte homered and scored twice and Daniel Wright earned his first major league victory to help the Los Angeles Angels defeat the Houston Astros 7-1 on Friday night.

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Friday 09/30/2016
David Villa surpasses 20-goal mark, NYCFC beats Houston 2-0
Posted: September 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — David Villa scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season and New York City FC beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Friday to take the Eastern Conference lead.

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Fourth Houston man sentenced in slaying over sneakers
Posted: September 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — A fourth Houston man has been sentenced for his role in the 2012 fatal shooting of an individual over a pair of Air Jordan sneakers the victim had just bought.

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David Villa surpasses 20-goal mark, NYCFC beats Dynamo 2-0
Posted: September 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — David Villa scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season and New York City FC beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Friday night to take the Eastern Conference lead.

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White Sox's Rodon strikes out first 7 hitters to tie AL mark
Posted: September 30, 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon tied an AL record by striking out the first seven Minnesota Twins batters Friday night.

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Texans coach O'Brien confirms Watt is out for the year
Posted: September 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien confirmed Friday that star defensive end J.J. Watt will miss the rest of the season after back surgery.

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Oklahoma boosters say negativity about Stoops has picked up
Posted: September 30, 2016

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Two prominent Oklahoma boosters who support Sooners coach Bob Stoops say the team's early struggles have made some other boosters restless.

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Two records, a gradual return to summer-like weather, and a look at the tropics
Posted: September 30, 2016

A 66° reading this morning at Scholes Field in Galveston brought the coolest temperature to the Island since May 27th. Cool, dry high pressure will set the stage for near perfect early autumn weather for this weekend. In addition, the cool-down over the past couple of days will keep this September from going into the record books as the warmest ever since observations began in 1871. Instead, September, 2016 will likely end up being either the 2nd or the 3rd warmest ever, depending on how the temperatures today impact the final monthly average. Still, the relief was more than welcome after a seemingly endless summer.

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US rig count up 11 this week to 522
Posted: September 30, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 522.

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