39 min ago

"We should not be stigmatizing our youth for ...

"We should not be stigmatizing our youth for the rest of their lives."

    Candidate for Congress admits arrest for cocaine when he was a teenager, riling Fort Bend race
    WASHINGTON - A candidate's drug arrest at the age of 18 has riled up a Democratic primary contest for the right to challenge five-term Republican incumbent Pete Olson in a potentially competitive congressional district in Houston's southern suburbs.
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1 hour ago

Would you want this piece of history?

Would you want this piece of history?

    Nobody wants to buy the oldest home in the US, a log cabin from the 1600s with a $2.9 million price tag
    Nothnagle Cabin is said to be the oldest home in America. Built in 1638, the house is currently owned by Harry and Doris Rink, who maintain the home and give free tours of the space. The log cabin was first listed in June 2017, and is still on the market for $2.9 million.
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1 hour ago

The pilot isn't going to get his drone back.

The pilot isn't going to get his drone back.

    Watch a drone tumble out of sky, crash on Apple campus
    A drone flying over Apple's sprawling doughnut headquarters suddenly malfunctioned and dropped from the sky, crash-landing on the Cupertino campus. The mid-air miscue over the weekend was captured on a cached version of the video that the operator, said to be flying a DJI drone, was able to review via a DJI app on their phone/tablet, according to MacRumors.
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2 hours ago

Which of these do you think deserve to win?

Which of these do you think deserve to win?

    Oscar nominees you can watch at home
    The Academy Awards telecast airs March 4 on ABC, less than two weeks away. How many of the nominated movies have you seen? If you scramble, you can still find a local theater playing one or more of the nine up for best picture - "The Shape of Water," "Call Me By Your Name," "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," "Phantom Thread," "Darkest Hour," "Dunkirk, "Lady Bird," "Get Out" and "The Post."
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2 hours ago

The two undercover operatives were off duty w...

The two undercover operatives were off duty when they disappeared.

    Bodies found in Mexico belong to 2 kidnapped federal agents
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office says two bodies found in a car have been confirmed to be those of two prosecution agents kidnapped Feb. 5 and forced to appear on a video by a drug gang. The office called it "a terrible act," but didn't release details Sunday on how they died.
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3 hours ago

Getting compensation from airlines for inconv...

Getting compensation from airlines for inconvenience can be like squeezing water from a rock. Here are some tips and best practices.

    Compensation: How to get it when trips go wrong
    Last week when Southwest Airlines ran out of de-icing compound during a snowstorm at Chicago Midway Airport, it forced the cancelation of dozens of flights. Hundreds of travelers were inconvenienced. How should travelers ask for compensation when things go wrong on a trip?
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3 hours ago

A man was shot earlier this morning near a cl...

A man was shot earlier this morning near a club on Cavalcade. http://bit.ly/2EJxoIv

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man was shot earlier this morning near a club on Cavalcade. http://bit.ly/2EJxoIv
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4 hours ago

The cartoon is called, "Hero's Welcome."

The cartoon is called, "Hero's Welcome."

    A cartoon about school shootings is breaking people's hearts
    As news of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, unfolded last week, Pia Guerra, a 46-year-old Vancouver-based artist, felt helpless. She couldn't bring herself to go to sleep, so she began to draw. About 6 a.m., she came up with an idea.
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4 hours ago

A man was shot in a pickup truck in an Oak Fo...

A man was shot in a pickup truck in an Oak Forest parking lot near a warehouse. http://bit.ly/2oaUBJt

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A man was shot in a pickup truck in an Oak Forest parking lot near a warehouse. http://bit.ly/2oaUBJt
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5 hours ago

Staying at a historic cottage in Fredericksbu...

Staying at a historic cottage in Fredericksburg is surprisingly affordable:

    Private, historic Fredericksburg cottage offers charming place to stay
    Enjoy Fredericksburg at the former estate of an iconic, prominent Texas family.
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5 hours ago

A Memorial Park-area apartment building was d...

