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Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:37 PM CDT

Texas Connects Us: The Final Four of Chess

Texas Connects Us: The Final Four of Chess

The UT Dallas Chess team is off to the final four for the 15th time in 17 years. Today the school held a pep rally, with cheerleaders and all.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 at 04:23 AM CDT

Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum

Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum

Spring officially arrived in North Texas just before 5:30 a.m. Monday, but the shapes and colors of the season began budding weeks ago, especially at one well known garden spot.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 06:32 PM CDT
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By Elvira Sakmari

Bluebonnets in Bloom 2017

It's a Texas tradition like no other, taking your photos in the bluebonnets. NBC...View gallery

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Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 at 08:28 PM CDT

Meet the Chaplain of Babe's Chicken Dinner House

Meet the Chaplain of Babe's Chicken Dinner House

Here in Texas, a family meal might start with a little prayer. Still, you probably wouldn't expect a restaurant to have a pastor on staff. But Babe's Chicken Dinner House chain has two!

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 12:32 PM CDT

Artist Creates Beauty To Inspire Acceptance

Artist Creates Beauty To Inspire Acceptance

Deep Ellum artist Michael Sutton is working to help people find beauty in all things, one art piece at a time.

Monday, Mar 6, 2017 at 08:50 PM CST

Local Students, WWII Vets Share Special Trip

Local Students, WWII Vets Share Special Trip

A group of North Texas high school students took the ultimate field trip to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans with WWII survivors.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 10:12 PM CST

North Texas Bald Eagles Prepare to Welcome Eaglets

North Texas Bald Eagles Prepare to Welcome Eaglets

Two bald eagles in Seagoville are expected to hatch two eaglets in the coming days.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:22 PM CST

'Hell or High Water' Sheriff Saddles Up for Oscars

'Hell or High Water' Sheriff Saddles Up for Oscars

Hollywood will honor the best in the business Sunday night at the Oscars, and one of the nominees in the Best Picture category has a distinct Texas connection.

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.

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