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El Paso County Courhouse reports shortage in court translators

The cost of interpreting services at the County Courthouse has increased 75 percent compared to last year, the County Auditor's office recently reported.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

El Paso Times

Oktoberfest celebration planned at El Paso County Coliseum

John Hernandez of Howl at the Moon Promotions, Marco Andresen, Live Events Texas representative, Brian Kennedy, president and CEO of the El Paso Sports Commission and James Smith, vice-president/director of Operations for the El Paso Sports Commission, address the media on the new location for the Authentic El Paso Oktoberfest which will be held at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

El Paso Times

Local political consultant facing felony charges in El Paso, Arizona

A political consultant was paid tens of thousands of dollars to work for prominent political candidates in El Paso in the past year while awaiting trial on felony charges in Arizona and Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, El Paso, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Colorado Springs Independent

Term limits tabled for now

The El Paso County commissioners are putting off until September a decision on whether to ask voters to tighten term limits for the sheriff and district attorney.

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El Paso Times

El Paso County to hire First Transit for bus service

The county's Rural Transit Fixed Route Commuter Bus Program will experience some changes because a new company will take over its management.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

El Paso Times

UMC wants $60 million line of credit

University Medical Center of El Paso's Board of Managers on Tuesday approved getting lines of credit of $25 million this year and a $35 million next year to help with cash-flow problems at the county-run hospital, officials said.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Texas Crop Report

Central: Soil moisture was rated good, as were overall rangeland and pasture conditions.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Texas, Life, Food, Vegetables, Presidio County, TX, Weather

Courthouse News Service

Claims of Invasive Search at Border Settled for $1M

A New Mexico woman who claimed she was subjected to body-cavity searches for six hours at the Texas-Mexico border has settled her claims against a hospital for $1.1 million.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

El Paso Times

ACLU: Woman settles suit with UMC over cavity search during border stop

County commissioners on Monday approved a UMC plan to create an Intermediate Care Unit, or IMCU, at the hospital.

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Related Topix: ACLU, El Paso, TX, Medicine, Activism

El Paso Times

Sheriff's deputies arrest wrong-way driver on Loop 375 in far East El Paso

El Paso County sheriff's deputies arrested a driver going the wrong way on Loop 375 during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, officials said Monday.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

El Paso Times

New season of FX's "The Bridge" crosses into darker territory

Pictured: Diane Kruger as Sonya Cross, Demian Bichir as Marco Ruiz. The second season of "The Bridge" premieres at 9 p.m. Wednesday on FX.

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El Paso Times

Council of Judges to improve indigent defense appointment system

The Council of Judges has a proposal to improve the way defense attorneys in private practice are appointed to represent the poor in court.

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El Paso Times

El Paso school construction higher than average in state

It cost $2.3 million more to build a school in El Paso than anywhere else in the state, according to the Texas Comptroller's office.

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Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Education Etc., Socorro, TX, Ysleta, TX

Fri Jul 04, 2014

El Paso Times

Sib Abraham

Joseph "Sib" Abraham Jr., one of the most prominent criminal defense lawyers in El Paso, died Friday after a fight with pancreatic cancer.

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ThinkProgress

Fireworks Sales Boom As Authorities Struggle To Fireproof July Fourth

The Fourth of July ushers in the dog days of summer. This is great for backyard grilling and swimming pool outings, but also aligns well with some of the starker impacts of climate change - heatwaves, drought, and wildfires.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Hurricane, Hurricane Arthur, US News, Liberal Political News

El Paso Times

Edie Rubalcaba, former district clerk, dies

Edie Rubalcaba, known for being the first Hispanic and first female District Clerk of El Paso, died Wednesday of cancer.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

El Paso Times

Chamber of commerce wants experts on the Central Appraisal District's board

The Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce is asking taxing governments and districts in El Paso County to put experts on the Central Appraisal District's board of directors and not elected officials.

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El Paso Times

Man arrested in connection with accident that injured El Paso city employee

A 29-year-old man was arrested in connection with a Wednesday morning accident in the Lower Valley in which an El Paso city code enforcement officer was seriously injured, officials said.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

El Paso Times

El Paso County officials warn public about fireworks ban

Despite Tuesday's rain, fireworks remain banned in El Paso County, officials said Wednesday in anticipation of the July 4 holiday.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

El Paso Times

National Weather Services issues severe thunderstorm warning for El Paso-area

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued this evening by the National Weather Service for El Paso County, southeastern Dona Ana County and southwestern Otero County.

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