The High Five

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.
Doualy Xaykaothao KERA News

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.
Texas Tribune

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.
'Bizarre Foods America' Travel Channel

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.
KETR public radio

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.
Philip Bird/Shutterstock shutterstock.com/gallery-2009543p1.html

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.
Twitter/@TDdaily

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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The High Five
8:05 am
Mon April 7, 2014

The Boss Invades Dallas: Bruce Springsteen Sings His Hits -- And Bodysurfs

Bruce Springsteen performed a free concert Sunday night in downtown Dallas.
Capital One/NCAA March Madness Festival Twitter/@CapitalOne

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bruce Springsteen sang – and sang – and sang; NASCAR got delayed, thanks to Mother Nature; the Dallas Museum of Art joins a national art competition, and more:

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The High Five
7:35 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Basketball Mania: The Final Four Is Finally Here! Bruuuce Is Coming! (Don't Forget NASCAR!)

About 80,000 folks are expected to fill AT&T Stadium in Arlington for the NCAA Final Four.
Gus Contreras KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Rating this year’s Final Four teams; at least one columnist doesn’t get the “North Texas Final Four;” Bruce Springsteen performs this weekend!; and more.

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The High Five
8:16 am
Thu April 3, 2014

A Step Closer To A Solution In Museum Tower Glare Dispute?

Glare from the Museum Tower has damaged parts of the Nasher Sculpture Center.
Aidaneus/Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/aidaneus/

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The latest on the Fort Hood shooting; Dallas is a step closer to hosting the 2016 Republican Convention; the Museum Tower has hired a company to help the owner solve the glare problem; and more:

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The High Five
7:20 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Where’s The Best Barbecue In North Texas? Local Experts Chow Down And Weigh In

A meat lover's dream: the Pecan Lodge's combination plate.
Wade Goodwyn NPR

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Where’s the best barbecue in North Texas?; Keller police reveal where they’re tracking speedy drivers; NPR investigates North Texas’ Daystar Christian TV network.

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