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Rodger Mallison / The Star-Telegram

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Open Carry Tarrant County may be suing Arlington again, Thomas Eric Duncan’s family is questioning the care he received, Phil Collins is donating his collection of Alamo artifacts, and more.

Lyndsay Knecht / KERA News

The guitar: a weapon of choice for peacemakers like Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez and Pete Seeger. And, now, a group in West Dallas led by musician Barry Kooda, who played with Texas punk band The Nervebreakers. Here's how it sounded at their open carry rally on the Fourth of July at the new Continental Avenue Bridge Park.

Jennifer Whitney / Texas Tribune

Target has joined the growing list of stores asking customers to leave their guns at home. The retailer’s move this week comes after pictures circulated online of gun rights supporters bringing semiautomatic rifles into stores in North Texas and elsewhere.  

Moms Demand Action

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Target joins the list of companies asking customers to leave guns at home; the North Texas college student on an African animal hunt faces more criticism; Dallas County gets ready to welcome 2,000 immigrant children; and more.

YouTube/Donna Campbell campaign

This political primary season has seen an unprecedented use of guns to get votes. Republican hopefuls across the country are appearing in political ads firing guns and holding political events around firearms.

This political primary season has seen an unprecedented use of guns to get votes. Republican hopefuls across the country are appearing in political ads firing guns and holding political events around firearms.

Shelley Kofler / KERA News

In Texas, it’s generally assumed Republicans get the gun vote. But there’s a group of Democrats who are hoping to turn that around at the state convention in Dallas this weekend. Gun owners want to make sure the Democrats’ state platform doesn’t shoot the party in the foot.

Jennifer Whitney / Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Open Carry Texas’ founder sounds off on his movement; Fort Worth wants to buy the city’s historic post office; a bunch of divers jumped off tall cliffs at Possum Kingdom Lake; and more.

NRA/YouTube

A National Rifle Association executive says it was a mistake to criticize Texas gun rights advocates who have been carrying military-style assault rifles in public places around the state.

City of Farmers Branch / Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Farmers Branch ends its legal battle over controversial immigration rental ordinance; the NRA says it made a mistake in criticizing Texas open-carry supporters; an East Texas woman used a dead catfish to hit her sister-in-law; and more.

Rodger Mallison / Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Some 11,000 Republicans headed to their state convention in Fort Worth on Thursday will be greeted by armed protesters as they enter the convention center.

KUT and Twitter/@SocialMatchbox and @davidb00ts

The National Rifle Association isn’t too happy with folks who are carrying rifles in restaurants in Texas.

Humans of New York/Facebook

Five stories that have North Texas talking: what did a Dallas-area man say about his family that generated so much Facebook attention?; NRA isn't happy with folks who carry guns into Texas restaurants; the mad dash for cash in Victory Park went well last night; and more.

Shelley Kofler / KERA News

Rock musician Ted Nugent became the latest flashpoint in the governor’s race as early voting got underway Tuesday.

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