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UTA Has History Many Don’t Know About

dfw.cbslocal.com — DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - In a place more accustomed to hushed whispers than raised voices, the library at the University of Texas at Arlington wants to shout it from the rafters: Its Special Collection is special indeed. "We want them to know that we're here," says Brenda McClurkin, Head of UTA Library's Special Collections.

Welcome To Texas: Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth

dfw.cbslocal.com — FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) - North Texas is a mecca for the arts. There are dozens of museums in the area, but only one has the distinction of being the first. You may be surprised to learn that the oldest art museum in the entire state - and one of the oldest in the country - is the one with the least-likely sounding name: The Modern.

Welcome To Texas: Dublin Bottling Works

dfw.cbslocal.com — (CBS11) - Many Texans may already know that Dr Pepper was created in Waco in 1885, by a pharmacist at a corner drug store. But they may not realize that the first place to ever bottle Dr Pepper was in the Erath County town of Dublin.

Welcome To Texas: Hand Collection At Baylor Medical Center

dfw.cbslocal.com — Behind the glass cases in the lobby of the George W. Truett Memorial Hospital at the Baylor University Medical Center complex are hundreds of hands-- or more accurately-- the bronze casts of hands belonging to some of the most popular and influential people in the world.

Welcome To Texas: National Cowgirl Museum And Hall Of Fame

dfw.cbslocal.com — FORT WORTH (CBS11) - For many people, when they think of images of the American West they think of cowboys, horses, and wide open spaces. But for decades, a Fort Worth-based museum has been working to alter that image to reflect the women who helped shape the West.

Welcome To Texas: Aurora Alien

dfw.cbslocal.com — AURORA (CBSDFW.COM) - Buried in a quiet, historic cemetery in the tiny Wise County town of Aurora lies a mystery that's almost 120 years old. According to local legend - and a Texas historical marker - the cemetery is the burial site... of an alien.

Welcome To Texas: Log Cabin Village

dfw.cbslocal.com — FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) - Texas is fiercely proud of its western heritage, but many Texans have no concept of what life was really like for those who braved the wild frontier. For 50 years, the city of Fort Worth has provided a glimpse into that past with its Log Cabin Village...where people can live history.

Welcome To Texas: Fort Worth Zoo

dfw.cbslocal.com — FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - The Fort Worth Zoo has gotten a lot of attention lately for some of its adorable babies, but there's a lot about the zoo that you may not know. From its more-than-a-century old history to its world-renowned breeding programs, the zoo has a lot to brag about.

Welcome To Texas: The Six Flags Railroad

dfw.cbslocal.com — ARLINGTON (CBS 11 NEWS) - Six Flags Over Texas - the first regional theme park in the country - will celebrate its 55th year in operation this summer. And after all these years and all the changes the park has seen, there's only one thing that's remained constant: The Six Flags Railroad.

Welcome To Texas: Texas Country Reporter

dfw.cbslocal.com — NORTH TEXAS (CBS11) - If there were ever a person who exemplified Texas and what it stands for, it just might be the man known to generations as the Texas Country Reporter. For many North Texans, it seems there was never a time when Bob Phillips wasn't in their living rooms on Saturday evenings.
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Oct 07, 2016

@bryan__7 For some reason, I'm not getting notifications on Twitter. And if I'm not flagged, I don't often think to look there. :(

Oct 07, 2016

@bryan__7 A belated "thank you", Bryan! I hope your day is great, too!

Sep 21, 2016

@Gooch03 Thanks so much, Xavier-- same to you! :)

Sep 20, 2016

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