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Homeland Security Report says Border Drones are Costly, Ineffective

The Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General is out with harsh words for the agency’s eight-year-old border drone program, saying unmanned air patrols of the border are “dubious achievers.” A report released Tuesday Inspector General John Roth says the department’s own sub-agency … Continue reading

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Big Bend National Park Bans Drones

This post has been updated. Big Bend National Park has placed an “interim” ban on unmanned aircraft on any lands or waters within the park’s boundaries, as part of a nationwide directive from the National Park Service (NPS.) The ordinance … Continue reading

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Will Alpine’s Airport be a Drones Test Site?

The debate continues over drones at the Alpine’s airport. Several hundred residents recently signed a petition opposing Alpine’s airport being used for a drones test site. For KRTS News, Natalie Pattillo spoke with concerned citizens, the researchers from Texas A&M … Continue reading

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