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Kids give their all for wiffle ball

Kids give their all for wiffle ball

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Photo: Sizing up some young talent, the Texas Rangers’ mascot may have found one of baseball’s future greats. /Photo by Christen Dennis Young Irving kids ages 5 to 12 flooded the Northwest Park Recreation Center

Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers game becomes opportunity for family, fundraiser

Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers game becomes opportunity for family, fundraiser

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Irving native and pro baseball player Trevor Story may be out for the season, but he came back to Texas to watch his team, the Colorado Rockies, play against the Texas Rangers in Arlington

All that is wine studied and imbibed at TEXSOM

All that is wine studied and imbibed at TEXSOM

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Photo: Wine connoisseurs discuss the merits of some of the wines available during TEXSOM’s Grand Tasting. /Photo by Adam Stephens Sommeliers and members of the wine and beverage industries gathered at TEXSOM 2016 presented at

School supplies prepare students to succeed in the classroom

School supplies prepare students to succeed in the classroom

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Photo: Preparing for a lively school year, Rogelio and Rosalba Guel watch as their school age children choose backpacks filled with school supplies. /Photo by John Starkey Eager children and their parents formed lines in

Cyber security concerns challenge small business owners

Cyber security concerns challenge small business owners

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Cyber security experts presented an informative lecture, Digital Defense: Understanding Small Business Cyber Security and Endpoint Security, to a packed audience at the Greater Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

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

Summer games challenge youths from recreation centers

Summer games challenge youths from recreation centers

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Photo: Ready to take on the competition, teens from Georgia Farrow Recreation Center prepare to challenge teens from around the city in the Summer Games competition. /Photo by Demond King For the past 30 years,

Keep Irving Beautiful recognizes efforts to create a cleaner community

Keep Irving Beautiful recognizes efforts to create a cleaner community

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Photo: KIB and KTB recognizes a number of local individuals and organizations that work to keep the community free from litter and looking marvelous. / Photo by T.J. Friedel By Adam Stephens The annual Mayor and

Young actors compete in One Act Play Tournament

Young actors compete in One Act Play Tournament

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Photo: Youngsters from Dana’s Dance Academy perform on stage as the judges tally the results of the competition. /Photo by John Starkey Thespians ages 7-17 filled the stage of the Irving Arts Center’s Carpenter Hall

Police, firefighters treated to dinner by Circle of Prayer

Police, firefighters treated to dinner by Circle of Prayer

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Photo: First responders enjoy an evening out with their families and friends courtesy of the Circle of Prayer. /Photo by John Starkey Irving-based faith group, the Circle of Prayer, showed community support for local police,