A Memorial Park-area apartment building was damaged in a late night fire. http://bit.ly/2oj7DUo

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A Memorial Park-area apartment building was damaged in a late night fire. http://bit.ly/2oj7DUo
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6 hours ago

Yikes!

Yikes!

    Trump dating site pulls photo of convicted child sex offender from home page
    Trump.dating - the new dating site courting "Make America Great Again" supporters - couldn't have picked a worse model for its featured image. On the site's splash page, users are greeted by the smiling face of William Barrett Riddleberger, who it turns out is a convicted sex offender, as several local news outlets reported.
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6 hours ago

Detectives are trying to piece together what ...

Detectives are trying to piece together what happened.

    Man found shot to death on South Freeway feeder
    A man was found shot to death on the South Freeway feeder road Tuesday night. A passerby found the victim lying next to a truck on the inbound feeder road near Holmes Road around 10:25 p.m., according to the Houston Police Department. When paramedics with the Houston Fire Department arrived, they pronounced him dead.
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6 hours ago

It's not all pretzels and peanuts on these fl...

It's not all pretzels and peanuts on these flights:

    Prettiest airline meals
    Despite all the moaning and groaning about airline food, it's not all bad. In recent years, airlines have been pouring some of their fat profits into enhancing in-flight meals, especially in first and business class. But even in economy, there are plenty of eye-catching meals these days.
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7 hours ago

From political to flashy to risque, these uni...

From political to flashy to risque, these uniforms made their own Olympic statement.

    These are the most memorable outfits in Olympic history
    Published 7:02 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 While sheer physical talent propels them to the world's greatest stage, these athletes' shining moments wouldn't be complete without their colorful, innovative, and sometimes controversial uniforms. From risque to political to cultural to unique, the Olympic Games have seen all kinds of looks from opening to closing ceremonies.
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7 hours ago

A woman was believed to be running across the...

A woman was believed to be running across the freeway or running against traffic this morning she was hit by a car and died on the Gulf Freeway. http://bit.ly/2omKDnp

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A woman was believed to be running across the freeway or running against traffic this morning she was hit by a car and died on the Gulf Freeway. http://bit.ly/2omKDnp
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8 hours ago

Love. These. 😍

Love. These. 😍

    The dreamiest TV wedding dresses any bride would have loved
    Updated 8:38 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Although the ceremonies weren't real (no matter how much you wanted them to be), you can still appreciate the gowns many fictional characters wore on their wedding days. Brides over the years have watched as their favorite TV personalities have tied the knot, and dreamed of having dresses just like those they saw on the small screen.
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8 hours ago

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition af...

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car on the Southwest Freeway near Sharpstown. http://bit.ly/2BFAMkR

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car on the Southwest Freeway near Sharpstown. http://bit.ly/2BFAMkR
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9 hours ago

The Houston icon's daughter tells us all what...

The Houston icon's daughter tells us all what it was like growing up with Mattress Mack. Can you guess her favorite childhood memory?

    20 things to know about me: Elizabeth McIngvale - daughter of Jim 'Mattress Mack' McIngvale
    In January, the Houston Chronicle announced the most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes of Houston. Among them is Elizabeth McIngvale, Ph.D., founder of the Peace of Mind Foundation, and daughter of Houston businessman Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale. She is also an assistant professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Baylor College of Medicine.
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9 hours ago

If you want to be a member of the Houston Tex...

If you want to be a member of the Houston Texans Cheerleaders, it's going to require a lot of work.

    Here's how you can try out to be a Houston Texans cheerleader
    The Houston Texans will have cheerleader tryouts April 14 at the team's Houston Methodist Training Center. It will be a long day for the cheerleader candidates with check-in starting at 3 p.m., followed by three rounds of tryouts, concluding at 10:30 p.m. From there, finalists will be brought back the next day for a round of interviews.
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9 hours ago

The Roman Forest Police Department has charge...

The Roman Forest Police Department has charged one suspect with evading arrest, and two other people were handcuffed at the scene after an alleged carjacking in east Montgomery County. http://bit.ly/2BFItrl

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    The Roman Forest Police Department has charged one suspect with evading arrest, and two other people were handcuffed at the scene after an alleged carjacking in east Montgomery County....
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10 hours ago

'Tis the season... Take a look at how Houston...

