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Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:38 PM CST

Painted Rock Craze Connects Mansfield

Painted Rock Craze Connects Mansfield

A craze is sweeping the town of Mansfield. People young and old are painting rocks and leaving them around parks for others to find.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 02:35 PM CST

Texas Wildflower Forecast: Hold onto Your Hats!

Texas Wildflower Forecast: Hold onto Your Hats!

It's nearly March, which means Texas' annual bluebonnet/wildflower season is right around the corner.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 06:45 PM CST

Solar Energy Plants in Texas Projected to Double

Solar Energy Plants in Texas Projected to Double

The number of large solar energy plants in Texas is projected to nearly double over the next four years.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 07:22 PM CST

Amazing Model Train Set Donated to Frisco Museum

Amazing Model Train Set Donated to Frisco Museum

The Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco is raising money to move an amazing model train set for public display.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 04:02 AM CST

Deep in the Heart: 71 Years of Marriage and Counting

Deep in the Heart: 71 Years of Marriage and Counting

Joe and Lee Gorbett just celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary. Fate brought them together at an intersection in downtown Fort Worth.

Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 at 03:57 AM CST

Mammal-Like Texas Reptile Predates Dinosaurs by 60M Years

Mammal-Like Texas Reptile Predates Dinosaurs by 60M Years

Researchers from the Whiteside Museum of Natural History in Seymour are unraveling an ancient mystery -- a mammal-like reptile that predates dinosaurs by 60 million years.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 06:39 PM CST

Traffic with a Kick at Chick-fil-A

Traffic with a Kick at Chick-fil-A

Nobody likes sitting in long lines at the drive-thru, but if you're stuck there, why not try to enjoy it?

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 06:59 PM CST

Texas Connects Us: 'Bootsburgers'

Texas Connects Us: 'Bootsburgers'

Boots Burgers first opened its doors nearly 50 years ago, and today it's still a Rockwall institution.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 05:23 PM CST

Texas Black History Maker: George Allen, Sr.

Texas Black History Maker: George Allen, Sr.

NBC 5's Cory Smith profiles the life and legacy of George Allen, Sr. who broke barriers in Texas and is the namesake of a courthouse in Dallas.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 04:45 PM CST

Texas Black History: Paul Quinn College

Texas Black History: Paul Quinn College

NBC 5's Katy Blakey gives the past and present of Paul Quinn College, an Historically Black College/University in Dallas.

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