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Regenerating memory with neural stem cells

Regenerating memory with neural stem cells

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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Although brains, even adult brains, are far more malleable than we used to think, they are eventually subject to age-related illnesses, like dementia, and loss of cognitive function. Someday, though,

Homebuyer education: The first step to buying a home

Homebuyer education: The first step to buying a home

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By Nathaniel Sillin How well do you really understand the homebuying process? Taking a qualified homebuying class will do more than teach you how to get a mortgage or pull together a down payment. It

Coppell Police Department seeks robbery suspects

Coppell Police Department seeks robbery suspects

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The Coppell Police Department is seeking any information that can help identify the suspect(s) involved in an Aggravated Robbery at the Neighborhood Credit Union in Coppell. On Wednesday, June 15, at approximately 3:34 p.m., the

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

Bikes, trains and automobiles: Commuting continues to change

Bikes, trains and automobiles: Commuting continues to change

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Photo: Irving residents like Jon Fontenot (right) test out the electric boost bicycles around Dallas and White Rock Lake. /Photo by Jessica Sluys If you are tired of sitting in DFW traffic, getting honked at,

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

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.

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

Judge Clay Jenkins gives annual update on state of Dallas County and plans for the future

Judge Clay Jenkins gives annual update on state of Dallas County and plans for the future

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Photo: Covering topics like tax dollars and road expansion projects, Judge Jenkins (right) and Gromer Jeffers (left) discuss the state of Dallas County. /Photo by Adam Stephens The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and