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“Beyond School Walls” Mentoring Program Comes to Lively

“Beyond School Walls” Mentoring Program Comes to Lively

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Employees of Celanese welcome the students of Lively Elementary School for Big Brother Big Sisters’ “Beyond School Walls” program at their Las Colinas headquarters. Students at Lively Elementary are the newest members of Big Brother

Voters oppose closing schools based on standardized testing

Voters oppose closing schools based on standardized testing

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WASHINGTON — A new national survey of likely general election voters finds opposition to closing local schools based primarily on the results of standardized test scores. Additionally, voters believe that all public schools, whether charter

Individual income taxes are likely changing in 2017

Individual income taxes are likely changing in 2017

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TROY, Mich. — As 2017 rapidly approaches, Leon LaBrecque, CEO and managing partner of LJPR Financial Advisors, has important tips to end this specific year on a financial high note. With a brand new, unprecedented administration taking

Revenue cap would threaten public safety, job creation and roads

Revenue cap would threaten public safety, job creation and roads

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AUSTIN – The Texas Municipal League denounced a state Senate committee’s recommendation to restrict city budgets as “a direct assault on public safety, economic development and transportation that will produce no noticeable tax reduction

Irving Community Clinic challenge grant to fund well woman program

Irving Community Clinic challenge grant to fund well woman program

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Photo: Smitha Mathew (left) is the nurse practitioner who runs the Well Woman Program at Irving Community Clinic, which is fully funded by community gifts. Beside Mathew is the clinic’s manager Tanya Carter. / Courtesy Photo The holiday

Give pets treats in moderation

Give pets treats in moderation

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Giving your pet treats can be a great way to help build a relationship with them. However, giving your pet unhealthy treats or too many treats can negatively impact their health. Dr. Christine Rutter,

North Lake College, Nokia and Premcell team up on workforce challenges

North Lake College, Nokia and Premcell team up on workforce challenges

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Changes in technology and the need to hire an educated workforce are driving the creation of a new eight-week technology training program which is the result of a new partnership that involves North Lake

Helen Bruening celebrates turning 103 island-style

Helen Bruening celebrates turning 103 island-style

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The residents of Brookdale Irving Retirement Community celebrated Helen Bruening’s 103rd birthday with a Hawaiian Luau themed party on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Helen is the mother-in-law and mother of Clyde and Beca DeLoach, longtime Irving

Year-end tax moves that could save you money

Year-end tax moves that could save you money

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By Nathaniel Sillin The end of the year is approaching and between visiting friends and family and celebrating the holidays, your taxes may be the last thing on your mind. However, putting off tax preparation

Nearly all of Generation Z see homeownership in their future

Nearly all of Generation Z see homeownership in their future

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ORLANDO, Fla. — A panel composed of five members of the generation following millennials, Generation Z, young people ages 14 to 18, discussed their social media habits, shopping preferences and their desire to become homeowners,