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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 at 07:04 PM CST

Fishing Therapy for Veterans at Heroes on the Water

Fishing Therapy for Veterans at Heroes on the Water

Sitting on the calm waters of a Texas lake can help heal the soul. There's a growing organization called Heroes on the Water that's helping veterans do just that.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 03:51 PM CST

Texican Food is Blending Cultures

Texican Food is Blending Cultures

Made famous from his deep-fried creations at the State Fair of Texas, Abel Gonzales is now working to perfect flavors that represent his culture: as a Texan and Mexican.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 03:52 PM CST

Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Dia de los Muertos is November 1 and 2, and it’s dedicated to remembering loved ones who have passed away.

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at 06:54 PM CDT

Firing Up the Pizza Ovens at the State Fair of Texas

Firing Up the Pizza Ovens at the State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas pizza cook-off is an exciting competition with tasty results.

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 06:41 PM CDT

State Fair Games No Match for Longtime Fan

State Fair Games No Match for Longtime Fan

Dallas-native Wayne Smith is a big kid at heart. He collects old games and loves the State Fair of Texas. And when both of those world's collide, everyone smiles.

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Neighbors Remember Detective Jerry Walker as True Patriot

Neighbors Remember Detective Jerry Walker as True Patriot

The Little Elm neighborhood where an officer was shot and killed is still reeling from the tragedy as crime scene tape and barricades continue blocking many streets.

Star of Inspirational #JuJuOnThatChemo Video Dies

Star of Inspirational #JuJuOnThatChemo Video Dies

A Texas woman with cancer who lifted spirits across the world when she danced to "JuJu On That Beat" with a friend through her chemotherapy died Wednesday. A close friend of Ana-Alecia Ayala described her as...

Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez Elected to Hall of Fame

Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez Elected to Hall of Fame

Longtime Texas Rangers catcher Ivan Rodríguez has been elected into baseball's Hall of Fame.

Little Elm Police Officer Killed on Duty, Suspect Dead

Little Elm Police Officer Killed on Duty, Suspect Dead

A North Texas police detective was fatally shot Tuesday responding to a call about a gunman who ended up holding police at bay for hours in a suburban Dallas neighborhood before being found dead inside a home.

Obama's Parting Words: A Last Message of Hope

Obama's Parting Words: A Last Message of Hope

President Barack Obama took the last question of his last press briefing in the White House to brag about his two daughters, who "surprise and enchant and impress" him every day. Obama said he and his wife...

George H.W. Bush in ICU, Barbara Bush Also Hospitalized

George H.W. Bush in ICU, Barbara Bush Also Hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution after suffering fatigue and...