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Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 06:38 PM CST

After School Project Turns Into Global Charity

After School Project Turns Into Global Charity

What started as an after-school activity for two Dallas sisters has grown to a global charity.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 06:40 PM CST

Grandview's Jump-Roping Team Headed to International Meet

Grandview's Jump-Roping Team Headed to International Meet

The ZZ Skippers, a competitive jump-roping team from Grandview, is creating international buzz.

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 08:27 PM CST

Dallas Morning News Say Goodbye To Their Home of 68 Years

Dallas Morning News Say Goodbye To Their Home of 68 Years

Before the Dallas Morning News could move into their new headquarters, they had to pack up and say good-bye to their home of 68 years.

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.

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