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Lawmakers Spar over Dallas-Area Airport Rules

For 26 years, restrictions at Love Field in Dallas have banned direct flights to most destinations outside Texas. Now two Dallas-area Republicans are challenging the restriction with a measure dubbed the "Right To Fly Act." Another Fort Worth-based Republican vows to do whatever it takes to protect Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport from new competition. Wade Goodwyn reports.