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3:41 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

With Warmer Temperatures, 3 Inches Of Snow Start To Melt; Schools Prepare To Open Friday

In Dallas, Klyde Warren Park was snowy and peaceful Thursday morning.
Greer Wilson-Chavez

Update, 5:06 p.m. Thursday: Schools are starting to announce they will be open Friday. Fort Worth ISD says it will be open tomorrow.

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Winter Wonderland
11:58 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Here Are 12 Pictures Of Fun, Funky Snowmen Across Dallas-Fort Worth

A snowman -- one of many -- in North Texas Thursday. This one was spotted at UT-Arlington.
UT-Arlington Twitter/@utarlington

Many strange, alien creatures are popping up across North Texas today -- snowmen. Mix three inches of fluffy snow with a day off from school or work and add some sunshine and you've got a recipe for a beautiful day to make snowmen. 

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KERA Newsroom
11:25 am
Thu March 5, 2015

From The Newsroom: New Plays; Making Jokes During The Movie

Nikki Cloer acts in the ‘Black to Black’ trilogy at the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival.
Black to Black

Top stories this morning for the KERA Newsroom: Jerome Weeks looks at what new-work festivals in North Texas do - and can't do - for the playwrights. And Austin’s Master Pancake comedy troupe aims at an easy target: Fifty Shades Of Grey. 

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KERA Newsroom
6:42 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

From The Newsroom: Winter Weather Prep; Priorities For Fort Worth

Thomas Bush drives a city truck that sands and salts downtown Dallas. Crews are pre-treating roads ahead of this round of winter storms.
Bill Zeeble KERA News

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: North Texas prepares for another bout of winter weather. Also, high school seniors at Bryan Adams High School in Dallas navigate the confusion world of college financial aid. Finally, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price delivers her annual State of the City address.

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Texas News
12:56 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

State Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Marijuana In Texas

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A tea party-backed Texas state lawmaker has filed a bill to fully legalize marijuana, seeking to strike any prohibition of it from state statute.

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Health/Science
10:05 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Across North Texas, Physical Therapy Goes Mobile

A patient at Village Physical Therapy in Plano practices stretches in the office he will also be doing at home using the app PT PAL.
Lauren Silverman KERA News

After a bone marrow biopsy left her with back pain a few years ago, Naveen Khan was given a set of physical therapy exercises to follow. And like many patients, she forgot how to do most of them by the time she got home.

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KERA Newsroom
9:53 am
Wed March 4, 2015

From The Newsroom: A Dining Critic Changes Course; Easing Physical Therapy

Nancy Nichols says letting go of Cane Rosso pizza is the hardest part.

Top stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Nancy Nichols stepped down unexpectedly from her post as D Magazine's dining critic last week. The reason? She developed an intolerance to gluten. And Lauren Silverman explores one way of a homegrown mobile app manages physical recovery away from the doctor’s office.

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Health/Science
8:25 am
Wed March 4, 2015

A Dallas Dining Critic's Battle With Food

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Nancy Nichols surprised the North Texas restaurant world last week by stepping down as dining critic at D Magazine. The pasta, the pancakes, the artisan bread she loved for 18 years in the job were conspiring to kill her. She recently sat down for lunch to talk about the decision:

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The High Five
7:12 am
Wed March 4, 2015

Sleet, Snow On The Way: North Texas Under Winter Weather Warning Later Today

Dallas-Fort Worth could see up to three inches of snow and sleet -- with more expected in counties northwest of D/FW, the National Weather Service says.
National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: another winter blast is approaching; Dallas chefs remember Tom Spicer, the produce expert; 1,000 cattle are on the loose; and more.

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Texas News
8:20 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Across Dallas, Chefs And Restaurateurs Remember Tom Spicer, The 'Spiceman'

Tom Spicer
Courtesy of John Tesar, executive chef at Knife in Dallas

Tom Spicer sold produce to some of Dallas’ best restaurants. He created gardens for luminaries. And for decades, he’s influenced some of the top chefs in North Texas. 

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