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Top five telephone scams revealed   

Top five telephone scams revealed  

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Almost nine out of ten Americans (89 percent) receive unwanted calls each month according to a recent survey which has also revealed the top five types of scam people have fallen victim to. The YouGov

Texas and Scotland face similar education, economic challenges

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The thistles of Scotland and the yellow rose of Texas have several things in common: higher education, economic development and the Dallas County Community College District. Collaborating on international education agreements, digital technology and solutions

Summer meals reaching fewer hungry kids in Texas

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Austin – Average daily participation in summer food programs for hungry Texas children dropped 10 percent in 2015, according to a national report. Approximately 28,000 fewer children participated compared to the previous summer, while national

Man dies in Irving jail

Man dies in Irving jail

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On Sunday, June 12, at approximately 8:13 a.m., Irving Jail detention staff found 41-year-old Gabriel Pedro Gonzales unresponsive in his jail cell. Resuscitation efforts were immediately initiated by the Jail detention staff and the Irving

MIRD Fair winners recognized

MIRD Fair winners recognized

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Photo: Winners at the MIRD Fair, Daniel Arriagada and Michael Friend receive their an Xbox Ones from Crockett Middle School principal Francisco Miranda, MIRD instructor Matthew Walker and Jason Cooper, Irving ISD career and technical

Card fraud costing issuers $10.9 billion annually

Card fraud costing issuers $10.9 billion annually

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ATLANTA — LexisNexis® Risk Solutions recently released a comprehensive card issuer fraud study, Issuers Confront Application Fraud and Account Takeover in a Post-EMV U.S., that assigns a dollar value to direct losses from card fraud.

Great Flag Caper recognizes young patriots in Irving schools

Great Flag Caper recognizes young patriots in Irving schools

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The Great Flag Caper organization sponsors a patriotism contest for Irving school students. The honoress include: Nataly Pena, Logan Robinson, Jessica Aguilar, Andrew Castillo, and Chandani Reitmeyer (front row L-R). There to present the

Make the most of your summer for future success

Make the most of your summer for future success

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RESTON, Va. — This summer, the National Honor Society (NHS) and the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) are calling on high school and middle school students to “Honor Your Future Now” by taking time to

Student saves dad’s life

Student saves dad’s life

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Photo: Following her heroic act, Angelique Francis expresses her gratitude for training provided by Ronny Potts, her Homeland Security instructor. /Courtesy photo During the spring semester, the Homeland Security students at Singley Academy receive training

Eric Ogle named principal of Lamar Middle School

Eric Ogle named principal of Lamar Middle School

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Superintendent of Schools Jose L. Parra, Ed.D. recently named Eric Ogle, a 13-year employee of Irving ISD, principal of Lamar Middle School. Ogle is currently the associate principal at Nimitz High School where he