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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: Obama 2.0, tragedy in Greenville, Senator Wendy Davis' first target and more.

Dylan Hollingsworth

Five ideas that have North Texas talking: Rockin’ Obama, a whole lotta Senate X chromosomes, the return of politicocktails and more. 

Five Reasons To Vote Today

Nov 6, 2012
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Why use your power? Election results parties, pleas from the past, helpful tools and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Election eve, new amusement park in Fair Park, veterans live to tell and more.

Jerome Weeks / KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Magic proposed for the Arts District, voting early before it’s too late, John Hodgman’s Mac dreams and more. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Halloween and politics after the superstorm, domestic partner benefits in Dallas County, cracking a case with fried chicken and more.

Surviving Sandy: Four Ways You Can Help

Oct 30, 2012
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: doing our part amid the storm, updates with a week ‘til Election Day, and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Same ol' boy howdy, Butler Building gets a makeover for "SoYoung," temperatures drop and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Nasher's middle man leaves, high-speed roadrunning, FDA’s big mistake and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Name that toll lane, tiny tablets and debate recaps on ‘Think.’

A Big Goodbye To Big Tex (For Now)

Oct 22, 2012
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Five stories North Texas is talking about: Memorializing Big Tex, early voting, free beer for the creative class and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Lance Armstrong's horrible day, Anderson Cooper interviews Arlington Reddit troll, binders full of debate recaps and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A changing middle class, vanishing legal tender, food over Woodall Rodgers.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Puck-struck, ‘Marketplace’ live, DFW gets more Turnpike and less arts venue.

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Five stories North Texas is talking about: Massive southward migration to Fair Park, Veepish to English translation, Twitter parody rules.

Oh Chute! How To Blow Up A Six Flags Ride

Oct 11, 2012
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A thrill is gone, veep debate bingo, handspring world record and more.

Dallas Applies The Brakes On New Bike Lane Rules

Oct 10, 2012
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Updated: Five stories that have North Texas talking: cyclists finding their place on Dallas roads, UT and affirmative action, the true stories of regular people.

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Five stories North Texas is talking about: the battle against bullying, party in the deck park, ‘Nones’ and their habits and more.

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Updated: Texas considers virtual schools,  the weather mystifies; Barneys NorthPark will close.

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Five stories North Texas is talking about: Rangers convo cheats; tracking the jobless; mules and gorillas.

Lyndsay Knecht / KERA News

Updated: The return of Fired Big Bird; getting middle schoolers on track and a TCU QB on pause.

A Debate Survival Guide, In Three Parts

Oct 3, 2012
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Five stories North Texas is talking about: Obama vs. Romney, Rangers adrenaline, and the State Fair on wheels.

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Here at The High Five, we’re all about thoughtful civic participation. And exacting competition. And discussing these ideas over cocktails at high-toned Dallas bars.

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