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The High Five
10:21 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Texas Plumber’s Old Truck Ends Up With Syrian Militant Group

A Texas plumber is getting some unwanted attention after one of his old company vehicles appeared in a photo posted on an Islamic militant group's social media account.
Twitter/@Ansardeenfront

Five stories that have North Texas talking: how did a Texas plumber’s truck end up in Syria?; Dallas police look for a real-life Scrooge; it’s going to be crazy busy at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport; and more.

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The High Five
7:34 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Favorite Album Of The Year: People Really Like Dallas’ St. Vincent

NPR listeners picked Dallas' St. Vincent as their favorite album for the year.
Courtesy of the artist/NPR

Five stories that have North Texas talking: a Central Texas TV meteorologist is shot; Eric Williams is sentenced to death in a Kaufman County killing; Dallas’ St. Vincent is a fan favorite; and more.

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The High Five
8:31 am
Wed December 17, 2014

5 Injured After ‘Insane Turbulence’ On Seoul-DFW American Airlines Flight

Passenger Marc Stanley, a Dallas attorney, posted pictures to his Facebook page. He said the flight "hit insane turbulence."
Marc Stanley Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: dissecting fracking in Denton; Stevie Ray Vaughan is inducted posthumously into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; a very bumpy flight from Seoul to North Texas; and more.

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The High Five
8:27 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Nina Pham And Dog Bentley Present Early Christmas Gift To Dallas Animal Services

Nina Pham, holding her dog Bentley, visited Dallas Animal Services Monday.
Dallas Animal Services/Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Nina Pham and her dog, Bentley, visit Dallas Animal Services; Barrett Brown is to be sentenced Tuesday; a nativity scene goes up at the Texas Capitol; and more.

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The High Five
8:31 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Texas Weighs Allowing Open Carry Of Handguns

Open carry gun supporters voiced their support over the summer across North Texas.
Photo courtesy Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the state of open carry in Texas in 2015; who won the Dallas Marathon?; Grand Prairie wants to build a ski resort; and more.

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The High Five
7:27 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Another Day, Another Earthquake In North Texas

Another earthquake hit North Texas -- this time it was a 2.6-magnitude quake Thursday night near the old Texas Stadium site.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Another earthquake shakes North Texas; three construction workers die in a downtown Dallas building fire; get ready for Sunday's marathon in Dallas; and more.

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The High Five
8:09 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Texas Denied Up To $120 Million In Pre-Kindergarten Funding

Last year, pre-K teacher Misty Hollis worked with students on their writing at Maudrie Walton Elementary in Fort Worth ISD.
Stella M. Chávez KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: José Feghali, a pianist who won the Van Cliburn competition, has died; Fort Worth fights back against some smelly sewage; a Texas brewhaha; and more.

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The High Five
8:23 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Rick Perry: Most People Expect Me To Run For President

Gov. Rick Perry says he won't make up his mind about running for president until the middle of next year.
Christopher Halloran Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Perry talks yet again about a potential presidential run; watch some cool drone video of fog hugging the Dallas skyline; Arlington ISD apologizes to a student in a wheelchair; and more.

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The High Five
7:27 am
Tue December 9, 2014

On Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald’s Old, Original Casket

This is the original pine coffin used to bury Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963.
Nate D. Sanders Auction House

Five stories that have North Texas talking: there’s a big fight over Lee Harvey Oswald’s casket; Greg Abbott meets the press; the U.S. Border Patrol is looking for a few good female agents; and more.

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The High Five
8:24 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Doctor Who Treated First Dallas Ebola Patient Acknowledges Errors Were Made

The doctor who sent the first patient with Ebola home instead of diagnosing him with the deadly virus is making his first public comments.
Flickr americannurseproject

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The doctor who missed the diagnosis of the first Dallas Ebola patient speaks out; will Eric Williams get life in prison or the death penalty?; arrests made overnight in a crime spree; and more.

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