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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: Dems get serious about swinging Texas, contemporary art as self-definition, Sam Baker speaks out on getting recognized in public and more.

Dallas 'Pregnancy Centers' In National Spotlight

Jan 23, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: advice for moms from a church-affiliated group called Involved For Life, teacher salaries edge up in Texas, the dinosaur black market and more.

American Airlines Aims To Take Off With New Look

Jan 17, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A jet makeover, gun buybacks, Bible classes, social media laws and more.

Small Business Owners Say Texas Is Real Friendly

Jan 16, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Mom and pop shops love the Lone Star state, virtual high fives in the flu age, how to hail a cab or rent a car with your smartphone at DFW and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Battles in the sky, speaking out on depression, George W. Bush Center's opening draws nearer, and more.

Getting Next To 'Nones': A Look At The Less Religious

Jan 14, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Inside the lives of the faithless; Cruz and Cornyn's budding brothership, bad texting as sign of stroke and more.

North Texas Leads State In 'Unacceptable' Schools

Jan 11, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: TEA takes DFW schools to task, incarcerated teens find a future in food, fourth flu death confirmed in Dallas county and more.

Lawmakers Share Play-By-Plays On Twitter

Jan 9, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Twitter chorus of the 83rd Texas Legislature, a microwave that staves off mold,  jobs with the lowest unemployment rates and more.

Is Dallas One Of The Worst Cities For Drunk Driving?

Jan 7, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: High rate of intoxication fatalities on Dallas roads, Ted Cruz's first senatorial soapbox, Denton's smoking ban gets real for restaurant owners and more.

Quickest Stop Ever: Dallas 7-Eleven Built In 5 Days

Jan 3, 2013
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A flat-packed corner store is born, Ted Cruz becomes Texas' first Hispanic U.S. Senator, a Fort Worth DWI enforcement officer faces DWI charges and more.

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