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Watch Fort Worth’s Favorite Crooner Sing What He’s Thankful For On ‘Sesame Street’

Nov 21, 2017

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Leon Bridges does a Thanksgiving duet with Elmo on “Sesame Street”; Trinity Trails could expand to over 200 miles; Texas used to celebrate Thanksgiving twice; and more.

Thanksgiving isn’t until Thursday, of course, but Leon Bridges got the festivities started early.

Bridges, the breakout Fort Worth singer-songwriter known for his 2015 debut album “Coming Home,” joined the furry folks on “Sesame Street” for the Season 48 premiere on Saturday.

He tells Elmo that he’s thankful for friends, family and music. Don’t let us spoil it for you; watch the delightful segment below.

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  • Trails on trails: A proposed strategic plan for the Trinity Trails would stretch the system to 219  miles, closing gaps between 18 cities and along waterways. [Fort Worth Star-Telegram]
  • Al Franken: A second woman — this time from Frisco — has accused the Democratic senator of groping her at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. [The Dallas Morning News]
  • Terry Glenn: Former Dallas Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn died early Monday after a crash in Irving. He was 43. [SportsDay]
  • New class: Classical music has a problem hiring female conductors. A residency program in Dallas is trying to change this – and it’s having some success. [Art&Seek]

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