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Sexual Health Clinic Works to Erase Stigma of STD's

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:46


The Dallas County Health Department recently changed the name of its STD Clinic to a Sexual Health Clinic in an effort to make people feel more comfortable when getting tested.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Hemp Industry Reacts to North Texas Police Action: “There Should Not Be Raids...”

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:32


A major national hemp industry group is urging Texas law enforcement to back off on seizing CBD products in the wake of two recent police raids in North Texas.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Officials Push to Close Shingle Mountain Recycling Business

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:25


Dallas officials Wednesday said the city has revoked an operating permit for Blue Star Recycling, the firm that has a mountain of asphalt shingles piled beside neighbors’ homes.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Bluebonnets Spring Up in North Texas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:19


It's a sure sign of spring in Texas, Bluebonnets have started to spring up alongside a few highways in North Texas. Peak is expected in mid-April.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

W. Hits Hole-in-One at Dallas' Trinity Forest Golf Club

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:00


Former President George W. Bush has reason to smile from ear to ear. The 43rd president scored his first-ever hole-in-one Wednesday during a round of golf at Dallas' Trinity Forest Golf Club.

Photo Credit: George W. Bush via Instagram
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UNT Student First Woman to Win Computer Competition Twice

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:56


A UNT senior was the first woman to win the 'IBM Master the Mainframe' coding contest last year. She did it again this year.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Plano Police Push to Close Gender Gap in Law Enforcement

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:34


Police departments all over the country are struggling to recruit officers that represent the communities they serve. Often that means recruiting to reflect the racial and ethnic makeup of a community,...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Large Natural Gas Leak Forces Closure of Road in Denton

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:20


The Denton Fire Department has shut down a large portion of Fort Worth Drive in Denton as crews try to cap a large natural gas leak.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Dallas PD Consider Task Force in Wake of Staffing Struggles

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:48


Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall says the department is looking into the creation of a new 100-person public safety “task force” that would focus on violent crime.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

HOV Lanes on US 75 to Transition to General Purpose, Mostly

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:43


Under-used HOV lanes of US 75 will soon be open to all drivers, most of the time.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

TMSG: Entrepreneur Day at Brockett Elementary

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:43


Third graders at Janet Brockett Elementary School in the Mansfield Independent School District learned all about financial literacy when the school held a Entrepreneur Day. Students created their own businesses...

14th Flu Related Death Confirmed in Dallas County

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:25


The Dallas County Health and Human Services Department says a 14th person has died after contracting the flu the 2018-2019 season.

Photo Credit: David Goldman/AP, File

Tickets for 2020 Winter Classic On Sale Next Month

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:29


Tickets for the upcoming Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic being held at Cotton Bowl Stadium on Jan. 1, 2020 go on sale next month.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

Alliance Football Moves Title Game to Jerry Jones' The Star

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:12


The Alliance of American Football is moving its championship game from Las Vegas to Frisco.

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Texas House OKs Bill Spurred by Enrique Iglesias Show

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:51


The Texas House has approved a proposal advocates say would strengthen the state's open records laws

Photo Credit: flickr/tex1sam

Texas Closer to Stopping Squeeze on Kids' Lemonade Stands

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:48


House lawmakers have given final approval for a measure that would protect the right of Texas kids to run lemonade stands without fear of being shut down by police.

Photo Credit: NBCWashington.com

Wallaby, Yes a Wallaby, Captured in Dallas

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:28


Officers with Dallas Animal Control captured a wallaby on a leisurely jaunt in the east Dallas neighborhood of Lakewood Wednesday morning.

Photo Credit: The Dallas Morning News

Man Fatally Shot Near Fort Worth Store

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:32


Breaking news from NBC 5. Police are investigating after a man's body was found at a shopping strip center in southwest Fort Worth.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

FDA Issues Warning to Two Breast Implant Makers

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:31


Less than a week before a major hearing on breast implant safety, the FDA issued two warning letters to implant manufacturers, citing their failure to do proper safety studies.The letters sent to Mentor...

Photo Credit: DONNA MCWILLIAM/AP, File

SPCA of Texas Hosting "Kitten Showers"

Media - KXAS NBC5 DFW - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:09


Spring is here and for animal shelters, that means plenty of kittens. The SPCA is holding "kitten showers" this weekend to prepare for the kitten season. Maura Davies from the SPCA of Texas is here to...

Photo Credit: NBC 5

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