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Thursday, Mar 13, 2014

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Fort Worth Woman Named Interim NAACP President & CEO

Lorraine Miller broke barriers in Washington as the Clerk for the US House of Representatives. She is now running one of the most powerful civil rights groups in the world.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

Pike Park Rec Center Turns 100

The Pike Park Recreation Center turns 100 this weekend and there's a renewed effort to restore the Dallas landmark.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

Dallas Landmark Turns 100 This Weekend

The Pike Park Recreation Center in Uptown Dallas will celebrate its 100 anniversary this weekend. For decades, it was the heart of the Little Mexico neighborhood.

Monday, Oct 7, 2013

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Latina Doctor Made History in Dallas

Dr. Catalina Esperanza Garcia was one of the first Hispanic women to graduate from the UT-Southwestern Medical School. She's grown to love the community where she learned about acceptance.

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Meteorologist Trades Caribbean For DFW

Telemundo 39 Chief Meteorologist Nestor Flecha is an experienced meteorologist and proud native of Puerto Rico.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Niche Watches Boast DFW Origins

Wooden watches made by Daniel Schemel are a fusion of art, fashion, culture and nature, and are a product whose origins are tied to North Texas.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Troubled Immigrant Rises To Dallas Inspiration

Raul Magdaleno came to Dallas from Mexico in the 1980's. He nearly followed his father and brothers to prison. Instead, he earned multiple degrees and a chance to help children like him.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

Fort Worth Home Displays Black History

The Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum is located at 1020 East Humbolt Street in Fort Worth.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

Baylor Professor Looking for Black Gospel Music

After three years, program to digitize black gospel music continues at Baylor University.

Sunday, Feb 24, 2013

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey Focused on Show and Youth

Steve Harvey hosts weekday show on relationships. He also works to help young men with their lives with an annual mentoring camp. The Dallas date is June 11-16.

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TX Billboard Telling Liberals to Keep Driving to Be Removed
TX Billboard Telling Liberals to Keep Driving to Be Removed

After all the backlash and media attention the sign got, Burkett Outdoor Advertising said they are taking the sign down immediately.

Airlines Ask DHS Not to Put Separated Children on Flights
Airlines Ask DHS Not to Put Separated Children on Flights

Fort Worth-based American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on their flights.

Unidentified Boy Found on Galveston Beach ID'd, Mom Arrested
Unidentified Boy Found on Galveston Beach ID'd, Mom Arrested

The body of a small boy found washed ashore on a Galveston beach in October 2017 has been identified and his mother and her partner have been arrested, police say.

Days of Storms Flood Drought-Ridden South Texas
Days of Storms Flood Drought-Ridden South Texas

Parts of a drought-ridden South Texas city are submerged under flood waters after two days of storms dropped nearly 10 inches of rain.

Trump Signs Order Stopping Family Separations
Trump Signs Order Stopping Family Separations

Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when...

DNA Evidence Tossed Out Ahead of Haruka Weiser Murder Trial
DNA Evidence Tossed Out Ahead of Haruka Weiser Murder Trial

A Travis County judge has tossed out DNA evidence ahead of the capital murder trial of a man accused of killing an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Texas at Austin.