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The High Five
7:53 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Cyclospora Is Back, But With A Little Less Of A Bite

Cyclospora is often associated with imported fresh produce.
William Couch Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Cyclospora is back, Planned Parenthood plans to drop big money to support Texas Democrats, an alternative to sticking wet smartphones in rice, and more.

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The High Five
8:22 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Perry Expected To Send 1,000 From National Guard To Border

Ivan Pierre Aguirre The Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Rick Perry is expected to make an announcement about border security this afternoon,  a Texan was one of two Americans killed in Gaza fighting over the weekend, it’s been 45 years since the first sighting of the “Lake Worth Monster,” and more.

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The High Five
6:35 am
Fri July 18, 2014

More Rain Needed To Alleviate Dry Lakes In Collin County

Thanks to yesterday's rain, temperatures will be a lot cooler today.
The National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Collin County wishes it had received some of the 10-inch downpours from yesterday’s storms, an old Disney billboard is up for auction, restaurant owners have some beef with Mary Kay convention-goers, and more.

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The High Five
5:18 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Heavy Rain, Flash Flooding Expected Across North Texas

The National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: there’s a flash flood watch for most of North Texas, the candidates for lieutenant governor take sides on Congress’ latest immigration bill, new photos of an old German war ship off the Texas coast, and more.

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The High Five
6:07 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Denton City Council Votes No On Fracking Ban, But Voters Have The Final Say

The Denton City Council listened to seven hours of public testimonies from more than 100 people.
Doualy Xaykaothao KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the verdict -- for now -- on Denton’s proposed fracking ban, meet the young mayor of Archer City, a 220-ton cyclotron will deliver proton therapy to North Texas cancer patients, and more.

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The High Five
9:01 am
Mon July 14, 2014

North Texas Cracked Triple-Digit Heat, But Should Cool Down By Wednesday

A cold front is expected to come in later this week with some showers.
The National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Temperatures officially hit 100 degrees for the first time this year, educators begin training for a school marshal license, North Texans spotted a double meteor, and more.

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The High Five
9:11 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Despite Regulations, Tesla Considering Building Battery Factory In Dallas County

Tesla's NorthPark store.
Tesla

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Tesla is looking at Dallas County for a possible gigafactory, but faces competition; new TEXpress lanes set to open in I-35 this weekend; a new study shines a light on sexual assault at universities; and more.  

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The High Five
8:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Obama’s Immigration Meeting With Perry Was ‘Cordial’

President Obama also had a private meeting with Governor Perry aboard Marine One.
Bob Daemmrich / Marjorie Kamys Cotera The Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: President Obama makes a quick stop in Dallas to meet with local leaders; two facilities for the 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant children coming to Dallas County aren’t ready; Wichita Falls begins recycling wastewater; and more.

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The High Five
7:49 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Glenn Beck To Help Immigrant Children In McAllen: ‘We Must Open Our Hearts’

Glenn Beck announced Tuesday he'll head to McAllen for an event later this month to help the thousands of immigrant children along the border.
TheBlaze

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Glenn Beck will be bringing food, water and teddy bears to the immigrant children along the border; North Texas is home to two of the world’s most creative sculptures; the GOP picks Cleveland over Dallas; and more.

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The High Five
10:55 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Hot, Hot, Hot: Triple-Digit Heat Arrives In North Texas

For the first time this summer, expect temperatures at or near 100 degrees.
National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: North Texas is getting hot; Dallas finds out today if it will host the 2016 GOP convention; Alamo Drafthouse is coming to Dallas; and more.

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