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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 06:40 PM CDT

Flower Mound Man Helps Rock Away the Blues

Flower Mound Man Helps Rock Away the Blues

A Flower Mound man has turned his unemployment into an opportunity to give sick kids a reason to smile.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 06:44 PM CDT

Take a Trip to the Coolest Town in Texas

Take a Trip to the Coolest Town in Texas

In between Weatherford and Mineral Wells, you'll find the coolest little town in Texas.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 07:01 PM CDT

Upscale Ice Cream Parlor to Support Neighborhood in Need

Upscale Ice Cream Parlor to Support Neighborhood in Need

While some people look for the wealthiest customers and the biggest profits, a Plano couple's first business is in a Dallas neighborhood other businesses have abandoned.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 07:46 PM CDT

Son of Refugee Family Plans to Enlist in U.S. Military

Son of Refugee Family Plans to Enlist in U.S. Military

A Lewisville man's struggle to get to the United States was difficult, but looking back at his past and looking ahead to what the future holds for his son, he says everything was worth it.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 04:10 PM CDT

Denton Garden Feeds Community & Soul

Denton Garden Feeds Community & Soul

A garden in Denton works to feed the soul and the community. Everything harvested is donated to charity.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 08:59 PM CDT

Plano's Beer-Making Pastor Is Not Quitting His Day Job

Plano's Beer-Making Pastor Is Not Quitting His Day Job

Father Garrin Dickinson has no plans to quit his day job, but he's getting quite crafty with his favorite hobby.

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Cowboys Kneel as a Team Prior to National Anthem in Arizona

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Prescott, Cowboys Pull Away Late to Beat Cardinals 28-17

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Appeals Court Allows Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' Law
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North Texas Touts Possible Locations for Second Amazon HQ
North Texas Touts Possible Locations for Second Amazon HQ

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