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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

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.'

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Check Out American Airlines' New Lounge Coming to D/FW
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Attorney Mark O’Mara Joins FW Mom in Federal Civil Suit
Attorney Mark O’Mara Joins FW Mom in Federal Civil Suit

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