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12:15 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

In Texas, We Love To Talk And Text And Email (And Check Facebook) While We Drive

Texans love to text -- and do other stuff -- and drive, according to a new study.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: how many Texans text while driving?; University of Texas at Dallas alums score big on “Shark Tank;” Wichita Falls is short on water; and more.

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The High Five
7:34 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Thanks To The Drought, A Woman’s Remains Are Discovered In Lake Granbury

A look at Lake Granbury last month. Drought conditions helped authorities spot a pickup truck in the lake last week. Inside were a woman's remains. Authorities suggest the remains belong to Helen Holladay, missing since 1979.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Has a missing woman’s remains been discovered?; remembering William Blair Jr., Dallas is a basketball and hockey playoff team (at least for now); and more:

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The High Five
12:42 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

A Barbecue Showdown: North Texas Pitmaster Competes On National BBQ Show

Here's some of the barbecue served up at Meat Church in Waxahachie. (Looks good, doesn't it?) Meat Church pitmaster Matt Pitman is competing on a national barbecue show Saturday night.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A local barbecue guru competes on a national show; Glenn Beck expands his media empire; an earthquake hit Dallas Thursday; and more:

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The High Five
7:30 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Tony Romo Is Among The World's Highest-Paid Athletes

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo makes $26.5 million a year.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Romo and company make a ton of money; remembering the one-year anniversary of the West explosion; the latest on Ted Nugent; and more.

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The High Five
8:16 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Greg Abbott Will Get A $20,000 Tax Refund, While Wendy Davis Gets An Extension

Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott released his 2013 tax return -- he expects to get a $20,000 refund. He and his wife Cecilia earned more than $190,000.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: it’s tax time for the political candidates; GOP convention officials to visit Dallas soon; remembering Margaret Crow; and more.

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The High Five
8:13 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Tonight, Dan Patrick And Julian Castro Square Off In An Immigration Debate

Tonight, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro debates state Sen. Dan Patrick about immigration reform.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: a high-profile immigration debate; tougher rules on fertilizer following the West explosion?; conjoined twins will soon go home; and more:

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The High Five
10:51 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Cow Head, Chicken Feet, Water Bugs: North Texas Stars In Tonight’s 'Bizarre Foods'

Andrew Zimmern and Chef Tim Byres with Chicken Scratch filled a bucket of beer that they'll use to marinate a cow head.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: North Texas stars in Andrew Zimmern’s TV show tonight; it’s going to get really cold tonight; Dallas' Jordan Spieth came close to winning the Masters; and more.

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The High Five
7:24 am
Thu April 10, 2014

65 Years Ago Today, The New York Yankees Played In Greenville – And The Home Team Won

On April 10, 1949, the minor league Greenville Majors played the New York Yankees -- and the Majors won, 4-3.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Remembering when the Yankees played in Greenville; AT&T Stadium hosts more big events; White Rock Lake throws a party; and more:

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The High Five
7:25 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Texas Town's Warning: Watch Out For ‘Noisy, Messy’ Cattle Egrets That Brought Down A Plane

Leaders of a North Texas city have warned about the expected return of pesky cattle egrets after a bird strike brought down a military jet last year.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: President Obama visits Fort Hood today; Wichita Falls issues a bird warning; what’s a Dallas bro?; and more.

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The High Five
7:12 am
Tue April 8, 2014

At The Final Four, Bill Clinton And George W. Bush Were Side-By-Side Buds

Caught on camera: Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, together in Jerry Jones' suite, a row behind Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: UConn wins in Arlington; former presidents to gather in Austin for a LBJ summit; what are Dallas-Fort Worth's emerging neighborhoods; and more.

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