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Border Patrol Agents Monitor US-Mexico Border

Texas Guard Troops Ready For Border Deployment

Texas National Guard soldiers say they are ready for deployment to the border.

07/28/2014

Border Patrol Agents Monitor US-Mexico Border

Texas Hoping National & State Guard Troops Will Choose To Go To Border

Texas is asking National and State Guard troops to volunteer to go to the border. But because this is considered active state duty, the Guard troops will get paid.

07/23/2014

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Border Crisis Impacting North Texas Businesses

There’s a reason a Grand Prairie security alarm company has a lot of employees with military backgrounds.

07/22/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Governor Perry Deploys Up To 1,000 National Guard To Border

On Monday, Governor Rick Perry deployed up to 1,000 National Guard and some state guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border. At a news conference at the State Capitol, the Governor said, “The price of inaction is too high for Texans to pay.”

CBS 11–07/21/2014

Wedding cake topper figurines are seen at a bakery. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

NC National Guard To Recognize Same Sex Marriages, Texas

While the Texas National Guard refuses to allow same-sex spouses to apply for federal benefits, the North Carolina National Guard has decided to begin recognizing same-sex marriages.

09/09/2013

A person holds a rainbow flag during a Gay Pride parade. (credit: Peter Kohalmi/AFP/GettyImages)

Texas Guard Won’t Process Same-Sex Benefits

The Texas National Guard is refusing to process requests for benefits submitted by same-sex couples because of the state constitution’s definition of marriage.

09/03/2013

Mississippi River Towns Brace For Major Flooding

Texas National Guard Furlough Begins

The Texas National Guard will furlough civil service employees beginning Monday, a consequence of the automatic federal spending cuts taking effect across the country.

07/08/2013

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Texas National Guard At Site Of Plant Explosion

A spokeswoman says about 20 members of the Texas National Guard are on the scene of a Central Texas fertilizer plant explosion working to help first responders.

04/18/2013

Dallas Drug House Demolition

National Guard Tears Down Drug Houses In Dallas

Members of the Texas National Guard are in Dallas today, taking the “war on drugs” to the streets as part of Operation Crackdown, a mission they have been carrying out since 1993.

01/24/2013

A nurse tends to a recovering patient. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

State Senate To Evaluate Services For War Veterans

How Texas veterans apply for benefits and the quality of mental health care they receive will be under the microscope in the state Senate.

07/16/2012

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Bittersweet Father’s Day For National Guard Soldiers

Hundreds of family members gathered Father’s Day Sunday to say goodbye to their loves ones before they deployed for active duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

06/17/2012

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Dallas Demolishing Dozens Of Abandoned Drug Houses

You could think of it as fighting fire with fire. For nearly 20 years cities across the country have taken assets confiscated from criminal activity and used the proceeds to battle or dismantle current illegal activity. Case in point — today’s demolition of nearly 50 abandoned houses in Dallas.

05/24/2012

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