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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.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 04:13 AM CDT

Neighborhood 'Chalks the Walk' to School

Neighborhood 'Chalks the Walk' to School

On the night before school started, an entire neighborhood in The Colony wrote words of encouragement on the sidewalks and driveways to surprise kids heading back to school.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 06:36 PM CDT

Hurst Encourages Kindness Campaign

Hurst Encourages Kindness Campaign

The city of Hurst is launching a social media campaign encouraging people to share acts of kindness.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 06:18 PM CDT

Stetson Gives Texas-Made Cowboy Hat to President Trump

Stetson Gives Texas-Made Cowboy Hat to President Trump

It's Made in America week in the nation's capital and North Texas-based Stetson gave President Trump a custom made cowboy hat.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 06:40 PM CDT

Willie Nelson Inspired Artist in Communist-Controlled Nation

Willie Nelson Inspired Artist in Communist-Controlled Nation

Tucked behind stores at the northwest corner of Preston Road and Royal Lane in Dallas, you'll find an unexpected mural with an unexpected story.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 at 03:58 AM CDT

Texas Connects Us: Zola the Viral Gorilla

Texas Connects Us: Zola the Viral Gorilla

Dallas zookeepers say they never expected a video of Zola the gorilla dancing in his bath to go viral.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 06:47 PM CDT

Three Generations Work to Preserve Parker County Peaches

Three Generations Work to Preserve Parker County Peaches

Three generations of the Hutton family work to preserve Parker County peaches.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:56 PM CDT

McKinney Man Preserves Memories of Homemade Ice Cream

McKinney Man Preserves Memories of Homemade Ice Cream

A McKinney man has collected more than 300 antique ice cream makers.

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