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Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 at 08:36 AM CST

Fort Worth Distillery Builds Business on Black Eyed Peas

Fort Worth Distillery Builds Business on Black Eyed Peas

A Fort Worth distillery is building a business on black-eyed peas.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 07:08 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.

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:25 PM CST

North Texas Bobsledder is an Olympic Hopeful

North Texas Bobsledder is an Olympic Hopeful

Olympic hopeful Nicole Vogt shares her unique journey to becoming a bobsledder.

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.

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Clear The Shelters

Clear The Shelters

Discussing Clear The Shelters with Jeanne Saadi, the Manager of the Mesquite Animal Services. Help find homes for cats and dogs on Saturday, August 18. Adoption fees will be waived. Other fees may app...
Vetoquinol USA

Vetoquinol USA

Discussing Vetoquinol’s products and services that improves the lives of animals with Eric Alsup, the Country Manager for Vetoquinol USA. To learn more, visit www.MyHappyPets.com  
Kimbell Art Museum Presents 'From the Lands of Asia'

Kimbell Art Museum Presents 'From the Lands of Asia'

Experience 'From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection' Now - August 19, 2018 at the Kimbell Art Museum.
Women Texas Film Festival 2018

Women Texas Film Festival 2018

NBC 5 invites you to experience the 2018 Women Texas Film Festival (WTxFF) August 15 through 19 at Studio Movie Grill’s Spring Valley location in Dallas.
In The Huddle With Chris Howell

In The Huddle With Chris Howell

Discussing “In the Huddle with Chris Howell.” The event will be held on Saturday, August 25, in effort to inform and inspire men of all backgrounds to become the team captain of their lives. To learn...
Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Summer Caregiver Seminar

Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Summer Caregiver Seminar

The Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texas Chapter is hosting its fourth annual summer caregiver seminar, Positive Approach® to Dementia Care at Any Stage, Tuesday, August 28 at the New River Fellowship...
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