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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 06:10 PM CST

Dallas Store Turns Profit Off State Pride

Dallas Store Turns Profit Off State Pride

Texans are not shy when it comes to state pride. One Dallas businessman has found a way to make a living off people's love for the Lone Star State.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 02:00 PM CST

The Gift of Seeing What Really Matters

The Gift of Seeing What Really Matters

Grace and Grit box, a Fort Worth company, is working to empower girls by teaching them about strong women in history.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 06:46 PM CST

Arlington MLK Step Show

Arlington MLK Step Show

Arlington is wrapping up four days of events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s legacy. This weekend, the MLK Celebration Committee hosted a step show. Stepping is a style of performance made popular by...

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 at 06:45 PM CST

First Honorary Mavs ManiAAC Cheers on the Team

First Honorary Mavs ManiAAC Cheers on the Team

You've likely seen them on the sidelines: the Mavs ManiAACs, an all-male dance troupe that brings some serious fun to cheering on the Dallas Mavericks. They had a new member join the crew for a home game last...

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 07:08 PM CST

Texas Musician's Ties to Golden Globes

Texas Musician's Ties to Golden Globes

The creative force behind music doesn’t always get recognized. But for Crowley musician Jordan Richardson, two of his songs are performed in the movie "Manchester by the Sea," which has five Golden Globe...

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 01:12 PM CST

Walt the Wood Whittler

Walt the Wood Whittler

In a wide open room near the back of his house, full of 2x4's and small knives, Walt is whittling wood.

Thursday, Dec 22, 2016 at 04:30 AM CST

Ballroom Dancing Transforms Young Dancers

Ballroom Dancing Transforms Young Dancers

Students in fifth grade completed a 10-week ballroom dancing course, while learning life skills along the way.

Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 at 04:13 AM CST

Bonton Farms Plants Hope in the Middle of Dallas Food Desert

Bonton Farms Plants Hope in the Middle of Dallas Food Desert

Residents who live in Bonton, one of the oldest historic black neighborhoods in Dallas, grow their own produce because they live in a food desert.

Monday, Dec 19, 2016 at 07:09 PM CST

North Texas Santa Inspires New Generation to Believe

North Texas Santa Inspires New Generation to Believe

For nearly three decades, the Santa Claus at NorthPark Center has made thousands of North Texans believe in the magic of the season.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 at 07:08 PM CST

Plano Teenager On a Mission to Spread Kindness

Plano Teenager On a Mission to Spread Kindness

A Plano teenager is on a mission to spread kindness throughout her hometown and North Texas.

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