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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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Fort Worth Pool Season Kicks Off, Effort to Curb Drownings Continues
Fort Worth Pool Season Kicks Off, Effort to Curb Drownings Continues

Memorial Day weekend marks the opening weekend for pool season in Fort Worth and a renewed effort to curb alarming statistics when it comes to drownings.

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Branson
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Branson

A Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore to Oklahoma City was forced to make an emergency landing in Branson Saturday night.

Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like
Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like

Life was hell in the White House. The aides and advisers who endured the last major independent investigation at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue say President Donald Trump and his team are not prepared for how...

UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'Full Tilt'
UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'Full Tilt'

The hunt is still on for suspects in the Manchester bombing, and members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large, Britain's interior minister said Sunday. "The operation is still at full tilt,"...

Texas Connects Us: U2 Makes a Stop at Whataburger
Texas Connects Us: U2 Makes a Stop at Whataburger

It seems the popular band U2 loves Whataburger as much as any other Texan.

Bill to Let Voters Decide Future of  DCS on Governor's Desk
Bill to Let Voters Decide Future of DCS on Governor's Desk

The Texas Legislature has passed a bill that would allow Dallas County voters to decide whether to close school bus agency Dallas County Schools.