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Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Take Oath of Office

In a moment he called "highly improbable," Greg Abbott became the 48th governor of Texas in a ceremony on the south steps of the Texas Capitol on Tuesday. His wife, Cecilia Abbott, became the first Latina first lady of Texas.

The car seat mistake three-quarters of parents are making

"My daughter Natalie is 3 years old. She's wonderful, enthusiastic, she's a good ball of energy," says proud mom Jasmine Cervantes.

NMSU softball to host 'Dining at the Diamond' event

Head coach Kathy Rodolph and her New Mexico State softball team will host its preseason Dining at the Diamond event on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 4-6 p.m.

This week in NMSU Athletics

New Mexico State athletics has plenty of events going on this week. Remember to go to www.NMStateSports.com for all Aggie information including schedules, rosters and game stories.

Walmart customers can pick up tax refunds in cash free of charge

Walmart customers can collect their tax refunds in cash at stores this tax season.

Storify: Inauguration Day for Abbott, Patrick


Baker Hughes to cut 7,000 jobs

Baker Hughes announced a large workforce cut in a Tuesday morning conference call.

Students, staff from Del Valle ES represent YISD in Texas Capitol Schoolhouse

Students and teachers at Del Valle Elementary School in Ysleta ISD will have the unique opportunity to participate in the Texas Capitol Schoolhouse next week, as they are one of only ten school districts in the state to demonstrate to legislato

El Paso FD rescues two teens lost in cave near McKelligon Canyon

Members of the El Paso Fire Department's Combined Search and Rescue (ComSAR) team located two 18-year-old teens that got lost in a cave while hiking at McKelligon Canyon Monday. 

El Paso store owner to offer concealed handgun training to employees after alleged robbery

A Northeast El Paso store owner is taking action to protect his employees after a female clerk was threatened with a crowbar during a robbery last week.

Americans putting away less and less for retirement

Sara Lesley is in the minority when it comes to retirement savings. According to a recent Wells Fargo survey, more and more middle class Americans are not setting anything aside for their retirement.

Borderland fans weigh in on Super Bowl 49

Who will win Super Bowl 49 in Glendale, Arizona...

T-bird signs scholarship to wrestle at top university

Europa Cabada nearly gave up wrestling before her freshman season at Coronado High School, but jumped right back in to the sport  she started at 5th grade, and has flourished after grasping the sports, and now has signed to one of the top

Restoring a forgotten African American cemetery in Las Cruces

The NAACP is asking Borderland residents to honor Martin Luther King. Jr. - through action and it's all happening at a cemetery that most people don't even know exists.

Mexican Governors won't be at Abbott's Inauguration