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Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Friends Prove It's Never Too Late to Try Something New

Friends Prove It's Never Too Late to Try Something New

Two Dallas women prove it is never too late to start something new.

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

Two Connect 35 Years After Facing Life-Threatening Illness

Two Connect 35 Years After Facing Life-Threatening Illness

More than three decades after they’d first met, a teenager and a football player who’d bonded over their shared battles facing a life-threatening illness connected again. Their reunion happened at TCU on...

Friday, Mar 30, 2018

UNT's 'Mama Joyce' Serves Life Lessons

UNT's 'Mama Joyce' Serves Life Lessons

On the campus of UNT there is one person who's left a lasting impression on students.

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018

Parker County Honors Hall of Fame Cowboy

Parker County Honors Hall of Fame Cowboy

A legendary cowboy is receiving big honors Thursday in Parker County.

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Former Cop Living Retirement Dreams

Former Cop Living Retirement Dreams

Benny Barrett got to his dream "retirement" job by spending his life always trying something new.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

Dallas Couple Celebrates 75 Years of Marriage

Dallas Couple Celebrates 75 Years of Marriage

A Dallas couple highlighted in Wednesday's Texas Connects Us segment is celebrating 75 years of marriage.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

Senior Living Community Crafts Blankets For Animals In Need

Senior Living Community Crafts Blankets For Animals In Need

The Mustang Creek Estates senior living community in Burleson is spending their days crafting blankets for animals in need.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018

Texas Connects Us: Sunshine Dry Cleaners

Texas Connects Us: Sunshine Dry Cleaners

The Sunshine Dry cleaners, on Maple Avenue in Dallas, first opened it's doors nearly 77 years ago.

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018

Benbrook Couple Preserves Wells Fargo's Stagecoach Past

Benbrook Couple Preserves Wells Fargo's Stagecoach Past

When you think about stagecoaches, you likely think of Wells Fargo -- but did you know a Benbrook couple is responsible for preserving the past?

Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Prosper Man Has a Texas-Sized Beer Can Collection

Prosper Man Has a Texas-Sized Beer Can Collection

Edward Hicks started collecting cans when he was 9 years old. Today his collection dates back to the 1930's and consumes an entire wall in his upstairs game room.

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