'Tis the season... Take a look at how Houston's best spots are pricing this season's mudbugs:

    Where Houstonians go to get their favorite crawfish
    Crawfish season is one of the magical seasons on the Houston calendar and luckily, it lasts a long time. Various restaurants in the Houston area began serving up crawfish with all the trimmings just a few weeks ago.
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10 hours ago

Can you guess the three Houston spots that la...

Can you guess the three Houston spots that landed on this list?

    Three Houston-area restaurants land on Yelp's Top 100 places to Eat for 2018 list
    Eight Texas restaurants made Yelp's fifth-annual Top 100 Places to Eat in America for 2018 list and three of those are in the Houston area. Montgomery's Tony's Italian Delicatessen (number 23) and Houston's Le' Pam's House of Creole (number 46) and Yoyo's Hot Dog (number 73) all landed in the ranking.
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11 hours ago

Please share: Houston police recovered an ATM...

Please share: Houston police recovered an ATM taken in a Clear Lake area smash-and-grab, but the thieves got away. http://bit.ly/2Ca4ks6

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    Please share: Houston police recovered an ATM taken in a Clear Lake area smash-and-grab, but the thieves got away. http://bit.ly/2Ca4ks6
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11 hours ago

Plan accordingly.

Plan accordingly.

    South Texas braces for thunderstorms, possible flooding
    People in southeast Texas are urged to brace for heavy rains and thunderstorms over the next few days, which could start as early as Tuesday evening. Much of the area is posed to get heavy rainfall and possible localized flooding through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service, although the storm's main area of concern is north of Huntsville.
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11 hours ago

The Houston Texans officially released Brian ...

The Houston Texans officially released Brian Cushing on Tuesday, and then he had a message for everyone.

    Former Texan Brian Cushing thanks Houston in farewell message
    Shortly after being officially cut by the Texans on Tuesday, linebacker Brian Cushing posted a message to Instagram. MAKING IT OFFICIAL: Texans officially cut Brian Cushing "For some reason you always think this day will never come. You wish you could play forever and never have to worry about not wearing that jersey again.
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11 hours ago

One of the students posted a video of himself...

One of the students posted a video of himself shooting an AR-15, which is the same gun used in the Florida school shooting to kill 17 people.

    Fourth student arrested for making threat toward Fort Bend County school
    The Tuesday afternoon arrest of a 14-year-old accused of threatening to shoot up a Fort Bend County junior high marks at least the fourth time in the last six days that a school in that county has been targeted by hoax threats.
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12 hours ago

Talk about a flight that stinks.

Talk about a flight that stinks.

    Farting passenger causes disturbance on flight, pilot makes emergency landing
    A passenger on a flight from Dubai to Amsterdam Schiphol allegedly caused so much distress by farting that the pilot made an emergency landing after a fight broke out, leading to four people getting kicked off and banned from the airline.
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12 hours ago

Ouch.

Ouch.

    Houston drivers sat in more than two days worth of traffic on average in 2017
    Houston was narrowly edged out by Dallas for the distinction of having the worst traffic in Texas in 2017. Houston drivers spent an average of 50 hours in traffic in 2017, compared to Dalla's 54, according to a new global traffic scorecard from INRIX, a data company that researches traffic.
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12 hours ago

What do you think of the candidates?

What do you think of the candidates?

    Who the Houston Chronicle endorsed for the 2018 Texas Primary Election
    The Houston Chronicle has released its list of endorsements for this month's state-wide elections.
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12 hours ago

Like, whatever man.

Like, whatever man.

    Somehow Matthew McConaughey is now the voice of Carl's Jr. and not Whataburger
    One of the most famous voices from Texas has betrayed his Lone Star roots to hawk burgers for the Tennessee-based chain.
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13 hours ago

The Trump administration recently proposed an...

