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Psychologist offers 5 ways to 'spring clean' your stress

Psychologist offers 5 ways to 'spring clean' your stressWe spoke to Dr. Katrina Sardone of Women's Mental Wellness about applying the "spring cleaning" mindset to stress and anxiety, and she offered these five suggestions.
  • Life
  • 6 hours, 2 minutes ago
Money

Five tips on spring cleaning your financial life

Five tips on spring cleaning your financial lifeLocal financial professional Cathy DeWitt Dunn from DeWitt & Dunn has some sprucing up you can do for your finances.
  • Money
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Life

Sneaker fan turns passion into philanthropy

Sneaker fan turns passion into philanthropyHav a Sole founder Rikki Mendias talks about a campaign to give sneakers to people in need.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Philippe Cousteau brings environmental mission to Dallas

Philippe Cousteau brings environmental mission to DallasExplorer and environmentalist Philippe Cousteau talks about a new project that launched in Dallas.
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Life

Daybreak Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Shepherd's Pie

Daybreak Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Shepherd's PieStacy Fawcett joined us on News 8 Daybreak with a St. Patrick's Day recipe people can make with the ingredients they probably already have in their homes.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Life

Endoscopy centers offer free screenings for 50 people

Endoscopy centers offer free screenings for 50 peopleDr. Eric Hill of the North Texas Endoscopy Centers explains the risk factors for colon cancer and how uninsured North Texans can win a free screening colonoscopy.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Life

Local Heroes: Chisholm Trail Jeep Club

Local Heroes: Chisholm Trail Jeep ClubFor his latest "Salute to Local Heroes," News 8 Daybreak traffic reporter Cpl. Nick Bristow decided to meet with the Chisholm Trail Jeep Club to find out what makes them tick.
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Life

North Texas Treasures: Big State Fountain Grill

North Texas Treasures: Big State Fountain GrillFor the last in our North Texas Treasures series, we headed to Irving, where a grill combines history, family and some amazing milkshakes to make diners feel at home.
  • Life
  • 1 month ago
Features

Texas mom speaks about quest to colonize Mars

Texas mom speaks about quest to colonize MarsMars One candidate, Texas mom Sonia Van Meter, speaks about her quest to colonize Mars.
  • Features
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Life

North Texas Treasures: House Moving Museum in Fort Worth

North Texas Treasures: House Moving Museum in Fort WorthFor our third in the North Texas Treasures series, we met the Snow family in Fort Worth, where a father's love for the house-moving industry led him to create a one-of-a-kind museum.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Pets

Tailwagger: Meet Paisley

Tailwagger: Meet PaisleyThis friendly, sweet and happy dog needs a new home
  • Pets
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

North Texas Treasures: Steven's Garden and Grill tucked away in Mansfield

North Texas Treasures: Steven's Garden and Grill tucked away in MansfieldFor the second in our series on North Texas Treasures, we headed to Mansfield, Texas. That's where Jan and John Cox shared their story of getting Steven's Garden and Grill to bloom.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

Workout Wednesday: Daybreak crew tries indoor surfing

Workout Wednesday: Daybreak crew tries indoor surfingNews 8 Daybreak's Ron Corning tries out Surf City Fitness.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

North Texas Treasures: Shoemaker & Hardt in Wylie

North Texas Treasures: Shoemaker & Hardt in WylieFor our first in a series of North Texas Treasures, we went out to Wylie, Texas, to visit a coffee shop our viewers keep telling us about, called Shoemaker & Hardt,
  • Life
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

'Uptown Funk' students dance live on Daybreak

'Uptown Funk' students dance live on DaybreakTheir video has gotten more than six million views on YouTube. On Thursday, we invited the students of A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School to show us their moves.
  • Life
  • 2 months ago
Life

Local Hero: Cpl. Nick salutes school crossing guard

Local Hero: Cpl. Nick salutes school crossing guardWilliam Wright, Jr. is a Cedar Hill crossing guard whose work at Waterford Oaks Elementary meant so much to the parents and students, they nominated him to be a Local Hero.
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  • 2 months ago
Life

Dallas playwright reveals story behind MLK's famous letter

Dallas playwright reveals story behind MLK's famous letterIt has become a founding document of the civil rights movement, but Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" was almost left to languish in the same jail where it was written.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Life

North Texas mom creates Jewish answer to Elf on the Shelf

North Texas mom creates Jewish answer to Elf on the ShelfAbra Liberman-Garrett talks about how she came up with the idea for Maccabee on the Mantel.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Mom gets surprise nomination for Christmas

Mom gets surprise nomination for ChristmasMichelle Stevens gets a surprise announcement from the people behind Santa's Sparkle, after dealing with an unthinkable loss.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

Cpl. Nick salutes local bus driver for commitment to kids

Cpl. Nick salutes local bus driver for commitment to kidsNews 8 Daybreak's Cpl. Nick Bristow thanks Duncanville ISD bus driver Donald Harris for going the extra mile for his students.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

Corporal Nick salutes one incredible mom

Corporal Nick salutes one incredible momCpl. Nick Bristow salutes Carolina Pena for being a local hero.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

Ebola house decorator: We hope to create awareness

Ebola house decorator: We hope to create awarenessThe man behind a controversial Ebola-themed Halloween decoration says he's disappointed Doctors Without Borders doesn't want him to raise money on their behalf, but that he still hopes to raise "awareness" about the disease.
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  • 5 months ago
Life

Overcoming misconceptions about Down Syndrome

Overcoming misconceptions about Down SyndromeChannel 8's Marie Saavedra sat down with this year's Rockwall High School homecoming king, Andrew Sauerwein, to talk about overcoming misconceptions about Down Syndrome.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

Behind the scenes for a morning at Alexa's house

Behind the scenes for a morning at Alexa's houseAs part of our Salute to the Busy Parent, we sent a camera to Alexa Conomos' house while she was at work to see how her husband, Bradley, handles getting the kids ready in the morning.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Life

Meteorologist Greg Fields opens up about life as a dad

Meteorologist Greg Fields opens up about life as a dadMeteorologist Greg Fields gives us a rare glimpse at his life outside the weather studio, where he works full-time as a busy dad.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Daybreak kicks off 'Salute to the Busy Parent' week with in-studio breakfast

Daybreak kicks off 'Salute to the Busy Parent' week with in-studio breakfastWe invited three, real-life parents into the studio for a catered breakfast and an intimate conversation about life with kids.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Sen. Davis on 15-point polling gap: We aren't losing momentum

Sen. Davis on 15-point polling gap: We aren't losing momentumSen. Wendy Davis sat down with News 8 Daybreak's Alexa Conomos to discuss a new poll on the governor's race.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 1 week ago