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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: What the border wall could look like; Texas community colleges could offer 4-year programs; vote for the most iconic Dallas dish; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Plano lawmaker calls for new rules on fowl ownership; Rick Perry placed on National Security Council; the state Capitol turns hot pink; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: There’s no space for the Elbow Room in Dallas; Chuck Norris is named an honorary Texan; see you soon, Tony Romo; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas police dog survives elevator fall; new principal wants to change students perception of O.D. Wyatt; how to influence your lawmakers; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: It’s opening day for the Rangers; Texas country singers clean up at ACM awards; DMA acquires rare Jackson Pollock work; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Irving’s mayor to join Trump administration; NCAA women’s Final Four tips off in Dallas; the story behind Church of the Incarnation’s stained glass window; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas Zoo welcomes a new baby; there’s word of a new competitor for Ted Cruz’s Senate seat; meet likely the best Selena impersonator in the U.S.; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Historic Gruene Hall to throw dance party for television shoot; Dallas police officers pitch in at the 911 call center; Buzzfeed is opening its first Texas office; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: D-FW airport’s TSA is under fire; like Abbott, Trump vows to punish “sanctuary cities”; Globe Life Park will be selling a two-foot-long tamale this season; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas A&M’s student wants to meet with Rick Perry; Dallas bookstore uses clickbait to get people to read the classics; how to contact your representatives; and more.

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