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Town Hall meeting centers around smoking, earthquakes

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Approximately 250 Irving citizens and members of special interest groups packed the Irving Arts Center’ Dupree Theater for the Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20, to discuss two trending topics in Irving: the

Citizens all shook up over earthquakes

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Hundreds of Irving citizens, television crews and public officials packed the Irving City Hall at the city council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, to discuss the recent rash of earthquakes near the former Texas

Police Explorers honored at banquet

Police Explorers honored at banquet

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Photo: The Irving Police Explorers celebrate another successful year of significant achievements at the annual Explorer Awards Banquet. Pictured left to right: Antonio Huerta, Courtney Rash, Edgar Pena, Julia Durham, Baylen Clegg, Misael Gutierrez,

Science fair makes learning exciting

Science fair makes learning exciting

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Photo: All of the Irving High School Biomedical Sciences Academy students whose projects were recognized with awards during the science fair will advance to the regional science fair competition which will be held in

Motorcyclist crashes on Irving Blvd

Motorcyclist crashes on Irving Blvd

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A motorcyclist was rushed to Parkland Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 6, following a major accident in the 2600 block of Irving Blvd. The 23-year old male cyclist was traveling Westbound at a high rate

Great things happen at Animal Care Campus

Great things happen at Animal Care Campus

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Photo: Full of love, Leona kisses DFW Humane Society employee, Denny Gramly. Leona resides at the shelter and is waiting for her forever home. / Photo by Nick Kammerer March 2015 marks the 5th year

Hamburgers, blankets help local homeless greet New Year with hope

Hamburgers, blankets help local homeless greet New Year with hope

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Photo: Volunteers help the Irving homeless community welcome the New Year with a cookout lunch. / Photo by Nick Kammerer After what was surely a difficult year for so many of Irving’s most needy and

New Years Eve Charity Benefit Party

New Years Eve Charity Benefit Party

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Sowers Cemetery’s heritage honored with new flag

Sowers Cemetery’s heritage honored with new flag

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Photo: Irving Mayor, Beth Van Duyne, raises the American Flag at the Sowers Cemetery Flag Raising Ceremony. The flag will continue to fly over Sowers until it “fades” according to AMBUCS member, Bruce Burns.

Council postpones vote on smoking ban

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After an hour of deliberation between citizens and Irving City Council members, the Council decided to postpone voting on a city-wide smoking ban. In a 5-4 vote, Ordinance 42, which would further prohibit smoking