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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

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.

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Man Arrested in FW Murder Killed Woman Found in Lake: PD
Man Arrested in FW Murder Killed Woman Found in Lake: PD

Reginald Gerard Kimbro now faces capital murder charges in the death of Megan Getrum, her body was found in Lake Ray Hubbard in April. He also is charged with killing Molly Matheson in Fort Worth.

Mansfield School Evacuated After Student's Phone Explodes
Mansfield School Evacuated After Student's Phone Explodes

Firefighters say a middle school in Mansfield was evacuated after a student's phone exploded Friday morning.

Gov. Abbott Signs Law Making Texas Gun Fees Nation's Lowest
Gov. Abbott Signs Law Making Texas Gun Fees Nation's Lowest

Gov. Greg Abbott has visited a gun range to sign a law reducing Texas' fees for licenses to carry handguns to the lowest in the nation.

Trump Pushes on Terror, Listens on Climate at G-7
Trump Pushes on Terror, Listens on Climate at G-7

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their...

Check Out American Airlines' New Lounge Coming to D/FW
Check Out American Airlines' New Lounge Coming to D/FW

Fort Worth-based American Airlines unveiled its new Flagship Lounge Thursday for business and first class passengers at JFK in New York.

Attorney Mark O’Mara Joins FW Mom in Federal Civil Suit
Attorney Mark O’Mara Joins FW Mom in Federal Civil Suit

High profile defense attorney Mark O'Mara will join Fort Worth mom, Jaqueline Craig, in a federal civil lawsuit, which names the city of Forth Worth and the Fort Worth Police Department.