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News 2 Know: Astros fire assistant GM, armored truck guard killed and more

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Good evening from Click2Houston.com. It's Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.

The Astros faced a tough loss in Game 2 of the World Series, but the team hasn't lost hope. We've got tons of Astros coverage including a full schedule of games and local bars and watch parties at Click2Houston.com/Astros.

Let's go, Astros!

Let's take a look at the weather.

Weather

Look for a mild, breezy night with chances of rain increasing toward daybreak. That could mean some dicey weather for the morning commute. The good news, the rain is being produced by a cold front that will knock our temperatures down again. Check Justin's full forecast here.

Astros fire assistant GM over controversial comments

Brandon Taubman is seen at a Houston Astros news conference in this undated file image.
Brandon Taubman is seen at a Houston Astros news conference in this undated file image.

The Houston Astros announced Thursday that assistant general manager Brandon Taubman has been fired after controversy flared from inappropriate comments he made to female reporters during celebrations following the American League Championship Series over the weekend. 

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Armored truck guard shot, killed during robbery

Crime scene tape surrounds an armored truck after a robbery and fatal shooting in northwest Houston on Oct. 24, 2019.
Crime scene tape surrounds an armored truck after a robbery and fatal shooting in northwest Houston on Oct. 24, 2019.

An armored truck guard died Thursday after being shot in the head during a robbery outside a northwest Houston restaurant.

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No sign of forced entry at Tony Buzbee campaign office, police say

Houston mayoral candidate Tony Buzbee is seen in this undated photo provided by his campaign.
Houston mayoral candidate Tony Buzbee is seen in this undated photo provided by his campaign.

Police said there is no sign of forced entry at the campaign office of Tony Buzbee after a burglary was reported there early Thursday.

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Don't be fooled! How to spot a fake World Series ticket

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Houston police have arrested four people in five separate incidents in a crackdown on counterfeiters outside Minute Maid Park during the first two games of the World Series. 

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