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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.

Top Stories
Fans Injured in Severe Weather Outside Backstreet Boys Show
Fans Injured in Severe Weather Outside Backstreet Boys Show

Fourteen Backstreet Boys fans are injured after severe weather caused caused a concrete structure to collapse on them outside WinStar World Casino and Resort Saturday night, a spokesperson says.

Zack Martin Leaves Loss to Cincinnati With Knee Injury
Zack Martin Leaves Loss to Cincinnati With Knee Injury

The Cowboys lost Saturday night’s preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals 21-13 at AT&T Stadium. The result is even more irrelevant than usual because Pro Bowl guard Zack Martin left the game with a...

7,000+ DFW Pets Find Forever Homes During Clear the Shelters
7,000+ DFW Pets Find Forever Homes During Clear the Shelters

During the fourth annual Clear the Shelters event more than 7,000 animals in North Texas are headed to new, loving homes. Nationally, more than 76,000 pets were adopted during the event.

Small Plane Crashes at Addison Airport
Small Plane Crashes at Addison Airport

A small plane crashed at Addison Airport Saturday evening, injuring all three people on board, police say.

Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans
Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans

The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing. Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week's bid for a political comeback.

Child, 2, Dies After Being Pulled From Apartment Pool
Child, 2, Dies After Being Pulled From Apartment Pool

A 2-year-old child died Friday after being pulled from a community pool in the mid-cities.