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Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price gets the ultimate “Top Gun” experience

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price gets the ultimate “Top Gun” experience

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Photo by Courtney Ouellette Joining an elite group of people around the world who have flown in an F-16, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price took to the sky in a Lockheed Martin plane with test

Music Factory progress

Music Factory progress

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Photo: Two cranes now reside at the site of the Music Factory in order to begin construction on the multi-story building and parking garage. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette Irving residents can see some evidence of

From Austin to Alaska

From Austin to Alaska

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Photo: Though the day turned soggy, Shannon Lu and her teammates roll to success during the Century Test. /Courtesy photo Cancer is a leading cause of death around the world. Most people have been affected

Canal Fest returns with record number of visitors

Canal Fest returns with record number of visitors

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Photo: One of many forms of entertainment, a performance group shares Mexican culture through dance at the Mandalay Canal during Canal Fest. /Photo by Trenton Conner A celebration of Irving’s diverse cultures, Canal Fest returned

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.

Library wraps up 2016 author series with Matthew Quick

Library wraps up 2016 author series with Matthew Quick

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Photo: Books in hand, fans enjoy listening to the author’s anecdotes and struggles with anxiety. /Photo by Trenton Conner True to its book loving nature, the Irving Public Library hosted Mathew Quick, New York Times

Kid’s Charity Golf Tourney kicks off

Kid’s Charity Golf Tourney kicks off

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The fourth annual Irving Kid’s Charity Golf Tournament’s kick-off party featuring a live and silent auction was held at the Cool River Café on June 5, the evening before the event. Each year, the tournament,

More millennials saying, “I don’t”

More millennials saying, “I don’t”

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“You may kiss the bride.” Some people only need to be told this once in their lives. Some have to be instructed multiple times. But the attitude becoming more and more common nowadays is

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

Opportunities add up in the world of accounting

Opportunities add up in the world of accounting

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Army veteran and North Lake College graduate Wesley Wilson experienced a life-changing moment on a battlefield in Afghanistan in September 2011. His convoy had just been ambushed; fortunately, he escaped injury. Once back on