Code Compliance Community Partnership Services Over 30 Families in Need

Animal Services, Headlines, News
Arlington’s Code Compliance Division partnered with UT Arlington and the Arlington Martin Luther King Four Day Celebration Committee for a day of service and celebration. Working together with Toni Kincaid, the Chair of the Arlington MLK Day of Service, Code Compliance, along with numerous volunteers made the 19th of January “a…
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Code Compliance Community Partnership Services Over 30 Families in Need

Animal Services, Headlines, News
Arlington’s Code Compliance Division partnered with UT Arlington and the Arlington Martin Luther King Four Day Celebration Committee for a day of service and celebration. Working together with Toni Kincaid, the Chair of the Arlington MLK Day of Service, Code Compliance, along with numerous volunteers made the 19th of January “a…
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UTA Professor’s Film to Air on HBO

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
UTA film professor Ya’Ke Smith, a rising star in independent cinema, could have another gem on his hands. His short films have been showcased at South by Southwest and other acclaimed film festivals, winning several awards in the process. People can see his latest film “Dawn” Friday night during the new “Experience…
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AISD Board of Trustees Recognized

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
The AISD Board of Trustees was honored during a reception Thursday night for being named the 2014 Texas Association of School Administrators Outstanding School Board of Texas! The TASA Outstanding School Board of Texas award honors one school board from the state’s 1,027 independent school districts that has demonstrated dedication…
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Lady Mavs Complete Season Sweep of Georgia State

News
Watch game highlightsUT Arlington coach Krista Gerlich’s message leading up to its clash with Georgia State was that she wanted a complete team effort. The Lady Mavericks responded with their best shooting effort since the second game of the season and downed Georgia State 57-45 on Thursday night at College…
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UT Arlington Hires New Communications Leader

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington has appointed Lynne T. Waters, associate vice president for external affairs and university relations for the University of Hawai’i System, as vice president for University Communications. Waters, a native Texan, is a former television news anchor and reporter who owned a comprehensive communications consulting…
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‘Voice’ Contestant Wade to Play Concert in Arlington

Entertainment, Highlights, News
Luke Wade, soul-singer and season 7 contestant on NBC’s “The Voice,” will be in Arlington for a romantic Valentine’s Day Show on February 14 at The Coppertop Saloon, 6507 S. Cooper Street. Arlington is one of several shows Wade announced Wednesday afternoon via his Instagram account. Other cities include Chicago, New…
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UTA Softball Pitching Staff Jelling Early

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
Like pieces of a puzzle, the UT Arlington pitching staff fits together with four different pitchers offering a diverse skill ability to complete the overall picture. The group features a variety of styles inside the circle and brings different levels of experience to help the Mavericks reach an overall goal of…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: January 30-February 1

Arts & Culture, Community, Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
College Gridiron ShowcaseThe Dallas Cowboys are preparing for next season, but you can still check out some great football this weekend right here in The American Dream City! The College Gridiron Showcase is an all-star game that gives college athletes the opportunity to present their talents for scouts from the…
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Blake Shelton and Usher to Perform at AT&T Stadium

Headlines, News
Four time Country Music Award winner, Blake Shelton will take the stage at AT&T Stadium February 6, 2015 alongside co-host of The Voice, Usher at a concert benefiting United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. Since 2011, United Way has invested over $80 million and helped over two million people. Former Dallas Cowboys and…
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UTA Hosts Georgia State in Sun Belt Showdown

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
UT Arlington (12-7, 6-3 Sun Belt) vs. Georgia State (13-7, 6-3) Thursday | 7:15 p. m. CT | College Park Center KKGM 1630 AM| Live Streaming | Live StatsUT Arlington returns to College Park Center for Thursday night’s Sun Belt Conference showdown with Georgia State. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:15 p. m. after the…
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Black History Month Festival Set for Feb. 28

Highlights, Library, News
Due to weather conditions, the Black History Festival scheduled for Saturday, February 28, at the Southeast Branch Library has been canceled, according to Arlington Public Library. Members of the Arlington community will celebrate African-American history and culture on Saturday, February 28 with an afternoon filled with exhibits, musical and dance performances,…
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Fine Arts/Dual Language Academy Applications Now Being Accepted

