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Texas State Capitol

Suspicious Substance Closes Texas Capitol Basement

The state Department of Public Safety says part of the Texas Capitol’s basement has been temporarily closed while firefighters investigate a ‘powdery substance’ in a lawmaker’s office.

08/06/2014

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

More Texans Inquiring About & Installing Storm Shelters

After seeing the destruction from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, some Texans are thinking about their own safety. Phones have been ringing off the hook at Texas companies that sell or install in-ground safe houses or shelters.

CBSDFW.COM–05/23/2013