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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Friday, Mar 25, 2016 at 06:42 PM CDT

Texas Connects Us: The Obama Cowboy Hat

Texas Connects Us: The Obama Cowboy Hat

The North Texan who offered President Obama his cowboy hat at a recent rally, got a new hat and a VIP tour of the factory where his hat was made.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016 at 06:56 PM CDT

UTD Chess Team is Among Nation's Best

UTD Chess Team is Among Nation's Best

UT Dallas has a nationally recognized chess team. They offer scholarships to the best chess players in the world.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016 at 11:12 PM CDT

Experts Advise Families to Wait for Bluebonnets

Experts Advise Families to Wait for Bluebonnets

Every year thousands of families will travel to Ennis, Texas, to take in fields upon fields of bluebonnets.

Friday, Mar 18, 2016 at 07:42 PM CDT

Dutch Family Brings Tulips to North Texas

Dutch Family Brings Tulips to North Texas

A family from the Netherlands moved to Pilot Point to start Texas' first tulip field. And the TV show 'Dallas' may be a big reason why.

Friday, Mar 11, 2016 at 10:43 PM CST

The World Wide Web of Learning

The World Wide Web of Learning

Kids at a middle school in Highland Village pulled an all-nighter to Skype with other kids around the globe.

Friday, Mar 4, 2016 at 10:43 PM CST

Lakewood Brewery Grows from Home Brew Passion

Lakewood Brewery Grows from Home Brew Passion

Wim Bens went from the advertising industry to launching one of the most popular breweries in Texas.

Friday, Feb 26, 2016 at 10:52 PM CST

Texas Connects Us: The Perfect Shot

Texas Connects Us: The Perfect Shot

The TCU women's rifle team is looking for its third national championship in seven years. Sophomore Mindy Miles also has Olympic goals in her cross-hairs.

Friday, Feb 26, 2016 at 06:41 PM CST

Sparring for Success

Sparring for Success

The Dallas Police Department has a boxing league for kids in southeast Dallas. The kids build stamina and character. The officers build relationships. The results are paying off in the ring and at home.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 01:05 PM CDT

Team USA Women's Water Polo Goalie Making Big Waves

Team USA Women's Water Polo Goalie Making Big Waves

Ashleigh Johnson is the starting goalie for Team USA's women's water polo team, and she's making big waves for the African-American community.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 07:35 PM CST

Love Is in the Air

Love Is in the Air

Reunion Tower is a popular place for marriage proposals. On average, one couple a day gets engaged on the observation deck. We met one man who planned to pop the question on Valentine's Day weekend.

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

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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.