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  Several people got together on June 14 and cleaned up the historic Carrollton Community Cemetery, also known as the Carrollton Black Cemetery, a short distance east of the Coppell city limits just south of

IISD announces Golden Apple Recipients

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At Irving ISD’s prestigious ICE Awards ceremony Feb. 27, two Golden Apple Awards were handed out in addition to the 21 crystal trophies and overall best-in-show ICE Award honoring extracurricular student success. The Golden Apple

Four hundred sixty Texas events celebrate School Choice Week

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AUSTIN, Texas—This week is School Choice Week in Texas and across the country. More than 460 events are planned across the Lone Star State, in addition to the 5,500 events nationwide. Lending support to

Band brings Civil War music to life

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The musical history of the Civil War came to life on Sat., Jan. 11 in the Central Library Auditorium as The Heritage Brass Band of Dallas presented “Irving Chautauqua: The Rich Musical Legacy of

Church works with Baylor Scott & White to help fight plague of diabetes

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A small Lutheran church and a medical giant have joined forces to help fight the scourge of diabetes in north Texas. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2505 Northgate Drive, and Baylor Scott & White have created

Texas State-Fish Art Contest seeks entries

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ATHENS — The Texas State-Fish Art Contest, headquartered at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC), reminds Texas teachers and students that the deadline for entries in the 2014 State-Fish Art Contest is March 31. The

Fire safety inspections save property, lives

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The Irving Fire Department urges home and business owners to conduct fire safety inspections. Looking for fire hazards and having the appropriate fire preventative devices in your home or place of business can help

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce joins legal challenge to EPA’s regulations

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The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce recently joined with 74 other state and local business associations from 33 different states in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court outlining the devastating

AMBUCS organize unprecedented charity cookout

AMBUCS organize unprecedented charity cookout

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If you cook it, they will come. This was the lesson learned by the Irving and Mid Cities AMBUCS on New Year’s Eve when the clubs decided to host a hamburger cookout in the

Renovations improve food pantry’s safety

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Tragedy struck Irving Cares on Dec. 28, 2012 when an irate husband stabbed his wife to death inside the food pantry’s office in downtown Irving during an argument that started over money she had