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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 07:35 PM CST

Love Is in the Air

Love Is in the Air

Reunion Tower is a popular place for marriage proposals. On average, one couple a day gets engaged on the observation deck. We met one man who planned to pop the question on Valentine's Day weekend.

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.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 09:55 AM CDT

Whataburger Synonymous With Texas

Whataburger Synonymous With Texas

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

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Interstate 635 Reopens After Fatal Crash in Garland

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Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child
Frisco Photographer, 53, Charged With Indecency With Child

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Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart
Police Arrest Man Driving Stolen Electronic Shopping Cart

Police say they arrested a 52-year-old man driving an electronic shopping cart stolen from a Longview Walmart more than a mile away Wednesday.

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Top 5 Real Costs of Ridesharing

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Fort Worth Police Seek Man, Woman Accused in Sexual Assault

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