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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: Barry Switzer pulls a fast one on reporters; late “Jeopardy!” contestant wins $103K; lawsuit over Capitol nativity scene proceeds; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: This Addison-based agency throws birthday parties for homeless kids; Fort Worth police handed out holiday tofurkeys Wednesday; a TCU prof explains the science of whiskey; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: UNT is archiving Obama’s presidency; Greg Abbott “fires” Chris Suprun via Twitter; Big D NYE is canceled again; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Ezekiel Elliott's red kettle stunt is paying off for the Salvation Army; Arlington’s airport has a coyote problem; checking in with North Texas tornado survivors, one year later; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Electoral College will vote today for the next president; the water ban in Corpus Christi has been lifted; Jerry Jones’ grandson takes state; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Secret Santa gave $150,000 to Dallas ISD teachers; wind chills will drop to single digits this weekend; it’s the last day to vote for the best of “Think”; and more. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Waging battles over Christmas is a Texas tradition; here are this year’s top Google trends in Dallas-Fort Worth: expect more tacos in 2017; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Rick Perry has be tapped to lead the agency he forgot in 2012; the next steps after your home is accidentally razed; vote for “Best of Think”; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas has spent about $500 million on indoor facilities for high school football; Texas wins $5 million to combat Zika; how Neiman Marcus came to be; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Trump has reportedly chosen the first Texan for his Cabinet; The Humane Society of North Texas is taking in 400 wild horses; see photos of Texas life spanning four generations; and more.

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