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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.  

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.

DiamondBack Truck Covers / flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas thieves target tailgates, Sesame Street’s Count von Count fills a tall order, Denton students rub elbows with music legends and more.

forthood / flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: The one thing veterans can do to ensure claims go through, pocketknives on planes, Carly Rae Jepsen hangs up on the Boy Scouts and more.

Allison V. Smith

Five stories North Texas is talking about: Know the numbers and stories of the public schools in Dallas and beyond;  KERA's impending SXSW takeover, the Metroplex's creative class and more.

Tim Baker / flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Taking inventory of Dallas' H.I.V. prevention efforts, The Relatives on growing up in Dallas, interpreting live music for the deaf and more.

The Prime Minister's Office / flickr

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Houston women catalyze inquiry into advanced breast cancer, a SEAL brother remembers Chris Kyle in the NY Times, Dallas City Manager Mary Suhm in the hot seat and more.

Good Job(s), Dallas: City Takes Top Spot On Forbes List

Feb 26, 2013
Dallas City Hall

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas owns Forbes' list of cities where good jobs are waiting; Austin is still weird; a statewide ban on texting while driving is up for discussion again and more.

Uncounted, Unstoppable: The Working Poor

Feb 25, 2013
Redemption

Five stories that have North Texas talking: What our unemployed-without-assistance working neighbors do to get by; Texas' next (energy) generation needs, chat online with the police and more.

Texas Taps Into 'Philanthropub' Charity Bar Idea

Feb 15, 2013
i be GINZ / Flickr.com

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Alcohol for the good of man in Houston and Austin, the Carnival Triumph saga's "Sweet Home Alabama" postlude, Texas as the nation's political ground zero and more.

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