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The High Five
9:19 am
Fri October 24, 2014

A Dallas Man Says His Ebola-Themed House Decorations Are 'In Good Fun'

A man in University Park scored his Halloween decorations at a hospital auction.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: a Dallas man’s Halloween decorations are raising eyebrows, a historic downtown Dallas building gets a revival, cooler temperatures aren’t helping the region’s water shortages, and more.

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The High Five
9:52 am
Thu October 23, 2014

You Can Still Find Funnel Cake Ale, But Supplies Are Limited

Funnel Cake Ale is still available, but not much is left.
State Fair of Texas

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Funnel Cake Ale is still available, Ben Wheeler’s first Feral Hog Festival without its founder, watch the partial solar eclipse this afternoon, and more.

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The High Five
9:15 am
Wed October 22, 2014

State Suspends License Of Fort Worth Vet Accused Of Abusing Pets

Marian Harris of Aledo was reunited with her family pet, Sid in April. He was a patient at Camp Bowie Animal Clinic.
Doualy Xaykaothao KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the Fort Worth veterinarian accused of animal abuse has his license suspended, an unsolved case of diaper thievery, Klyde Warren Park wins a national award, and more.

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The High Five
9:20 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Dallas Businessman Sam Wyly Files For Bankruptcy

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A Dallas businessman goes bankrupt, the bullet train project will have a public meeting in Dallas, high school drill teams are no longer girls-only clubs, and more.

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The High Five
11:35 am
Mon October 20, 2014

State Fair Of Texas Sets New Record: $41 Million In Food And Ride Sales

Funnel Cake Ale was a hit this year at the State Fair.
State Fair of Texas

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The State Fair of Texas ended on a record-setting note, the Ebola monitoring period ends for 43 people, early voting begins today, and more.

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The High Five
8:20 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Rick Perry To Make A Halloween Appearance In Court

Gov. Rick Perry leaves the Blackwell-Thurman Justice Center in Austin after his booking on Aug. 19.
Bob Daemmrich Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Perry’s defense team tries to quash two counts of abuse of power; Greg Abbott calls Wendy Davis’ wheelchair ad “offensive;” the Dallas nurse with Ebola is a 26-year-old from Fort Worth; and more.  

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The High Five
8:50 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Thousands Lose Power Across North Texas During Overnight Storms

A look at the storms that rolled through North Texas overnight.
National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: strong storms overnight leave thousands without power; the latest on the new Dallas Ebola patient; a big day for Dallas Love Field; and more.

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The High Five
9:10 am
Fri October 10, 2014

A Federal Judge Rules Texas' Voter ID Law Unconstitutional

Julian Aguilar Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: A federal judge has blocked the state’s voter ID law, its Homecoming weekend for many North Texas schools, a traveling exhibit of Peruvian artifacts lands in Irving, and more.

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The High Five
8:13 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Wendy Davis Gets Some Ad Help – From Michelle Obama

First lady Michelle Obama has recorded a radio ad for Texas Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis.
Wendy Davis campaign KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Dallas Ebola patient has died; his death concerns residents in Vickery Meadow; who was Thomas Eric Duncan?; and more.

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The High Five
9:15 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Medical Care For Dallas Ebola Patient May Cost $500,000

David Orcea Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the cost of caring for a patient with Ebola, transportation officials try to find a Plan B to fund the Trinity Parkway, early birds catch the “blood moon”, and more.

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