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  1. El Paso civil rights group files three ADA lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    EL PASO TIMES El Pasoans with disabilities and their advocates drank a champagne toast to the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at the conclusion of a press conference Monday at the Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project offices. The PCRP announced it is filing three state lawsuits on belef of people with disabilities in El Paso.

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  2. Gaza artist gobbles up valuable Banksy mural on war debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | El Paso Times

    A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than $200. The popular street artist is believed to have sneaked into Gaza in February, leaving behind four murals.

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  3. Men suspected in gang assault at Upper Valley house partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Two of this week's most-wanted fugitives are suspected of being part of an armed gang who burst into an Upper Valley house party earlier this month, El Paso police said. Isaac Landin, 26, and Cesar Contreras, 19, are suspected on two counts each of engaging in organized criminal activity-aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

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  4. Thieves target vans' catalytic converters in Northeast El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Thieves have been stealing catalytic converters from vans parked overnight at businesses in Northeast El Paso, police said. The thefts are Crime Stoppers of El Paso's Crime of the Week.

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  5. New Tech NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Franklin and Irvin high schools will offer as many as 300 students an entirely different way to learn in the fall with the addition of a project-based learning program called New Tech Network. The program implements a new way of looking at everything from high school course structure to furniture, administrators with the El Paso Independent School District said.

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  6. Variety: Joni Mitchell hospitalized in L.A. after being found unconsciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Legendary folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after being found unconscious at her L.A. home. The Canadian musician's official Twitter account confirmed Mitchell's hospitalization, saying they're still awaiting word on her condition.

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  7. Mayor nixes proposed rule for placing El Paso City Council agenda itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Mayor Oscar Leeser nixed a City Council proposal requiring that at least three city representatives agree on an item before it could be posted on the council's meeting agenda. "The fact that this item was deleted at the mayor's suggestion represents a victory for the public," city Rep. Lily Limon said.

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  8. Lowrie, Rasmus homer for Astros in 8-5 win over BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Wandy Rodriguez made his latest bid to earn the final spot in Atlanta's rotation, pitching five innings for the Braves on Tuesday night in their 8-5 loss to the Houston Astros. Rodriguez yielded three runs against his former team.

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  9. Nets back into 8th, beat Pacers for fourth straight winRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. The Nets moved back ahead of Boston and dealt a blow to the Pacers, who fell 1 1/2 games behind Brooklyn.

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  10. Broadway's 'Honeymoon in Vegas' will close this SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Producers said Tuesday that the musical starring Tony Danza, Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley will close Sunday after good reviews but dismal box office receipts. The show was adapted from a 1992 movie starring James Caan, Nicolas Cage and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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  11. El Paso city officials begin to grapple with budget increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    El Paso's City Council got its first glimpse Tuesday into the potential increases to the next city budget, which could add up to $24.2 million or more, according to a city staff presentation. The main items that are driving the spending increases include capital projects, collective bargaining agreements, property tax exemptions, debt on bond issues, economic development incentives, subsidies for the new baseball stadium and the operating and maintenance costs for the 2012 qualify of life bond projects.

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  12. Family offers reward to find missing 21-year-old El Paso manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    A worried family is offering a $5,000 reward for information that helps them find their 21-year-old son, who has been missing for 10 days. The disappearance of Jerry Castillo Jr., who was last seen in the early morning of March 21 in East El Paso, has raised suspicions, his family says.

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  13. Accident closes bridge in Spaghetti Bowl in Central El PasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    A bridge connecting U.S. 54 South to Interstate 10 West in Central El Paso is closed this evening because of a serious traffic accident, police said. The collision between a car and a motorcycle occurred shortly before 5:15 p.m. on the bridge in the Spaghetti Bowl area, police said.

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  14. Texas university breaks silence on McConaughey speech feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    A Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor's speaking fee. The University of Houston said in a statement Tuesday that it was paying McConaughey speaking fees totaling $135,000 plus travel expenses, as well as a $20,250 commission to the Celebrity Talent International booking agency engaged by the university.

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  15. Wisconsin lender GSF Mortgage opens first El Paso officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    GSF Mortgage, a national home mortgage lender, has opened its first El Paso office, the Wisconsin-based company announced Tuesday. Marcos Garcia, 38, who previously was a loan officer at Rocky Mountain Mortgage in El Paso, and has 10 years in the mortgage lending business, is the branch manager and sole employee of the new office.

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  16. Flasher suspect arrested in Horizon CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    El Paso County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man suspected of exposing himself to children in Horizon City, officials said today. Ricardo Rodriguez, 24, who lives in the Horizon City area, faces three counts of indecency with a child, sheriff's officials said.

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  17. Wainwright to start for Cardinals on opening nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Adam Wainwright pitched into the seventh inning in St. Louis' 3-2 loss to Miami on Tuesday, and manager Mike Matheny said the ace right-hander will start for the Cardinals on opening night against the Cubs. Wainwright allowed two runs and eight hits while throwing 93 pitches in 6 2-3 innings.

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  18. Jeremy Brown, Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts guitarist, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Musician Jeremy Brown, a guitarist for Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, died a day before the release of the band's debut album. He was 34 years old.

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  19. Ex-City Manager Joyce Wilson appointed to El Paso city charter committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    City Rep. Cortney Niland, who is seeking another term in the May 9 city election, nominated Wilson for the position. Wilson was the city's first city manager, and preceded current City Manager Tommy Gonzalez.

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  20. UTEP cautions about door-to-door solicitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | El Paso Times

    People going door-to-door asking for donations, saying they are UTEP students are not affiliated with UTEP, university officials said. An El Paso resident said that a young man claiming to be a UTEP student went to her home last week asking for a donation to buy books for children at the Ronald McDonald House.

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