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Thursday, Feb 24, 2011

Inside the Dallas Diablos

Inside the Dallas Diablos

Have you ever seen a rugby game? It's wildly popular game in other parts of the world and is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Photojournalist Linda Angelle has revealing look at...

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011

Three Churches Preach Acceptance

Three Churches Preach Acceptance

There's a church in Oak Cliff that houses three different congregations, each has a different religious tradition, but they share a belief that churches should be open to anyone and everyone.

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011

Honoring the Legacy of Marlon Riggs

Honoring the Legacy of Marlon Riggs

A new organization and film festival are the legacy of a Fort Worth-born filmmaker. The goal is to share stories of people who are both black and gay. More: -born filmmaker. The goal is to share stories of people who are both black and gay. More: Fahari Arts Institute: Marlon Riggs Film Festival>A new organization and film festival are...

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011

Jesse Garcia is Making His Mark

Jesse Garcia is Making His Mark

Jesse Garcia is a volunteer, a talk show host and he's also dedicated to bringing the gay and Latino communities together. More: is a volunteer, a talk show host and he's also dedicated to bringing the gay and Latino communities together. More: JesseGarcia.org>Jesse Garcia is a volunteer, a talk show host and he's also dedicated...

Thursday, Jan 27, 2011

The Business of Quinceañeras

The Business of Quinceañeras

From crowns to gowns and decorations to confections, quinceañeras are big business.

Thursday, Jan 13, 2011

Cowboys of Color Rodeo Raises Money for Museum

Cowboys of Color Rodeo Raises Money for Museum

The Cowboys of Color Invitational Rodeo will take place during the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, it raises money for a local museum that spotlights the forgotten men and women of The Old West.

Friday, Jul 23, 2010

Veteran Families Find Home Away From Home

Veteran Families Find Home Away From Home

The Fisher House provides a home away from home for families of wounded veterans. More Info: Fisher House

Thursday, Oct 28, 2010

Quinceañera: Rite of Passage

Quinceañera: Rite of Passage

Every year thousands of teenage girls celebrate their quinceañera, a celebration of their 15th birthday.

Thursday, Oct 28, 2010

Mums a Homecoming Tradition

Mums a Homecoming Tradition

Homecoming mums have become tradition in Texas, and the bigger the better. For one family it's a business that keeps the tradition alive.

Thursday, Oct 28, 2010

The Art of the Custom Saddle

The Art of the Custom Saddle

M.L. Leddy's in the Fort Worth Stockyards is home of the custom-made saddle, each one is handmade from start to finish. More:'s in the Fort Worth Stockyards is home of the custom-made saddle, each one is handmade from start to finish. More:Leddys.com>M.L. Leddy's in the Fort Worth Stockyards is home of the custom-made...

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Man Fatally Shot After Ramming Vehicle Into Police SUV
Man Fatally Shot After Ramming Vehicle Into Police SUV

A Rockwall police officer fatally shot a man ramming his SUV into his patrol vehicle as he arrived to respond to a report of an aggravated assault Thursday, police say.

Man Holding Rifle Shot By Police in Collin Co. Town: DPS
Man Holding Rifle Shot By Police in Collin Co. Town: DPS

A man shot by police after allegedly ignoring commands to drop a weapon at Josephine City Hall was taken to a hospital in serious condition Thursday, investigators say.

Confederate Monument Task Force to Discuss Fair Park Artwork
Confederate Monument Task Force to Discuss Fair Park Artwork

Images of the Confederacy in artwork at Fair Park in Dallas are on Friday's agenda for the Mayor's Task Force on Confederate Monuments.

Architects Unveil Plans for Texas Rangers' New Stadium
Architects Unveil Plans for Texas Rangers' New Stadium

Architects unveil plans for Globe Life Field, the Texas Rangers' new $1 billion Arlington ballpark, Thursday morning.

As Puerto Rico Recovers, Maria Eyes Turks and Caicos
As Puerto Rico Recovers, Maria Eyes Turks and Caicos

The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico was still reeling from the storm's devastation. As of 5 a.m. Friday, Maria was still a Category 3 storm with maximum...

273 Dead in MX Quake, Despair Rises for Relatives of Missing
273 Dead in MX Quake, Despair Rises for Relatives of Missing

As painstaking attempts to reach survivors in quake-ravaged buildings across Mexico City stretched into a third day Thursday, desperation mounted among loved ones who earlier had high hopes for quick rescues and...