The High Five

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.
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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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The High Five
7:36 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Dozens Of North Texas Animal Shelters Offer Free Adoptions Saturday

Bisquit arrived at the Dallas city animal shelter on July 31.
Credit Dallas Animal Services

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Area animal shelters are waiving their adoption fees Saturday; KXT’s Summer Cut is here; Gov. Perry thinks he’s awesome; and more.

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The High Five
12:05 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Missing Teen Lived In Corsicana Walmart For Two Days

For two days, a teen lived in a Corsicana Walmart, not pictured above.
Ken Wolter Shutterstock.com

Five stories that have North Texas talking: A teen hid in a Corsicana Walmart for two days; the founder of the popular Wild About Harry's has died; Dallas restaurants get national honors; and more.

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The High Five
6:53 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Texas Wesleyan Encourages Rating Roommates In A New App

Many universities use roommate-matching surveys, but those don't always prevent a bad roommate experience.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: there’s an app for dealing with bad college roommates, Bitcoin gains some traction in Texas, the Transportation Security Administration confiscates the most firearms from DFW International Airport, and more.

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The High Five
6:45 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Here Are The Most Conservative And Liberal Big Cities In Texas

Where does Dallas lie on the political spectrum? Its the second most liberal big city in Texas.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: How North Texas cities skew on the political spectrum, twists and turns over the I-345 debate, the Dallas Contemporary's Erin Cluley will be opening her own gallery, and more.

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The High Five
6:44 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Fort Worth Experts Identify First Remains From Dozier Boys School Graves

Boys with administrators at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida in the 1950s.
Florida Memory Project State Archives of Florida

Five stories that have North Texas talking: researchers from the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth I.D. the first person from the unmarked graves at a Florida reform school, a Houston-based oil company will be moving to North Texas, Texas has been criticized for overspending when it comes to border patrol security, and more.

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The High Five
7:02 am
Thu August 7, 2014

GOP Lawmakers Say Removing Gay Marriage Ban Could Clear The Way For Polygamy

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas Republican lawmakers are defending the state’s gay marriage ban, private companies like Texas Central Railway are picking up where the federal government left off in developing high-speed rail, how fast is Texas Internet compared to the rest of the country, and more.

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The High Five
6:45 am
Wed August 6, 2014

13 Years After Yates Tragedy, Calls For Mandatory Post-partum Screening

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: the state of post-partum care and treatment 13 years after the Andrea Yates tragedy, the NBA gets its first female assistant coach in history, Frisco snuffs out e-cigarettes in city parks, and more.

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