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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 at 06:54 PM CST

Brothers Are Texas Rangers Together

Brothers Are Texas Rangers Together

Jake and Josh Burson are the first brothers to serve as Texas Rangers, simultaneously, since the Dept Of Public Safety was formed in 1935.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 10:43 PM CST

World War II POW Camp Near College Station

World War II POW Camp Near College Station

One of the largest WWII POW camps in the United States was located in Hearne, near College Station.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 06:49 PM CST

Dine With Elvis in North Texas

Dine With Elvis in North Texas

In Roanoke, you can dine with Elvis. Sort of. The Dove Creek Cafe is a popular restaurant for more than just the food. An Elvis tribute artist entertains customers every other Tuesday.

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 at 06:39 PM CST

Dome Homes in North Texas

Dome Homes in North Texas

Have you ever wondered what that concrete caterpillar is down in Italy, Texas? NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez went to find out.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 10:57 PM CST

Locals Swear By Healing Powers of 'Crazy Water'

Locals Swear By Healing Powers of 'Crazy Water'

Mineral Wells is home to the Famous Water Company. Wells on its property have been producing mineral water since the 1800s. Many people believe the Crazy Water has healing powers. Does it?

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 10:54 PM CST

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

The Women's Sports Foundation has labeled Feb. 3 National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

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