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Gamers from across country compete in Irving

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Faces of intense concentration were trained on dozens of old TVs and a couple of newer flat screens as game play heated up at the Marriott of Las Colinas on August 16. The games: Super

Lions make 100 percent contribution to World Services for the Blind

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During their regular meeting, the Lions Club of Irving was treated to a special presentation on the World Services for the Blind (WSB) by former Lions District Governor, Kathy Fletcher at Los Lupes Mexican

Coppell City Council, fire department honors firefighters

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A very special presentation was made to five Coppell firefighter paramedics during the Coppell City Council regular meeting on Tuesday, August 26. After the Pledge of Allegiance, the council floor was handed over to Coppell

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge craze sweeps through Irving

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It’s been all over the news, social media and in offices all across the nation for roughly a month – people being challenged to dump buckets of ice water over their heads in the

High school students discover stars at SMU summer research program

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DALLAS (SMU) – Two Dallas high school students recently discovered five stars as members of a Southern Methodist University (SMU) summer physics research program that enabled them to analyze data gleaned from a high-powered

Former POW shares his story in celebration of V-J Day

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A devastating, unforeseen attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941, plunged America head first into World War II. In his senior year of classes at Texas Tech

Wonders of mechanics, science spur WWI combat to new heights

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The possibilities for aerial warfare opened up an entirely new dimension of combat during World War I. New technologies and the inventiveness of those who used them propelled civilization into a new age of

Coppell city manager reviews 2030 plan with chamber panel

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The many programs, services and amenities enjoyed by the citizens of Coppell are not available by accident. They were planned. And city leaders have plenty of plans and goals in mind to make Coppell an even

Over 2,200 animals find new homes during Empty Shelter Day

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All over North Texas, overwhelmed animal shelters banded together to organize the largest adoption event ever held in North Texas – Empty Shelter Day – August 16. During the summer months, animal shelters can become

New teachers welcomed, challenged at 2014 Back to School Luncheon

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New teachers in the Irving Independent School District were welcomed and challenged at the 2013 Back to School Luncheon on Aug. 15 at Nimitz High School. More than half the crowd, of about 600 people