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Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:13 PM CDT

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Auditions

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Auditions

The Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders are known around the world. More than 500 women auditioned this month with hopes of making the 36-member squad for the 2016 season.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:43 PM CDT

Cleburne's First Female Firefighter

Cleburne's First Female Firefighter

Stephanie Pribble is the first female firefighter in the city of Cleburne, but her journey wasn't easy.

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 08:35 PM CDT

The Story Behind Dallas’ Sweet Georgia Brown

The Story Behind Dallas’ Sweet Georgia Brown

Good food can be found in many places across North Texas, but it's the story behind Sweet Georgia Brown in Dallas that caught our attention.

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 07:56 PM CDT

Swing Dancing to Love in Dallas

Swing Dancing to Love in Dallas

Swing dancing on Wednesday nights has been a tradition at Sons of Hermann Hall for nearly two decades. And the same couple has been leading the way.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 07:18 PM CDT

The Caterpillar Invasion

The Caterpillar Invasion

This time of year caterpillars invade North Texas. Our wet winter and spring means even more caterpillars this year.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 03:55 PM CST

Students Research Forgotten All-Black Community

Students Research Forgotten All-Black Community

Richland College anthropology students study a cemetery in what was once known as Little Egypt in Dallas. The area is now referred to as Lake Highlands.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 07:33 PM CDT

Arcade Game Nostalgia in Richardson

Arcade Game Nostalgia in Richardson

Corey Hyden, a Dallas attorney, put his law work on hold to pursue his dream of opening the only video arcade in Richardson.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 06:38 PM CDT

Photos Capture Beauty of Dallas Skyline

Photos Capture Beauty of Dallas Skyline

Dallas native Joseph Haubert goes to great lengths to capture memorable photos of the Dallas skyline.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 06:49 PM CDT

Burgers With a Side of Snark

Burgers With a Side of Snark

At Harvey's Charcoal Hamburgers in Dallas, customers need to have thick skin. The owner is notorious for pulling pranks and calling people names. But did you know the guy known for being rude has a soft side,...

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 10:01 AM CDT

105-Year-Old Fan Tosses Rangers' First Pitch

105-Year-Old Fan Tosses Rangers' First Pitch

At 105 years young, Elizabeth Sullivan threw out the first pitch at the Texas Rangers game Wednesday.

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Dallas Police Search for Critical Missing 15-Year-Old Girl
Dallas Police Search for Critical Missing 15-Year-Old Girl

Dallas police ask for the public's help finding a critical missing 15-year-old girl.

Denton Woman Stranded Near Grand Canyon for 5 Days
Denton Woman Stranded Near Grand Canyon for 5 Days

A Denton woman survived in a remote area of Arizona for five days before her rescue on Friday.

Student Arrested During Cleburne H.S. Protest: Police
Student Arrested During Cleburne H.S. Protest: Police

Just days after a Cleburne High School football coach was banned from campus after submitting his resignation, students are rallying for his return, along with two other teachers who left.

North Texas Congress Members' Health Care Voting Plans
North Texas Congress Members' Health Care Voting Plans

NBC 5's Julie Fine is in Washington D.C. reaching out to North Texas delegation to find out how they plan to vote on the health care bill Thursday.

GOP Health Bill on the Brink Hours From House Showdown Vote
GOP Health Bill on the Brink Hours From House Showdown Vote

The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. Short of support, GOP leaders looked to President Donald Trump to close the deal with a crucial bloc of conservatives, in the first major legislative test of his young presidency.

Fire at Tech's Practice Facility Near Jones AT&T Stadium
Fire at Tech's Practice Facility Near Jones AT&T Stadium

Texas Tech University says nobody was injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon at the school's new sports performance center.