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Back-to-school provides chance to talk with children about alcohol

Back-to-school provides chance to talk with children about alcohol

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Austin,Texas — As children prepare to go back to school, now is the perfect time for parents to talk with them about some of the tough issues they may encounter including alcohol use and

Medicaid will pay for mosquito repellent to fight Zika

Medicaid will pay for mosquito repellent to fight Zika

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AUSTIN – Texas Medicaid will cover the cost of mosquito repellent for women who are between the ages of 10 and 45 or pregnant, HHS Executive Commissioner Charles Smith recently announced. The decision is in

Singley law and public service program wins national recognition

Singley law and public service program wins national recognition

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Photo: Irving Police Department officers serve as instructors for dual-credit classes in the Law and Public Service program at Singley Academy. /Courtesy photo The School of Law and Public Service at Singley Academy in Irving

TSLAC awards $2.1 million in Texas library grants

TSLAC awards $2.1 million in Texas library grants

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Science, technology, engineering, art and math take center stage alongside reading, writing, robots and more in the list of grant proposals recently approved by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Agency commissioners gave

Area Boy Scouts earn the rank of Eagle Scout

Area Boy Scouts earn the rank of Eagle Scout

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Congressman Kenny Marchant hosted the 11th annual Eagle Scout Ceremony at the National Boy Scouts of America (BSA) headquarters in Irving on Thursday, Aug 4. The event gathered 48 Boy Scouts from the 24th

Police investigate Hit and Run Fatality of Cyclist

Police investigate Hit and Run Fatality of Cyclist

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The Irving Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run crash involving a cyclist that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 in the 400 block of W. Shady Grove Road at Rindie Street. At

DCCCD students in management program apply job experience for college credit

DCCCD students in management program apply job experience for college credit

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By Cesar Canizales David Rubio is studying and working his way toward a career in the aviation industry, but he’s had to make some sacrifices in his personal life. Rubio, who is studying management at North

Police investigate hit and run pedestrian fatality

Police investigate hit and run pedestrian fatality

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The Irving Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on or about July 31, 2016 in the 2400 block of N. State Loop 12. On Aug. 1,

Letter to the Editor

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From the Blue Family We’ve lost five heroes. These heroes represent the good in the world. These heroes represent unity, honor and a perpetual love for others. Other departments across the country have also experienced

Lone Star Youth Orchestra seeks new players

Lone Star Youth Orchestra seeks new players

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The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra will be holding auditions for the Lone Star Youth Orchestra’s 2016-2017 Season on Saturday, Aug. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Irving Arts Center. Based