Arlington ISD, Headlines, News
In order to continue to promote engagement, creativity, critical thinking and achievement as a part of the district’s Achieve Today. Excel Tomorrow. strategic plan, the Arlington ISD is preparing to open two Fine Arts/Dual Language academies beginning in the fall of 2015. As part of the 2014 Bond package, the district will…
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UTA Baseball Picked to Finish 8th in Sun Belt Preseason Poll

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
UT Arlington was picked to finish eighth in the team’s second season in the Sun Belt Conference as released by the league’s 2015 Preseason Poll voted on by the SBC coaches.UTA begins its season on Feb. 6 at the Tangi Tourism Lion Classic in Hammond, La. The Mavericks will open the…
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Scholarship Dollars Available for Youth Who Make a Difference

Education, Headlines, News
The Arlington Alliance for Youth will be presenting a $500 scholarship to a high school graduating senior whose spirit of service positively impacts the Arlington community. High school seniors should download an application from the Alliance for Youth website at www. ArlingtonAlliance4youth. org and submit an essay that describes their service impact on the Arlington…
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APD Chief Johnson to be Chair for Civil Rights Committee

Headlines, News, Police
President Richard Beary with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) recently appointed Arlington Police Chief Will D. Johnson as the chair of the organization’s 2015 Civil Rights Committee. This appointment allows Chief Johnson the opportunity to work with his peers, community leaders, and other professionals to develop best practices…
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Valentine’s Day Workshop – Feb. 11

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
It’s almost that time of year where you begin to see heart shaped candy just about everywhere! Join in on the fun by participating and enrolling your little ones in the Valentine’s Day Workshop! “Valentine’s Day crafts are always a big hit with our preschool age children,” Preschool Instructor Raquel…
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College Gridiron Showcase Helping Athletes Achieve Their Dreams

Headlines, News, Sports
Practices are underway in The American Dream City this week for the first-ever College Gridiron Showcase. The college football all-star game gives athletes the opportunity to showcase their talents for scouts from the NFL, CFL and AFL. It will take place on Saturday, January 31 at UTA’s Maverick Stadium in Arlington,…
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Rail Improvements Provide Smoother Ride for Arlington Drivers

Headlines, News, Traffic Update
Union Pacific’s recent track renewal project completed over the weekend, providing Arlington drivers with a smoother ride. As the major railway improvement project between Dallas and Fort Worth rolled through Arlington Jan. 16-24, railroad crossings at Center, Mesquite, Cooper, Davis , Great Southwest, Bowen and Collins were repaired and upgraded.Union Pacific…
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Don’t Miss One of the Area’s Top Exhibits, Bruce Wood: A Retrospective

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, News
The latest edition of Culture Buzz highlights one of the area’s top exhibits, Bruce Wood: A Retrospective, at the Arlington Museum of Art. This colorful exhibit celebrates the career of Fort Worth’s own Bruce Wood, founder, director and choreographer of the Bruce Wood Dance Company(BWDC) and the Bruce Wood Dance Project (BWDP). See some of the…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Bear & Prince

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet BearReady to meet a Pet of the Week hoping to make you “beary” happy? We introduce Bear, a one year old, Belgian Malinois mix that is tan and black in color, weighing about 59 pounds. Bear is described as a friendly high energy dog…
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Great Spring Programs Being Offered by APRD

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Ah, Spring time. Even Shakespeare knew the beauty of hearing birds chirp and seeing flowers bloom. The best part about this season of renewal is the abundance of Arlington Parks and Recreation programs available. With the release of the 2015 Spring Naturally Fun Magazine comes an avalanche of fun events,…
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CATS Presents Tomie de Paola’s ‘Strega Nona’

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Highlights, News
Arlington’s premiere children’s theatre, CATS (Creative Arts Theatre & School) brings to life the pages of a beloved children’s literary classic with Tomie de Paola’s Strega Nona. Directed by Jason Walker, featuring an eight-member cast of youth performers, CATS alumni and a veteran CATS instructor, this musical will delight the whole family!Tomie de…
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Golden PAWS Tribute and Memorial Honors Sandy Morgan

