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Phil Collins walks the green carpet for the premiere of the musical "Tarzan" at Stage Apollo Theater on November 21, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (credit: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Phil Collins Gives Alamo Collection To Texas

British pop star Phil Collins on Tuesday handed over his vast collection of artifacts related to the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution to the State of Texas.

10/29/2014

Phil Collins walks the green carpet for the premiere of the musical "Tarzan" at Stage Apollo Theater on November 21, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (credit: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Phil Collins Alamo Artifacts To Arrive In Texas

Pop star Phil Collins is to be honored as a hero of the Alamo as he hands over his vast collection of artifacts related to the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution.

10/28/2014

Phil Collins walks the green carpet for the premiere of the musical "Tarzan" at Stage Apollo Theater on November 21, 2013 in Stuttgart, Germany. (credit: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images)

Phil Collins Donating Artifacts To Alamo

Phil Collins is cleaning house, and Texas history is about to benefit. Collins is set to announce that he is donating his collection of Texas Revolution artifacts to the Alamo.

06/25/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Urinating On Alamo

A man faces over a year in jail after pleading guilty to urinating on the Alamo back in April 2012. He was initially charged with public intoxication and public urination.

02/06/2014

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Witnesses: 2 Handcuffed At Capitol Gun Rally

Witnesses say a gun-rights rally outside the Capitol was interrupted when state troopers handcuffed two pistol-wearing demonstrators and took them into custody.

10/26/2013

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Armed Gun Rights Activists Rally At The Alamo & In Dallas

SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Several hundred gun rights activists armed with rifles and shotguns rallied Saturday outside of the Alamo in a demonstration that broke a longstanding tradition of not staging such events at the […]

10/19/2013

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Alamo Remembrance Day Takes On Added Meaning

A ceremony marking the 177th anniversary of the battle for Texas independence took on added significance this year because of a single letter on display inside the Alamo.

03/06/2013

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Archives Commission: Send Commander’s Letter To Alamo

The State Library and Archives Commission will soon decide whether to loan the “Victory or Death” letter penned by Col. William Barret Travis to the Alamo.

10/24/2012

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Alamo Needs $1M In State Funds For Repairs

The new agency over the Alamo says the Texas shrine needs $1 million in state funds for an “extensive list” of repairs that have been put off too long.

10/18/2012

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Texas Agencies Duel Over Alamo Commander’s Letter

It’s a new Battle of the Alamo, with one Texas agency mounting pressure on another to loan out one of the state’s most sacred texts for display at “the shrine of Texas independence.”

10/04/2012

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Booze At Alamo? Daughters Say No; State Says Yes

The Daughters of the Republic of Texas say they have a problem with allowing drinking near the Alamo.

07/13/2012

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Is It ‘Davy’ Crockett Or ‘David’ Crockett?

He may have been “the king of the wild frontier” and a defender of the Alamo, but what is his preferred first name? Is it “Davy” Crockett or “David” Crockett?

07/04/2012

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