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Friday, Jul 13, 2012

Things Are Just Peachy in Parker County

Things Are Just Peachy in Parker County

Expect lots of sweet, juicy peaches at the Parker County Peach Festival next month.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012

Dublin Bottling Celebrates 121 Years

Dublin Bottling Celebrates 121 Years

Dublin Bottling Works celebrates 121 years with giant outdoor party.

Friday, May 25, 2012

High Flying Action in Grapevine

High Flying Action in Grapevine

Journey's Backyard BBQ is a free event being held at Grapevine Mills on Saturday.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Dallas Comic Con Brings the Stars

Dallas Comic Con Brings the Stars

Comic and sci-fi fans, rejoice -- the Dallas Comic Con is back with its largest show ever.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Dazzling Display at the Dallas Arboretum

Dazzling Display at the Dallas Arboretum

From May 5 to November 5, 2012, the 55-acre space will be transformed into a dazzling display of crystallized Chihuly sculptures.

Friday, May 4, 2012
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By Elvira Sakmari

Chihuly Exhibit Installed

NBC 5 cameras were at the Dallas Arboretum on April 20, 2012 as workers installed...View gallery

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Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Earth Day Dallas Kicks Off at Fair Park

Earth Day Dallas Kicks Off at Fair Park

Earth Day Dallas project manager Britt Krieger talks about Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park -- a family-friendly, free event. Pets are allowed. Editor's note: This is the first Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park, not the first time Earth Day has been observed in Dallas.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Worth the Drive: Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival

Worth the Drive: Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival

Can't get enough of the state flower? Head Ennis, the Official Bluebonnet City of Texas, for this weekend's Bluebonnet Trails Festival.

Friday, Mar 23, 2012

Calling All Pinball Wizards

Calling All Pinball Wizards

The Texas Pinball Festival hits the start button on Friday for a three-day game festival.

Thursday, Mar 15, 2012

Head to 35 Denton This Weekend

Head to 35 Denton This Weekend

What you need to know before Denton's 2012 music fest.

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Sen. Huffines to Introduce Bill That Would Close DCS
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CareFlite Helicopter Comes 'Very Close' to Drone
CareFlite Helicopter Comes 'Very Close' to Drone

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Big Surge for Military in Trump Budget, Big Cuts Elsewhere
Big Surge for Military in Trump Budget, Big Cuts Elsewhere

President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less." The Trump blueprint, due in more detail next month, would fulfill the Republican president's campaign pledge to boost Pentagon spending while targeting the budgets of other federal agencies. The "topline" figures emerged Monday, one day before Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress, an opportunity to re-emphasize the economic issues that were a centerpiece of his White House run.

Muslim Cemetery Plans Move Forward in Collin County
Muslim Cemetery Plans Move Forward in Collin County

Planning and zoning commission members in Farmersville unanimously approved the final concept plans for a Muslim-owned cemetery just outside city limits Monday evening.