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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2016 at 01:15 PM CDT

Helping Hands After Deadly Tornadoes

Helping Hands After Deadly Tornadoes

A North Texas man is helping storm victims by cutting and removing downed trees.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 09:38 AM CST

The Buffalo Whisperer of Hunt County

The Buffalo Whisperer of Hunt County

Some families like dogs. Others prefer cats. But what about a buffalo?

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 10:40 PM CST

Texas Connects Us: The Man Behind the Music

Texas Connects Us: The Man Behind the Music

The man who co-owns the Dallas Wings (WNBA team) is a very accomplished music producer, songwriter and singer. But what does he know about basketball? His daughter loved to play -- and looking back on it, he...

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 10:48 PM CST

University Park Christmas Light Display Draws a Crowd

University Park Christmas Light Display Draws a Crowd

A University Park man's love of Christmas lights rivals Clark Griswald in 'Christmas Vacation.'

Friday, Dec 4, 2015 at 10:50 PM CST

'Lady Of The Lake' Origins in Dallas

'Lady Of The Lake' Origins in Dallas

The Lone Star State is full of old tales involving shadowy figures or strange, paranormal activity. And one of the most popular encounters involves Dallas' White Rock Lake.

Friday, Nov 20, 2015 at 10:39 PM CST

Young Athletes Overcome Odds to Inspire

Young Athletes Overcome Odds to Inspire

In a close football game, a good kicker can make all the difference. And for Paschal High School, that player happens to have bright pink fingernails.

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Hail Damages Thousands of Cars in Plano
Hail Damages Thousands of Cars in Plano

People in Plano are cleaning up from another hail storm that damaged cars and homes.

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56. A Burbank, California native, Moran began acting in TV and movies...

Altercation on Video Grounds American Airlines Employee
Altercation on Video Grounds American Airlines Employee

A video showing an American Airlines employee is spreading online showing him in a shouting match with a passenger.

Police & Firefighter Associations Fire Back at Dallas Mayor
Police & Firefighter Associations Fire Back at Dallas Mayor

Eleven different Police & Firefighters Associations have now responded to Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings' letter to taxpayers.

Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding
Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Scientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending...

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

Work on the North Tarrant Express project will force crews to close the northbound lanes of I-35W from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.