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Baby penguin hatches at Dallas Zoo

Baby penguin hatches at Dallas ZooThe Dallas Zoo has welcomed another baby to its family - and this time it's a penguin!
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  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
People

New little princess is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

New little princess is named Charlotte Elizabeth DianaWill and Kate named their new bundle of joy.
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  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Features

WFAA Podcasts

WFAA PodcastsPodcasts from WFAA and WFAA.com
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  • 19 hours, 43 minutes ago
Entertainment

Star Wars fans celebrate May 4

Star Wars fans celebrate May 4A Wookie stops by to visit with WFAA's Mike Castellucci.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

WFAA reporter witnesses Garland shooting first-hand

WFAA reporter witnesses Garland shooting first-handNews 8 reporter Jobin Panicker was outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Sunday evening when shots were heard.
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
People

'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85

'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85Grace Lee Whitney, played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series,
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  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Recipes

Daybreak Recipe: Banana Pudding

Daybreak Recipe: Banana PuddingBanana pudding is the perfect dessert to complete any Southern barbeque
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  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
Pets

Tailwagger: Meet Tessa

Tailwagger: Meet TessaShe loves to play fetch and would likely do best in a home without other dogs
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Sports

The big fight is free for boxing fans on the border

The big fight is free for boxing fans on the border"We're expecting a lot of people," said Oscar Ramirez, a waiter at an Applebee's restaurant in Ciudad Juárez
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Features

Before I die

Before I dieIn 2011 an artist posted that question on a wall in New Orleans and invited the public to write down their answers. Since then it's a conversation that's spread around the world, with a wall recently going up in Dallas.
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  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
TV

Go 'Beyond the Tank' with 'Shark' alumni

Go 'Beyond the Tank' with 'Shark' alumniSpinoff catches up with entrepreneurs who've pitched their businesses on 'Shark Tank.'
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Features

Mayfest returns Thursday; here's what to know

Mayfest returns Thursday; here's what to knowMayfest begins Thursday. Any lingering questions about whether it's really springtime yet?
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  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Entertainment

Review: 'Avengers' is action-packed fun full of surprises

Review: 'Avengers' is action-packed fun full of surprises'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is where the Summer movie season really starts.
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Consumer

Ways to Save: Mother's Day orchid price drops

Ways to Save: Mother's Day orchid price dropsIn my continued search to save you time and money, by viewer request I tackle Mother's Day flowers today.
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  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Entertainment

Pop-up park to debut in Deep Ellum

Pop-up park to debut in Deep EllumA temporary park is springing up on Crowdus Street near downtown Dallas.
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Entertainment

Wednesday Reads: The next '50 Shades'?

Wednesday Reads: The next '50 Shades'?Gwen Reyes reviews three novels that might just steam up your spectacles.
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  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Features

Double-take: Iconic Dallas sign has a twin

Double-take: Iconic Dallas sign has a twinThe original Pegasus has been resurrected in front of a Dallas hotel
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People

Joan Rivers hid her cash...where?

Joan Rivers hid her cash...where?Melissa's memoir of her mom shows late, great Joan Rivers was even quirkier than we knew.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Destinations

Nik Wallenda walks atop towering Orlando observation wheel

Nik Wallenda walks atop towering Orlando observation wheelThe daredevil walked on top of the Orlando Eye, which is taller than the Statue of Liberty.
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  • 1 week ago
Tarrant County

Cowtown native took Boston Marathon lead for his family

Cowtown native took Boston Marathon lead for his family"If anything else, the girls are going to see me on TV"
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  • 1 week ago
Entertainment

Apocalyptica: Cellists playing heavy metal

Apocalyptica: Cellists playing heavy metalThe idea of four cellists playing heavy metal music may sound a bit odd, but Finnish band Apocalyptica has taken this eclectic mix and pioneered a whole new genre of music. They spoke with Brian Glenn during a recent show at The Bomb Factory.
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Recipes

Daybreak Recipe: Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

Daybreak Recipe: Red Wine-Braised Short RibsThe Royal Chef shares the secret to a perfect Mother's Day meal
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Theater

'Fun Home,' 'Paris' lead Tony nods

'Fun Home,' 'Paris' lead Tony nodsNominations for June 7 Tony Awards were announced Tuesday morning.
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Nation Now

Photos: Victoria's Secret reveals 10 new Angels

Photos: Victoria's Secret reveals 10 new AngelsA group of hot Angels just got their wings!
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Pets

Tailwagger: Meet Silver

Tailwagger: Meet SilverSilver is an eight-year-old small horse who needs a new home.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Entertainment

Friday Features: 'The Age of Adaline' review

Friday Features: 'The Age of Adaline' review"The Age of Adaline," starring Blake Lively, is a dramatic romance fantasy, oddly reminiscent of a Nicholas Spark film.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

The baby giraffe has a name!

The baby giraffe has a name!The Dallas Zoo has revealed the name of its newborn baby giraffe whose birth earlier this month was watched live all over the world.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Entertainment

Movies and music with Lisa Loeb

Movies and music with Lisa LoebDallas native Lisa Loeb stopped by News 8 Midday to talk about her new song being featured in the film 'Helicopter Mom' premiering at the USA Film Festival. Go to lisaloeb.com for more information and to download her song.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Entertainment

'Age of Adaline' star speaks with News 8

'Age of Adaline' star speaks with News 8Michiel Huisman speaks to News 8 about his film, "The Age of Adaline."
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Teen with facial deformity finds reason to smile

Teen with facial deformity finds reason to smileTeen with facial deformity finds reason to smile
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago