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: peas in guacamole?; a co-defendant pleads guilty in the John Wiley Price federal corruption case; a roundup of things to do over the July 4 weekend; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: McKinney sends a massive bill to Gawker; Ted Cruz on same-sex marriage; the Texas Theatre needs some repairs; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: six people are charged after heckling Joel Osteen; some Texas clerks refuse same-sex marriage licenses; Texas abortion clinics get a reprieve – for now; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: State leaders search for loophole in same-sex marriage law; celebrate Independence Day in Dallas; so long, Bikinis, Texas; and more. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Watch and listen to a giant vortex in Lake Texoma; a Garland man performed illegal dentistry; Rhett Miller says Michael Bublé sounds like “nails on a chalkboard;" and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick calls out "poor journalistic standards," UT might remove its Confederate leader statues from campus; Houston is a melting pot; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: the Fort Worth Stockyards is considered an endangered historic place; DISD’s Mike Miles resigns; Dwaine Caraway wants to be Dallas County commissioner; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Highland Park gets fancy porta-potties; rain causes problems with roads; what a Supreme Court ruling on healthcare could mean for Texas; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Jordan Spieth wins the U.S. Open; more flooding in North Texas; Whataburger sells breakfast overnight again; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Charleston murders hit home for local AME church members; Confederate flags don't fly on Texas license plates; there's a new Alamo cat in town; and more. 

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