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Safer Schools With The Push Of A Button?

Carroll ISD in Southlake will test a high-tech device that uses GPS and Wi-Fi signals to constantly track employee locations, in an effort to make school campuses safer.

CBS 11–07/10/2013

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Perry Woos Connecticut Gun Makers

Gov. Rick Perry is courting Connecticut gun manufacturers. Perry spent time Monday shooting at a firing range, touring plants and meeting privately with company owners.

06/18/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Perry Takes Jobs Tour To Connecticut

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is bringing his job-poaching tour of the Northeast to Connecticut. Perry is scheduled to speak Monday evening at the Ferguson Library in Stamford as part of the city’s “Civility in America Speaker Series.”

06/17/2013

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Firearms Company Relocating To North Texas

A firearms company that makes AR-15 style rifles for the iconic brand Colt, will open a plant in Breckenridge in Stephens County. Oregon company Bold Ideas confirmed the development Friday.

04/05/2013

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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

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Active Shooter Drill Conducted At Irving School

The Irving ISD was closed on Friday, but one campus was still buzzing with emergency officials, staff members and student volunteers as an active shooter drill was conducted.

03/29/2013

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NRA Members To Talk Guns With Arlington ISD

Leaders in the Arlington ISD will sit down with two gun activists from the NRA on Monday evening to discuss the possibility of having armed teachers in schools.

01/28/2013

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State Senate Holds Hearing On School Safety

Texas lawmakers want to hear from experts and the public on ideas for improving school safety in the wake of last month’s shootings at a Connecticut elementary school.

01/28/2013

A customer looks over a .45-caliber pistol in suburban Chicago on July 12, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Collin County Sheriff Supports Some Gun Control

A suburban Dallas sheriff said Wednesday he doesn’t consider all gun control to be unconstitutional, days after posting on Facebook that he wouldn’t enforce any laws by “misguided politicians” infringing on the Second Amendment.

01/24/2013

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McKinney Adding Police To District’s Three Middle Schools

McKinney ISD teachers, students and their parents should be heading to school with a little more re-assurance from now on. Every school will get officers.

01/08/2013

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DFW Gun Shows Expect High Attendance

Two gun shows will be held in Dallas this weekend, as well as one in Weatherford, and attendance at the shows is expected to be high — perhaps even record-breaking.

01/03/2013

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Wylie High School Students Honor Newtown Victims With Silence

As the nation paused at 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning to remember the victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings, students thousands of miles away at Wiley High School took part in a silent memorial.

12/21/2012

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