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Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 01:27 PM CDT

Stephenville's Iconic Bovine Gets a Bath

Stephenville's Iconic Bovine Gets a Bath

Firefighters in Stephenville got a strange call over the Labor Day weekend: Come give our cow a bath.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 06:46 PM CDT

Arlington Family Behind Cotton Candy Empire

Arlington Family Behind Cotton Candy Empire

One Arlington family is building a growing cotton candy empire.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 10:35 AM CDT

8-Year-Old Girl's Birthday Wish Prompts Pet Donations

8-Year-Old Girl's Birthday Wish Prompts Pet Donations

When Adisynn Kiker turned 8-years-old last week, she didn’t ask for her toys. Instead, she asked family and friends to donate food to pets in need.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 10:26 PM CDT

Texas Tech Pitcher Overcomes Cancer and Surgeries To Pitch

Texas Tech Pitcher Overcomes Cancer and Surgeries To Pitch

It’s the dream of many young baseball players to one day play in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:39 PM CDT

New Project To Employ Those With Special Needs

New Project To Employ Those With Special Needs

The founder behind McKinney's successful Hugs Cafe is now launching a new business to employ those living with special needs.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 06:38 PM CDT

Plano Seniors Organize Pen Pal Project

Plano Seniors Organize Pen Pal Project

For high school seniors so much focus is on looking ahead, but a group of soon-to-be Plano graduates spent their final days giving back.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 06:38 PM CDT

Byron Nelson High School Graduates Potential Service Dogs

Byron Nelson High School Graduates Potential Service Dogs

Byron Nelson High School is getting ready to graduate a unique group of students -- service animals.

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 06:39 PM CDT

Highland Park Students Organize Compassion-Focused Project

Highland Park Students Organize Compassion-Focused Project

You've probably heard the saying 'Don't judge a man until you walk a mile in his shoes.' At Highland Park High School one group of students turned that message into a unique lesson.

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.

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