The Trump administration recently proposed an overhaul of SNAP, known as food stamps. Called "America's Harvest Box," the overhaul was presented as "a Blue Apron-type program where you actually receive the food instead of receiving the cash." What do you think?

    America needs SNAP, not Trump's 'harvest box'
    The Trump administration has recently proposed an overhaul of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. Called "America's Harvest Box," the overhaul was presented as "a Blue Apron-type program where you actually receive the food instead of receiving the cash." This is a misleading comparison.
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13 hours ago

Her costume at the Olympics came unhooked at ...

Her costume at the Olympics came unhooked at the neckline, and her left breast was exposed live on television.

    Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters
    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - The first notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned.
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14 hours ago

He had not served time in the Texas Departmen...

He had not served time in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Now he faces 40 years following a 2016 Conroe robbery.

    First suspect sentenced to 40 years in Jeff's Jewelry robbery
    Despite numerous arrests in Harris County for firearm theft and robbery, Santo LaCharles Stephens had not served time in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice until his sentencing in Montgomery County last Thursday.
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14 hours ago

A white man filed a discrimination a lawsuit ...

A white man filed a discrimination a lawsuit claiming his former boss and another employee repeatedly used homophobic and racial slurs against him. He said a shop foreman called him a "n----r lover" and "f----t.," among other abusive remarks.

    Houston welder called racial, homophobic slurs, had swastika drawn on desk, suit claims
    A fired welder at a Houston-area construction company filed a lawsuit claiming his former boss and another employee repeatedly used homophobic and racial slurs against him. Zachery Brinker, who is white, filed a discrimination lawsuit in Harris County on Tuesday in which he claims he was fired from Kilgore Industries after complaining about months of abuse from his boss and another employee.
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14 hours ago

She admitted to having a sexual relationship ...

She admitted to having a sexual relationship with the victim after police found the two in the hotel.

    SAPD: Middle school teacher caught in hotel room with 15-year-old former student
    Updated 12:27 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 A San Antonio ISD middle school teacher and coach was arrested Sunday after she was found in a hotel with a 15-year-old former student. Crystal Nicole Rodriguez, 28, faces a charge of improper relationship between educator and student.
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15 hours ago

He was aggressive toward police and told them...

He was aggressive toward police and told them he would get off easy. He said they would pay when he got out of jail. He also volunteered that he loved cocaine, but had not taken any drugs recently.

    Suspected drunk driver threatens to strip and strangle Houston police officer
    A 31-year-old Houston man is behind bars on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated after being arrested late Sunday, accused of his third DWI. Houston police started pursuing Trent Margiotta after he allegedly ran a red light while making a u-turn on South Dairy Ashford about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
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15 hours ago

BREAKING: Gov. Greg Abbott has two days to de...

BREAKING: Gov. Greg Abbott has two days to decide whether to commute Thomas "Bart" Whitaker's sentence to life in prison - or let him die Thursday.

    Texas parole board recommends clemency for Sugar Land man slated to die for murder-for-hire plot
    In a rare victory two days before his scheduled execution, the Texas death row inmate convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his own family won a unanimous recommendation for clemency from the notoriously tough Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. Now, the condemned man's fate is in the governor's hands, his lawyers said Tuesday.
    https://www.chron.com

15 hours ago

How do you keep the Houston Astros lineup tog...

How do you keep the Houston Astros lineup together? http://bit.ly/2BERkcM

    Chron.com from the Houston Chronicle
    How do you keep the Houston Astros lineup together? http://bit.ly/2BERkcM
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16 hours ago

Houston: Get ready to pay more for a cool hom...

Houston: Get ready to pay more for a cool home this summer.

    Texas' summer power prices expected to rise
    Wholesale summer power prices in Texas are expected to rise following the shutdown of three coal-fired power plants last year. But by how much -- and what kind of impact those increases will have on electricity bills -- might not be known until the summer is over, regulators say.
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16 hours ago

Swaney is here because she earned her way in....

Swaney is here because she earned her way in. Still, it leads to the inevitable question: should she be?

