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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Monday, Feb 4, 2019 at 05:36 PM CST

Living for Free as a Texas Parks Park Host

Living for Free as a Texas Parks Park Host

Retirees Bruce and Nan Nance are volunteering as Park Hosts for Texas Parks and Wildlife, which comes with a lot of benefits.

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 06:39 PM CST

Argyle Girl Hopes To Encourage More Kids To Show Horses

Argyle Girl Hopes To Encourage More Kids To Show Horses

An 11-year-old girl from Argyle is hoping other kids will follow her lead and be empowered to try new things.

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 06:41 PM CST

Chisholm Challenge Welcomes Horsemen of All Abilities

Chisholm Challenge Welcomes Horsemen of All Abilities

The Chisholm Challenge horse show in Fort Worth is hosting 225 riders from 16 therapeutic riding centers to compete in the show ring starting Jan. 14.

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 07:33 AM CST

2018 'Texas Connects Us' Stories

2018 'Texas Connects Us' Stories

In 2018, our "Texas Connects Us" stories connected viewers with a donkey that drank Dr Pepper, a family with a cotton candy business, a man restoring a ghost town, and more.

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 at 10:29 AM CST

There's a Real Rock Wall in Rockwall, But Its Origin Is Up for Debate

There's a Real Rock Wall in Rockwall, But Its Origin Is Up for Debate

In Rockwall, there's an actual rock wall, that geologists and locals have long been at odds over.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 03:35 PM CST

Texas Connects Us: Big Game Footballs

Texas Connects Us: Big Game Footballs

The Big Game Football Factory in Dallas produces nearly 90 percent of the footballs used in college football games, and the vast majority of the footballs used on Friday nights in Texas.

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 06:34 PM CDT

Saving Stony, One Building at a Time

Saving Stony, One Building at a Time

You won't find Stony, Texas on a map, but one North Texas man is doing his best to preserve its history.

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 08:24 PM CDT

North Texas Retiree Delivers Leftover Concessions to Mission

North Texas Retiree Delivers Leftover Concessions to Mission

Clarence Fink, a 90-year-old retiree from North Texas, shows how Texas Connects Us through his work of transferring leftover concessions from Cowboys and Rangers games to Mission Arlington.

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