The High Five

The High Five
8:05 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Prada Marfa Finds A Way To Stay Open: It’s An Art Museum

The shack-sized Prada Marfa was installed in 2005. It resembles a storefront of the high-end Italian fashion brand.
Credit informedmindstravel / Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Prada Marfa avoids being shut down; a man falls nearly 15 feet at AT&T Stadium over the weekend; the “kissing bug” is spreading across Texas; and more.

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The High Five
8:20 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Facebook Investigates: Who Really Likes The Dallas Cowboys?

Here's a look at favorite teams across the country, county-by-county. The Facebook map shows where football fans live based on which NFL team they “like” on Facebook.
Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Facebook looks into favorite football teams county by county; there’s a cricket invasion in Dallas-Fort Worth; on this day in 1958, a Texas Instruments engineer invented the microchip; and more.

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The High Five
8:06 am
Thu September 11, 2014

FAA Authorizes Drone To Help Search For Missing North Texas Woman

Federal authorities have authorized the use of a drone to search for a North Texas woman who disappeared last month.
Vince LoPresti Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: a drone will be used to help find a missing Fort Worth woman; Dallas’ skyline is deemed the best in the world; Barnett Shale oil and gas drilling adds $12 billion to the economy; and more.

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The High Five
8:55 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Bill Bragg Wants His Old Job Back: The Voice Of Big Tex

Bill Bragg was the longtime voice of Big Tex, the folksy cowboy at the State Fair of Texas.
Credit Bill Bragg / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bill Bragg still wants to be the voice of Big Tex; a woman has sued Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault; the Texas ag commissioner isn’t pleased with one school’s meatless Mondays; and more.

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The High Five
8:22 am
Tue September 9, 2014

A Loaded Rifle Is Discovered At D/FW International Airport

Here are some of the guns discovered at airports across the country in recent days.
Transportation Security Administration

Five stories that have North Texas talking: A .40 caliber rifle is found at D/FW Airport; Southwest Airlines unveils a new look; June Jones resigns from SMU; and more.

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The High Five
7:21 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Gov. Perry Heads To Japan And China This Week

Gov. Rick Perry heads to Asia this week.
Marjorie Kamys Cotera Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Perry heads to Asia to bolster his foreign policy chops; Wendy Davis appears on ABC to talk about terminating two pregnancies; Texas cities are banning billboards; and more.

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The High Five
8:49 am
Fri September 5, 2014

TCU Education Project Changes Name To Avoid Confusion With Terrorist Group ISIS

mckinney75402 Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas Christian University's education project changes its name for a good reason, the state's obesity rate is up, West Nile in Arlington, and more.

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The High Five
7:21 am
Thu September 4, 2014

‘I Felt Like I Was About To Die': Kent Brantly Discusses Recovery From Ebola

Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth-trained doctor who contracted the Ebola virus, says he relied on his faith to get through uncertain times.
Samaritan's Purse

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Tesla doesn’t choose Texas for its massive factory; Michael Sam is a Dallas Cowboy; explore the secrets of the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center; and more.

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The High Five
8:17 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Watch This Rare Footage Of JFK And LBJ In Dallas And Fort Worth In 1960

The Texas Archive of the Moving Image has posted rare footage of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson during a North Texas campaign stop in 1960.
Credit Texas Archive of the Moving Image

Five stories that have North Texas talking: revisit JFK’s visit to North Texas in 1960; Texas’ voter ID trial is underway; Jerry Jones gets a big profile in ESPN’s magazine; and more.

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The High Five
8:41 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Controversial Texas Voter ID Law Trial Starts Today

Credit Stephen Velasco / Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas' voter ID law trial starts today; grief counselors will be on hand in Dallas ISD after students are killed in a car crash; the State Fair of Texas names this year's top new fair foods; and more.

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