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Friday, Aug 3, 2018

Arlington Family Behind Cotton Candy Empire

Arlington Family Behind Cotton Candy Empire

One Arlington family is building a growing cotton candy empire.

Friday, Mar 9, 2018
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By Matt Jackson

Texas Connects Us: Ant Art

Most people run away from ant piles.. but the Gleason's are always searching for...View gallery

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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.

Friday, Feb 2, 2018

Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramps For Free

Volunteers Build Wheelchair Ramps For Free

The Texas Ramp Project helps the elderly and those with mobility issues by building wheelchair ramps for free.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018

SMU Exhibit Highlights History's Forgotten Female Voices

SMU Exhibit Highlights History's Forgotten Female Voices

A new exhibit at Southern Methodist University highlights intrepid females through American history.

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.

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Fort Worth Distillery Builds Business on Black Eyed Peas

Fort Worth Distillery Builds Business on Black Eyed Peas

A Fort Worth distillery is building a business on black-eyed peas.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Neighborhood 'Chalks the Walk' to School

Neighborhood 'Chalks the Walk' to School

On the night before school started, an entire neighborhood in The Colony wrote words of encouragement on the sidewalks and driveways to surprise kids heading back to school.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017

Hurst Encourages Kindness Campaign

Hurst Encourages Kindness Campaign

The city of Hurst is launching a social media campaign encouraging people to share acts of kindness.

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Clear The Shelters

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Discussing Clear The Shelters with Jeanne Saadi, the Manager of the Mesquite Animal Services. Help find homes for cats and dogs on Saturday, August 18. Adoption fees will be waived.
Vetoquinol USA

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Discussing Vetoquinol’s products and services that improves the lives of animals with Eric Alsup, the Country Manager for Vetoquinol USA. To learn more, visit www.MyHappyPets.com  
Kimbell Art Museum Presents 'From the Lands of Asia'

Kimbell Art Museum Presents 'From the Lands of Asia'

Experience 'From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection' Now - August 19, 2018 at the Kimbell Art Museum.
Women Texas Film Festival 2018

Women Texas Film Festival 2018

NBC 5 invites you to experience the 2018 Women Texas Film Festival (WTxFF) August 15 through 19 at Studio Movie Grill’s Spring Valley location in Dallas.
In The Huddle With Chris Howell

In The Huddle With Chris Howell

Discussing “In the Huddle with Chris Howell.” The event will be held on Saturday, August 25, in effort to inform and inspire men of all backgrounds to become the team captain of their lives. To learn
Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Summer Caregiver Seminar

Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Summer Caregiver Seminar

The Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texas Chapter is hosting its fourth annual summer caregiver seminar, Positive Approach® to Dementia Care at Any Stage, Tuesday, August 28 at the New River Fellowship...
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