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Thursday, Mar 13, 2014

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Lorraine Miller broke barriers in Washington as the Clerk for the US House of Representatives. She is now running one of the most powerful civil rights groups in the world.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

The Pike Park Recreation Center turns 100 this weekend and there's a renewed effort to restore the Dallas landmark.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

The Pike Park Recreation Center in Uptown Dallas will celebrate its 100 anniversary this weekend. For decades, it was the heart of the Little Mexico neighborhood.

Monday, Oct 7, 2013

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Dr. Catalina Esperanza Garcia was one of the first Hispanic women to graduate from the UT-Southwestern Medical School. She's grown to love the community where she learned about acceptance.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Telemundo 39 Chief Meteorologist Nestor Flecha is an experienced meteorologist and proud native of Puerto Rico.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Wooden watches made by Daniel Schemel are a fusion of art, fashion, culture and nature, and are a product whose origins are tied to North Texas.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Raul Magdaleno came to Dallas from Mexico in the 1980's. He nearly followed his father and brothers to prison. Instead, he earned multiple degrees and a chance to help children like him.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

The Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum is located at 1020 East Humbolt Street in Fort Worth.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

After three years, program to digitize black gospel music continues at Baylor University.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey hosts weekday show on relationships. He also works to help young men with their lives with an annual mentoring camp. The Dallas date is June 11-16.

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Video Captures Large Brawl at Dallas Taquería

Video Captures Large Brawl at Dallas Taquería

A Facebook user captures a nearly 6-minute video of a WWE-style fight at a Dallas taquería.

Soldier Due in Court for Marine's Fatal Shooting

Soldier Due in Court for Marine's Fatal Shooting

As part of a request to have his bond reduced, an Army soldier's attorney says his client may have acted in self-defense.

Defective Air Bags More Dangerous in Hot, Humid Areas: NHTSA

Defective Air Bags More Dangerous in Hot, Humid Areas: NHTSA

New tests on older cars with Takata air bags reveal that the inflators were more likely to malfunction and emit shrapnel in hot, humid and damp locations.

Police Step Up Foot Patrols Near Deep Ellum

Police Step Up Foot Patrols Near Deep Ellum

Dallas police are stepping up their patrols in Deep Ellum to crack down on a growing problem with homelessness and an increase in petty crime.

All-Clear at Joint Base Andrews After Report of Shooter

All-Clear at Joint Base Andrews After Report of Shooter

The all-clear has been issued at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland after reports of an active shooter were deemed unfounded, the base said Thursday morning. Joint Base Andrews was locked down just after 9

Wendy Davis Opens Up on HB 2 Ruling, Political Future

Wendy Davis Opens Up on HB 2 Ruling, Political Future

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturns H.B. 2, former State Sen. Wendy Davis opens up about that decision, and her political future.