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Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 06:42 PM CST

North Texas Bus Driver Spends Time Off Playing Chess With Students

North Texas Bus Driver Spends Time Off Playing Chess With Students

A North Texas bus driver is on a mission to find unique ways to inspire students in school and in life.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 06:45 PM CDT

Wounded Veteran Tackles 24th Marathon in 24 Days

Wounded Veteran Tackles 24th Marathon in 24 Days

Wounded veteran Rob Jones is a double amputee but he won't let anything stop him from raising money for wounded veterans. This weekend he's running his 24th marathon in 24 days -- his goal is to run one marathon...

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 at 02:02 PM CST

North Texan Kellie Delka Chases Olympic Dream

North Texan Kellie Delka Chases Olympic Dream

North Texan Kellie Delka is one of America's best skeleton sliders, and thanks to her dad, she's chasing her olympic dreams right in her own backyard.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:00 PM CDT

TXCU: North Texas High School Student Develops New App

TXCU: North Texas High School Student Develops New App

A high school Sophomore in Dallas has developed an app that is currently available for download in the app store.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 06:44 PM CDT

Cancer Survivor Delivers Smiles To Children Still Fighting

Cancer Survivor Delivers Smiles To Children Still Fighting

A North Texas girl turned her cancer fight into a fight for all kids battling cancer.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 04:05 PM CST
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By Elvira Sakmari

Massive Mums 2017

Homecoming mums are a part of football season in North Texas, and every year they...View gallery

  • [UGCDFW-CJ-back to school]Homecoming mum pic- Rowlett High School
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-back to school]Elida Reyes
  • [UGCDFW-CJ-back to school]Elida Reyes
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:32 PM CDT

Knitting Blankets for Harvey Victims

Knitting Blankets for Harvey Victims

People at STITCHES Texas in Irving are trying to knit or crochet a blanket for every family in Southeast Texas who are suffering after Hurricane Harvey.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 04:13 AM CDT

Neighborhood 'Chalks the Walk' to School

Neighborhood 'Chalks the Walk' to School

On the night before school started, an entire neighborhood in The Colony wrote words of encouragement on the sidewalks and driveways to surprise kids heading back to school.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 06:36 PM CDT

Hurst Encourages Kindness Campaign

Hurst Encourages Kindness Campaign

The city of Hurst is launching a social media campaign encouraging people to share acts of kindness.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:18 PM CDT

Stetson Gives Texas-Made Cowboy Hat to President Trump

Stetson Gives Texas-Made Cowboy Hat to President Trump

It's Made in America week in the nation's capital and North Texas-based Stetson gave President Trump a custom made cowboy hat.

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