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Texas Connects Us

Texas Connects Us

Celebrating the people and stories that make Texas unique

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.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

After School Project Turns Into Global Charity

After School Project Turns Into Global Charity

What started as an after-school activity for two Dallas sisters has grown to a global charity.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

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

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.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017

Texas Connects Us: Big Game Footballs

Texas Connects Us: Big Game Footballs

The Big Game Football Factory in Dallas produces nearly 90 percent of the footballs used in college football games, and the vast majority of the footballs used on Friday nights in Texas.

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

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

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.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

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.

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