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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

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UTEP to host Border Shootout starting Friday

The UTEP soccer team will play host to Incarnate Word (7 p.m. Friday) and Houston Baptist (1 p.m. Sunday) as part of the Fifth-Annual Border Shootout at University Field this weekend.

Mexican government bans U.S. shoe imports

If you live in Juarez, expect to pay more for your next pair of sneakers. The Mexican government is banning all imports of shoes from the United States.

Admission prices rising at El Paso Zoo

It'll now cost you more to visit the El Paso Zoo. Admission prices will rise next week from $10 to $12 for adults, and from $6 to $7.50 for kids. Infants are still free.

Students at Mission Ridge Elementary receive free books

'Today a reader, tomorrow a leader' handed out a free book to all students at Mission Ridge Elementary Thursday.

Victims in deadly plane crash identified, NTSB arrives on scene

UPDATE: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) arrived from Houston and Alburquere just after noon Thursday. The crash site will open once the FAA is finished with the investigation.  EARLIER:

Chihuahuas close out first season at home

The historic inaugural season is coming to an end for the El Paso Chihuahuas, as they kickoff the final five games of the 2014 campaign against the Salt Lake Bees (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) at Southwest University Park today.

NMSU volleyball to begin season in Utah

THIS WEEK: Head coach Mike Jordan and the Aggie volleyball team begin the 2014 season with a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah, to participate in the Utah Classic hosted by the University of Utah.

NMSU announces athletic director search committee

New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers announced Thursday the selected members of a search committee for NMSU’s next athletics director.

Judge: Texas school finance system unconstitutional

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Miners score often in 5-0 win over Aggies

Bri Barreiro scored twice (26:48, 55:28), Aleah Davis (1:09), Hannah Nicholson (3:40) and Angela Cutaia (21:37) each found the back of the net and senior Sarah Dilling made seven saves to help the UTEP soccer team light up New Mexico State, 5-0

UTEP volleyball to open season at Lobo Invite

The UTEP volleyball team will open the 2014 season by competing at the Lobo Classic on Friday and Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Albuquerque Police shooting contest draws fire

Critics of recent police shootings in Albuquerque, New Mexico have asked the city's mayor to cancel the upcoming NRA Police Shooting Championship set for next month.

Texas 10 most wanted sex offender arrested in Mexico

Dallas Wayne Waddell, 49, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, is now in custody after being arrested last week in Mexico.

Meeting to improve care of individuals with Dementia

The New Mexico Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, housed in the Aging and Long-Term Services Department, has initiated a half day meeting on August 29th for people involved in long-term care—from those providing the care, to those who regu

Houston dad found not guilty of gunning down drunk driver

A Texas father accused of gunning down the drunk driver who killed his two sons shortly after the accident has been acquitted of murder. The jury took just three hours to announce its verdict in the trial of David Barajas.