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El Paso, Texas is located in El Paso County. Zip codes in El Paso, TX include 79917, 79903, and 88576. The median home price in El Paso is $154,900 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More El Paso information.

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3 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Attitude keeps El Paso Air Force veteran with ALS upbeat

Air Force veteran Juan "Johnny" Pena wants people to remember that he is living with ALS, not dying from it. Pena, 74, has been living with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, for 12 years.

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4 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Arts digest: Gaspar Enr quez will give free airbrushing workshop

Gaspar Enriquez will lead a workshop on the technique of airbrushing from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in Room FA256 of UTEP's Fox Fine Arts Building.

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8 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Ex-White House pastry chef visits El Paso

On Jan. 30, 2002, a group of El Pasoans headed to Washington, D.C., to attend a luncheon at the White House. The occasion was a newly remodeled Oval Office, and George W. and Laura Bush wanted those who had contributed to its embellishment to experience the beauty of the finished room.

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12 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Hijacking at El Paso airport: 1961 ordeal at airport resolved with gunfire, fisticuffs

This photo from Aug. 11, 1961, shows Leon and Cody Bearden on their way from El Paso County Jail to arraignment in federal court. The two tried to hijack a Continental jet to Cuba, but law officers shot out its tires during a refueling stop at El Paso International Airport.

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17 hrs ago | El Paso Times

El Paso Water Utilities offers public chance to get updated, comment on Rio Bosque pipeline project

As construction on the $1.1-million water pipeline project for the Rio Bosque Wetlands Park is set to begin, officials are giving the public a chance to get updates and comment on the project. El Paso Water Utilities will host a meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the Public Service Board boardroom at the EPWU offices, 1154 Hawkins, to discuss the project.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

El Paso Times

Average El Paso Border Patrol agent apprehended 4.2 undocumented immigrants in 2013

The average Border Patrol agent in El Paso apprehended 4.2 undocumented immigrants in 2013, according to a presentation made to lawmakers last week by two experts who study the border. Since the 1990s, federal appropriations for the Border Patrol have skyrocketed and apprehensions have plummeted, indicating that it would be unproductive to spend additional dollars on the agency, Erik Lee of the North America Research Partnership and Christopher Wilson of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute on Thursday told a special committee examining wait times on the U.S.-Mexico Border.

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El Paso Times

Rachel Anna Neff: 'El Grito' has been part of UTEP history

The 2014 El Grito celebration on the UTEP campus will start at 11 a.m. Monday with the ballet folklorico group Flor y Canto at the Union Plaza. The ceremony will begin at approximately 11:45 a.m. From 12:30-1 p.m., Mariachi Campanitas de San Patricio, a children's mariachi group, will perform.

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El Paso Times

'One'-derful: One Direction set for Sun Bowl, brings out El Paso area's diehard fans

One Direction, the world's biggest boy band, will take over Sun Bowl Stadium on Friday for a concert stop on the group's "Where We Are 2014" U.S. stadium tour. Members are, from left, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Niall Horan.

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GantDaily.com

Appeals Court Weighs Texas Abortion Law

Austin, TX, United States - A federal appeals court in New Orleans is reviewing whether 11 clinics that provide abortion in Texas must immediately close their doors because they don't comply with a state law requiring that they meet all the standards of an outpatient surgical center. A three-judge panel heard arguments this morning for more than 90 minutes, first from the Texas solicitor general and then from a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, representing many of the Texas clinics.

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Fox News

Pickup thefts worst where?

According to the latest report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau nearly one out of four stolen pickup claims come from the Lone Star State. The study looked at 2011-2013 model year trucks lifted between January 1, 2010 and December 31st, 2013.

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El Paso Times

Man wanted in robberies at adult video store, Subway shop in Central El Paso

A man is sought in connection with robberies at an adult video store and a sandwich shop in Central El Paso last week. El Paso police said the robberies occurred the night of Sept.

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El Paso Times

Experts say Mexico, Canada border region has wealth of opportunity

El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser, left, Juarez Mayor Enrique Serrano and Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima discuss wait times and security on the border and steps being taken to keep the three cities safe and help trade continue to prosper Friday at the El Paso convention center during the Texas-Chihuahua-New Mexico Regional Economic Competitiveness Forum. Borders with Mexico and Canada offer vast opportunities for commerce and trade, U.S. lawmakers and other leaders said Friday at a Texas-Chihuahua-New Mexico Regional Economic Competitiveness Forum in El Paso.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

El Paso Times

Speaker advocates separation of church and state at El Paso forum

Rob Boston, Director of Communications for Americans United for Separation of Church and State, talks via video link from Washington, D.C., during a talk on the Fist Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and its relevancy on Friday at the El Paso Community College adminstrative center at 9050 Viscount. The event was hosted by the El Paso Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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KVIA-TV El Paso

Conference welcomes leaders from both sides of the border

Officials will share their knowledge on how they make the most of our strategic position as the world's largest binational community. The office of Congressman O'Rourke stated between the U.S. and Mexico there is an estimated $90 billion in trade, twenty percent of it comes through El Paso ports of entry.

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Examiner.com

Toyota names first ever woman owned direct Tier 1 supplier

Toyota set a new standard for supplier diversity today as they announced the selection of their first ever direct Tier 1, Hispanic woman-owned enterprise to supply a Toyota manufacturing plant in North America. Forma Automotive LLC, owned by Rosa Santana, will be joining the Toyota Texas team of on-site suppliers where they will be assembling Tacoma truck beds inside the Toyota truck plant at San Antonio, Texas.

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APNewsBreak: Texas will allow Prada Marfa to stay

EL PASO, Texas - Texas is backing off its claim that an art installation resembling a luxury Prada store in the middle of the desert is an illegal roadside advertisement. The Texas Department of Transportation tells The Associated Press it reached an agreement with the group managing the Prada Marfa.

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El Paso Times

Power restored for thousands in East El Paso; flash flood watch in effect

Update: El Paso Electric crews have restored power to about 3,000 customers, the company reports on Twitter. Crews are still working to restore power to all East Side customers, officials said.

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El Paso Times

El Paso man killed in accident on I-20 in West Texas

Santos Ontiveros Avalos, 58, was killed when his vehicle was hit by a semi-truck Tuesday afternoon on I-20 East about nine miles outside of Toyah, the Odessa American reported. The Texas Department of Public Safety said that Avalos was in a vehicle that had its hazard lights on when it was hit from behind by a tractor trailer, the newspaper reported.

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New York Daily News

Texas soldier gets 30 years for stabbing pregnant pal

Corey Moss, a soldier at Fort Bliss, pleaded guilty this week to a felony charge for sneaking into his former friend Rachel Poole's El Paso home and assaulting her last fall. Moss said he attacked her because he didn't want to pay money he owed for damaging Poole's car.

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El Paso Times

Border wait times

More customs officers are needed at the ports of entry, but that's not the only thing that's required to cut the time people and goods have to wait to cross the border, a group of lawmakers was told Thursday. City Hall was the scene of a field hearing of the Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee to Study the Effects of Border Wait Times a group that was formed as a consequence of legislation filed last year by the committee's chairman, Rep. Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas.

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