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Texas district OKs $1.5M for security after school shooting


SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A school district near Houston has approved at least $1.5 million for increased security at its high school where a gunman killed eight students and two teachers two months ago.

The Santa Fe Independent School District's Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to spend the money on security measures at Santa Fe High School, including new door locks, a lobby security vestibule and a new alarm system. The district will also renovate a section of the school where most of the shooting occurred.

"We want to get as many as these hardening things done as we can before school start...

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