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  1. Horse racing: Gonzales hopes for big effort from his two horses in West Texas DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Entering Saturday's 400-yard West Texas Derby for 3-year-old quarter horses at The Casino at Sunland Park Racetrack, trainer J.J. Gonzales is optimistic he will have a big day. The 38-year-old Gonzales will send two horses to post in the 52nd running of the event, which is worth more than $191,200.

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  2. Music Happenings This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | El Paso Times

    There are lots of musical events going on this weekend, starting tonight with the El Paso Wind Symphony concert. The program is the fourth in the group's 5-concert season, and it is a great one.

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  3. Continue Reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Lowrider film screening at EPCC The El Paso Community College Office of the Quality Enhancement Plan will present "Everything Comes from the Streets," a one-hour documentary that traces the origins and history of lowrider cars in San Diego and the borderland area, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the EPCC Administration Services Center, 9050 Viscount, Building A. Louis Black will present "Made in Texas," a compilation of films curated by Jonathan Demme featuring the early 80s work of underground Austin filmmakers including David Boone, Ed Lowry and other important pioneers of the Austin film scene.

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  4. Montana Power StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | El Paso Times

    El Paso Electric Company Montana power plant project manager Rick Mora, left, Superintendent of Operations and Maintenance Pete Flores, center, and support services contractor Eric Jacquez walk in the yard of the new plant. Two power generating units began operation last week.

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  5. Power's on for half of $375M Montana Power Station in far East El Paso CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | El Paso Times

    The power was turned on last week for half of El Paso Electric's new Montana Power Station in far East El Paso County. It will cost about $375 million to build the entire plant, which will supply about 160,000 homes and likely bring customers higher electric rates in 2016, utility officials said.

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  6. Rita E. Madrid: Become an emerging leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | El Paso Times

    The Small Business Administration El Paso District has received authority to implement the Emerging Leaders Program offered as a no cost opportunity to businesses located in El Paso County and the far West Texas counties of Hudspeth, Culberson, Reeves, Jeff Davis, Loving, Pecos, Terrell, Brewster and Presidio. To qualify and be eligible as an Emerging Leader participant the small business candidate must be in business for at least three years, have at least one employee and have sales of at least $400,000.

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  7. Austin SXSWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Seven bands, all either from El Paso or with Sun City roots, performed Friday at the El Paso SXSW Unofficial Showcase in Austin. A capacity crowd of about 150 people, many of them with El Paso roots themselves, came to find respite from a rainy Austin day, enjoy some free Chico's Tacos, beer from West Texas' Big Bend Brewing Co.

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  8. 3 workers killed in West Texas oil field rig explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Investigator Dusty Kilgore of the Upton County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened Tuesday morning at a well site near Rankin, about 40 miles south of Midland. The well is owned by Parsley Energy of Midland.

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  9. Janae' Renaud Field: Conservation easements help environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | El Paso Times

    In Texas, where about 95 percent of the land is privately owned, and 83 percent of that land is rural farms, ranches, forests, plains and deserts, it's essential that all Texans understand the connection between land and water to ensure the healthy stewardship of both, according to natural resource professional Kathy Wythe. Did you know that rain - whether it falls in Colorado, New Mexico or Texas - replenishes our water supplies so we have water that comes out of the tap at home? When land is managed properly, water will flow to rivers or be absorbed into the ground.

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  10. Horse racing: Luv Supreme is top qualifier for West Texas DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | El Paso Times

    Trainer J.J. Gonzales was all smiles after Friday's trials for the 400-yard West Texas Derby for 3-year-olds at The Casino at Sunland Park Racetrack. Luv Supreme ran in the final of six trials and was clearly the best quarter horse in any of the trials.

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  11. Pete Gallego: Homeland security funding debate is pointless bickeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | El Paso Times

    As I write this, politicians in Washington, D.C., are in the midst of last-minute negotiations to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security. If the DHS shuts down, vital public servants like Border Patrol agents, TSA screeners and Coast Guard service members will be asked to work without pay and without any promise of when they might see their next paycheck. 5 comments

  12. House Appropriations approves El Paso Franklin Park visitors centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | El Paso Times

    AUSTIN The Texas House Appropriations Committee on Friday approved a $3.5 million visitor center for Franklin Mountains State Park, a committee member, Rep. Marisa Marquez, D-El Paso, said. At 24,000 acres, the park is the largest in the country to be located entirely with the boundaries of a city.

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  13. House Appropriations approves El Paso Franklin Park visitors centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | El Paso Times

    AUSTIN The Texas House Appropriations Committee this morning approved a $3.5 million visitor center for Franklin Mountains State Park, a committee member, Rep. Marisa Marquez, D-El Paso, said. At 24,000 acres, the park is the largest in the country to be located entirely with the boundaries of a city.

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  14. Spelling BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | El Paso Times

    But the Tex-Mex food proved to be a lucky word for the 9-year-old, who spelled it correctly in the second round of the 2015 El Paso Times Spelling Bee on Thursday at Bel Air High School's Tartan Theatre. Isaac, who had a big grin on his face, and 17 other students made it to the finals on the second day of the nerve-wracking bee.

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  15. Jazz in the spotlight at TMEA concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | El Paso Times

    It will be another jam-packed weekend of school music events, with all kinds of contests and concerts coming up in the next few days. Jazz ensembles of all types are dominating the week, as the three-day El Paso Independent School District contest ran Tuesday through Thursday.

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  16. Wind, warmth forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | El Paso Times

    EL PASO TIMES Maria de Carmen Escoto dressed warmly as she waited for customers to visit her store on S. Stanton in Downtown El Paso Monday. The Casa de Colores store in Downtown El Paso had already switched over their displays to summer wear, but a cold front sent temperatures below freezing Monday morning.

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  17. Wind, warmth forecast: El Paso-Juarez area to warm up TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | El Paso Times

    EL PASO TIMES Maria de Carmen Escoto dressed warmly as she waited for customers to visit her store on S. Stanton in Downtown El Paso Monday. The Casa de Colores store in Downtown El Paso had already switched over their displays to summer wear, but a cold front sent temperatures below freezing Monday morning.

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  18. El Paso man sues superstar singer Luis Miguel for $2.1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | El Paso Times

    In this file photo - Luis Miguel was greeted by thunderous applause as he took the stage during a concert at the County Coliseum. An El Paso businessman has filed a $2.1 million lawsuit against Luis Miguel, accusing the Mexican superstar of breach of contract.

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  19. FBI releases name of man shot and killed by Border Patrol agents last week in Sierra BlancaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | El Paso Times

    The name of the man shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents last week after he drove through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping was released on Friday. But officials did not release other information about the man.

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  20. Narcotics officers arrest two women in marijuana case near ClintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | El Paso Times

    The West Texas metro narcotics task force arrested two women in connection with the seizure of 265 pounds of marijuana last week, officials said Friday. Christina Salazar, 30, of Fabens, and Magdalena Rivas, 41, of Clint, were arrested Jan. 23 on suspicion of marijuana possession, officials said.

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