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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: Here are the quirkier bills filed among hundreds ahead of the 2017 Legislative session; Alamo officials have banned events inside the mission church; people camped out overnight in Allen for cookies; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Anti-Trump action in Dallas continues with sixth straight day of protests planned; Mark Cuban reinstated two journalists’ Mavericks media credentials after revoking them; Houston’s homeless believe they were pushed out recently in time for the Super Bowl; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas has to prove it spent HUD funds wisely on affordable housing projects; Wendy Davis still sees a possibility of Texas going blue; ArtCon takes over The Cedars Saturday; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: These eight Texans could be a part of Trump’s Washington; Dallas banned smoking in public parks; Go behind the lens of a longtime Dallas filmmaker; and more.

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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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