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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 03:57 AM CDT

Mother Nature Helping North Texas Wineries Thrive

Mother Nature Helping North Texas Wineries Thrive

Our mild spring, mixed with dry heat and a recent cool down, has been a good recipe for North Texas vineyards.

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 07:25 PM CDT

Senior Citizens Run Summer Camp for Kids

Senior Citizens Run Summer Camp for Kids

A children's summer camp in Dallas is run entirely by senior citizens.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 04:00 AM CDT

Boy Reunited With Teddy Bear Lost at Love Field

Boy Reunited With Teddy Bear Lost at Love Field

A little boy has been reunited with his "best friend" — a teddy bear he lost at Dallas Love Field.

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