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Texas Court Revives Suit Over Confederate Flag Dispute

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that had been filed against officials who had rejected a group’s petition for a customized Texas license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.

07/14/2014

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I-Team: Texas Firm Tracking Your Car With License Plate Cameras

Chances are better than 50-50 that the Fort Worth firm Digital Recognition Network (DRN) at some point has taken a picture of your vehicle’s license plate. The odds increase to nearly 100-percent if you live in a major city.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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Court To Hear Texas Dispute Over Confederate Flag

A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on whether a Texas state board violated the free-speech rights of a group that petitioned for a customized license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.

11/06/2013

The 12th man at Texas A&M.The Texas Longhorns defeat the Texas A&M Aggies 46-15 at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

‘12THMAN’ License Plate Bidding Surpasses Record

In just over 27 hours of bidding, the Aggies-inspired ’12THMAN’ license plate has now become the highest-priced plate ever sold in Texas.

08/14/2013

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Driving Somewhere? There’s A Gov’t Record Of That

Chances are, your local or state police departments have photographs of your car in their files, noting where you were driving on a particular day, even if you never did anything wrong.

07/17/2013

The 12th man at Texas A&M.The Texas Longhorns defeat the Texas A&M Aggies 46-15 at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

Aggies ‘12THMAN’ License Plate Set For Auction

A number of Aggies embrace Texas A&M’s ‘12th Man’ tradition at football games, but only one will win the right to put “12THMAN” on his license plate.

07/01/2013

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License Plate Scanners Coming To Dallas PD

The Dallas City Council has authorized the purchase and installation of an automated license plate recognition system. Dallas police will use the devices to read the license plates.

CBSDFW.COM–01/09/2013

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State General-Issue License Plate Gets New Look

It may seem like the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is going from Technicolor back to back-and-white, but officials say they’re changing the look of the state license plate for good reason.

07/16/2012

A test version of the new Calvary Hill license plate with CBSDFW used as a test. (Credit: MyPlates.com)

New Christian License Plates Available In Texas

Some new Texas license plates will carry a strong Christian message. Here in the middle of Lent, new Calvary Hill license plates are available in Texas.

03/19/2012

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Even Cowboys Plate Can’t Win In Cowboys Stadium

A custom Texas license plate bearing the word FERRARI drew the biggest bid at an auction of vanity plates.

01/13/2011