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Texas National Guard soldier scans the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border on September 11, 2014 in Havana, Texas. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

High Price Tag Of Texas Border Security Plan Draws Scrutiny

Calls for unprecedented border security spending in Texas are drawing bipartisan scrutiny as the Senate proposes doubling funding to pay for more manpower and crime-fighting technology.

02/23/2015

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Lt. Gov. Patrick: National Guard Not Leaving Texas Border

The Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.

02/10/2015

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List Of Top 10 Worst Passwords Released

People who use ‘12345’ as their password to any online accounts may as well hand their information over to strangers.

01/20/2015

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Petition Started To Push For More DART Security

There’s a push for more security on Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) trains, and at their stations. A North Texas man started a petition on change.org, after he says his 21-year-old daughter was attacked and robbed on a train.

CBSDFW.COM–01/16/2015

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North Texas Cities Help With College Football Playoff Security

In addition to Arlington police, officers from Fort Worth to Dallas are lending manpower at the College Football National Championship game, which is expected to draw more than 90,000 Duck and Buckeye fans to North Texas.

CBS 11–01/12/2015

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Texas Has Most Hazardous Chemical Plants In Country

A congressional report shows Texas has the largest number of plants in the nation that use the most hazardous chemicals.

12/11/2014

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Gov Perry: Obama’s Immigration Order Means More Border Chaos

Gov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration’s executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.

12/03/2014

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Texas Officials Seek $86M To Extend Border Security

Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to spend more than $86 million to extend extra security patrols along the border with Mexico to next August.

11/18/2014

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Feds Investigate Possible Data Breach At Goodwill

Nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries Inc. is working with federal officials to investigate a possible security breach.

07/22/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Texas Asks Feds For $30 Million To Secure Border

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the U.S. Homeland Security secretary for $30 million so Texas can send more state troopers to the Texas-Mexico border to provide security while the Border Patrol is contending with an immigration surge.

06/12/2014

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Obamacare Website Flagged In Heartbleed Review

People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords.

04/19/2014

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North Texas Medical Experts Learn From Boston Bombings

A North Texas doctor is learning from what happened in Boston last year and using those lessons to better protect runners here in Dallas/Fort Worth. In fact, he’s implemented parts of Boston’s emergency response plan into Fort Worth’s Cowtown Marathon.

CBSDFW.COM–04/15/2014

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