Animal Services, Golden Paws, Headlines, News
Golden People are Willing and Sharing (PAWS) volunteers, Council member Sheri Capehart and city staff gathered together on Wednesday, January 14 to share memories and pay tribute to Ms. Sandra (Sandy) Morgan, past president and leader of the Golden PAWS senior volunteer program at the Arlington Animal Services Center. Ms.…
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UTA at Texas A&M Selected for SEC Network Broadcast

Headlines, News, Sports, UT Arlington
ESPN announced earlier this week that the baseball game between UT Arlington and Texas A&M on April 21 will be broadcast on the SEC Network. First pitch for the Mavericks matchup with the Aggies is now set for 2:05 p. m. at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park in College Station.…
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Alliance Makes Investments in Youth and Service

Headlines, News, Police
Thanks to the Arlington Alliance for Youth, 15 groups will share more than $2,500 in small grants to help make their communities a better place to live and work. These nonprofit organizations were recognized at the 10th Annual Youth Collaboration Breakfast hosted by the Arlington Independent School District at the Mac…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: January 23-25

Arts & Culture, News, Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers Fan FestAre you ready for America’s pastime to return to Globe Life Park in The American Dream City? If you are too excited to wait for Opening Day on April 10, head over to the Texas Rangers annual Fan Fest event this Saturday, January 24 from 9 a. m.…
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Celebrating UT Arlington’s 1996-2000 Track Team

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
If the inductees at the 2015 UT Arlington Athletics Hall of Honor ceremony have anything to do with the pacing of the festivities, it might be hard for the rest of the attendees to keep up. That’s because former Olympian Elston Cawley, as well as the entire 1996-2000 men’s track…
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Arlington to Hold Open Houses on Comprehensive Plan

Community, Headlines, News
A 26-member Advisory Committee, appointed by the City Council, spent over a year discussing various elements of the Comprehensive Plan, which serves as the City’s primary policy and planning document. The Advisory Committee focused on five Plan goals – Value Our Neighborhoods, Get Around, Grow Our Businesses, Protect Our Resources…
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Star Gazing Event at O.S. Gray – Jan. 24

News
Join us and enjoy some star gazing with The Friends of O. S. Gray Natural Area. Come and try out a variety of telescopes, look at visible planets, constellations, stars and chat with brilliant astronomers from Fort Worth Astronomical Society about astronomy and their equipment. The Friends of O. S. Gray will also…
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‘Advancing the Dream’ Banquet Sparks Dialogue

Community, Highlights, News
Members of the community gathered at the UT-Arlington Bluebonnet Ballroom to commemorate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during Friday’s “Advancing the Dream” Awards Banquet. . The 26th annual banquet kicked off the second day of the five-day Martin Luther King Jr, Celebration in Arlington. The night included musical performances from the UT-Arlington…
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Aloft Hotel Coming to Arlington’s Entertainment District

Business, Headlines, News
Plans to add hotel space to Arlington’s Entertainment District continue to take shape. Starwood Hotels and Resorts is planning to launch its Aloft brand in Arlington by bringing a 136-room hotel to 2140 East Lamar Boulevard. This hotel will be less than five minutes away from AT&T Stadium, Globe Life Park, Six…
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McCurdy Named a Top Instructor by U.S. Kids Golf

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Golf instructor Amanda McCurdy has received honorable mention recognition from U. S. Kids Golf for its annual Top 50 Kids Teacher Award. The Award recognizes the world’s most outstanding youth golf instructors, and McCurdy is part of a select group that earned honorable mention accolades among more than 500 applicants.…
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January Volunteer of the Month: Sean Gillen

Community, News
Sean Gillen is being recognized as the January Volunteer of the Month for the City of Arlington’s Teen Court. Since the Teen Court Program was re-established in 2007, both teen and adult volunteers have helped the program thrive. Gillen, a senior at Nolan Catholic High School, is being recognized as an exceptional…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Kelsey & Sachi

