The High Five

Most weekdays, KERA takes a look at five stories that have North Texas talking -- newsy, buzzy tidbits that bring you up to speed on what's happening in Dallas-Fort Worth and across the state.  

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: In Texas, the drought is over; a Denton Confederate soldier monument is vandalized; the WNBA could be coming to Dallas-Fort Worth; and more.

City of Farmersville

Five stories that have North Texas talking: plans for a Muslim cemetery in Farmersville raises concerns; Bernie Sanders speaks in Dallas; in alligator country, the reptile gets respect; and more.

Michael Stravato / Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Ted Cruz is a New York Times bestseller; the Mary Kay convention is back in Dallas; the Dallas Cowboys are valuable; and more.

Doualy Xaykaothao / KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: remembering JFK expert Gary Mack; it’s very hot in Dallas-Fort Worth this week; an Ennis police officer’s dance goes viral; and more.

Master Sgt. Kevin Doheny / U.S. Army South Public Affairs/Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Jade Helm 15 starts today; plans are unveiled for a Fort Worth Stockyards development; ATM thieves are roaming Dallas; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas tops another list; General Motors is expanding its Arlington SUV factory; learn all about tacos; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Robert E. Lee statue was vandalized in Dallas; an earthquake hits Irving this morning; potholes are annoying Troy Aikman; and more.

Rodger Mallison / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Five stories that have North Texas talking: an alligator is pulled out of the Trinity River; Presidents Bush and Clinton talk in Dallas; Mavericks fans aren’t happy with DeAndre Jordan; and more.

Waco Police Department/Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Waco bikers involved in the shootout say they’re innocent; Baylor University no longer bans “homosexual acts;” a pot-bellied pig was lost – then found; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: an Irving woman is awarded $230,000 for getting scores of robocalls; Whataburger tells customers that open carry guns aren’t on the menu; a Texas-shaped pool seeks to become a historical landmark; and more.

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