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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Ice Storm Strands Fort Worth Students In Nation’s Capitol

A two-day trip to the nation’s capitol turned into an extended trip of a lifetime for some Fort Worth 8th graders.

CBS 11–12/09/2013

A plane takes off from Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Airline Merger Could Help Southwest Expand In D.C.

The CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. assumes that American and US Airways will eventually merge, and he wants some of their takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport outside Washington.

10/24/2013

Government Shutdown Forces Closures In Nation's  Capitol

Impact Of Government Shutdown Felt In North Texas

As the federal government struggles with its shutdown, people in North Texas are feeling the impact as well.

10/01/2013

World War II veteran Russell Tucker (C) of Meridian, Mississippi, stands outside the barricade as he visits the World War II Memorial during a government shutdown October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. The memorial was temporary opened to veteran groups arrived on Honor Flights on a day trip to visit the nation's capital.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WWII Vets Refuse To Be Shut Out Of Memorial In Washington D.C.

When a group of veterans who fought in World War II showed up today in Washington D.C. after a long trip from Mississippi, they were not going to be denied a chance to see the Memorial.

10/01/2013

Former U.S. President George Bush attends an event on October 31, 2009. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Former President George HW Bush To Visit White House

Former President George H.W. Bush is coming to the White House on Monday for a ceremony President Barack Obama is holding to recognize the 5,000th Daily Point of Light Award.

07/15/2013

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Plano Democrats Celebrate President Obama’s Inauguration

Inaugural parties stretched from Washington D.C. halfway across the country to Collin County.

CBS 11–01/21/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: People cheer as on the National Mall during the Inauguration ceremony on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama was sworn in during his public ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for his second term today. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

North Texans Among Thousands In D.C. For Inauguration

Hundreds of thousands of people arrived in the nation’s capital to watch President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, including several dozen proud North Texans.

01/21/2013

UNT Inauguration watch party.

UNT Students Gather To Watch Inauguration

The National Mall swelled with people Monday, all there to watch the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. At the University of North Texas, an understandably smaller crowd gathered to watch the event happen live.

01/21/2013

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Dallas Students To Travel To Washington DC For Inauguration

This weekend, a dozen other students from Dallas International School will take a special field trip like none other.

CBS 11–01/16/2013

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Decaying Texas Roads Cost Drivers Billions

A nonprofit highway industry group says its study found decaying Texas roads are costing motorists more than $23 billion a year.

10/02/2012

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Cross-Bearing Texas Teen Arrives In D.C. After Monthlong Journey

The Oasis Church is in Saginaw, north of Fort Worth. But early Friday the congregation gathered and waited anxiously in the pews to finish a journey 1,400 miles away.

07/13/2012

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