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New Mexico middle school discusses drug testing its athletes

Middle school students who want to play sports in Ruidoso are facing the possibility of drug testing. Many parents and staff members admit there is a marijuana problem at Ruidoso Middle School.

First Tee of El Paso to hold skills session and tournament

The First Tee of Greater El Paso is adding skills classes for the fall.

Mustangs beat Jeff, while Hawks soar on Thursday

The Burges Mustangs won their first game of the year, 35-30, over the Jefferson Silver Foxes, while Centennial remained undefeated with a big 35-10 win vs Valencia at the Field of Dreams... Tune in for the highlights!

Texas takes last pass at Social Studies textbooks

Two hours into a meeting called to parse revisions to new social studies textbooks for Texas schoolchildren — and a month before the deadline for final approval — the

Amobi O.K.: Year after coma, Okoye back on practice field

"Fight" and "One Day At A Time" — the phrases have been the motto for the Dallas Cowboys these season.

FDA warns of risks of OTC contact lenses for Halloween

You may want to look like your favorite movie star or singer or have the perfect look for Halloween, but choosing to change the look of your eyes with contact lenses could cause a lot of damage to your eyesight.

Analysis: A missing piece in the voter ID debate

 

Texas man with HIV charged with rape

A Houston, Texas man is due in court Friday on charges that he raped both a 14-year-old girl and a 23-month-old baby who are now infected with HIV.

Nina Pham to be released from hospital, Ebola-free

Dallas nurse Nina Pham has been declared free of the Ebola virus, the National Institutes of Health said Friday. The NIH says it will conduct a media briefing at 11:30 a.m.

Inspirational Texas teen battling cancer passes away

A 17-year-old east Texas teen who gained national recognition through her public battle with cancer passed away overnight, just days after her high school held a special graduation ceremony for her.

Victims of candy factory explosion still suffering one year later

This week marks a somber anniversary in Juarez. It was one year ago, that the Blueberry candy factory exploded, kiilling eight workers and injuring nearly two dozen others.

Aggies take care of Bakersfield in three sets

The New Mexico State volleyball team won a battle for second place in the Western Athletic Conference over Bakersfield in four sets, 25-21, 25-19, 18-25, 28-26.

UTEP students use simulator to experience distracted driving

UTEP students got to experience the dangers of distracted driving first hand on Thursday, when Allstate's Reality Rides campaign rolled into town.

Second worker's body recovered from waste water plant, OSHA investigates

The two workers who died at the Roberto Bustamante wastewater treatment plant in Mission Valley were employees from Cubic Water, LLC, and were contracted through the City of El Paso, according to the Occupational Safety Health Administration (O

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash on US-54 at MM 10 near McGregor Range

Otero County Sheriff's officials have confirmed they are at the scene of a serious crash on US-54 north at mile marker 10 near the entrance to McGregor Range. The crash happened just before 5 p.m.