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Shut Down

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on October 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. The rally was centered around re-opening national memorials, including the World War Two Memorial in Washington DC, though the rally also focused on the government shutdown and frustrations against President Obama. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Joins Protest At WWII Memorial In Washington

A crowd converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Sunday, pushing past barriers to protest the memorial’s closing under the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Park Service park facilities and grounds were closed and more than 21,000 of the service's employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down for the first time in 17 years. (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Many Unpaid Federal Workers Applying For Unemployment

Friday is payday for many people, but for many federal workers this week or next could be the last paycheck they get for a while.

10/04/2013

Local Protests 2

Furloughed Workers Protest At Social Security Building

The second day of a partial U.S. government shutdown brought a protest to Dallas’ Social Security Administration building along Central Expressway.

CBS 11–10/02/2013

Riders enjoy a rollercoaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Phil Stauskas/KTVT/KTXA)

Water Main Break Shuts Down Six Flags

There was no fun or fright at Six Flags on September 28, what was supposed to be the opening night of Fright Fest.

09/28/2012

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Exide Plant In Frisco To Shut Down, Layoff Employees

Exide says it has notified 120 employees at its battery recycling plant in Frisco that they will be laid off on November 30.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

(Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Likely Averted As Tax Talks Go On

That vote is on track for Friday afternoon, but a stopgap bill could be needed to fund the government into next week.

12/16/2011

HOV Lanes Closed For Construction

TxDot is putting up barricades and shutting down one of the most heavily-traveled HOV lanes in North Texas.

10/07/2010