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Richardson residents John and Gala Partlow hoist their new American flag atop their pole. Their previous one was vandalized and ruined on July 4. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Army Sergeant Replaces Desecrated Flags

When homeowners in a patriotic Richardson neighborhood woke up on July 5, they found what many described as America at its worst. Days later, an Army Sergeant helped them see it at its best.

07/11/2012

An August 20, 2011 photo shows the statu

Abe Lincoln’s Texas Link Changed His Reputation Forever

Most Americans enjoying the day off Monday may not be taking time to remember the two men President’s Day is intended to honor: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

02/20/2012

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Lawmakers Defiant Over Federal Clean Air Rule

Texas lawmakers have slammed the EPA over a new pollution rule they say will cause electricity shortages and cost hundreds of jobs. But it appears they are ignoring the agency’s attempts to work closely with energy providers to prevent problems.

09/13/2011

Former defense secretary Robert Gates spoke at UNT on Sept. 7, 2011. (Credit: Matt Goodman/CBSDFW.COM)

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates Speaks At UNT

Former defense secretary Robert Gates told a crowd at UNT on Wednesday that Congress must not ask for more defense cuts.

09/08/2011

Rain falls on mementos left on the fence by visitors who came to look over the crash site of Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa Monday, May 2, 2011 following the announcement that Osama Bin Laden had been killed in Pakistan.  Nearly 10 years after September 11, 2001 construction is underway to erect a formal memorial at the crash site. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

North Texas Muslims React To Bin Laden’s Death

Since September 11, 2001, many Muslims in America have denounced Osama bin Laden’s terrorism. Sunday night’s announcement that U.S. forces had killed him and are in custody of his body has left many of the Muslim faith throughout North Texas in glad spirits Monday.

05/02/2011

A man waves an American flag. (credit: Getty Images/Hector Mata/AFP)

Slain Soldier’s Parents Not Jubilant After Bin Laden’s Death

The parents of a Frisco soldier killed in Afghanistan say there was no cheering or jubilation in their home upon hearing the news of Osama bin Laden’s death.

05/02/2011