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Fort Worth Opera’s JFK gets its world premiere Saturday. It recounts President Kennedy’s last night on earth, which many may not know was in Fort Worth. The opera blends other forgotten facts with fantasy in a story that some are calling the most anticipated new opera of the American season.

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Lee Harvey Oswald’s wedding ring is now on display at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

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Dallas has lost its leading expert on the Kennedy assassination. The longtime curator of the Sixth Floor Museum, Gary Mack, died Wednesday at the age of 68. Friends say he suffered from an aggressive cancer.

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Gary Mack, the longtime curator of the Sixth Floor Museum and an expert on the President Kennedy assassination, died this morning. He was 68.

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Bert Shipp, a longtime North Texas broadcaster who covered President Kennedy's assassination, has died at age 85.

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Two photographers who covered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, have donated collections to The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: revisit JFK’s visit to North Texas in 1960; Texas’ voter ID trial is underway; Jerry Jones gets a big profile in ESPN’s magazine; and more.

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The fist bump heard around the Twittersphere has quite the story and something of a legacy behind it.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: the Sixth Floor Museum is 25 years old; longtime WFAA-TV anchor Gloria Campos is retiring; Dallas is interested in hosting the 2016 GOP convention, and more:

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The 50th: Remembering John F. Kennedy was KERA's live, two-hour special covering the official commemoration event at Dealey Plaza in Dallas on Nov. 22, 2013.

Hosted by Krys Boyd and Shelley Kofler, the special includes reports from KERA reporters before the ceremony begins.

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