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The High Five
7:35 am
Fri February 27, 2015

They’re Back: A 3.1-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles North Texas Friday Morning

A seismic monitoring system helps Southern Methodist University scientists locate earthquakes in North Texas.
Doualy Xaykaothao KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: an earthquake rumbles in Dallas this morning; snow is in the forecast; some teens allegedly beat up an emu; and more.

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The High Five
7:18 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Stay Away From Mexico For Spring Break, Texas DPS Warns

Texas officials recommend avoiding Mexico for spring break. Perhaps you want to visit South Padre Island instead?
breandajane/Wikipedia

Five stories that have North Texas talking: stay away from Mexico for spring break; a rabbi who performed a same-sex marriage leads the Texas House in prayer; a look at suspension rates for Dallas ISD minority students; and more:

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The High Five
8:42 am
Wed February 25, 2015

'Protect The Alamo' Proposal Faces Skepticism In Texas Senate Hearing

The Alamo in San Antonio.
Angi English Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the Alamo takes center stage at a Texas Senate hearing; move over sleet -- here comes the snow; a guilty verdict in the "American Sniper" trial; and more.

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The High Five
7:29 am
Fri February 20, 2015

One Same-Sex Couple Made State History — No More, No Less

Bryant and Goodfriend hold their marriage certificate. They've been together more than 30 years.
Goodfriend and Bryant KUT News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: high schoolers could graduate without passing exams; get ready for “The Big Screen” with KERA; it’s the Year of the Sheep; and more.

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The High Five
7:17 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Want To Fly To Austin For $39? You Have Until Midnight

Virgin America moved to Dallas Love Field in fall 2014.
Virgin America

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Love Field airlines compete for low-cost carrier title; a pregnant sword swallower proves she can stomach danger; Vanilla Ice burglarized a Florida home; and more.

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The High Five
7:23 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Deportation-Relief Program Protecting 4 Million Immigrants Will Not Launch Today

Immigration reform protesters walked up Congress Avenue toward the Texas Capitol on Feb. 22, 2013.
Marjorie Kamys Cotera Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the president’s deportation-relief program was stalled, but local efforts resume; the state’s gay marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional in Travis County; the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile is stopping through Dallas; and more.

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The High Five
7:18 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Gov. Greg Abbott To Tackle ‘Bread-And-Butter’ Issues In First State Of The State

Greg Abbott gives his first State of the State address as governor today in Austin.
Marjorie Kamys Cotera Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Greg Abbott gives his first State of the State address today; Lance Armstrong owes $10 million to a Dallas company; it’s No Car Week in DFW; and more.

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The High Five
7:19 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Winter Weather Starts The Week In North Texas

Light freezing drizzle is expected this morning over the northern and western parts of North Texas, the National Weather Service says.
National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Winter temperatures return; the state Supreme Court rejects $750 million from BP; the city of Denton bans texting; and more.

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The High Five
7:35 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Two Texas Gun Bills -- Open Carry And Campus Carry -- Advance To Senate

Members of Open Carry Texas were at the state Capitol in late January.
Todd Wiseman Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: two high-profile gun bills take center stage at the Texas Capitol; the Princeton lottery winner hasn’t claimed the big prize yet; the North Texas mom whose van was crushed gets a new car; and more.

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The High Five
7:37 am
Thu February 12, 2015

One Of Three Winning Powerball Tickets Sold In North Texas

karenfoleyphotography / Shutterstock.com

Five stories that have North Texas talking: a Dallas motorist beats up the motorist who rear-ended her; check your Powerball tickets – there’s a winner in Collin County; President Obama gives Dallas officials an Ebola shout-out; and more.

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