    She didn't do a single real trick: Silicon Valley skier games the system, draws ire at Olympics
    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing. She meant them. All of them. "I didn't qualify for finals so I'm really disappointed," the 33-year-old Californian said after coming in last in the 24-woman field during Olympic women's halfpipe qualifying on Monday.
    https://www.chron.com

16 hours ago

The girls accusing Marc Davenport of sexual a...

The girls accusing Marc Davenport of sexual abuse lived in Kingwood with their mother, who was married to him at the time.

    Political consultant Davenport denies child sex abuse allegations
    A prominent political figure in Montgomery County is under fire after being accused of sexual assaulting a woman more than 20 years ago.
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17 hours ago

Police surrounded a New Caney-area home after...

Police surrounded a New Caney-area home after a foot pursuit early Tuesday morning.

    Carjacking investigation leads to police pursuit in Montgomery County
    Several agencies responded to a home in Montgomery County early Tuesday morning after an alleged carjacking and police pursuit. The incident began early on Feb. 20, when a Chevrolet Sonic was stolen at gunpoint from its owner, Roman Forest Police Chief Stephen Carlisle said in a video shared by the Montgomery County Police Reporter.
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17 hours ago

What do you think of this year's photos in Sp...

What do you think of this year's photos in Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit edition?

    See how models partied at the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue launch
    Sports Illustrated has revealed Danielle Herrington as the cover girl for this year's swimsuit edition. To celebrate the release of the annual special issue, Sports Illustrated partied at the Magic Hour at Moxy Times Square in New York City, Feb. 14. Models, athletes and celebrities gathered on the runway in stunning fashion.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

WARNING: The video below is extremely graphic...

WARNING: The video below is extremely graphic in nature and viewer discretion is advised

    Graphic video: Violent shooting at Victoria Whataburger sends 2 men to hospital
    A violent shooting in a Victoria Whataburger, which resulted in at least four gunshot wounds to two men, was captured on camera. On Sunday, Feb. 11, at 2:30 a.m., Victoria Police Department officers responded to the fast food restaurant at 3603 Houston Highway in response to a shooting, according to a press release from the police department.
    https://www.chron.com

18 hours ago

They threatened to carry out "penitentiary ru...

They threatened to carry out "penitentiary rules" and "burn bridges" when the rapper performs in Texas 6ix9ine was convicted of three felony counts of use of a child in a sexual performance.

    SAPD responds to profanity-laced Tango Orejon video threatening controversial rapper 6ix9ine
    Updated 8:40 pm, Monday, February 19, 2018 Men claiming to be members of one of San Antonio's most dangerous gangs threatened Brooklyn-based rapper 6ix9ine, saying he will be met with "penitentiary rules" if he goes through with his scheduled performance Thursday.
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18 hours ago

No more sneaking in drinks...

No more sneaking in drinks...

    Cinemark to ban large bags in theaters
    Cinemark is implementing a new bag policy beginning Thursday, Feb. 22. Bags or packages larger than 12 inches x 12 inches x 6 inches will not be allowed in the theater. The policy was adopted "in an effort to enhance the safety and security of our guests and employees," according to the company's website.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

RODEOHOUSTON has been using the roughly the s...

RODEOHOUSTON has been using the roughly the same dirt for 30 years.

    The dirt at RodeoHouston is a very special kind of dirt
    The dirt at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is a very special kind of dirt. On Monday morning the first of several hundred loads of special rodeo dirt began being dropped on the floor of NRG Stadium. RodeoHouston kicks off its 86th season on Tuesday, Feb. 27, with Garth Brooks.
    https://www.chron.com

19 hours ago

When ESPN showed all the mound visits the Hou...

When ESPN showed all the mound visits the Houston Astros had during Game 7 of the World Series, it rubbed Lance McCullers the wrong way.

    Astros' Lance McCullers upset with ESPN's SportsCenter segment
    ESPN's SportsCenter aired a story Monday night and Tuesday morning about baseball's new pace of play rules. Those rules will limit mound visits - which include manager or coach visits as well as catcher and other position player trips to the mound - to just six per game.
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