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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: Lawmakers will debate “bathroom bill” at hearing; Joe Biden will speak at SXSW; Austin’s iconic mural was defaced — again; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas: Duncanville Pantherettes win their 10th state title; North Texas constituents sound off on health care; 200 Dallasites take on Shakespeare; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: South By Southwest under fire; Larry McMurtry’s selling his “Lonesome Dove” typewriters; Rick Perry to safeguard country’s nuclear weapons; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: North Texas has a low risk of earthquakes in 2017; you can’t light up in Dallas parks anymore; it’s Texas Independence Day, y’all; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Plano engineer accepts the award for “The Salesman”; Texas to hear arguments in same-sex marriage case; D-FW sees its hottest winter; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bush 43 discusses new administration and book promotion; meet the man playing Thurgood Marshall in Fort Worth; the pride of Duncanville High; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Transgender wrestler wins controversial state title; Fort Worth’s Bill Paxton dies at 61; an author was trolled by a thousand Highland Park students; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: “Hell or Highwater” was widely popular in Texas; stream a conversation on Dallas and the Legislature; James Baldwin’s lasting relevance; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Sid Miller hopes for the “hog apocalypse”; McKinney man sings ode to Whataburger; protesters will dance outside Gov. Abbott’s house; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas traffic costs drivers time and money; Texas Monthly will still cover politics, editor clarifies; check out the horns on this steer; and more.

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