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Thursday, Nov 19, 2015 at 09:59 AM CST

D/FW Airport Has First-Class Fire Training Facilty

D/FW Airport Has First-Class Fire Training Facilty

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is home to an impressive training facility that helps firefighters from around the globe prepare for airplane emergencies.

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 04:20 PM CST

Richland College Honors Veterans With Poppies

Richland College Honors Veterans With Poppies

Richland College made 5,171 poppies as part of a special Veterans Day tribute to honor the Texans who were killed in World War I.

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 04:20 PM CST

Inside The Cowboy Church of Ellis County

Inside The Cowboy Church of Ellis County

The Cowboy Church of Ellis County is not a traditional church in a traditional setting, and that's just the way Pastor Chris Maddox wants it.

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 04:18 PM CST

Is Snuffer's Really Haunted?

 Is Snuffer's Really Haunted?

NBC 5 explores the ghostly activity at Snuffer's on lower Greenville in Dallas.

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 04:18 PM CST

Homecoming Mums Becoming Even More Texas-Sized

Homecoming Mums Becoming Even More Texas-Sized

If you grew up in Texas or have kids who are in high school, you know about the homecoming mum.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 at 06:42 PM CDT

The Man Behind the Texas Rangers Jerseys

The Man Behind the Texas Rangers Jerseys

Aman Lee has been the Texas Rangers' go-to guy for their uniform needs. On Wednesday, he was busy putting the new post season patches on players' jerseys.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:58 PM CST

Women's Surf Club

Women's Surf Club

Every Wednesday a group of women hit the water to wake surf on Lake Lewisville. Book club is too boring for this bunch!

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 05:17 AM CST

Texas Connects Us: UTD Chess Team

Texas Connects Us: UTD Chess Team

One of the top chess teams in the country is from North Texas - The University of Dallas, to be exact. In March, the team brings their skills to the President's Cup.

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Hail Damages Thousands of Cars in Plano
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Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56
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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

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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.