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Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

8-Year-Old Girl's Birthday Wish Prompts Pet Donations

8-Year-Old Girl's Birthday Wish Prompts Pet Donations

When Adisynn Kiker turned 8-years-old last week, she didn’t ask for her toys. Instead, she asked family and friends to donate food to pets in need.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018

Texas Tech Pitcher Overcomes Cancer and Surgeries To Pitch

Texas Tech Pitcher Overcomes Cancer and Surgeries To Pitch

It’s the dream of many young baseball players to one day play in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018

New Project To Employ Those With Special Needs

New Project To Employ Those With Special Needs

The founder behind McKinney's successful Hugs Cafe is now launching a new business to employ those living with special needs.

Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Plano Seniors Organize Pen Pal Project

Plano Seniors Organize Pen Pal Project

For high school seniors so much focus is on looking ahead, but a group of soon-to-be Plano graduates spent their final days giving back.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Byron Nelson High School Graduates Potential Service Dogs

Byron Nelson High School Graduates Potential Service Dogs

Byron Nelson High School is getting ready to graduate a unique group of students -- service animals.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Highland Park Students Organize Compassion-Focused Project

Highland Park Students Organize Compassion-Focused Project

You've probably heard the saying 'Don't judge a man until you walk a mile in his shoes.' At Highland Park High School one group of students turned that message into a unique lesson.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Kentucky Derby Hats Made in Oak Cliff

Kentucky Derby Hats Made in Oak Cliff

An Oak Cliff hat shop is working at top speed to get local clients ready for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby.

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.

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