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Texas to spend $25 million on 2-mile concrete barrier amid Gov. Greg Abbott’s push for a state-funded border wall

The barrier in Eagle Pass is the first glimpse into how much a state-funded border wall could cost. But Abbott’s office says it’s a “concrete barrier” that is separate from his border wall push.

A Customs and Border Protection vehicle is located at the entrance to Shelby Park in Eagle Pass on Feb. 8, 2019.
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