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Local restaurants support Irving Cares

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Irving Cares 2nd Annual Restaurant Week runs May 23 – June 5 with a portion of proceeds benefitting Irving Cares. Restaurants including Big State Fountain Grill, Chili’s, Fish City Grill, Glory House, i Fratelli

Texas A&M study finds BBP can increase fat stores in body before we’re born

Texas A&M study finds BBP can increase fat stores in body before we’re born

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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP), a chemical commonly used in the food manufacturing process, can increase fat stores in the body even before we’re born, according to a new study published

Two MacAdemics Teams qualify for state UIL meet

Two MacAdemics Teams qualify for state UIL meet

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/Courtesy Photo The MacArthur High School current events and social studies teams will represent Irving ISD at the state UIL Academic Meet May 24 and 25 at the University of Texas at Austin. The current

Getting your finances ready for adoption

Getting your finances ready for adoption

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By Nathaniel Sillin The decision to start a family is a joyful event. However, parents considering adoption should consider advance planning for a range of financial issues unique to the process and the child they

Great Days of Service celebrates 14 years

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A celebratory crowd of Irving Great Days of Service (GDS) volunteers, homeowners and leaders gathered in the Plymouth Park United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on a beautiful May 1 Sunday afternoon to celebrate the

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