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Charles Schwab Corporation opens new operations center in El Paso, strengthens presence in Austin

Gov. Rick Perry has announced two Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) investments in The Charles Schwab Corporation, which is opening a new operations center in El Paso and strengthening its presence in Austin.

Positively El Paso: Jalisco Cafe -Serving the community for 60 years

Nestled in downtown El Paso is Jalisco Cafe. A small local restaurant that might be overlooked by those passing by, but it serves as an important part of the community.  Jalisco Cafe has been open for 60 years. 

Study: Gay marriage would boost the Texas economy

 

Saluting two couples and wishing them a happy anniversary

Thursday's double Service Salute was sent in by Alice Yonker.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac repairing homes could help more local families afford to own

It has been a gloomy year for hundreds of El Paso homeowners struggling to keep their homes.

Chihuahuas snap skid with 16-7 win

The El Paso Chihuahuas earned a 16-7 win over the Sacramento River Cats Wednesday night, snapping a 5-game losing streak.  Jason Lane pitched six solid innings, giving up seven hits, two earned runs and striking out four.  Lane improv

Six soldiers injured in training exercise on Fort Bliss

UPDATE: Six soldiers participating in First Armored Division’s Iron Focus exercise were involved in a single vehicle military accident on Tuesday evening in Fort Bliss’ training area.

Cooking class combo offers appetite, spiritual fulfillment for Soldiers

When Spc. Hyunjun Yoo and Spc. Marta Villanueva first started preparing and sharing evening meals in their rooms, they realized the family setting helped reduce the loneliness and some of their post-deployment symptoms.

DIVARTY back in Army ‘Iron Steel’ Brigade comes to Bliss, 212th FB bids farewell

The 1st Armored Division Artillery was the very last ‘DIVARTY’ to stand down in order to make room for a fires brigade in May 2007, but now they are the first to stand up as the Army brings back Division Artillery to the ranks and c

Drinking water systems draw federal concerns

More than 310 public drinking water systems in Texas — nearly 4.5 percent of the state's regulated public water systems — have quality issues that haven’t been adequately addressed, federal officials told the Texas Commiss

Young El Paso girl killed in rollover crash

A 9 year-old El Paso girl has died following a rollover crash near Almogordo, New Mexico. The accident happened just before 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning on U.S. 54 between Carrizozo and Corona.

Former UTEP golfer tied for 14th at Pacific Coast Amateur

Lorens Chan, a junior UCLA Bruin from Honolulu, HI., posted a bogey-free second round of seven-under-par 63 to catapult himself to the top of the leaderboard with 36 holes left to play at the 48th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship hosted by Pi

Rep. Mary Gonzalez appointed to Interim Committee on Border Wait Times

Speaker Joe Straus has appointed State Representative Mary Gonzalez to the Interim Committee on the wait time issues the border has been having lately.

NMSU Regents approve changes to undergraduate admission requirements

At a regular meeting Wednesday, July 23, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved changes to undergraduate admissions requirements subject to the approval of an implementation plan, which will be presented to the board in Decem

UTEP golfer named All-America scholar

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 207 Division I players to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday.