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Texas wine town puts accent on hospitality

Texas wine town puts accent on hospitality

FREDERICKSBURG, TX — In a room filled with Texas twang, Richard Beaupre’s lyrical French accent stands out like a ballerina at a rodeo. “Mon dieu, it’s so good to speak French with someone,” says Beaupre, the former Montréaler.
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A Waco Tour Through the Heart of Texas

A Waco Tour Through the Heart of Texas

WACO, TX - I’ve heard that sometimes Texans think that they live in their own country. And you might expect that from someone who has to drive for 11 ½ hours just to get to the other side of the state.
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On a 'Mission' in San Antonio

On a 'Mission' in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX - A bubbly guide named Misty gathers our small tourist group in the handsome square opposite the fabled Alamo. In a whispered voice, as if not wanting to disturb the hero ghosts connected to this sacred place, she begins our tour by proudly telling us “I’m a fifth generation Texan.”
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Learning the Secrets of San Antonio's CIA

Learning the Secrets of San Antonio's CIA

SAN ANTONIO, TX - I’m lured to a spot in this handsome Southwest Texas city by a dark-eyed beauty who promises to give me access to “CIA secrets.”
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Big D a State of the Art City

Big D a State of the Art City

DALLAS – History will forever record that on February 6, 2011, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 in brand spanking new Dallas Cowboys Stadium to win Super Bowl XLV. The game was a classic!
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Dalla's Aboretum Gives Visitors a Natural High

Dalla's Aboretum Gives Visitors a Natural High

DALLAS - We walk up the winding staircase in the old DeGolyer mansion and push open a door at the top of the stairs.
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Historic Rosewood Mansion a Dallas Classic

Historic Rosewood Mansion a Dallas Classic

DALLAS - Stephanie Hutson wants to show me the treasures locked behind the cellar door at the bottom of the twisted staircase in the old Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. But she’s forgotten the key.
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Dallas Museum Keeps JFK's Memory Alive

Dallas Museum Keeps JFK's Memory Alive

DALLAS - I peer through the window of history and see a painful memory in the reflection. Suddenly I’m staring back on November 22, 1963.
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