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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

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.

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Hail Damages Thousands of Cars in Plano
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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56

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Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

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I-35W Northbound in Fort Worth Closed Sunday
I-35W Northbound in Fort Worth Closed Sunday

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