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Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 at 07:52 AM CDT

Greenville Teen Remembers Sacrifices of Service Members

Greenville Teen Remembers Sacrifices of Service Members

A Greenville teenager is making it his mission to remember Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action. He’s honoring their sacrifice in an unusual way, hoping it will make others remember, too.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 at 04:17 PM CDT

Century-Old Texas Dance Hall Hits Auction Block

Century-Old Texas Dance Hall Hits Auction Block

Looking to make a real estate investment on a century-old piece of Texas history? The Swiss Alp Dance Hall may be right up your alley.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 04:19 AM CDT

Inspiring Girls in the Future of Technology

Inspiring Girls in the Future of Technology

A Dallas S.T.E.M. student turned her passion for encouraging other girls to learn into her high school passion project.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 06:14 PM CDT

Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens of Kids in '80s

Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens of Kids in '80s

A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 12:36 PM CDT

Midlothian Teenager Inspires Classmates

Midlothian Teenager Inspires Classmates

A Midlothian teenager living with Down Syndrome has never let her challenges hold her back and it's inspired her entire class.

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 07:46 PM CDT

Gilberto Perez Prepares The Kitchen for the Byron Nelson

Gilberto Perez Prepares The Kitchen for the Byron Nelson

The Four Seasons Resort is getting ready for its 35th, and final, Byron Nelson golf tournament. Long-time employee Gilberto Perez takes us behind the scenes to the Four Seasons' kitchen to show the unique...

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