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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 2:16pm

Local News + Statewide News

Supreme Court declines to peek at "Pole Tax"

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday declined to review whether a $5-per-patron fee at live nude entertainment clubs is an occupation tax in disguise, letting stand a lower appeals court ruling that found alcohol-serving Texas strip clubs must pay

Texas approves new Social Studies texts — with changes

After adopting hundreds of pages in last minute updates and corrections, the Texas State Board of Education approved new social studies textbooks Friday.

NMSU coach named one of top coaches for money

New Mexico State head coach Marvin Menzies was named as one of the top 25 college basketball coaches for the money this week by Forbes.com.

UTEP to meet Rice tonight

UTEP (6-4, 4-2 Conference USA) will travel to Houston, Texas to face Rice (6-4, 4-2 C-USA) on Friday night at Rice Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. MT and the game will be televised on FOX Sports 1.

NMSU to host Louisiana Monroe on Senior Night

The New Mexico State football team faces ULM, Saturday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. (MT) in Aggie Memorial Stadium in Sun Belt Conference action.

Miners and Aggies to meet Saturday night

Following an eight-day break between games, the UTEP men’s basketball team will continue its demanding early-season schedule at home against NM State on Saturday (Nov. 22) at 7 p.m.

NMSU to meet Bakersfield in WAC Semifinals

The New Mexico State volleyball team now knows its first opponent at this year’s Western Athletic Conference Tournament, it will be host Bakersfield which easily handled the sixth-seeded Texas-Pan American Broncs in straight sets on Thurs

Expansion of Katie's Law in NM leads to increase in DNA case matches

The State of New Mexico expanded Katie's Law in 2011, which has led to the arrest of hundreds of suspects in DNA-linked cases across the state, according to Governor Susana Martinez.

Publisher pulls textbook from SBOE consideration

  A major publisher has decided to withdraw a social studies textbook under consideration for approval in Texas amid ongoing controversy over last-minute content changes.

New Mexico Spaceport in jeopardy?

New Mexico's Spaceport America project is struggling for money and survival in the aftermath of the Virgin Galactic rocket crash in California's Mojave Desert last month.

9 Online: Brad Paisley is coming to Las Cruces

 Toddler videos and music have all brought a smile to our faces.Pretty soon one country music hunk will bring an even  bigger smile to Las Cruces.

NM State falls at Sacramento State

Shanice Davis scored a game-high 23 points but New Mexico State couldn’t keep up with Sacramento State and fell 93-85 Thursday evening at The Nest.

Jordan Signs Four to 2015 Aggie Volleyball

New Mexico State volleyball head coach Mike Jordan announced the signing of four student-athletes for the 2015 season on Thursday, including two players from the state of New Mexico.

Chihuahuas Announce Inaugural Winter Banquet, A Night of Giving

The El Paso Chihuahuas will hold an Inaugural Winter Banquet, A Night of Giving presented by Team 600 ESPN El Paso on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center on Fort Bliss.

Miners Geared Up for NCAA Championships

The UTEP men’s cross country team will be making its first appearance at the NCAA Championships since 2007 this weekend in Terre Haute, Ind.