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2016 City Elections: Letters to the editor

2016 City Elections: Letters to the editor

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Irving Code enforcement was on the mind of many at the SIPOA forum on March 15.  One council candidate’s response to a citizen having a problem was very forthright by recommending he contact his district’s

Austin, Travis win middle school city soccer title

Austin, Travis win middle school city soccer title

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Photo: The Austin Broncos boys’ soccer team finished with an overall record of 9-1 scoring a total of 29 goals this season to clinch the Middle School City Champion title. / Courtesy photo The boys’

TWC awards $500,000 mentoring grants to college consortium

TWC awards $500,000 mentoring grants to college consortium

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AUSTIN ⎯ In less than a single college semester, Texas adults can move from lacking basic employment skills to being on track for an in-demand occupation by participating in career pathway training programs. These

Five ways to save on an overseas trip

Five ways to save on an overseas trip

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By Nathaniel Sillin My neighbors and I talked for weeks about their upcoming European vacation with their teenaged kids. We discussed every single place they planned to visit. But when I asked if they knew

Nimitz students win SeaPerch competition

Nimitz students win SeaPerch competition

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PHOTO: Nimitz High School juniors Alberto Torres, Jesus Garza and Damian Espinoza won first place and a bid to nationals at the Regional SeaPerch Competition. / Courtesy photo A team of students from Nimitz High

Great Days of Service aids homeowners in need

Great Days of Service aids homeowners in need

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One of the first lessons of home ownership is that a home comes with the responsibility for constant upkeep. The demand is constant, the requirements twofold: do the work yourself or have the resources

Police investigate auto theft / pursuit

Police investigate auto theft / pursuit

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The Irving Police Department is investigating a pick-up truck and lawn trailer theft which occurred in the 2600 Block of Quail Valley at approximately 3:07 a.m. on April 6. Officers were in the area looking

Irving ISD students served up Regional bids

Irving ISD students served up Regional bids

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Photo: Earning a bid to regionals, Irving High School’s Daniella Cantu (left) and Briseyda Ponce won the district championship in girls’ doubles tennis. / Courtesy photo Ten Irving ISD students are headed to Regionals after

Texas’ gender wage gap costs the state’s women nearly $37 billion per year

Texas’ gender wage gap costs the state’s women nearly $37 billion per year

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On average, Texas women employed full time, year round are paid just 79 cents for every dollar paid to men – a yearly pay gap of $9,807. That means, in total,

The case for residential solar

The case for residential solar

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Have you been interested in solar panels for your home and had questions, but did not want to get pressured by a company salesman? Do you want to know if solar can save you