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If good fences make good neighbors, do bad fences make bad neighbors?

Today the Senate Homeland Security Committee takes up the matter of border security. Today's hearing focuses on the future of the so-called "virtual fence" - an array of high-tech monitoring devices with a track record that is decidedly mixed. Senator John McCain says the project has wasted taxpayer dollars.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Sandwich Monday: The Funnel Cake Corn Dog

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new twist on a classic. It's a corn dog that uses funnel cake in place of corn meal to encase a hot dog.
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Sandwich Monday: The Funnel Cake Corn Dog

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new twist on a classic. It's a corn dog that uses funnel cake in place of corn meal to encase a hot dog.
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Sen. Mikulski, 'Ground-Breaker' For Women Legislators, Won't Seek Re-Election

"Do I spend my time raising money, or do I spend my time raising hell?" the Maryland Democrat asked, announcing she will not seek a sixth term in the Senate.
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Free Wi-Fi On Buses Offers A Link To Future Of 'Smart Cities'

A new service in a Portuguese city not only provides commuters with free Internet connections but it also helps collect data that makes the municipality run more efficiently.

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