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet KelseyThis one year old female, blue and white Domestic Shorthair is a somewhat shy kitty, and quite the curious one. She is very interested in investigating her surroundings. Kelsey’s interests lean towards being affectionate more than playing with toys. Once she gets to know you,…
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New ‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter Available

Government, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
“Enhancing Regional Mobility” is a priority of the Arlington City Council. Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of Arlington’s transportation connections within and beyond our borders is critical because of our central location within the region and important to growing our economy. Arlington seeks to enhance those areas of our existing…
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UT Arlington Baseball and Softball Tickets on Sale

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
Season tickets for UT Arlington Baseball and Softball are now on sale at UTATickets. com, with single-game tickets available on Feb. 2. Season ticket prices for the 24-game baseball schedule at Clay Gould Ballpark are $75. The Clay Gould Ballpark schedule includes all 15 Sun Belt Conference home games and one tournament.…
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Police Scenario Training Helps Students Dream Big

Headlines, News, Police
Down the hallways of Arlington high schools, a driven group of students share a dream of someday becoming police officers in their hometown. On January 14 at the AISD Professional Development Center, 21 high school seniors currently enrolled in the AISD Police Academy/Hometown Recruiting Program were able to observe Arlington Police…
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WrestleMania 32 Coming to Arlington, TX in 2016

Entertainment, Headlines, News
WrestleMania is coming to The American Dream City for the first time, marking yet another major event for the City after this month’s College Football Playoff National Championship. Wrestlemania 32 will be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 3, 2016. A media event was held at the stadium…
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A Walk Through History: Changing America Exhibit is Now Open

Arts & Culture, Headlines, News, Tarrant County College
Members of the Arlington community cut a ribbon to open a new exhibit that commemorates two events that changed the course of the nation. The ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Changing America Exhibit at Tarrant County College Southeast was the first of five days of community events commemorating the…
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UTA Lady Mavs Storm Back to Defeat Georgia State

Highlights, News, Sports
Trailing by nine points with less than seven minutes to play, UT Arlington found its early-season form to defeat Georgia State 45-39 at GSU Sports Arena on Thursday night. The Lady Mavericks (9-6, 3-3) snapped a three-game skid and picked up their first road win in Sun Belt Conference play, as…
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Arlington Golf: 2015 Frequent Player’s Program

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Golf is excited to announce our 2015 Frequent Players Club, which rewards you, the golfer for your loyalty to our courses. 2015 Arlington Golf Frequent Players Club Membership cards are now available for purchase at any of our four Pro Shops for only $59. Frequent Player’s Club Program Details 20%…
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UT Arlington Education, Nursing Programs Recognized

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington is among the top 50 universities in the nation for earning a master’s degree in education or nursing online, according to U. S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Programs rankings for 2015. UT Arlington’s College of Education online program ranked No. 30 among 252 schools…
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MLK Jr. Holiday Closings on Monday, January 19, 2015

News
The Arlington City Hall, City Office Tower and many City of Arlington administrative offices will be closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 19. Regular hours of business will resume at 8 a. m. Tuesday, January 20. What’s Closed: City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal Court Arlington Animal…
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Union Pacific Track Renewal Project Set to Begin Jan. 16, 2015

News, Traffic Update
Beginning Friday, Jan. 16, Union Pacific will undertake a major railway improvement project between Dallas and Fort Worth. As a result, Arlington drivers will encounter some periodic road detours and closures between January 16 and 24. This phase of the track renewal project will feature crews replacing the 13-mile stretch of…
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UTA Mavericks Selected for ESPN/ESPN2 Broadcast

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
The Sun Belt Conference announced today that the upcoming men’s basketball game between UL Lafayette and UT Arlington on Saturday, Feb. 7 has been selected as the first of two “wild card” games to be carried by ESPN or ESPN2. The game will now tip at 1 p. m. CT from the…
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How to Apply for the Arlington Collegiate High School

Arlington ISD, Education, Highlights, News
Arlington ISD is helping more and more students achieve their academic dreams through an array of innovative programs, including the Arlington Collegiate High School. Applications to attend the Arlington Collegiate High School at Tarrant County College Southeast Campus are now available at each AISD junior high school and online here. Dates…
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Library’s G.E.A.R. Program Seeking More Team Members

