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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: The first of more than 150 bikers involved in the Waco shootout receives a trial date; Mark Cuban banned ESPN journalists from covering the Mavericks; It’s Election Day; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Almost 100,000 more voters turned out early in Dallas County this election than in 2012; local artists are helping asylum seekers tell their stories; the Dallas Zoo won a prestigious award for gorilla protection; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: It’s the last day to vote early in Texas; Dallas author Ben Fountain gets a film adaptation for “Billy Lynn”; the Texas Book Festival is taking over the Capitol; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Arkansas thinks it can claim queso; Adele goes incognito in Dallas; a Trump sign lined with razor blades was found outside a Collin County polling place; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: The founder of Schlitterbahn has died; Texans are wary of people coming into the state, poll shows; a Dallas County election judge was fired for racist comments; and more.

 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: In a new poll, Texans weigh in on the bathroom issue; Denton holds its annual coffin race; the Trinity park project gets a boost; and more.

 

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Five stories that have North Texas: Arlington voters will decide on whether to help fund a new Rangers stadium; Meet an SMU professor who has lit up every medium; Think with Krys Boyd takes Austin this week; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas’ Little Free Libraries will still stand; UT students held a bake sale protesting affirmative action; Having trouble at the polls? Text KERA; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: George W. and Laura Bush had a joint birthday bash featuring George Strait; Google Fiber isn’t coming to Dallas; buy an engagement ring, get a free gun; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Among 40 Texas newspapers, only Waxahachie’s editorial board has endorsed Trump; Arlington’s Pentatonix lands Thursday night gig with the NFL; 97 percent of Texas school districts earned a “superior” financial rating; and more.

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