The High Five

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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The High Five
9:03 am
Tue October 7, 2014

State Abortion Restrictions May Prompt More Women To Visit Their Doctors Instead

Doctors performed less than one percent of abortions in Texas in 2012.
Pressmaster Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking: with abortion clinics closing, women may turn to their physicians; Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. will visit Dallas today to discuss Ebola; Willie Nelson’s braids fetch $37,000 at auction; and more.

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The High Five
9:48 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Ebola Patient’s Family Faces Stigma and Isolation

Annie Cole raises a hand in praise with her son Amadu, during services at the Liberian New Life Fellowship Church in Euless. Many of the parishioners have family and friends in Liberia.
Bob Booth The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Five stories that have North Texas talking: stigma follows the family of Ebola patient Thomas Duncan, storms delay Oncor’s efforts to restore power for customers, it’s the last day to register to vote before Nov. 4, and more.

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9:08 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Widespread Power Outages Force Many North Texas Schools To Close

Two TCU students grabbed plastic barrels to shield them from the rain. A sudden, fierce and short storm blew in to Fort Worth yesterday afternoon with heavy rain and hail.
Paul Moseley The Star-Telegram

Five stories that have North Texas talking: power outages shutter schools across North Texas, the Dallas hospital treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan release details, RadioShack reaches a refinancing deal, and more.

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9:12 am
Thu October 2, 2014

A New Report Says More People Are Moving To Texas Than Moving Out

Most people who moved to Texas in 2013 came from California, Florida, and Oklahoma, Louisiana and Illinois.
Efired Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking: where new Texas residents are coming from, family of Ebola patient told to stay indoors, a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist will speak at SMU tonight, and more.

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