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Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 12:36 PM CDT

Midlothian Teenager Inspires Classmates

Midlothian Teenager Inspires Classmates

A Midlothian teenager living with Down Syndrome has never let her challenges hold her back and it's inspired her entire class.

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 07:46 PM CDT

Gilberto Perez Prepares The Kitchen for the Byron Nelson

Gilberto Perez Prepares The Kitchen for the Byron Nelson

The Four Seasons Resort is getting ready for its 35th, and final, Byron Nelson golf tournament. Long-time employee Gilberto Perez takes us behind the scenes to the Four Seasons' kitchen to show the unique...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 04:07 AM CDT

Texas Connects Us: Gearing Up For Summer

Texas Connects Us: Gearing Up For Summer

Crews spent the day out at Klyde Warren Park laying new sod as people who are ready for summer watched, Monday May 8, 2017.

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 06:43 PM CDT

Colorful Murals Bring People Back to Deep Ellum

Colorful Murals Bring People Back to Deep Ellum

Dozens of colorful murals in Dallas' Deep Ellum neighborhood are helping people rediscover the area.

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 09:41 AM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Bluebonnets in Bloom 2017 - Gallery V

It's a Texas tradition like no other, taking your photos in the bluebonnets. NBC...View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ]River in the blue bonnets
  • [UGCDFW-CJ]Miss River in the blue bonnets
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Gardner Pepper in the Bluebonnets
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 12:05 PM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Your Easter Photos & Bunny Meltdowns

NBC 5 viewers shared their Easter photos and Bunny Meltdowns via View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnet fun in Ennis Texas
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnet photo
  • [UGCDFW-CJ]Has Easter snuck up on you?
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 08:16 PM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Bluebonnets in Bloom 2017 - Gallery IV

It's a Texas tradition like no other, taking your photos in the bluebonnets. NBC...View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnet
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnet
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnet photos
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:20 AM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Bluebonnets in Bloom 2017 - Gallery III

It's a Texas tradition like no other, taking your photos in the bluebonnets. NBC...View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Kids
  • [UGCDFW-CJ]Gracie & her BFF Bentley
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Asher Bluebonnet photo
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 12:33 PM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Bluebonnets in Bloom 2017 - Gallery II

It's a Texas tradition like no other, taking your photos in the bluebonnets. NBC...View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ-red fever]untitled
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]Bluebonnets At Sunset
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-bluebonnets]My Texas beauties
Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 07:16 PM CDT

Tiny Homes, Big Project

Tiny Homes, Big Project

Students at the University of Texas in Arlington are building two tiny homes as part of a senior project. The designs for each home were chosen from a student contest last year. The projects offer a fresh...

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The Salvation Army Angel Tree 2017

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