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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 06:38 PM CDT

Dallas Program Shines a Light on Sewing Success

Dallas Program Shines a Light on Sewing Success

Tish Cox has partnered with the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind, which means her high-end fashion line will now be produced by people who are blind or visually impaired.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 06:39 PM CDT

Anime in Flower Mound

Anime in Flower Mound

FUNimation is the leading anime company in North America, and it's based in Flower Mound. The company produces, markets and distributes nearly 700 episodes and a dozen anime movies a year.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 11:39 AM CDT

Mansfield's Charismatic Crossing Guard

Mansfield's Charismatic Crossing Guard

Reginald McGill has quickly become a familiar face to students and passing motorists as the charismatic crossing guard in Mansfield.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 08:00 PM CDT

Texas Connects Us: The Music Man

Texas Connects Us: The Music Man

Thomas Kreason opened the Texas Musicians Museum in Irving to promote and preserve Texas Music.

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016 at 11:38 AM CDT

The Fly Guy

The Fly Guy

Steve DeWolf is an attorney in Dallas who flies vintage WWII airplanes when he's not in the courtroom.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 at 11:47 PM CDT

Meals On Wheels Volunteer Still Going Strong at 90

Meals On Wheels Volunteer Still Going Strong at 90

Floyd Kinser helped launch Meals On Wheels in Tarrant County. Now he is the organization's oldest volunteer.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 11:47 PM CDT

Akola Project Gives Women A Second Chance to Succeed

Akola Project Gives Women A Second Chance to Succeed

A jewelry line in North Texas is making a huge impact here at home and across the world. It's called the Akola Project. The founder employs women who need a second chance to succeed.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 06:44 PM CDT

Ukulele Choir Spreads Smiles at Frisco Church

Ukulele Choir Spreads Smiles at Frisco Church

A ukulele church choir is creating a buzz in Frisco.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 07:00 PM CDT

Tennis Lessons Teach More Than a Game

Tennis Lessons Teach More Than a Game

A free tennis camp in Dallas is teaching kids more than just a sport. It's empowering kids off the court, too.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:41 PM CDT

Meet the 'Pyro Doctor' Behind Hundreds of Firework Shows

Meet the 'Pyro Doctor' Behind Hundreds of Firework Shows

Friends call Mike Wagner the "Pyro Doctor" because he puts on hundreds of firework shows all over the country. He's always liked fireworks but he never imagined his hobby would burst into a career.

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