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Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 at 10:22 AM CST

Former Cop Living Retirement Dreams

Former Cop Living Retirement Dreams

Benny Barrett got to his dream "retirement" job by spending his life always trying something new.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 09:43 PM CST

Dallas Couple Celebrates 75 Years of Marriage

Dallas Couple Celebrates 75 Years of Marriage

A Dallas couple highlighted in Wednesday's Texas Connects Us segment is celebrating 75 years of marriage.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 at 02:36 AM CST

Senior Living Community Crafts Blankets For Animals In Need

Senior Living Community Crafts Blankets For Animals In Need

The Mustang Creek Estates senior living community in Burleson is spending their days crafting blankets for animals in need.

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 06:56 PM CST

Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramps For Free

Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramps For Free

The Texas Ramp Project helps the elderly and those with mobility issues by building wheelchair ramps for free.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 08:30 PM CST

SMU Exhibit Highlights History's Forgotten Female Voices

SMU Exhibit Highlights History's Forgotten Female Voices

A new exhibit at Southern Methodist University highlights intrepid females through American history.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 01:47 AM CST

Texas Connects Us: Sunshine Dry Cleaners

Texas Connects Us: Sunshine Dry Cleaners

The Sunshine Dry cleaners, on Maple Avenue in Dallas, first opened it's doors nearly 77 years ago.

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 04:42 PM CST

Benbrook Couple Preserves Wells Fargo's Stagecoach Past

Benbrook Couple Preserves Wells Fargo's Stagecoach Past

When you think about stagecoaches, you likely think of Wells Fargo -- but did you know a Benbrook couple is responsible for preserving the past?

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 06:58 PM CST

Prosper Man Has a Texas-Sized Beer Can Collection

Prosper Man Has a Texas-Sized Beer Can Collection

Edward Hicks started collecting cans when he was 9 years old. Today his collection dates back to the 1930's and consumes an entire wall in his upstairs game room.

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 06:05 PM CST

Arlington Heights Students Prepare for Stock Show and Rodeo

Arlington Heights Students Prepare for Stock Show and Rodeo

NBC 5's Kristin Dickerson explains how kids who don't have a farming or ranching lifestyle are getting ready to show their animals during the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 04:10 PM CST

Greenberg Smoked Turkey Endures as Holiday Staple

Greenberg Smoked Turkey Endures as Holiday Staple

Greenberg Smoked Turkey in Tyler is a holiday tradition for many families, especially in Texas. The company will ship 200,000 turkeys all over the country before the end of the year.

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