Headlines, Library, News
The Arlington Public Library is hosting two open house events to kick off the Library’s Robotics programs scheduled to begin in February 2015. Students in grades 7-12 can explore the LEGO Mindstorm NXT and EV3 programmable robotics kits as well as other resources that support robotics and STEM interests. Members of…
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Arlington MLK Weekend Buzz: Jan. 16-19

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, News
2015 Arlington MLK Celebration: Advancing the Dream The Arlington, TX community will gather to honor the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at several events this weekend, including the Advancing the Dream Awards Banquet Friday, Jan. 16, and An Evening of Spoken Word Poetry Slam Saturday,…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Sunny & Snickers

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet SunnyThis one year old female Terrier mix comes by her name naturally with her “sunny” disposition. This Dog of the Week is female, black and white in color with a reddish whiskery beard, and weighs about 29 pounds. While Sunny loves a squeaky toy…
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Sam Houston High School Senior Has a Dream

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
Matthew Burch says he enjoys writing, but never dreamt he’d win an essay contest. It was his mother who encouraged him to enter the Arlington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Advancing the Dream” Essay Writing Competition, which was open to high school seniors. Matthew set aside time from a busy schedule…
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Water Safe to Drink After Source Water Change

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Customers of Arlington Water Utilities may be experiencing changes in the taste and odor of the drinking water due to a line break delivering water from the Richland-Chambers reservoir. Last week, the Tarrant Regional Water District switched Arlington to the Benbrook reservoir so it could repair the water transmission line. According…
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Swim Classes: Enjoy the Water in 2015

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Hugh Smith Recreation Center’s Learn to Swim Program and offers all ages the opportunity to enjoy swim lessons that are offered on weekends and weeknights. Weekend lessons are available on Saturdays and Sundays over a period of 10 weeks. Weekday lessons are normally Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays…
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CFP National Championship Puts Arlington on National Stage

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
Arlington, TX took center stage across the country earlier this week for the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship at AT&T Stadium. With an announced attendance of more than 85,000 people, The American Dream City hosted yet another nationally televised event. This comes after the City and AT&T Stadium hosted the…
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Arlington Fire, Police Recognized for Emergency Efforts

Fire, Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
Mayor Robert Cluck issued a proclamation at tonight’s City Council meeting recognizing the Arlington Fire Department and Arlington Police Department first responders for the serious responsibilities and dangers they faced during a propane truck fire on January 2 in order to keep the community safe. On Friday, January 2, a major…
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Arlington Appoints New City Attorney

City Attorney, Government, Headlines, News
The Arlington City Council appointed Teris Solis as the new city attorney during its Jan. 13 meeting. She replaces Jay Doegey who retired in December after serving the city for 28 years. Solis worked previously as assistant city attorney for the City of Arlington.“It is with great pleasure that we…
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Arlington Public Library’s Temporary Central Express Opens

Headlines, Library, News
A temporary Central Express facility opened Tuesday at 200 N. Cooper Street to provide a temporary, alternative location to the 40-year-old George W. Hawkes Central Library, which closed in December to make way for a new development, including a new, state-of-the-art Central Library scheduled to open in 2017. Central Express will…
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UNT Launches Guaranteed Admission Program for Outstanding AISD Juniors

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
On Tuesday, the University of North Texas and the Arlington Independent School District launched Eagle Advantage, a new guaranteed early admission program for high-achieving high school juniors that will help provide a college education to the region’s brightest talent. Juniors in the Arlington ISD who rank in the top 20 percent…
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Tickets Available for UTA Athletics First Pitch Fundraiser

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Tickets are on sale for the First Pitch Fundraiser sponsored by Spring Creek Barbeque. The annual fundraiser benefiting the UT Arlington baseball and softball programs will take place Jan. 16 from 7-9 p. m. College Park Center’s Hospitality Suite will host the unofficial start of the baseball and softball seasons.“It’s a…
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Ohio St. Wins 1st CFP National Championship in Arlington

