The High Five

Most weekdays, KERA takes a look at five stories that have North Texas talking -- newsy, buzzy tidbits that bring you up to speed on what's happening in Dallas-Fort Worth and across the state.  

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Counties rocked by the Dec. 26 tornados now have federal support; the sunken Dallas Wave in the Trinity River faces an ultimatum; watch baby penguins hatch at the Dallas Zoo; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: early voting in Texas wields power; 1.2 million people went to the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo; bobcats are on the loose in Richardson; and more. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Alamo Drafthouse is open for business; Ethan Couch was moved to adult jail; Amazon doesn’t intimidate Half Price Books; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: order a 24-karat-gold-covered pizza on Super Bowl Sunday; you can't get an Uber in Midland or Galveston; travel to the moon; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: WHO is worried about Zika virus; Texas’ rent is higher than the U.S. average; UT Arlington’s stadium is eco-friendly; and more.

 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A Dallas journalist won a national writing award while behind bars; Leon Bridges released a moving new video; Denton will amend its cemetery deed that reads for “whites only”; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: an Austinite will swim across the Pacific in the name of science; open carry yields financial benefits; Dallas-based songwriter makes his debut; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: today’s the last chance to register to vote in the primary; Texas has six cases of Zika virus; DMA’s Jackson Pollock gets national TV time; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Tarrant County will decide what do with Ethan Couch; Fort Worth Symphony members avoid pay cuts; historic preservation prevails over a cable company; a North Texas actor discuss his role in “The Revenant”; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: longtime Dallas conductor will head to New York; a Dallas dad was found not guilty for taking away his 12-year-old's phone; DeLoreans are back; and more. 

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