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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 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

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Storm Debris Discovery Reveals 100+ Years Of North Texas History

A storm that roared through Arlington earlier this month had winds high enough to turn over vehicles, rip off roofs, and tear trees out of the ground. Now one of those trees is at the center of a research project.

CBSDFW.COM–10/21/2014

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A Look Back At The History Of Dallas Love Field

Few people may realize Dallas Love Field is 97 years old this month.

10/10/2014

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City Leaders Prompted Into Action Over Downtown Demolitions

The sudden demolition of several properties in Dallas is prompting city leaders to take action. While old buildings have recently come crashing down on Main Street, one group has set out to protect other properties from the same fate.

CBS 11–09/27/2014

A student writes during a school lesson on September 4, 2003. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Texas May Limit AP History Course’s Influence

Texas may limit the sway of a new national Advanced Placement U.S. History course and exam amid arguments that they’re rife with anti-American biases.

09/17/2014

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History Books Spark Texas Classroom Battle

As Texas mulls new books for public school students, some academics are decrying lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on our Founding Fathers.

09/16/2014

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History Books Becoming Next Fight In Texas Schools

The next ideological fight over new textbooks for Texas classrooms intensified Wednesday with critics lambasting history lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Moses in American democracy and negatively portray Muslims.

09/10/2014

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Free Mobile App Offers Self-Guided Tours Of City

History buffs may now learn more about Dallas by using a free app launched by Preservation Dallas and The Urban Armadillos organization.

06/16/2014

The Blue Ridge Mountains can be seen behind a sculpture titled 'Final Tribute' at the National D-Day Memorial, Bedford, Virginia. The memorial was dedicated in 2001 honoring American GIs who participated in the invasion of France at Normandy on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Bedford, Virginia was chosen for the memorial site because the town lost 19 of its men that day, all were members of Company A, 29th Infantry Division. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

D-Day Artifacts Up For Auction

A flag from one of the Allied ships that delivered troops to the Normandy beaches is among the hundreds of D-Day artifacts being auctioned in New York City on Thursday.

06/05/2014

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Board To Vote On Mexican-American Studies

The Texas Board of Education is expected to vote on a hotly debated proposal that would create a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective.

04/09/2014

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Exhibit Looks At History Behind “Indiana Jones”

A new exhibit running until August at the Fort Worth Museum of Science & History looks at the real life history that is behind the “Indiana Jones” movie series.

03/06/2014

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Texas Woman Makes Roster On Men’s Professional Football Team

Jennifer Welter is a doctor, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and is now the first woman to be on the season opening roster of a men’s professional football team.

CBS 11–02/19/2014

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