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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 07:16 PM CDT

TXCU: How a Collin County Justice Program Helps Veterans

TXCU: How a Collin County Justice Program Helps Veterans

At the Collin County Jail, there is a program dedicated to giving military veterans who got into trouble with the law, a hand up to succeed in civilian life.

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 06:35 PM CDT

Ellis County Youth Expo Hosts 'A Day in the Ring'

Ellis County Youth Expo Hosts 'A Day in the Ring'

More than 300 student volunteers from 4-H and Future Farmers of America pair up with 300 special needs youth in Ellis County to learn about animals and form new friendships.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 06:53 PM CDT

Unexpected Gift for SMU Student

Unexpected Gift for SMU Student

Graduation season is here and to understand why one SMU grad is especially thankful, you have to travel back five years and nearly 2,000 miles to the small town of Tela, Honduras.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 05:55 PM CDT

Innovation Helps Make Life Easier for Two Puppies

Innovation Helps Make Life Easier for Two Puppies

Granbury High School engineering students are putting what they learn in the classroom to the test in the real world, building prosthetic wheel carts for two puppies born with no front legs.

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 06:32 PM CDT

Fort Worth Herd Celebrates 20 Years of Cattle Drives

Fort Worth Herd Celebrates 20 Years of Cattle Drives

The Fort Worth Herd celebrates 20 years of twice-daily cattle drives through the Stockyards National Historic District.

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 06:55 PM CDT

Texas Connects Us Through the Universal Language of Music

Texas Connects Us Through the Universal Language of Music

Texas Connects Us: Members of the Dallas Chamber Symphony are helping at-risk youth find their purpose.

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 06:34 PM CDT

Dallas Carter Girls Golf Succeeds Through Adversity

Dallas Carter Girls Golf Succeeds Through Adversity

Two years ago, golf coach, Meredith Macleod, decided to start the Dallas Carter High School girls’ golf program from scratch. Now, with hard work, and generous donations, many of the team members are not just...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 02:31 PM CDT

Charity Provides Free Child Care to 'Mommies in Need'

Charity Provides Free Child Care to 'Mommies in Need'

An organization started by mothers for mothers is giving women peace of mind when facing a health crisis.

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 06:45 PM CDT

Breakfast With Dallas Hope Charities

Breakfast With Dallas Hope Charities

Volunteers with Dallas Hope Charities serve around 250 people in need every Saturday morning in a restaurant-like setting that they create that morning.

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 06:41 PM CST

Inside Fort Worth's Highly Competitive Watchmaking School

Inside Fort Worth's Highly Competitive Watchmaking School

When you think Swiss watchmaking, you may not think Fort Worth, yet some of the most expensive and exclusive watches in the world are in the care of North Texas watchmakers.

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