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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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7 hrs ago | El Paso Times

1 motorcylist killed, others seriously injured in separate crashes in El Paso

A 40-year-old Las Cruces man died during a motorcycle crash in Downtown El Paso on Sunday evening, police said. Benjamin Chavarria was killed after he and two other motorcyclists crashed into a concrete median in the 400 block of West Paisano Drive.

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7 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Commissioners give UMC of El Paso green light to obtain $20 million line of credit

County commissioners on Monday gave the University Medical Center of El Paso the green light to obtain a $20 million line of credit to help with the hospital district's cash-flow problems. County commissioners on Monday gave the University Medical Center of El Paso the green light to obtain a $20 million line of credit to help with the hospital district's cash-flow problems.

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10 hrs ago | El Paso Times

El Paso County sheriff's officials warn of 'jury duty' scam

Under the scam, the victim receives a call from a person claiming to be from the sheriff's office. The caller claims that the victim ignored a jury duty summons and that the victim must pay a fine.

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15 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Migrants from Michoacan seeking asylum in United States, according to El Paso shelter

RUBEN R RAMIREZNEL PASO TIMES Members of the Guerrero family pose for a photo witht heir backs towards to the camera for fear out of being recognized by Mexican State officials. The family is just one of many families that are part of the latest "exodus," of migrants who are fleeing Mexico due to cartel conflicts, corrupt armed militia and government factions.

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19 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Man seriously injured in East El Paso motorcycle crash

Police said James Campos suffered massive head injuries after he struck a raised median in the 1200 block of Airway Boulevard and was thrown from his black 2010 Honda VT1300CR motorcycle. Jonas Kaufmann, "You Mean the World to Me" Is there anything Jonas Kaufmann can't do? The great German tenor has long since conquered the worlds of grand opera and classical recital.

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22 hrs ago | Collections & Credit Risk

El Paso Considers More Payday Loan Rules

The city of El Paso, Texas is reviewing whether to make a zoning change that would limit where payday and auto loan companies can operate. If the zoning amendment is passed at a City Council meeting on Monday, it would prevent credit access business and pawn shops from opening within 1,000 feet of each other, 300 feet of residential districts or 500 feet of any freeway.

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Yesterday | El Paso Times

City of El Paso may place new restrictions on payday loans

The city will consider making a zoning change on today that would restrict where payday and car loan companies can set up shop. If it is passed it would prevent credit access business and pawn shops from opening within 1,000 feet of each other, 300 feet of residential districts or 500 feet of any freeway.

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Yesterday | El Paso Times

Las Vegas writer Deniece Schofield to hold organizing workshops in El Paso

Woman's Day magazine once described Las Vegas based writer and consultant Deniece Schofield as "the most organized woman in America." Schofield, 66, is presenting three workshops in El Paso on Thursday and Friday designed to help us find space in our cluttered lives without getting rid of everything.

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Yesterday | El Paso Times

Survivor of genocide in native Rwanda to speak at Foundation for the Diocese of El Paso fundraiser

Rwandan native Immaculee Ilibagiza experienced an atrocity in 1994 with the genocide of more than one million of her fellow Tutsis. At her father's urging to protect her from being raped or murdered, she went into hiding at a neighbor's home and ended up living in a tiny bathroom with seven other women for 91 terrifying days.

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Yesterday | El Paso Times

Las Vegas writer Deniece Schofield to hold organizing workshops in El Paso

Woman's Day magazine once described Las Vegas based writer and consultant Deniece Schofield as "the most organized woman in America." Schofield, 66, is presenting three workshops in El Paso on Thursday and Friday designed to help us find space in our cluttered lives without getting rid of everything.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso jail video conferencing gets little use by El Paso courts

A $500 court video conferencing system set up at the El Paso jail could potentially save the county thousands of dollars a year in prisoner transportation cost, but it is not being used. Since the system was installed in 2010, only the jail magistrate has used the equipment and that is mostly on weekends for arraignments.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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