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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 07:21 PM CDT

Texas Connects Us: The Patriot Guard Riders

Texas Connects Us: The Patriot Guard Riders

On the third Wednesday of every month, a group of veterans gathers at the DFW National Cemetery to honor those who've passed. The Patriot Guard Riders want to make sure that each veteran receives the dignity and...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:06 PM CDT

'The Bingo Boss' Leads the Way in Fort Worth

'The Bingo Boss' Leads the Way in Fort Worth

Bingo is a popular game at senior centers across North Texas, and at the Handley-Meadowbrook Activity Center in Fort Worth the man who calls the games has a special connection to the U.S. Marine Corps. They call...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT

The 'Gas Station Cowboy' Sings Outside Fuel City

The 'Gas Station Cowboy' Sings Outside Fuel City

Fuel City has cheap gas, exotic animals and tasty tacos, but you may not know about its newest attraction.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 06:57 PM CDT

Refugee Children Share Their 'American Dream'

Refugee Children Share Their 'American Dream'

A new children's art exhibit at Dallas' NorthPark Center is designed to show how we view the American Dream.

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 06:44 PM CDT

Park Cities Beauty Shop Closes After 50 Years

Park Cities Beauty Shop Closes After 50 Years

From the beehive to the bob, one University Park beauty shop has seen it all for more than five decades.

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Lee Park Renamed, Task Force Recommends Same for Streets
Lee Park Renamed, Task Force Recommends Same for Streets

Dallas' Robert E. Lee Park has a new name Friday and soon so may several city streets named for Confederate generals.

High School Football Scores: Sept. 21-23
High School Football Scores: Sept. 21-23

See all of the latest high school football results as they come in by visiting the sports page on NBCDFW.com.

Sharp Decline in Affordable North Texas Housing Stock
Sharp Decline in Affordable North Texas Housing Stock

The amount of North Texas housing available at $200,000 or less has declined sharply in the last 10 years.

Man Loses More Than $200,000 Selling Protein Powder Online
Man Loses More Than $200,000 Selling Protein Powder Online

The owner of a North Texas company says his business is on the brink of bankruptcy after someone posing as a legitimate customer launched a scheme that cost him hundreds of thousands of dollars.

McCain Doesn't Back GOP Health Care Bill, Drawing Trump Ire
McCain Doesn't Back GOP Health Care Bill, Drawing Trump Ire

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years...

Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared
Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared

A dam in northwest Puerto Rico is failing, causing flash flooding and prompting emergency evacuations Friday, the National Weather Service said. Operators of the Guajataca Dam said it failed at 2:10 p.m. ET,...