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Irving ISD celebrates excellent

Irving ISD celebrates excellent

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Photo: Members of the Irving ISD Board of Trustees eagerly await the announcements of the award winners at the 2015 ICE Awards on Thursday, Feb. 19. / Photo by Nick Kammerer Hundreds of students, teachers

Winter Festival of Acoustic Music takes its final bow

Winter Festival of Acoustic Music takes its final bow

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Photo: Headliners, Stephen Humphries on hammer dulcimer and Jesse Isley on guitar, perform in concert during the Winter Festival of Acoustic Music. / Photo by John Starkey After 29 years of melodic and educational

LPGA celebrates return to Irving

LPGA celebrates return to Irving

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Photo: Former professional athletes take on LPGA Champion, Stacy Lewis, in a friendly ‘closest-to-the-hole’ competition at Top Golf on Tuesday to announce the LPGA – Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout coming to Las

Irving ISD celebrates AP District of the Year

Irving ISD celebrates AP District of the Year

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Photo: Recognized for their hard work and academic success, advanced placement students meet Irving ISD trustees and administrators during the district’s celebration of its national rank as the 2015 College Board Advanced Placement’s District

Irving Central Library closes its doors for the last time

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“Attention: Central Library is now permanently closed. Please visit us at the South Irving Library on March 21st.” The solemn, bittersweet announcement rang over the intercom throughout the vacated halls of Central Library at

Islamic religious leader discusses freedom of speech

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A small group of people, most of them Christian, gathered in the Islamic Center of Irving for a special town hall on Feb. 1. Imam Zia Sheikh, a religious leader at the center, discussed

Irving officers attend ‘Texas 7’ killer’s execution

Irving officers attend ‘Texas 7’ killer’s execution

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Photo: Irving Police Chief, Larry Boyd, and a group of Irving police officers attend the execution of “Texas 7″ killer, Donald Newbury, who was a party to the murder of Officer Aubrey Hawkins. /

Strong economy bolsters Irving’s vital hospitality industry

Strong economy bolsters Irving’s vital hospitality industry

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Photo: Recognizing excellence in the community, Mayor Van Duyne helps the ICVB present the Carpenter Award to the Fluor Corporation. / Photo by John Starkey The Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) presented the Irving

Meeting encourages ongoing dialogue between community and police

Meeting encourages ongoing dialogue between community and police

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Photo: Retired Irving Police Lietenant, Richard Gilmette, speaks to a concerned Irving citizen at the NAACP “Interaction with Law Enforcement” meeting. / Photo by Nick Kammerer Dozens of concerned citizens gathered for the second “Interaction

Construction begins on teen homeless shelter

Construction begins on teen homeless shelter

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Photo: Dozens gather for the groundbreaking of the La Buena Vida House, Irving’s first youth homeless shelter. / Photo by Nick Kammerer After years of extensive research and planning, the city of Irving began construction