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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 01:05 PM CST

Young Cowgirl Impresses in the Rodeo World

Young Cowgirl Impresses in the Rodeo World

Chayni Chamberlain, 10, is making a name for herself in the rodeo world.

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 10:48 PM CST

Walk with History at Dinosaur Valley State Park

Walk with History at Dinosaur Valley State Park

So much history has unfolded across the vast Texas landscape. In Glen Rose, the so-called Dinosaur Capital of Texas, ancient tracks have revealed incredible stories.

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 06:45 PM CST

Whataburger Synonymous with Texas

Whataburger Synonymous with Texas

For many Texans, the bright orange sign outside Whataburger is synonymous with the Lone Star State.

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 01:03 PM CST

North Texas Family Specializes in Parade Floats

North Texas Family Specializes in Parade Floats

A family in Dallas has been building parade floats since 1983. They build big, elaborate floats that cost up to $70,000 and have appeared in parades across the country.

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

Dallas police ask for the public's help finding a critical missing 15-year-old girl.

Denton Woman Stranded Near Grand Canyon for 5 Days
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.