The High Five

The High Five
7:37 am
Fri August 29, 2014

In Dallas, A Bigger Chunk Of Income Is Going Towards Monthly Rent

Andrey Popov Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking: rent eats up more income in Dallas, President Obama taps Sarah Saldaña to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, more Texans are choosing urgent care centers over hospitals, and more.

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The High Five
7:23 am
Thu August 28, 2014

High-Speed Rail Could Expand To Other Parts Of Texas

A Shinkansen bullet train in Japan, which can hit speeds of up to 200 miles per hour.
Gerald O'Sullivan Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bullet trains may connect other parts of Texas besides that Dallas-to-Houston line, another confirmed case of human Chikungunya in North Texas, confessions from Texas Monthly’s BBQ editor, and more.

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The High Five
7:50 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Goodbye Orbitz: American Airlines Stops Posting Fares On Travel Website

American Airlines will stop posting fares on Orbitz. This isn't the first time the airliner has asked a travel website to stop posting air fares.
American Airlines

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Orbitz and American Airlines end their business relationship, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science scores a mammoth donation, the purchasing power of $100 in Texas, and more.

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The High Five
8:12 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Rabbits: Pets Or Dinner? Whole Foods Under Fire For Serving Rabbit Meat

Austin-based Whole Foods is under fire for selling rabbit meat in select stores across the country. Rabbit meat isn't sold in Texas stores, a spokeswoman says.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Whole Foods sells rabbit meat, but not in Texas; T-shirts feature Gov. Perry’s mugshot; a look back at the first day of school; and more.

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The High Five
1:15 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Dallas Zoo Lion Bites And Scratches A Zookeeper

A lion bit and scratched a zookeeper at the Dallas Zoo over the weekend.
kevin1086 Wikipedia

Five stories that have North Texas talking: a lion injures a zookeeper at the Dallas Zoo; it’s the first day of school for most kids in North Texas; the Rev. Bill McElvaney has died; and more.

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The High Five
5:16 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Does Dallas Have The World's Best Skyline?

Dallas is in the running for an online contest for 'Best International Skyline.'
Kenny Tong Shutterstock.com

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Does Dallas have the best skyline in the world?; the Fort Worth-trained doctor who recovered from Ebola says he's thrilled to be alive; Sarah Jaffe is performing in Dallas this weekend; and more.

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The High Five
7:58 am
Thu August 21, 2014

The Dallas Cowboys Are Worth $3.2 Billion

America's Team might not be winning on the field, but it's the most valuable NFL franchise, according to Forbes.
Henrik Lehnerer Shutterstock.com

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the Dallas Cowboys are the NFL’s most valuable team; Dallas’ poor population has skyrocketed; about 40 percent of Texas kids took the ACT this year; and more.

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The High Five
7:17 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Fort Worth Vet Suspended Over Alleged Animal Abuse Seeks Settlement

Lou Tierce, the Fort Worth veterinarian accused of keeping pets alive and abusing them, wants to settle with the state veterinary board.
Erich Schlegel Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Rick Perry turns himself in – then goes out for ice cream; recent rains aren’t helping North Texas lakes; a Denton college is housing students at the Holiday Inn; and more.

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The High Five
7:55 am
Tue August 19, 2014

George Strait’s Farewell Concert At AT&T Stadium To Air On CMT

George Strait’s farewell performance at AT&T Stadium in Arlington will be featured on CMT next week.
Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the latest on Gov. Rick Perry’s indictment; the State Fair of Texas names the top new foods at this year’s fair; a tick can make you allergic to meat; and more.

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The High Five
7:39 am
Mon August 18, 2014

More Than 2,200 North Texas Animals Adopted During Empty The Shelter Day

An unusual scene at the Dallas city animal shelter: Lots of empty kennels. More than 140 animals were adopted Saturday during Empty the Shelter Day.
Dallas Animal Services Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: DART launches light-rail service to D/FW International Airport; Gov. Rick Perry fights back against his indictment; a Dallas executive writes about “white privilege;” and more.

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