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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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Undocumented Parents Make Plan to Keep Kids Safe
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Hulen Mall Reopens After Robbery Suspect Arrest Inside: FWPD

An armed robber on the run was arrested at Hulen Mall, but not before forcing police to shut the mall down Saturday morning, according to Fort Worth Police.

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades
Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace the Obama-era health law known as the Affordable Care Act would not have taken full effect for a few years anyway — and now it's dead. "We're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future," House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday. That means millions of Americans will have to navigate a current federal health care system that, while not "imploding" as President Donald J. Trump has said, is at least in flux.

First Trial in 2015 Texas Biker Shootout Delayed
First Trial in 2015 Texas Biker Shootout Delayed

A judge on Friday postponed the first trial over a 2015 Central Texas gunfight involving rival motorcycle gangs that left nine people dead, 20 others hurt and more than 150 bikers charged.