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What Will It Take For Gov. Abbot To Sign DUI Law?

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In North Texas last week, the Dallas Morning News joined a growing chorus of voices calling on Governor Greg Abbott to sign a new DUI law this summer. Gov. Abbot has more than 1,000

University of Texas at Dallas Students Place in Top 10 in Business Competition

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Students from the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) were recently selected as finalists in a national competition involving helping out small businesses by using entrepreneurial and marketing strategies. UT Dallas News Center reports that

Irving Independence Day Parade

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Irving residents started their 4th of July celebration with the annual Independence Day Parade and reception in Heritage

Community church wrestles for Haiti

Community church wrestles for Haiti

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Photo: Following a victory for ‘Team Good’, Charlie King races around the ring to high five excited fans from Bear Creek Community Church. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette Children and adults alike cheered on their favorite

Supreme Court Rules Against Texas Officials in Fair Housing Decision

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The Supreme Court has been making quite a wave recently, especially concerning equal rights regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation; its decision on Thursday, June 25 to uphold a broad interpretation of the

Unity Church of Irving ministers celebrate diamond anniversary

Unity Church of Irving ministers celebrate diamond anniversary

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Photo: Co-ministers of Irving Unity Church, Frank and Margaret Pounders, cut the cake during their diamond anniversary celebration. /Photo by Courtney Ouellette  Family, friends and members of the Unity Church in Irving gathered to celebrate

Every tattoo tells a story

Every tattoo tells a story

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Photo: Local tattoo enthusiasts Meranda Harp and Gustabo Soto discuss their tattoos at the Dallas Art and Tattoo Expo at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas on June 20. /Photo by Teri Webster Beauty

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

Irving ISD honors schools’ sports legends

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Photo: Jim Bennett, Ken Walters, Bill Rutherford and Mike Phillips celebrate their induction into the Irving ISD Athletic Hall of Fame. /Photo by Teri Webster Irving ISD Hall of Fame inductees remembered their glory days

Irving, Dallas County included in disaster declaration for individual assistance

Irving, Dallas County included in disaster declaration for individual assistance

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Dallas County residents, including those in the city Irving, who have been affected by the floods between May 4 and June 19 can apply for financial relief through the Texas Division of Emergency Management

Bear Creek celebrates 150th anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation reaching Texas

Bear Creek celebrates 150th anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation reaching Texas

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Photo: Members of the area Ayubu Kamau Kings & Queens African Drum and Dance group entertain the crowd and get children from the audience involved in a dance number during the Juneteenth celebration at