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3 hrs ago | El Paso Times
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.
4 hrs ago | El Paso Times
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.
8 hrs ago | El Paso Times
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.
12 hrs ago | El Paso Times
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:59 pm
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