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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.  

Bookish / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bookish Coffee makes way for more beans, "drawing the black bean," the City of Dallas reminds its citizens there's no "BIG" without an "I," and more.

Todd Taulman / Shutterstock

Five stories that have North Texas talking (and they’re all about the NCAA Tournament, which kicks off today): Texas high school players rock the tourney, the Baylor Lady Bears are the bullies on the women’s side, kooky brackets are popping up like wildflowers and more.

David Gilkey / <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/03/20/174756788/off-the-battlefield-military-women-face-risks-from-male-troops">NPR</a>

Five stories have North Texas talking: A Texas woman survives a different military battle, local cops fight crime in 140 characters, Cowboys fans brace for more yellow flags and more.

masudkarim / flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: A fascinating new beginning for former information technology executive Ghassan Hitto, Mike Miles gets down to business on merit pay for DISD teachers, weird sounds from Carrollton and more.

'El Paso Times' / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: A way-maker for Latino politicians, Billy Gibbons' lesser-known place in early psych-rock, KXT 91.7's live SXSW broadcast and more.

Oewf / Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Irving teacher wants to get lost in space, DFW is population boom town, Lady Gaga has Dallas to thank for unconventional wheels and more.

BlueberryFiles / Flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: RGIII has ancient inclinations, executives in DFW are taking applications, UTA discovers an influential piece of literature and more.

DB's Travels / flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking:  A road trip that’s lasted decades, U.S. states as high school stereotypes, a Dallas escape for local personalities and more.

Lauren Silverman / KERA News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: 3D ghouls and long-awaited movies at SXSW, a huge stack of bills in Austin, and more...

35 Denton / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: How events influence place, Plainview's march toward ghost town status after a major plant closed, the secret history of Dallas' black mayors and more.

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