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A video of a poetic love letter to Whataburger is going viral. 

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How can a video about school testing go viral? When it’s performed to Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk.”

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School stars in a viral video; NPR’s Michel Martin is in Dallas to tackle football ethics; why do Dallas students take so many AP exams?; and more.

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DFW International Airport became a playground for two travelers in a video that has gone viral.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: guns are playing a bigger role in political campaigns; Dallas police investigate graffiti as hate crimes; the hunt is on for some mystery Texas twirlers; and more.

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This is no joke: Fort Worth is the least funny big city in the country.

Yes, scholars have researched the topic and have even produced a book showcasing their work: The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny by Peter McGraw and Joel Warner.

They surveyed the 50 biggest cities in the country. They say they discovered that humor has a “local flavor” – what’s funny in Dallas might not be as hilarious in Chicago.

Fort Worth isn't too funny for words. Cowtown ranked dead last on a list that ranks the funniness of the 50 cities. Arlington, you’re a bit funnier, but not by much. Arlington placed No. 46 on the list.

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Have you seen the North Texas college student’s “Let It Go” video?; Longview parts ways with Ted Nugent; Fort Worth is getting trashy; and more.

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UNT is one mean green rappin' machine.

The University of North Texas in Denton has produced a rap video that’s been watched more than 30,000 times on YouTube.

In UNT Rap Anthem, UNT students trash other North Texas schools: “Take a lesson from this mean green master. These other Texas schools are like a natural disaster.”

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: UNT produces a rap video; a Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler trade; Sulphur Springs is home to one of America’s best bathrooms, and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Sasquatch is real? Yes, Sasquatch is real, free meals for all DISD kids, quit your job via a viral video, and more.