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Jul 19, 2019

College Students Launch 30 Days of Service

College Students Launch 30 Days of Service

Two friends home from college launched an ambitious summer project called '30 Days of Service' that will help the community in a variety of ways.

Jul 16, 2019

#SomethingGood: Plano Brother, Sister Meet Dalai Lama

#SomethingGood: Plano Brother, Sister Meet Dalai Lama

The fourth and seventh graders are still in awe of what they experienced a few weeks ago. A family trip was planned to India for their grandparents' to celebrate their grandparents' 60th wedding anniversary. The

Jul 15, 2019

#SomethingGood: 10-Year-Old North Texan Opens Garage Library

#SomethingGood: 10-Year-Old North Texan Opens Garage Library

An elementary school student from Fort Worth has been hosting a summer block party of sorts. Penelope Droege, 10, is not offering music and a pool, but rather books for kids in and around her community.

Jul 18, 2019

Colleyville Man to Set Record on Driving Across 48 States

Colleyville Man to Set Record on Driving Across 48 States

A Colleyville man and his two friends will have no time to waste when they leave on a road trip Saturday, July 13. They'll travel to 48 states, 6,600 miles in 92 hours in hopes of putting Texas back in...

Jul 11, 2019

#SomethingGood: Woman's First Dog at 50 Inspires Book

#SomethingGood: Woman's First Dog at 50 Inspires Book

A woman in Frisco can now call herself a published author. She wrote a book, called "Special Paws" to support and raise awareness of shelter dogs. And, her passion for rescue dogs is a story in itself.

Jul 9, 2019

Dallas-Based Mobile App Feeding Underserved Community

Dallas-Based Mobile App Feeding Underserved Community

TangoTab, a Dallas-based mobile app, aims to feed the hungry in and around North Texas. The company, that started in 2012, is now taking that mission a step further with it's social change campaign.

Jul 3, 2019

Woman Loses More Than 300 Pounds After Near-Fatal Crash

Woman Loses More Than 300 Pounds After Near-Fatal Crash

Vicki Carter was nearly killed by a drunk driver in 1999. After spending the next 17 years in a wheelchair, she found herself at 455 pounds. It was her will to make a change that got her to turn a horrific...

Jul 5, 2019

Boy, 3, Finds Friendship With Sanitation Worker

Boy, 3, Finds Friendship With Sanitation Worker

Three-year-old Caleb, who has special needs, has found an unlikely friend in the Waste Connections worker who runs pickup on his Frisco street.

Jun 28, 2019

#SomethingGood: National Bacon Burnt End Day

#SomethingGood: National Bacon Burnt End Day

A couple in Fort Worth wanted their own national day. And, they got it: National Bacon Burnt End Day.

Jun 26, 2019

#SomethingGood : Plano Boy, 12, Raises Thousands for Charity

#SomethingGood : Plano Boy, 12, Raises Thousands for Charity

Ask 12-year-old Jaxson Turner what he wants to be when he grows up and he will tell you President of the United States. For now, he is settling for raising thousands of dollars for homeless families and...

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