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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.

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.

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
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Reading With You/Leyendo Contigo

Reading With You/Leyendo Contigo

The summer break does not have to be a vacation from learning. That’s why we are inviting you to join NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 as we team up with Reading Partners North Texas to kick-off Reading With You/Leyendo...
CitySquare Presents Steve Martin and Martin Short in "A Night To Remember"

CitySquare Presents Steve Martin and Martin Short in "A Night To Remember"

NBC 5 has the honor of being the first to announce that comedy legends, Steve Martin and Martin Short, will take the stage on Saturday evening, September 21, at The Winspear Opera House for one night only!
2019 Summer at the Heard

2019 Summer at the Heard

NBC 5 and Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary invite you to register today for the Heard Summer Nature Camp and bring your child closer to nature! The Heard’s mission is to inspire kids...
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The Art of the Brick at the Perot Museum

Let your imagination run free at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science with the world’s largest display of Lego art.
Keith Urban To Headline 2019 Cattle Baron’s Ball

Keith Urban To Headline 2019 Cattle Baron’s Ball

Join NBC 5 and be a part of the Cattle Baron’s Ball, the American Cancer Society’s largest single night fundraiser. This exciting boot and jeans event takes place on Saturday, October 19, at Gilley’s Dallas....
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