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
Dreams get done in Arlington, TX and tonight The American Dream City was the host for Ohio State’s 8th football national title. Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer ended the night holding the CFB Playoff trophy after a 42-20 win over Oregon. AT&T Stadium continues to bring major events and entertainment to…
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Arlington Municipal Airport Expecting Heavy Traffic

Aviation, Headlines, News
Ohio State and Oregon may still be a few hours from combat, but already the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship has crowned a clear winner: the Arlington Municipal Airport. The airport received has an unprecedented amount of air traffic for the big game between Ohio State and Oregon, which will bring…
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Ohio State, Oregon Tailgaters Dream of Winning National Championship

Headlines, News, Sports
From Buckeyeman to duck calls, the scene near AT&T Stadium in Arlington hours before Monday night’s inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship was electric. Seas of red and green could be seen from blocks away as thousands of Ohio State Buckeye and Oregon Duck tailgaters filled parking lots in Arlington’s Entertainment District to enjoy…
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UT Arlington to Lead Study Defining Nursing Competency Standards

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to lead a multi-institution study of clinical experience requirements for nursing school graduates. The research will involve more than 1,700 students over 30 months.…
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UT Arlington Hosts Arkansas State Saturday Night

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
UT Arlington finishes off a two-game homestand at College Park Center against Arkansas State on Saturday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:15 p. m. following the UTA-ASU women’s game. The Mavericks have dropped the last two games to fall to 8-6 overall and 2-2 in the Sun Belt Conference. UTA is 13-38…
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American Dream Story: J. Gilligan’s Bar & Grill

Headlines, News, Videos, Community
J. Gilligan’s Bar & Grill owner Randy Ford and the gang have been an Arlington staple since 1979. Even the Travel Channel has visited Arlington to feature the bar & grill’s famous Irish Nachos as a bar food favorite. Live music can be found on the weekend and shuttles are available for…
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CFP National Championship in Arlington, TX By The Numbers

Headlines, News, Sports
Here’s a look at some interesting facts heading into Monday’s first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX:Number of football national titles: Ohio State, 7 Oregon, 0Number of Heisman Trophy winners: Ohio State, 7 Oregon, 1 (Current QB Marcus Mariota won the first Heisman Trophy for…
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Arlington Parks: 2015 Fitness Discounts

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Is your New Year’s resolution to strive to be a healthier and fit person? Fulfill your New Years Resolutions by using one of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Spring Fitness Discounts. JANUARY FITNESS DISCOUNT: 15% off any annual fitness membership Buy two months and get a third free (limit two…
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Bowman Springs I-20 Project Completed

Headlines, News, Public Works, Transportation
In a continued effort to improve the City of Arlington’s infrastructure, construction is now finished on a project to widen Bowman Springs Road to a 5-lane concrete street that connects to the City of Kennedale and TxDOT projects. Also included in the project were street lights, retaining walls, and sidewalks. The…
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Historic Tree Planting Challenge a Race to the Finish

Environment, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News, Sports, UT Arlington
Five teams, including one from Ohio State, braved the cold temperatures to compete in Thursday’s tree planting challenge at High Oak Park in Arlington. Thanks to the Texas Tree Foundation, U. S. and Texas Forest Service, 100 trees were being planted to help the city go green in honor of the inaugural College…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Candy & King

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet CandyLook at this adorable kitty in the window! This pretty Cat of the Week is a female, six month old Tortoiseshell with uniquely patterned brown, red and black fur. What a great name for this kitten! Candy has a sweet personality and is very…
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Jim Parajon Named Arlington Deputy City Manager

Government, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington is pleased to announce that Jim Parajon has been promoted to Deputy City Manager for Economic Development and Capital Investment. His first day in this role will be Monday, January 19. This promotion comes after the retirement of Don Jakeway, who served in that role for two…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: January 9-12

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
College Football Playoff National ChampionshipThe biggest college football game of the season actually takes place on Monday, January 12 and not the weekend, but it’s a major milestone for The American Dream City. Arlington, TX is the host for the first-ever CFP National Championship at AT&T Stadium. The game features…
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Duane Dimos Named VP for Research at UTA

