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Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 06:39 PM CDT

Kentucky Derby Hats Made in Oak Cliff

Kentucky Derby Hats Made in Oak Cliff

An Oak Cliff hat shop is working at top speed to get local clients ready for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:39 PM CDT

Friends Prove It's Never Too Late to Try Something New

Friends Prove It's Never Too Late to Try Something New

Two Dallas women prove it is never too late to start something new.

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 04:25 PM CDT

Two Connect 35 Years After Facing Life-Threatening Illness

Two Connect 35 Years After Facing Life-Threatening Illness

More than three decades after they’d first met, a teenager and a football player who’d bonded over their shared battles facing a life-threatening illness connected again. Their reunion happened at TCU on...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 04:38 PM CDT

Bluebonnets in Bloom - April 5, 2018

Bluebonnets in Bloom - April 5, 2018

Chloe and Mimi, Oreo and Cha-Chi were featured during the Bluebonnets in Bloom segment on NBC 5 First at Four on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 03:32 PM CDT

$1M Model Train Exhibit Opens This Summer in Frisco

$1M Model Train Exhibit Opens This Summer in Frisco

A new, permanent model train exhibit at Frisco's Discovery Center will be called "Traintopia."

Friday, Mar 30, 2018 at 10:24 PM CDT

UNT's 'Mama Joyce' Serves Life Lessons

UNT's 'Mama Joyce' Serves Life Lessons

On the campus of UNT there is one person who's left a lasting impression on students.

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 at 09:29 AM CDT

Parker County Honors Hall of Fame Cowboy

Parker County Honors Hall of Fame Cowboy

A legendary cowboy is receiving big honors Thursday in Parker County.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 09:06 PM CST
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Texas Connects Us: Ant Art

Most people run away from ant piles.. but the Gleason's are always searching for...View gallery

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Friday, Mar 9, 2018 at 08:40 PM CST

Texas Connects Us: Ant Art

Texas Connects Us: Ant Art

The Gleason's are artists, but they'll admit someone else does most of the work. Watch as they use aluminum and a lot of muscle to create and dig up Ant Art. Warning: The ants always fight back.

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.

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