Education, Headlines, News
The University of Texas at Arlington is pleased to announce the appointment of Duane B. Dimos of Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N. M., as vice president for research. During his 25 years at Sandia, Dr. Dimos has served in a wide variety of leadership and management positions, including as acting…
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Three Players with Local Ties Going Under CFP National Championship Lights

Headlines, News, Sports
Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington will be a homecoming of sorts for some excited Oregon and Ohio State players with local ties. Oregon linebacker Justin Hollins (#11), a solid contributor during his freshman season, was a standout at Arlington Martin High School. His teammate,…
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Arlington MLK Celebration Announces Keynote Speaker and Events

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View the flyerThe Arlington Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee has confirmed State Senator Royce West as the keynote speaker for the MLK Advancing the Dream Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 16. Senator West is a distinguished alumnus of UT-Arlington where he earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. He received a juris…
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How AT&T Stadium Impacts Nearby Businesses

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When businesses synchronized their operations around major events at the then-new AT&T Stadium, they experienced success, a study by management professors at The University of Texas at Arlington shows. The study also shows that businesses closer to the stadium that saw the stadium as a negative became paralyzed when trying…
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Cowboys Heading to Green Bay After Hard-Fought Victory

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The Dallas Cowboys are one step closer to playing in Super Bowl 49 after a thrilling come-from-behind victory at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. After trailing for most of the game, the Cowboys rallied for a 24-20 wild-card win over Detroit on Sunday for the team’s first playoff victory since 2009. Tony Romo,…
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Union Pacific Track Renewal Project Returns to Arlington

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Union Pacific will undertake a major railway improvement project between Dallas and Fort Worth this month. As a result, Arlington drivers will encounter some periodic road detours and closures between January 16 and 24. This phase of the track renewal project will feature crews replacing the 13-mile stretch of the south…
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Register Now for ATC Spring Break Camp

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Keep your game in shape over the break, or learn the sport for the first time at the ATC Spring Break Camp on March 9-12, 2015! All camps are supervised by USPTA certified professionals to ensure the highest quality instruction. CAMP DETAILS: AGES TIMES CLASS CODE COST 5-6 8:30-9:30 AM…
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All Lanes Back Open on Interstate 20

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
UPDATE: Arlington Fire Department says the I-20 incident has been cleared. All lanes both eastbound and westbound are open. Earlier story:Due to a two-vehicle crash in the 6000 block of Interstate 20 this morning, the highway continues to remain closed as the Arlington Fire Department manages the resulting fire. At about 6:18…
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Michigan State Rallies for 42-41 Victory in Cotton Bowl Classic

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What an epic comeback!The No. 8 Michigan State Spartans (11-2) scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to beat the No. 5 Baylor Bears 42-41 in the highest-scoring Cotton Bowl ever. Baylor (11-2) entered the fourth quarter of the 79th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic leading 41-21, yet Michigan State was able…
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New Traffic Detour Coming to Tri Schools Street Improvement Project

Headlines, News, Traffic Update
Beginning Monday, Jan. 5, the Tri School Streets Improvement construction detour is scheduled to be modified, which will impact traffic in the area. Click here to view a map. According to the City of Arlington’s Public Works & Transportation Department, the detour modification will close through traffic on Ledbetter Road between Curry…
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Family Rivalry Intensifies at Cotton Bowl

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Prior to Thursday’s 79th Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, thousands of Michigan State and Baylor fans escaped the cold temps and warmed up by taking pictures, buying branded merchandise and sharing predictions for the game. Between the two fans bases, there was green everywhere. Honestly, it was hard…
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UTA Mavs Impressive in Sun Belt Opener

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UT Arlington guard Lonnie McClanahan hit a game-winning layup with 14 seconds left to give the Mavericks to a hard-fought 62-61 victory over Georgia Southern in Tuesday night’s Sun Belt Conference opener at College Park Center. The Mavericks (7-4, 1-0) extended their season-high winning streak to four in the first-ever Sun Belt game…
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